Graduate Planner | Galway

  • Job Reference: 465427894-2
  • Date Posted: 5 January 2022
  • Recruiter: Confidential
  • Location: Galway, County Galway
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Graduate Project Planner | Galway

Permanent position available with a considerable portfolio of works for the next 5+ years
To build your career by assisting in the delivery of 'leading edge' engineering projects.
To work with a vibrant, agile and multi-functional team in delivering projects on time, safely, to budget and to the required quality standards.
To benefit from Kirby's Career Development Programmes that will enhance your leadership capability.
To work with the best.
Excellent package on offer with room for negotiations
About Kirby Group Engineering
Kirby Group Engineering is an international multi-disciplinary engineering services contractor and leading provider of high-value engineering services to a number of 'blue chip' companies. Operating across Ireland, the UK and Europe, Kirby has become the engineering service provider of choice in growth segments such as pharmaceuticals, data centres and power transmission and distribution. Our culture is innovative, collaborative and performance focused. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to grow and develop in a company committed to developing talent and rewarding performance.

Role Purpose
As a Junior Project Planner you will support the Project Planner on live multi-disciplinary projects in developing realistic and achievable project plans and determining quantifiable targets, also providing support in on-site field progress measurement to provide fact based answers to key management questions

Key Functions of the Junior Project Planner

Perform take-offs aligned to the construction WBS for labour / metrics loading of the schedule
Develop & Populate metrics trackers with quantities for tracking purposes
Provide on-site Planning support to the Project Management Team
On-site progress measurement of multi-disciplined installation progress
Collation and development of progress reports and dashboard and attendance of progress meetings as required
Junior Project Planner Responsibilities
In conjunction with your project team, you will be responsible for the execution of various stages of a project as follows:

Business Unit Planning Technical Support:

Monthly Business Unit KPI Reporting & Manpower Forecasting
Planning Process audit reporting, process and procedure modifications
Database development of project reference data
Liaison with EHS and Quality departments to better align on monthly reporting
Claim development support
Programme Co-ordination (Planning Phase of Project Life Cycle):

Support Project Planners in Schedule development as required
Support Project Planners in Labour & Metrics Loading by Performing take-offs on construction drawings in line with WBS
Support Project Planners in populating various trackers
Produce build methodology phasing drawings
Status and Performance Advisor (Controlling Phase of Project Life Cycle):

Supporting the Project Planners in gathering / recording & collating actual installation progress for installation Earned Value & Performance analysis as required
Support in compilation of and issuing of period progress reports (internal / external / dashboard)
Support in schedule management & control, revision and maintenance

Look for new opportunities to improve service to "Internal Customers"
Look for new opportunities to improve processes

Necessary requirement of the Junior Project Planner

3rd level qualification in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Building Services Engineering, Quantity Surveying or Construction Management. Strong trades background with a demonstrated aptitude for planning will be considered.
Microsoft Project / P6 or Equivalent Planning Software, Microsoft Office tools - Excellent report writing skills
Time management essential to satisfy demands of busy schedule and reporting calendar

For more information on this Junior Project Planner/ Junior Planner position or other Project Planner / Planner opportunities based in Ireland, the UK or Europe contact the Talent Acquisition Team in Kirby Group confidentially on (phone number removed) or apply in confidence