Senior Planning Engineer

Location: Ipswich

Our Planning Engineers all come from a site background, as this role involves using your site experience to provide support to the pre-contract tender team, finding solutions to engineering problems, planning bid winning methods of construction, creating scheme programmes and assist with bid writing.

Key Responsibilities

Provide advice and assistance on planning, programming, methods of construction and solutions to engineering problems
Ensure that any programmes and supporting documents produced, comply with all scheme specific constraints
Ensure that while planning each tender, all possible alternative methods and strategies have been considered and discussed with the tender team
Assist with providing supporting documents for each tender submission as required
Jointly reviewing sub-contracted design work with respect to buildability and tender compliance, seeking advice from the Technical Manager when necessary
Keep up to date with industry developments, innovations and legislation

Equal Opportunities

We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

We also place high importance on our inclusive recruitment policy and will do our very best to support those applicants who may need adjustments in order to take part in the recruitment process.

Please do let us know if you require any additional assistance on 01473 238300.

Skills Required

The ideal candidate will have a wide experience of working on civil engineering sites, will have a minimum of an HNC civil engineering qualification and be comfortable working in a team.
Your level of appropriate experience will determine your initial entry grade.
We’re after someone with good communication skills and ideally the successful candidate should be conversant with programming software, such as Asta or Microsoft Project, although training can be provided.
Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK

Benefits Package

Life assurance cover (4x annual salary)
Company pension scheme (we match up to 6%)
25 days holiday (pro rata) plus bank holidays (with an option of buying more holiday)
Extensive training programmes
Cycle-to-work scheme
Employee Assistance Programme
Employee benefits platform
Free on-site parking
Company social calendar, regular fun days and a broad range of charity events
The Great Escape = leaving work early every Friday!


Please send us your CV and a covering letter

Due to the high volume of applications we receive it is not always possible to respond to unsuccessful applicants. Therefore if we have not responded to your application within two weeks please note that on this occasion your application has not been successful.