Planning Engineer careers in Parsons Corporation Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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Job Description

Planning Engineer

Dubai, UAE


  • Review and convey Engineer’s consent to the Contractors’ Baseline schedule of works in line with Contract conditions, and using Parsons Recommended Practices
  • Validation of compatibility of assigned resources for timely completion of the project
  • Ability to foresee the interdependencies among multiple packages to identify and reflect the impact of one schedule/project on others
  • Foreseeability to identify the potential risks/conflicts, and document them in the Project Risk Register
  • Evaluate & verify the planning and scheduling information from the updated / progress schedules, Identify the potential areas of delay/slippage, highlight the critical events & suggest mitigation measures / corrective actions / robust recovery plan
  • Exercise “What if” analysis to assess the time impact of each change, variation, and potential event at an early stage and provide alternative courses of action & advice as a subject matter expert before issuing such instructions
  • Prepare regular progress reports / monthly reports with program analysis and recommendations, addressing program issues to ensure timely project completion, and preparing presentations regarding the work’s progress concerning interim and major milestones
  • Detailed assessment of the claims including Extension of Time, Disruption, etc using appropriate delay analysis methodologies including time impact analysis & window analysis with skill to demonstrate the contractor’s concurrent delay
  • Discuss, coordinate, and resolve the planning and scheduling problems with the contractor and the Employer
  • Coordination with the Client to finalize the contractor’s programs, reports, and claims
  • Attending various meetings including kick-off, technical, service coordination, progress review, etc, providing valuable inputs, and preparing concise minutes of meetings
  • Preparation of Trackers / Logs to monitor critical issues during the Design and Construction stages of the Project
  • Agree on the Project measurement system (PMS) and key indicators with the Consultants / Contractors / Employer during the Project for monitoring purposes
  • Provide the reasoned & analytic response to the contractor notices and detailed particulars using programming data, sound construction practices, and contractual provisions
  • Proper record keeping of project contemporary records
  • Issue delay notices for the contractor’s culpable delay and/or slow performance letters recording areas where the contractor’s performance is behind the schedule


  • Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering or construction management from a recognized institution
  • Minimum 8 years of experience in planning and scheduling both engineering and construction activities
  • Successful applicants will have experience in working on infrastructure and utilities projects coupled with an excellent overall understanding of the construction industry, along with interface and coordination requirements in the industry
  • Must have previous experience in infrastructure in the Gulf region
  • Proficiency in scheduling software used in the Project Controls Department Particularly Primavera P6
  • Good written and oral communication
  • Thorough knowledge of industry practices and regulations

Company: Parsons Corporation

Vacancy Type: Full-time · Entry level 

Job Location:  Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Application Deadline: N/A

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