A construction planner is directly involved in the choice of technology, resource estimation and the likely duration for each task.
A planner identifies whether any of these tasks are likely to impinge upon each other - developing a good construction plan can therefore be a highly challenging task.
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Why is this a Job for Me?
If you are analytical, organised and have first-rate time management and communication skills.
Average Salary£47,000 - £73,000
- Organised, methodical approach to work
- Meticulous planner
- Computer literacy
- Analytical mind
- Basic understanding of engineering information
Construction Planners can expect to work a normal 35-40 hour week, with occasional overtime on evenings and weekends.
Building Studies/Surveying/Civil Engineering
Unrelated Degree & CIOB Graduate Diploma programme
Plan, design and manage construction projects, from small-scale repair work to national schemes like the London 2012 Olympic village.
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