Lead Planning Engineer - Utilities

Location: Birmingham, West Midlands Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + car & package
Sector: Planning and Project Controls Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Matt Lilburn

Lead Planning Engineer - Utilities

A great opportunity has arisen for a Lead Planning Engineer to join an award winning main contractor based in Birmingham. The Lead Planning Engineer will join a leading main contractor who are specialist in delivering complex infrastructure projects across the UK.

Due to recently winning a number of key projects and a high volume of tender enquiries they are seeking a Lead Planning Engineer to join their team in Birmingham. The Lead Planning Engineer will head up their utility diversions department and focus on circa £100m of utilities diversions a year consisting of major pipelines, cross country cabling, tunnelling and rail infrastructure projects.

This is a great opportunity for a talented Planning Engineer to join an exciting main contractor who promote from within and who are involved in high profile schemes across the country.


  • Minimum of 5 years planning experience.
  • Derived from a leading main contractor.
  • Experience at both the tender and contract stages of project.
  • Ability to create programmes from first principles.
  • Advanced user of Primavera P6.
  • Sound knowledge of construction and its techniques.
  • First class communication skills.
  • Experience of working with NEC3 contract is essential.
  • Strong working knowledge of Utility Diversions is essential.

On offer is a competitive basic salary of between £65-80,000 per annum which is dependent upon experience plus an attractive benefits package which includes an annual car allowance of £7,000, pension, healthcare, life assurance, private medical, bonus, travel expenses, 33 days annual leave and other great benefits.

If you are looking for a new career challenge in planning and you would like to be considered for the above opportunity then please apply by sending your CV or call Matt Lilburn on 01342 330 533 for further information quoting reference 936470.

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