Project Planner

Contact Dermot Doherty
  • Salary: €50,000 - €65,000
  • Location: IrelandGalwayConnacht
  • Sector: Power & EnergyConstruction & Civils

Our client are seeking a Project Planner to join their team in Galway. The succesful candidate will join one of Ireland’s leading Contractors operating in  the Water Utility space. The ideal candidate should be self-motivated and driven to progress their career as a planner. This role will involve some site travel so a Full Driving licence will be required

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  • To develop early planning schedules for tender submission and manage contracted schedules as per client requirements.
  • Keep the QS and the Project Manager updated on the status of the project in relation to the plan.
  • Work closely with project managers, construction managers and site engineers to track project progress.
  • Administer the contract obligations and meet additional client requirements as they arise.
  • Working with estimators to calculate the resources needed for the project.
  • Planning contingency programmes in case timeframes change.
  • Meeting with contractors and suppliers.
  • Leading development of detailed construction schedules for baseline agreement with client/customer
  • Ability to fully resource load schedules and track KPI’s
  • Ensuring accuracy and timely updating of construction schedule
  • Track planned versus actual EV progress
  • Working with construction team members to capture and log any issues via the appropriate change control mechanisms
  • Attending site meetings (internal and client based)
  • Monitoring original versus actual budgets for scope growth/changes
  • Monitoring specialist contractors, equipment suppliers and site installation output
  • Productivity tracking of craft labour Spent vs Earned hours
  • Take lead in production/co-ordination in issuing of weekly construction reports


  • Relevant 3rd level or electrical trade background qualification
  • Minimum of 3-5 years post qualification experience
  • Experience based on utilising Microsoft project / Primavera P6 software
  • Ability to work on own initiative and to tight deadline

To apply please send your C.V to or apply directly through Indeed.


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