Apprentice Planning Engineer

  • Job Reference: SK28190
  • Date Posted: 14 August 2019
  • Recruiter: Skanska
  • Location: Hertfordshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Construction, Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Our apprentice programme is a great opportunity to gain a recognised academic or vocational qualification from college, with on-the-job training giving you the chance to earn while you learn, whilst employed full-time at Skanska. 

As a Projects Planning apprentice you will carry out a varied range of activities to assist the team with planning and scheduling all works in connection with the a wide range of nationally important infrastructure projects such as Smart Motorways, airport expansion and High Speed 2. 

What you’ll learn to do:
  • Review and understand tender project documentation 
  • Produce programmes under the direction of the Planning Manager and / or Senior Planner
  • Update schedules with progress using actual dates or percentage of physical works complete, and work remaining 
  • Produce reports and communicate current schedule position and forecasts Use baselines, re-schedule etc. for updating
  • Understand design planning and controls
  • Gain appreciation of various contractual arrangements and the relevant requirements for Planning and Project Controls
  • Input and analyse delay into the master programme 
  • Export data for analysis in other programmes
  • Produce pdf’s of the programme as required by contract team
  • Gain knowledge of civil engineering and infrastructure work relevant to planning and delivery to agreed timescales and budgets
  • Learn to use planning software (or similar programme management tools)
  • Study towards a Level 3 Projects Control Technician qualification. The course will cover analysing progress and performance data on engineering, construction and infrastructure projects. 
Who you are:
  • You will be required to hold GCSE’s in Maths and English at grade 9 to 4 (or equivalent A* - C) to allow us to enrol you onto a Level 3 Diploma 
  • No previous experience in construction is required but you will want to help us shape the future and build for a better society 
What we offer:
  • Support to achieve Level 3 qualification in Projects Control
  • Structured career path support, helping you realise your potential