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Construction Planner - A Reputable Company - Construction

Date Posted: Jul 02, 2020
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  • Location:
    Accra, Greater Accra, Ghana
  • Company:
  • Type:
    Full Time/Permanent
  • Shift:
  • Career Level:
    Department Head
  • Positions:
  • Experience:
    10 Year
  • Gender:
    No Preference
  • Degree:
  • Apply Before:
    Dec 01, 2020

Job Description

Job Description


  • Assist Project Managers and Superintendents with planning and developing construction schedules.
  • Work with Project Executives to prepare proposal and preconstruction schedules.
  • Use historical production data to develop activity durations and validate construction progress.
  • Monitor and analyze progress on detailed construction schedules.
  • Update, analyze, and report status weekly at each project site.
  • Reconcile discrepancies from actual vs. planned progress and facilitate an action plan with the project team.
  • Provide visual schedules as needed using Microsoft Project and or Primavera
  • Provide linear schedules as needed to view production sequences.
  • Analyze repetitive workflows to ensure realistic achievable cycle times
  • Prepare concise monthly schedule narratives.
  • Provide monthly metrics and Key Performance Indicators for executive reports.
  • Work closely with cost engineers analyzing Planned vs. Earned Value
  • Leading the development of a detailed project schedule along with the project teams input
  • Collecting progress, updating and reporting projects status
  • Performing impact analysis for potential delays and changes
  • Developing and maintaining "as built" construction schedules
  • Working closely with the project management team in setting project goals and understanding the status of the project
  • Understanding schedules to determine duration and logic issues
  • Traveling may be necessary depending on the project needs and location
  • Performing other duties as assigned


Education - Skills - Knowledge - Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelors degree in Construction Management, Engineering, or related field is preferred
  • 10 to 15 years experience working on scheduling of various construction projects
  • A recognized project management certification preferred
  • Knowledge of critical path method of scheduling
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Minimum of 3 years experience using Primavera scheduling software and Microsoft Project
  • Ability to conduct constructability reviews for varying construction method/techniques during design or construction


Skills Required

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