Construction Planner


Bear River City, UT

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Job Description
The Construction Planner provides field construction management services to include technical support, project estimation, change management documentation, scheduling input, overall construction execution, maintenance services, project turnover, and emergency coverage.

The Construction Planner will be the primary liaison between the client, contractors, and engineering. They are responsible for executing all work on schedule and within budget

The Construction Planner will drive safety, cost, schedule control, quality assurance, providing information to finance, input to contracts administration, material management, construction completion and turnover.

• Work with the client Project Manager to develop overall project sourcing plans and execution strategies.
• Assist with Project Kick-Offs & Collaborative Design Sessions as required.
• Participate in project design review meetings with the client, design engineers and construction partners to provide constructability during all phases of the project.
• Provide front end construction estimates to the client Project Managers for project budget funding
• Work with the project team to develop a master schedule
• Develop construction execution cost estimates from final project engineering packages:
* This may include working with trade partners to establish scope and associated costs
* The cost of performing work item tasks should represent, as close as possible, the scope of work to be performed as identified in Engineering Information and other supporting documents.
• Create scope of work packages for both self-perform Stork craft and for contractors
• Organize and run:
* Pre-bid meetings
* Bid-award meetings
* Project Execution Meetings
• Technically evaluate quotes and bids from trade partners and suppliers with Procurement, Project Controls, P&G PM/Tech and P&G Auditing personnel.
• Develop the QA/QC (Quality Assurance/Quality Control) plan and verify on- going monitoring.
• Provide construction interface with plant personnel/stakeholders to develop downtimes and construction work areas for project execution
• Monitor the safety, scope, quality, and timing of construction field execution.
• Provide any applicable updates required for regular project reports.
• Lead and support project teams in the identification of changes in scope or unexpected field conditions and ensuring proper change management is supported and followed.
• Document all scope changes on a change order prior to the work being performed
• Once work is completed, initiate closeout requests of all applicable scope / contracts.
• Develop construction turn over (CTO) packages.
• Prepare and track punch list and/or exception list to ensure the readiness of system for release or turnover to the client for start-up.
* Create a package that includes all appropriate project data.
* Engineering drawing redlines/markups
* QAQC documents
* Vendor/material data
• Participate in Project Closing Debriefs with Client & Trade Partners if requested/required.
• Ensure that acceptance criteria is completed prior to turning project deliverables over to the client
• Support the sites Innovation Culture in collaboration with all other functional site leads (IC&M/Procurement/Project Controls/Safety/Operations). This will include but not be limited to:
• Support driving our Innovation Culture in the field through observation / feedback programs with craft
• Promote the importance of safety. This will include but not be limited to:
* Performing regular field safety audits
* Coordinate with client and Stork safety to ensure all site-specific permits are thoroughly understood by trade partners and are being used and/or issued properly
* Support project teams with the development of safety requirements with-in master project schedules
* Coordinate and schedule the timing for site orientations and on-boarding with Stork Safety when bringing new hires and/or contractors on site
• Monitor the work in the field. Make frequent daily walks in the field to review, monitor, and evaluate progress, performance, quality and compliance to the site safety rules, specific requirements, and procedures.
• Approve T&M timesheets and invoices.
• Maintain a good set of project files and keep all documentation stored with-in the sites established document control process.
• Adhere to site security policies.
• Adhere to site standards and policies.
Basic Job Requirements
• Accredited four (4) year degree or global equivalent in applicable field of study and eight (8) years of work-related experience or a combination of education and directly related experience equal to twelve (12) years if non-degreed; some locations may have additional or different qualifications in order to comply with local requirements
• Ability to communicate effectively with audiences that include but are not limited to management, coworkers, clients, vendors, contractors, and visitors
• Job related technical knowledge necessary to complete the job
• Ability to learn and apply knowledge of applicable local, state/province, and federal/national statutes and guidelines
• Ability to attend to detail and work in a time-conscious and time-effective manner
Preferred Qualifications
• Construction Management degree or global equivalent
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• 10+ years as a project manager in heavy construction or industrial fields
• Intermediate to advance knowledge of industrial safety programs and requirements
• Intermediate to advanced technical knowledge of construction trades and construction methods, primarily for mechanical and electrical disciplines
Other Job Requirements
• Proficient in Microsoft Office 365 tools; principally Excel, Outlook, SharePoint, Teams, and Word.
• Proficient in computer, smart phone, and tablet usage for day-to-day work.
• Experience with the Touch Plan scheduling software is desirable.
• Experience with utilizing the QuickBase software platform is desired.
• Able to understand and interpret engineering drawings in all disciplines; civil, mechanical, piping and instrumentation diagrams, and electrical.
• Basic understanding of OSHA industrial safety requirements and how they apply
• Must be physically capable of climbing stairs and ladders. Must be able to lift up to 50lbs.
Diverse Workforce

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes the value of a diverse workforce. All qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other criteria protected by governing law.

Diversity Statement

At Fluor, we are proud to design and build projects and careers. This requires teams that are as unique as the projects we execute. We are committed to fostering a work environment that embraces Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DE&I) for all so our employees and stakeholders benefit from the creative solutions derived as a result of embracing differences.

Fluor is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits package designed to promote employee health, wellness, and financial security. Our offerings include medical, dental and vision plans, EAP, disability coverage, life insurance, AD&D, voluntary benefit plans, 401(k) with a company match, and training and development courses.