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Planning / Scheduling Engineer – Abu Dhabi, UAE
Parsons’ engineering and construction management staff members create innovative, safe, and sustainable infrastructure in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Oman, Bahrain, and Kuwait. We deliver rail, transit, road, and highway transportation; water conveyance and wastewater treatment; oil and gas; land development; public; and aviation infrastructure to our customers and communities. Parsons creates interconnected communities and world-class infrastructure.
We are currently looking to hire an experienced Planning Engineer to join our team and work on a major Intelligent Transportation System Project in Dubai.
Scheduler is part of Shared Services team and reports to Resident Engineer/Project Director. Works in co-ordination with Resident Engineer and Quantity Surveyors. Responsible to review Contractors base line program, tracking progress of works with respect to approved work program and review of Contractors revised work program.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Review and convey Engineer’s consent to the Contractors’ Baseline program of works in line with Contract conditions
Validation of compatibility of assigned resources for timely completion of the project
Generation of monthly Cash projection and resources histograms
Preparation of consolidated report on contractor’s program for taking Employer’s consent
Arranging coordination meetings with Employer’s representatives to demonstrate Contractor’s program, Engineer’s observations, if any, and necessary conditions to be imposed prior to his consent.
Assist Resident Engineer & Quantity Surveyor in tracking the project against its baseline schedule
Identify the potential areas of delay, highlight the critical events & suggest / provide mitigation measures to minimize those delays during progress meetings
Revise the internal schedule as per conclusions, design modifications or other alternatives to be taken by Engineer’s Design / Supervision Team and identify the impact on the internal schedule as a result of these actions/deficiencies
Exercising alternative to assess their time impacts of any variations / omissions / instructions to demonstrate the Employer prior to finalizing/issuing such variation to the contractor.
Assist Resident Engineer & Construction Manager to advise Contractor for recovery plans of off-schedule and unanticipated eventualities.
Assist Resident Engineer with the preparation of Project /Kick-Off meeting.
Updating programs and preparation of reports (by weekly)
Preparation of monthly progress reports.
Participate in project progress meetings at site
Assisting project Senior Quantity Surveyor and Resident Engineer in responding to contractor’s notices by proving programming data feedback.
Commenting on Contractor’s slow progress and identify concurrent delay during course of execution.
Compilation of correspondences, drawings, and other contemporaneous records with coordination of site staff and contractor personnel to analyze Contractor’s Extension of Time claim
Assessment of Contractor’s claim
Preparation of Engineer’s initial report, impacted programs using suitable delay analyzing techniques to support/substantiate the Engineer’s recommendations on contractor’s claims
Preparation of presentation of Engineer’s determination on Contractor’s claims to demonstrate the Employer’s representatives
Participate in consultation meetings with Contractor’s representatives after Engineer’s initial assessment on his claim
Attending meeting with Employer’s representative to demonstrate contractor’s claims and Engineer assessment.
4-year degree in Engineering or Construction Management or related field (or equivalent experience) and minimum of 10 years of related work experience on infrastructure projects.
Requires basic engineering knowledge in electrical, mechanical, civil, or a related field. Proficient PC skills including a working knowledge of various Project Controls software and Microsoft Office Suite.