Job Openings Senior Planning Engineer

About the job Senior Planning Engineer

Hill International Project Management Consultancy

Hill International (Hill) is an international construction consulting firm that provides program and project management, construction management, cost engineering and estimating, quality assurance, inspection, scheduling, risk management and claims avoidance to clients involved in major construction projects worldwide. Hill has participated in over 10,000 project assignments with a total construction value of more than $600 billion. Hill is ranked as the 4th largest project and construction management firm in the U.S., as featured in Building Design + Construction magazine. We are also ranked the 6th largest overall U.S. construction management firm by Engineering News-Record magazine.

General Description of Role and Responsibilities:

  • Provides leadership to the Planning/Scheduling Group and in conjunction with the Project Controls Manager assigns priorities.
  • Selects trains and supervises a staff qualified to analyze and schedule activities pertinent to the design, engineering and construction of projects.
  • Coordinates, supervises and checks the work of those scheduling personnel assigned to projects under his/her direction.
  • Develops policies and procedures to improve the adequacy and efficiency of the planning and scheduling activities.
  • Provides project management consultation on factors affecting the timely completion of projects and performs special analysis for manpower loading and for performance progress.
  • Frequently interfaces with client, stakeholders and upper-level management.
  • Analyzes drawings, specifications and statements of work in the preparation of networks for project planning and scheduling man-loading, materials, equipment, installation and testing, support facilities and costs.
  • Prepares master critical path type and time-scaled overall schedules.
  • Prepares plans and master schedules, interface management programs, status reports and performance evaluations.
  • Analyzes and/or reviews progress reports against the schedule.
  • Develops and maintains manpower estimates and equipment and material delivery requirements.
  • Monitors material status reports against construction schedules and reviews them with Contracts and Construction Groups.
  • Maintains liaison with the project and the field for schedule revision and update.
  • Supports Project Management in accomplishing project status review and performance control.
  • Prepare various strategies for all planning activities for projects.
  • Prepare required presentation for all regulatory agencies.
  • Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate under the direction of the Project Controls Manager.

Qualifications, Experience, Knowledge and Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree in civil engineering or equivalent.
  • Minimum of 10 years' experience in a similar role.
  • Extensive knowledge of Primavera P3 or P6 is required.
  • The possession of a PMP-SP (Project Manager Professional Scheduler Professional PMI) Certificate or a similar certificate will also be valued.
  • Ability to work well under pressure and tight deadlines.
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English.
  • Strong analytical and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and in team environments.