19 Apr 2016

AECOM Job Vacancy : Planner

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Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at www.aecom.com. at http://www.aecom.com

About the Business Line

Transportation

We provide professional services in areas such as aviation, transit, freight rail, highways and bridges, planning, and ports and marine. Our global network of top-tier specialists delivers comprehensive services over the full life cycle of a project to benefit clients in government and private industries.

Job Summary

The Planner will be responsible for:

  • Preparing internal consultancy schedules and progress input data needed for internal and client reports;
  • Collaborating with contracts, design and construction management disciplines in the development of time schedules for component projects within the over-all programme of works. These time schedules will include construction milestones based on contracting strategy and packaging plans;
  • Monitoring and documenting progress, anticipating trends or possible deviations in order to quantify their impact on the overall schedule;
  • Monitoring, in consultation with the Cost Engineer, the quantities of work performed and maintaining manpower forecasts, progress curves and histograms;
  • Attending coordination meetings with contractors with particular attention to coordination of contractor mobilisation, access to work areas and demobilisation dates;
  • Generating reports depicting progress, manpower and productivity comparisons;
  • Making recommendations for schedule revisions and changes of construction sequence logic;
  • Contributing schedules and progress input data to monthly progress reports;
  • Assisting the contracts and construction management disciplines in the administration of the design consultancy contracts and construction contracts.
  • Evaluating the Contractor’s Programme with specific reference to Key Dates and Sectional Completion Dates and making recommendations to management team;

Minimum Requirements

Person Specification (Personality Attributes)

  • Verbal and written English language communication skills
  • Interpersonal skills and the ability to work well with people at all levels
  • Commercial awareness
  • The ability to prioritise work and to work well under pressure
  • Active learning – ability to think quickly, logically and analytically
  • Flexibility, adaptability

Experience

  • Minimum 6 years of experience as a planner
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in the employ of an engineering consulting firm
  • Minimum 3 years of experience working as a planner on a medium to large (USD 15 Million to USD 50 million) development project with multiple disciplines and multiple contractors on site.
  • Experience in the employ of a construction contractor is an advantage

Eligibility to work in Ghana (due to nationality) is a requirement

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree from four-year College or university in Engineering, Business, Logistics or Planning;

Qualification in accounting and finance, business and management, planning or logistics.




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