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GE Vernova

Planning Engineer

Stafford, United Kingdom

Job Description Summary

Become part of a winning team and help to deliver the Green Energy transition.

In Project Controls, our goal is to ensure the right rigor around schedule and cost management processes to deliver projects on-time and within budget. With focus and rigor around tools, processes, operating rhythm, and people, here you shall have the opportunity to learn, contribute and excel in one of the best Project controls functions in the industry.

Surrounded by committed, loyal colleagues, if you can dare to bring your ingenuity and desire to make an impact, you'll be exposed to game-changing, diverse projects that truly allow you to play your part in the energy transition.

Job Description

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Responsibilities & Accountabilities:

  • Build integrated schedules for tenders
  • Build project baselines in accordance with contract requirements, gains approval of client and internal stakeholders
  • Maintain project schedule and resource forecasts throughout the project lifecycle
  • Analyse schedule and trends and communicate forecasted schedule risk to project team, drives risk mitigation proposals
  • Maintain a register of potential schedule and cost risks in collaboration with the Risk Manager
  • Checks and controls schedule movements, compares with current scope and progress as well as with previous forecast. Also compares with productivity factors and validates accuracy of future task durations
  • Ensure that forecast task durations and logic are understood and committed by the task owners
  • Produces and communicates internal and external project reporting of project status
  • Collaborates with 3rd parties on project schedule interfaces including maintenance of an interface register
  • Presents all time schedule data in a transparent way, attends project and management reviews to present schedule status
  • Provides time related calculations to ensure change order schedule/cost estimates are accurate
  • Aligns with Cost Controller to ensure reconciliation between P6 schedule and approved cost phasing
  • Support project close out ensuring tasks for compilation of final records are accurately represented and prioritised
  • Takes full responsibility for the planning output for the assigned project(s) as part of the project controls function

Qualifications & Experience:

Educational Requirements

  • Degree qualified either in engineering or project management discipline

Desired Knowledge & Experience

  • Demonstrated experience in planning within an infrastructure project or manufacturing environment
  • Primavera P6 or Microsoft Project user
  • Knowledge of risk management processes and tools
  • Knowledge of cost control function and interfaces with project schedule

The North Europe Grid System Integration (GSI) team delivers a wide range of turnkey high voltage AC and DC transmission projects to its Customers in the UK, Ireland, and Scandinavia.

Grid Solutions, a GE Renewable Energy business, serves customers globally with over 13,000 employees. We provide power utilities and industries worldwide with equipment, systems and services to bring power reliably and efficiently from the point of generation to end power consumers. Grid Solutions is focused on addressing the challenges of the energy transition by enabling the safe and reliable connection of renewable and distributed energy resources to the grid. We electrify the world with advanced grid technologies and accelerate the energy transition.

About GE Grid Solutions:

At GE Grid Solutions we are electrifying the world with advanced grid technologies. As leaders in the energy space our goal is to accelerate the transition for a more energy efficient grid to full fill the needs of tomorrow. With a focus on growth and sustainability GE Grid Solutions plays a pivotable role in integrating Renewables onto the grid to drive to carbon neutral. In Grid Solutions we help enable the transition for a greener more reliable Grid. GE Grid Solutions has the most advanced and comprehensive product and solutions portfolio within the energy sector.

Why we come to work:

At GE Renewable Energy, our engineers are always up for the challenge - and we're always driven to find the best solution. Our projects are unique and interesting, and you'll need to bring a solution-focused, positive approach to each one to do your best. Surrounded by committed, loyal colleagues, if you can dare to bring your ingenuity and desire to make an impact, you'll be exposed to game-changing, diverse projects that truly allow you to play your part in the energy transition.

What we offer:

A key role in a dynamic, international working environment with a large degree of flexibility of work agreements

Competitive benefits, and great development opportunities - including private health insurance.

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: No

Client-provided location(s): Stafford, UK
Employment Type: Other

Perks and Benefits

  • Health and Wellness

    • Health Insurance
    • Health Reimbursement Account
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Life Insurance
    • Short-Term Disability
    • Long-Term Disability
    • FSA
    • FSA With Employer Contribution
    • HSA
    • HSA With Employer Contribution
    • Fitness Subsidies
    • On-Site Gym
    • Mental Health Benefits
  • Parental Benefits

    • Adoption Assistance Program
    • Family Support Resources
  • Work Flexibility

    • Flexible Work Hours
    • Remote Work Opportunities
    • Hybrid Work Opportunities
  • Office Life and Perks

    • Commuter Benefits Program
    • Casual Dress
    • On-Site Cafeteria
    • Holiday Events
  • Vacation and Time Off

    • Unlimited Paid Time Off
    • Paid Holidays
    • Personal/Sick Days
  • Financial and Retirement

    • 401(K)
    • Stock Purchase Program
    • Performance Bonus
    • Relocation Assistance
    • Financial Counseling
    • Profit Sharing
  • Professional Development

    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Access to Online Courses
    • Lunch and Learns
    • Leadership Training Program
  • Diversity and Inclusion

    • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program
    • Employee Resource Groups (ERG)