Civils Package Planner

  • Job Reference: 3234
  • Date Posted: 25 April 2024
  • Location: Plymouth - RNB Devonport, Devonport Royal Dockyard, Plymouth, Devon, PL1 4SG
  • Salary: On Application
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Civils Package Planner

We're looking for a Work Package Planner to join our KierBam Devonport Dockyard team based in Plymouth

We are currently delivering the redevelopment project at a Royal Navy site found in Plymouth and we are seeking a Planning Engineer/ Planner. The role will suit a mix of project and site-based work, with some travelling, sometimes working autonomously to fulfil the role and planning requirements of the project. Due to the site being a high security military navy base, we need additional security checks which can take up to 8 weeks to process.

Location: Plymouth, Devon

Contract: Full time, Permanent


As a Package Planner, you'll be working within the Devonport Dockyard team.

Your day to day will include:

  • Develop and mature programme for construction of the PSF/GPF.
  • Construct and maintain detailed work package programmes (in P6 - training will be provided)) including assisting in resource and cost loading for EV purposes.
  • Assimilate and interpret information from current project documentation and instructed change.
  • Input into construction techniques and buildability of construction methods
  • Co-ordinate with commercial and project teams on all programme aspects relating to PSF/GPF work scope.
  • Compile concise narratives, phasing, reports and supporting documents for input into submissions for programmes and change events.

What are we looking for?

This role of Package Planner is great for you if:

  • A qualification in civil engineering or construction to HND level or equivalent
  • Previous experience and a sound knowledge of construction techniques, with a good commercial and contractual acumen.
  • A Planning Engineer looking for next career step.
  • A demonstrable ability to develop, own and drive programmes, along with managing sub-contractor programmes.

We're all about finding potential here at Kier, and transferrable skills are always welcome! So, even if you don't tick every box, please apply and we can have a chat.

Rewards and benefits
We're proud to be able to offer our brilliant people a wide variety of benefits that you can tailor to your needs. You can see more information of benefits here .

Diversity and inclusion
Making Kier a diverse and inclusive place to work is a huge priority for us. We're proud of the steps we've taken so far, but we know we must always do more. Our employees are key in shaping Kier's diversity and inclusion initiatives and our people have made a huge impact on how we work, by using their experiences to shape our policies. You can see our D&I action plan here .

Due to the nature of this role and the nature of the work at this site, you will be required to complete a Government Security Check (SC) Clearance / Counter Terrorism Check (CTC), which takes place during/before your employment, and is conducted by the Cabinet Office's United Kingdom Security Vetting (UKSV) agency who set out a pre-requisite criteria including residency history. (Applicants with criminal convictions will be treated on a case-by-case basis. We do not discriminate based on an applicant's criminal record or the details of any offences disclosed to us - To read more about our programme to support people with convictions into employment, visit ). This role will also be subject to further pre-employment checks.

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