Graduate Assistant Planner

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Graduate Assistant Planner (0890)

Job Title: Graduate Planning Assistant

We're looking for bright and committed graduates who will bring energy, new ideas and a fresh perspective to help us become the recognised leader and transform the construction and engineering industry.   

The Laing O'Rourke Graduate Development Programme - what can you expect? 

Our graduate programme is designed to embrace and develop your capabilities. Most importantly, you will be encouraged to continue learning throughout your career. You will be stretched, challenged and supported by a business that views your personal development and the achievement of professional accreditation as a priority.  
   
Our programme will give you the practical experience, technical learning and professional development while being part of the some of the most exciting construction and infrastructure projects in the UK.  

Entry requirements 

We are looking for graduates who meet the following criteria:  

  • Eligible to work in the UK with a valid work permit if applicable  
  • Full mobility as you may be required to relocate for your role  
  • Strong numeracy and literacy skills  
  • A degree course with a clear route to professional accreditation   
  • Your degree classification should be 2:1 or higher   
  • Entry degrees will be listed within each of our graduate vacancies and differ from role to role 

Role Overview

As a graduate assistant planner, you will work with a project planner to provide planning support. This role will have a high degree of learning as you hone your planning and interpersonal skills.

Key Deliverables and Accountabilities 

  • Assist in the development project specific planning control system
  • Assist in producing detailed schedules itemising key constraints
  • Assist in Integrating and support the material management procedures
  • Assist in producing a reporting
  • Learn planning
  • Record site progress and issues
  • Mark up charts, drawings as necessary to communicate the progress position
  • Communicate progress and issues to the site team
  • Learn how to produce scheme programmes
  • Communicate with internal departments to give and receive information
  • Produce detailed realistic scheme programmes with assistance from project planner and site team with aim of producing unaided
  • Liaise with site team to check on progress and issues
  • Monitor production and collate as built information
  • Collate production output m/wk or m/man per technique
  • Highlight issues for trending and resolution

Location  

North and South of England  

Degree Subjects  

Construction Management, Civil Engineering, Structural Engineering and Building Services. Other degrees will be considered for this role.

Recruitment Process 

 There are 5 stages to our Graduate Development Programme recruitment process: 

 STEP 1  

APPLY ONLINE  

Complete the online application form and upload a copy of your CV and covering letter.  

 STEP 2  

CV SCREENING  

Your application will be reviewed against the requirements for the role you have applied for.  

 STEP 3  

ONLINE TESTING  

You will be invited to complete a series of psychometric tests tailored to the role you have applied for.   

 STEP 4  

VIDEO INTERVIEW   

Upon successful completion of online tests, you will be invited to a video interview.  

 STEP 5  

ASSESSMENT CENTRE  

Successful candidates will be invited to attend an assessment. 

The safety of our people, and of our candidates is our priority and in the current climate, we may alter the format of our assessment centre; either replacing it with a virtual event or where it is safe to do so, and in line with government and health authority guidance, host a socially distanced, covid-secure day. 

Providing you are successful at the assessment centre, you will receive a written, formal offer of employment. This will be a provisional offer that is subject to your degree classification and successful background security and reference checks. 

  **The Graduate Development Programme will commence in September 2021** 

 We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity. 


 
  • Title:
    Graduate Assistant Planner
  • Location:
    zNational
  • Employment type:
    Permanent
  • Job family:
    Planning
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