Lead Planning Engineer Jobs in Dubai at Siemens

Title: Lead Planning Engineer

Company: Siemens

Location: Dubai

Siemens strongly believes in the value of a Digital Portfolio, hence Smart Infrastructure combines Digital Power Distribution and Digital Building Infrastructure technologies. Our Digital Portfolio will enable our customers to enjoy occupant’s intuitive buildings which are comfortable, safe, secure and energy efficient.

Smart infrastructure from Siemens intelligently connects energy systems, buildings and industries to adapt and evolve the way we live and work. We work together with customers and partners to build an ecosystem that intuitively responds to the needs of people and helps customers to better use resources. It helps our customers to thrive, communities to progress and supports sustainable development.

Join our Smart Infrastructure Energy and Performance Services division as Lead Planning Engineer and help us re-imagine the world by finding solutions and making the world a smarter place for tomorrow.

Your Role – International, Challenging And Future-Oriented!

We are looking for a dynamic Lead Planning Engineer to be responsible for the scheduling, planning, monitoring, and control of projects throughout the Middle East to assure project accuracy and quality. The Lead Planning Engineer is responsible for the monitoring and control disciplines of active projects, as well as establishing key performance indicators (KPIs) for project progress. You will report directly to the Head of Projects in your job.

To be a successful planning engineer, you must be able to work on multidisciplinary projects and have great communication and presentation skills.

Planning Engineer Responsibilities:

Take the lead in preparing schedule for ongoing contracts, proposals or contract negotiations and ensures that the correct scope of work is reflected in the assigned schedules.
Integrates inter-discipline schedule requirements and constraints to establish logical work sequences.
Reviews and assesses the work sequences with the total project plan.
Establishes and implements methods for determining activity durations.
Develops monitoring statistics (eg: S-curve) for assigned disciplines/areas or specialties.
Reviews schedule data, identifies and acquires information needed to complete work logics to interface between assigned disciplines, specialties and/or projects.
Develops project specific work breakdown structures and recommends appropriate modifications and revisions for new work items assigned.
Determines critical-path activities and identifies significant activities supporting inter-discipline requirements
Identifies, analyzes and monitors schedule deviations including both internal and subcontractor activities and recommends remedial action for consideration.
Develops and frames schedule commentary that appears in the weekly/monthly progress report and/or similar reports. Identifies and reports activities that have a critical or potential impact on the schedule. Prepares and presents the Critical Items Action Report.
Prepare and present weekly project dashboards to the Head of Projects.
Contribute to the improvement of existing planning and progress monitoring systems.
Ensure project controls are established and maintained on all projects.
Review of contractor programs in accordance with the contract
Prepare Extension of Time claims.
Provide assessment of Extension of Time claims from sub-contractor.
Ensure all key issues are communicated effectively to Head of Projects and PM’s.
Assist with the preparation and review of future bids
Developing project master schedule, updating, monitoring, and reviewing contractor construction schedules, submittals, material delivery, procurement logs and daily follow-up in addition to the necessary productivity measurement studies and associated corrective measures.
Participating in contract administration

Your Qualifications And Skills – Digital And Solid!

A Bachelor’s degree in engineering or a related field.
10 or more years’ field and project planning experience.
Excellent experience in MS Projects and Primavera.
Excellent MS Office and dashboard skills
Excellent computer literacy.
The ability to work with multiple discipline projects.
Previous experience of handling multiple discipline MEP projects is mandatory.
Excellent organizational, time management, leadership, and decision-making skills.
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Knowledge of applicable codes, policies, standards, and best practices.

What else do you need to know?

As a world leader in developing and producing the most advanced engineering technologies, we improve lives and further human achievements worldwide, while also protecting the climate – all thanks to our employees. Working with us, you have the foundation to develop personally and professionally. We give you the chance to do something significant, that benefits society and human progress. We give you the chance to create a difference.

Diversity at Siemens is our source of creativity and innovation. Having different types of talent and experiences makes us more ambitious and better prepared to respond successfully to the demands of the Society. Therefore, we value the candidates that reflect the Diversity that we enjoy in our Company. Please find more information at www.siemens.com

At Siemens we are always challenging ourselves to build a better future. We need the most innovative and diverse Digital Minds to develop tomorrow‘s reality. Find out more about the Digital world of Siemens here: www.siemens.com/careers/digitalminds

We are looking forward to receiving your online application.

Please note: Only complete applications can be considered in the selection process.

Organization: Smart Infrastructure
Company: Siemens Industrial LLC
Experience Level: Experienced Professional
Full / Part time: Full-time

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