Planning Engineer

Full Time

Al Futtaim Private Company LLC

Established in the 1930s as a trading business, Al-Futtaim Group today is one of the most diversified and progressive, privately held regional businesses headquartered in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Structured into five operating divisions; automotive, financial services, real estate, retail and healthcare; employing more than 35,000 employees across more than 20 countries in the Middle East, Asia and Africa, Al-Futtaim Group partners with over 200 of the world's most admired and innovative brands. Al-Futtaim Group’s entrepreneurship and relentless customer focus enables the organization to continue to grow and expand; responding to the changing needs of our customers within the societies in which we operate.

Job Role:
Responsible for developing, tracking and guiding the most appropriate method and sequence of MEP activities in conjunction with the Contract Requirements and Main Contract Programme in order to ensure the project is completed timely and on budget.

Job Responsbility:
Contract Baseline Programme.
Developing & obtain approval of MEP Contract Baseline Programme.
Monitoring Progress – Procurement

Ensure selected vendors are in compliance with the project delivery requirements
Identify Specialist Subcontractor requirements, monitor and ensure selection in a timely manner
Preparing Procurement Register in-line with Baseline Programme Requirements
Monitoring progress of procurement & highlighting variance (if any) to the project team
Providing look-ahead to the project team

Monitoring & Reporting Progress
Providing look-ahead to the project team
Organise Weekly Meetings with the Project Team & Specialist Subcontractors
Attend progress meetings with the Client/ Main Contractor
Monitoring Work Progress & highlighting variance (if any) to the project team
Updating the Baseline Schedule
Prepare progress reports in accordance with the project requirements

Testing & Commissioning Schedule
Delay Notifications, Delay Analysis & EOT Submissions
Identifying the logic / sequence of commissioning
Developing detailed T&C schedule in-line with the Baseline Programme

Preparing delay analysis impact programmes for the delay events
Preparation of EOT submissions
Identifying variations that impact the programme
Identifying delay events (if any) that impact the programme
Notifying the delays in accordance with the Contract Conditions

Required Skills:
Job-Specific Skills:
Excellent Communication & letter writing Skills
Interpersonal skill, ethical values and commitment to continual improvement
Strong familiarity with project management software, such as Primavera (P6-V6)
Knowledge of Contracts (FIDIC)

What qualifies you for the role:
Minimum Qualifications , Certification and Knowledge:
BE/ BTech – Mechanical/ Electrical.
Primavera (P6)

Minimum Experience:
8-10 years of experience in Planning of MEP Projects.