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Job Introduction

Are you a Project Planner looking for your next permanent role?  If this is you then please read on as we may just have the role for you…… 

Founded in 1968, Griffiths are a sustainable Civil Engineering Contractor that helps connect communities through delivering Road, Rail, Water, and Utilities projects. We pride ourselves on delivering the highest quality projects in a healthy, safe, and sustainable manner to improve people’s everyday lives. 

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Project Planner to join our team at our offices in Porthmadog, Gwynedd. We are looking for a colleague who is already within this position; or looking to take the next step in your career.  We are open to applications from candidates who live in; or can commute from some of the following areas: Portmeirion, Criccieth, Barmouth, Machynlleth, Llanbrynmair, Llanuwchllyn, Bala, Llanrwst, Ruthin, Denbigh, Bodelwyddan, Abergele, Colwyn Bay, Conwy, Llandudno, Abergwyngregyn, Bangor, Bethesda, Caernarfon, Liverpool, Birkenhead, Crewe, Nantwich, Oswestry and the surrounding areas. 

As part of a global business in CRH and a Business Unit of Tarmac PLC, the career opportunities are limitless. 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 Head of Planning, the Project Planner will be responsible for assisting the Design Manager in the coordination of the design process on a project from tender to client and end-user handover. 

On a day to day basis, the responsibilities of the Project Planner will include the following (not exhaustive): 

  • Managing controlled project documentation  

  • Drawing up and supporting the implementation of a construction programme 

  • Defining methods and establishing outputs in consultation with the estimator and other team members 

  • Preparing a resourced programme including reviewing the outcome for conformance with expectations and requirements 

  • Compiling the forecast programmes 

  • Contributing to the identification of change and undertaking assessments of the time effects 

  • Preparing, maintaining and communicating the contractual programme to meet requirements 

  • Working with the Site Agents to understand progress, milestones and activity completion  

  • Treating Health and Safety and environmental matters as primary drivers of approach 

The Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate will be a Project Planner who is in receipt of the following: 

  • Graduate degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent and if you are a Chartered Civil Engineer, would prove highly beneficial  

  • Experience of a wide range of civil engineering projects and disciplines
  • Experience of NEC contracts

  • Able to demonstrate a wide range of Civil Engineering knowledge 

  • Demonstrable experience in Planning Software packages. If you have experience in any of P6, ASTA Powerproject and Microsoft Project, this would be advantageous in this role 

  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft packages such as - Word and Excel 

Why Us

For the successful Project Planner, we offer an extensive range of career development opportunities and industry-leading rewards, incentives and benefits:  

  • Training & Development 

  • Car allowance & fuel expenses  

  • 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  

Griffiths, a CRH company, 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.  

Please click on the apply button to complete your application. Occasionally we receive a large volume of applications for our roles and when this happens, we sometimes bring the published closing date forward, so please apply promptly to avoid disappointment. 

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Tarmac Trading Limited


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