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Senior Planning Engineer In Doha


Parsons International
Doha, Qatar

The Role

The Senior Planning Engineer is responsible for the overall evaluation and control of the assigned project schedules and performs schedule development, maintenance and monitoring of the planning/scheduling activities with minimal or no supervisory oversight. They also manage various schedules to ensure that work is completed as scheduled and to identify schedule-associated cost trends for management attention and action. Responsible to support development of the monthly reports and to perform schedule assessments as requested.

Takes a lead in preparing schedule data for proposals or contract negotiations as requested and checks and confirms that the correct scope of work is reflected on assigned schedules.

Integrates inter-discipline schedule requirements and constraints to establish logical work sequences for assigned disciplines or specialties.

Reviews and assesses the work sequences with the total project plan.

Establishes and implements methods for determining activity durations within assigned disciplines or specialties.

Develops quantity release and/or installation curves for assigned disciplines/areas or specialties.

Reviews and approves invoice verification for payment based on cost-loaded schedules, as required.

Reviews schedule data and identifies and acquires information needed to complete work logics to interface between assigned disciplines, specialties and/or projects.

Develops specific project codes of accounts and work breakdown structures, and recommends appropriate modifications and revisions for new work items assigned.

Determines critical-path activities for assigned discipline or specialties and identifies significant activities supporting inter- discipline requirements and identifies critical path for discipline or specialty work activities.

Identifies, analyzes and monitors schedule deviations for assigned disciplines or specialties including subcontractor submittals and recommends corrective action/work-around solutions for project considerations.

Develops and writes the schedule commentary that appears in the monthly progress and similar reports. Identifies and reports activities that have a critical or potential impact on the schedule and prepares and presents the Critical Items Action Report.

Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate under the direction of the Lead Planner-Scheduler.


Degree in Civil Engineering with Certification in Planning and Scheduling of projects and in using Primavera applications (Primavera Project Management / P6 and Primavera Contract Management / Expedition) and cost engineering with minimum ten (10) years experience, three (3) of which should be in a similar role with engineering consultancy or project management consultancy.

At least fifteen (15) years project management experience in planning, scheduling and cost engineering, including at least five (5) years using Primavera Project Management, Primavera Contract Management (Expedition) and evidenced familiarity and use over the past twelve (12) months using the latest Primavera published edition P6.

Extensive knowledge and experience in project planning, budgeting, cost phasing and control from the project initiation to close out phases, utilizing computer based systems (Primavera Project Management ‘P6’ and Primavera Contract Management ‘Expedition’), within the framework of an integrated project services function for the effective management of a wide range of concurrent projects, to meet the business plan objectives.

Completed at least one project in same role that is comparable in complexity and size to the project.

Fully conversant with the standard forms of contracts.

Good oral and written English language, with good report writing, analytical and computer skills.

About the Company

Parsons is a leader in many diverse markets such as infrastructure, transportation, water, telecommunications, aviation, commercial, environmental, planning, industrial manufacturing, education, healthcare, life sciences and homeland security.

Parsons provides technical and management solutions to federal, regional and local government agencies as well as private industries worldwide.



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