Senior Planning Engineer

Parsons International

Job Description :

Job Description:
Senior Planning Engineer
Abu Dhabi, UAE

  • Review and convey Engineer’s consent to the Contractors Baseline schedule of works in line with Contract conditions, and using Parsons Recommended Practices
  • Validation of compatibility of project resources for timely completion of the project
  • Develop Master Schedule integrating multiple packages considering their interdependencies to identify and reflect the impact of one schedule/project on others.
  • Strong foreseeability to identify the potential risks/conflicts, and document them in the Project Risk Register
  • Evaluate & verify the planning and scheduling information from the updated / progress schedules. Identify the potential areas of delay/slippage, highlight the critical events & suggest mitigation measures / corrective actions / robust recovery plan.
  • Exercise What if analysis to assess the time impact of each change, variation, and potential event at an early stage and provide alternative courses of action & advice before issuing instructions to contractors
  • Prepare regular progress reports / monthly reports with program analysis and recommendations, addressing program issues to ensure timely project completion, and preparing presentations regarding the work’s progress concerning interim and major milestones.
  • Detailed assessment of the claims including Extension of Time, Disruption, etc using leading delay analysis methodologies including time impact analysis & window analysis with the strong skill to demonstrate the contractor’s concurrent delay.
  • Discuss, coordinate, and resolve the planning and scheduling problems with the contractor and the Employer.
  • Coordination with the Client to finalize the contractor’s programs, reports, and claims.
  • Attending various meetings including kick-off, technical, service coordination, progress review, etc, providing valuable inputs, and preparing concise & precise minutes of meetings.
  • Preparation of Trackers / Logs to monitor critical issues during the Design and Construction stages of the Project.
  • Agree on the progress measurement system (PMS) and key indicators with the consultants/contractors during the project for monitoring purposes.
  • Ability to communicate clearly to conduct presentations to management and interface effectively with a diverse group of professionals. Provide the reasoned & analytic response to the contractor notices and detailed particulars using programming data, sound construction practices, and contractual provisions.
  • Proper record keeping of project contemporary records
  • Issue delay notices for the contractor’s culpable delay and/or slow performance letters recording areas where the contractor’s performance is behind the schedule
  • Be able to manage a team of one or more planning engineers, providing them with technical and leadership skills.


  • Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering or construction management from a recognized institution.
  • Minimum 10+ years of experience in planning and scheduling on Infrastructure projects mainly Bridges
  • Successful applicants will have experience in working on infrastructure, utilities, and/or building projects coupled with an excellent overall understanding of the construction industry, along with interface and coordination requirements in the industry.
  • Proficiency in scheduling software, particularly Primavera P6
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Thorough knowledge of industry best practices and regulations.

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:Not Applicable/NoneParsons is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran.

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