What You’ll Be Doing
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.
What Required Skills You’ll Bring
Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering or construction management from a recognized university/institution.
Minimum 12+ years of experience in planning and scheduling on relevant projects.
Successful applicants should have extensive experience in working on major infrastructure projects comprising development / improvement of interchange, highway, underpass, bridge, utilities, etc. coupled with an excellent overall understanding of the construction industry, along with interface and coordination requirements.
Proficiency in scheduling software, particularly Primavera P6.
Good written and oral communication skills.
What Desired Skills You’ll Bring
Prior experience on RTA Dubai projects would be an advantageous.
Thorough knowledge of industry best practices and regulations.
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