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Job Introduction

Founded in 1968 Griffiths are one of the leading civil engineering and construction organisations working in Wales, the English border counties, and the West of England.

We pride ourselves in providing the “personal touch” establishing and maintaining mutually beneficial relationships at all levels within client organisations, throughout the supply chain and with stakeholders.

We are very proud of our history and what makes us the company we are today. We also have huge ambitions for the future and want to continue our growth and innovation to remain at the leading edge of our industry we offer a range of career development opportunities as a Business Unit of Tarmac PLC. We are looking for people who share this passion, enthusiasm, and collaborative approach to join our team. As part of a global business in CRH, the career opportunities are limitless.

We are currently looking to recruit a Project Planner to join our A40 Llanddewi Velfrey to Redstone Cross road construction/highways project in Pembrokeshire.

The project consists of the construction a new off-line 6km carriageway. As well as the road construction works, there will be new structures: two precast bridges, multiple culverts, attenuation ponds, accommodation tracks and detrunking and active travel facilities. This is an ideal opportunity for a candidate with highways, structures, earthworks and drainage industry experience.

The project has commenced but has a significant term left, and then this position would then continue within the thriving Alun Griffiths Business within the South Wales region.

Given the initial position would be carried out on the A40 in Llanddewi Velfrey, near Narbeth, we will be looking to receive applications from candidates based within a one hour radius of this location. Carmarthen would be the closest town, approximately 20 minutes east.

We are working hard to create a dynamic and inclusive environment and it’s important that our people come from a variety of different backgrounds.

Role Responsibility

Reporting directly to the Construction Manager for the scheme, you will be required to prepare and articulate competent plans for any scale of project that comply with Company and functional procedures and standards. Key responsibilities will include:

· Engaging in a purposeful and well organised manner with other team members

· Managing personally controlled project documentation in an orderly fashion.

· Treating Health and Safety and environmental matters as primary drivers of approach.

· Drawing up a construction programme.

· Assimilating information and summarising in a manner that can be used to communicate the work scope to others.

· Defining methods and establishing outputs, in consultation with the estimator and other team members, including the supply chain in appropriate circumstances. ·

· Preparing a resourced programme, including reviewing the outcome for conformance with expectations and requirements.

· Preparing/maintaining and communicating the contractual programme to meet all external and internal requirements, including progress reporting.

· Work with the Site Agents to understand progress, milestones and activity completion

· Report programmes to NEC 4 form of contract

The Ideal Candidate

Previous experience as a Planner on construction projects is essential.

· Graduate and/ or Chartered civil engineer.

· Substantial experience of a wide range of civil engineering, to Sub Agent level before converting to Planner

· A clear ability for logical thinking and working in an ordered fashion.

· Proficient and experienced user of Planning Software packages, project uses P6

· Competent user of Word and Excel

Why Tarmac

We offer an extensive range of career development opportunities and industry-leading rewards, incentives and benefits: 

  • Company Car/Allowance
  • Training & Development
  • Enhanced holiday entitlement
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Access to the Tarmac Reward website with discounts on retailers, holidays, etc. 
  • Access to our Employee Assistance helpline for free and confidential advice 
  • Access to join our Employee Communities inc. BAME; LGBTQ+; Working Parents 

Interested? Why not click here to find out more?  Go on… are you ready to build your future?

Tarmac is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive work environment for all employees and actively encourage applications from all sectors of the community. 

Tarmac Trading Limited


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