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Site Construction Planner


Taunton, GB, TA5 1UD

Company:  Cavendish Nuclear
Onsite or Hybrid:  Hybrid

Job Title:            Construction Planner 
Location:            Hinkley Point, Bridgwater

Compensation:  Competitive + Allowances
Role Type:         Full time / Permanent 
Role ID:              SF52148

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 at our Hinkley Point site.


The role

As a Construction Planner, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. Hinkley Point C is the first nuclear power station to be built in the UK in nearly 30 years and the site preparation works are now well underway. You will play an important part in supporting complex and exciting projects across the one of the most high-profile new builds in the UK


Day to day, you’ll be accountable to the planning manager and construction leads, the construction planner will be responsible for managing the detailed site construction schedules for mechanical, electrical & HVAC installation at site to ensure compliance within the project integrated work schedule & detailed task order schedules.


  • Provide & update weekly planning data in project controls systems
  • Produce detailed planning reports at level 5 & 6 
  • Identifying quantities and factors affecting the programme from live information at site
  • Identifying planning scope, major constraints, and contract requirements
  • Producing and documenting the planning deliverables including programmes, planning philosophy, presentations, and reports.
  • Produce adhoc detailed schedules (lifting, temporary works schedules e.g. CBS, scaffolding etc.)

Essential experience of the Construction Planner:

  • P6 knowledge/experience 
  • The candidate will have experience of planning services within large scale projects within the construction industry 
  • An understanding of various forms of tender documents, contract documents and specifications including JCT, NEC or bespoke forms of Construction Contracts
  • An understanding of various methods of planning, programming, and progress monitoring

This role is full time, working onsite.


Qualifications for the Construction Planner:

  • An OND/HND in a relevant subject is desirable


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


Our Benefits

  • Generous holiday allowance 
  • Matched contribution pension scheme up to 8% of salary, 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 organisation or registered charity

Babcock International 
For over 130 years Babcock International have 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.


Closing date: 06/10/2023


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