Planning Engineer - Build

Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + car & package
Sector: Planning and Project Controls Type: Permanent
Contact: Matt Lilburn Job Published: 17 days ago

An exciting opportunity for an experienced Planning Engineer with a construction background to join a rapidly expanding main contractor who specialise in providing their clients with construction solutions across the UK for projects covering a broad range of build sectors.

The Planning Engineer will report into the Planning Manager and have an involvement on projects throughout their full life-cycle, from tender stage through to completion. The projects are typically valued between £10-50m and their order book currently includes Commercial, Retail, Stadia, Hotels & Leisure, Student Accommodation and Data Centre schemes.

The Planning Engineer will split their working week 50/50 between producing tender programmes and visiting various sites. Due to the location of the projects the Planning Engineer will be required to work away from home a couple of days of the week which will be full expensed.

The Planning Engineer will need to be able to demonstrate a construction background, working as a Planning Engineer for a main contractor, preference given to those with both tender and contract planning experience. In addition they will need a strong understanding of the construction process and be proficient users of Asta Powerproject.


Planning experience gained within a main contracting environment.
Good understanding of construction and its techniques.
Proficient user of Asta Powerproject
Hold a construction related qualification - HNC/HND/Degree
Team player

On offer is a competitive basic salary of between £45-60,000 per annum which is dependent upon experience plus an attractive benefits package that includes a company car or car allowance, pension, healthcare, life assurance, private medical, 25 days holiday plus bank holidays 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 938497.

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