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Construction Planner


Taunton, GB, TA5 1UD

Company:  Cavendish Nuclear
Onsite or Hybrid:  Hybrid

Job Title:                     Construction Planner
Location:                     UK – Hybrid
Compensation:           Competitive salary + additional allowances
Role Type:                  Full time / Permanent
Role ID:                       SF 51355


At Babcock, we're working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as a Construction Planner working within the MEH alliance based at Hinkley Point C. 


Working on the Hinkley Point C project is an exciting opportunity for any construction professional. It is one of the largest and most significant infrastructure projects in the UK, contributing to the country's low-carbon future and meeting its energy demands. Being part of the MEH Alliance, you will play a crucial role and work alongside industry-leading experts.


The Role

As a Construction Planner, you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. You will be accountable to the Lead Planner and construction leads, responsible for managing the detailed site construction schedules for Hinkley Point C mechanical, electrical & HVAC installation at the site. Your expertise in planning will be instrumental in ensuring compliance within the project integrated work schedule & detailed task order schedules.


Key Responsibilities

•    Provide and update weekly planning data in project controls systems
•    Produce detailed planning reports at level 5 & 6 to support construction teams
•    Identify quantities and factors affecting the program from live information at the site
•    Identify planning scope, major constraints, and contract requirements
•    Establish and agree with all relevant stakeholders construction outputs and associated working hours
•    Establish and agree with stakeholders' key methods of construction, sequencing, installation, and handover to commissioning
•    Produce and document the planning deliverables, including programs, planning philosophy, presentations, and reports
•    Produce adhoc detailed schedules (lifting, temporary works schedules e.g. CBS, scaffolding, etc.)
•    Site schedule reporting


Essential Experience

•    Experience of planning services within large-scale projects 
•    Primavera P6 
•    Understanding of various forms of tender documents, contract documents, and specifications, including JCT, NEC, or bespoke forms of Construction Contracts
•    Understanding of various methods of planning, programming, and progress monitoring
•    Understanding of the construction market, methods of construction, plant, equipment, and labor requirements
•    Experience working with 4D planning is desirable
•    OND/HND in a relevant subject is desirable, as is Professional membership of one or more of the following: RICS/CIOB/RIBA/ICE/CIBSE


This role is full-time and offers a hybrid working arrangement.


The successful candidate must be able to achieve BPSS security clearance for this role.


Our Benefits

•    Generous holiday allowance
•    Matched contribution pension scheme, with life assurance
•    Employee share scheme
•    Employee shopping savings portal
•    Payment of Professional Fees
•    Reservists in the armed forces receive 10 days special paid leave
•    Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows the majority of employees to buy additional leave or to sell up to one working week of annual leave from their annual entitlement
•    ‘Be Kind Day' enables employees to take one working day's paid leave a year (or equivalent hours) to undertake volunteering work with their chosen organization or registered charity


For the full extensive Benefits package, please visit our Careers pages.


Babcock International

For over 130 years, Babcock International has helped to defend nations, protect communities, and build a better world. To continue, we must adapt, advance, and be a sustainable business with a shared goal.


If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know. We're committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone's free to thrive. We are happy to talk about flexible working - please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.


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