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TPIF Site Planner

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    Omid Miri

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    15 days ago

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mselect is looking for a TPIF Site Planner for an international energy client in Basrah, Iraq. Candidates must have at least 5–7 years of progressive experience in construction site planning. Fluency in English and Arabic is a must.


Project Planning and management:
  • Develop and maintain detailed project schedules for the construction of the OHTL and GIS substation, ensuring alignment with overall project timelines and objectives
  • Coordinate with the Project Control Manager to integrate site plans with overall project plans and schedules
  • Work closely with the OHTL and GIS Substation Construction Managers to ensure that site planning activities are well-coordinated and executed efficiently
  • Work Breakdown Structure (WBS): Break the project into manageable components and define the scope of work for each component
  • Task Sequencing: Identify the logical order of tasks, including dependencies and constraints
  • Schedule Development: Create a Gantt chart or similar visual representation of the project schedule
  • Milestone Planning: Define key project milestones and deliverables
Resource Management:
  • Resource Allocation: Assist the construction manager to define the resource assignment (labours, materials, equipment) to tasks
  • Monitor material deliveries and quality, ensuring timely availability for construction activities
  • Assist the Site Manager in managing site logistics, including material deliveries and equipment allocation
Progress Monitoring and Reporting:
  • Conduct regular site inspections to monitor progress against the project plan, identifying potential delays and proposing corrective actions
  • Prepare and submit daily, weekly, and monthly progress reports to the Site Manager
  • Develop and track Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) for site planning activities, ensuring timely completion of critical tasks
Coordination and Communication:
  • Act as the main point of contact for site planning-related issues, interfacing with the Site Manager, Project Control Manager, OHTL, and GIS Substation Construction Managers
  • Facilitate clear and effective communication between various teams, subcontractors, and stakeholders on site
  • Participate in regular site meetings to discuss progress, address issues, and coordinate activities
Risk Identification and Management:
  • Conduct risk assessments for site planning activities, identifying potential hazards and implementing control measures
  • Develop recovery plans for delayed activities to ensure the overall project schedule remains intact
  • Ensure that all planning activities adhere to health, safety, and environmental regulations
Documentation and Compliance:
  • Maintain detailed site planning records and reports, ensuring accuracy and completeness
  • Ensure compliance with all project contracts, agreements, and relevant legislation
  • Support the Site Manager in preparing contractual communications and notifications, building commercial/contractual claims, and approving invoices

  • The Site Planner will work under the direct supervision of the Site Manager, with functional reporting to the Project Control Manager and coordination with the OHTL and GIS
  • Accountable for overall site planning, ensuring alignment with the project’s scope, execution, planning, safety, construction cost, quality, and schedule commitments

  • Develop a comprehensive project schedule that outlines all tasks, milestones, and dependencies to ensure timely project completion
  • Ensure planning activities are executed without delays, within budget, and in compliance with safety and quality standards
  • Define and monitor relevant KPIs for the site planning phase
  • Support in reducing exposure to claims from the EPC Contractor by ensuring precise and detailed planning
  • Promote HSE awareness at all levels through proactive and exemplary behaviour regarding HSE rules and requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or related discipline
  • 5-7 years of progressive experience in construction site planning, preferably with prior experience in Overhead Transmission Line (OHTL) and/or GIS Substation projects
  • EPC background and experience in at least one completed project construction
  • Knowledgeable in international standards and best practices related to construction
  • Proficient in project management software and IT tools, particularly PRIMAVERA, MS project, MS Word, MS Excel, Power BI and Power Point
  • Fluency in English and Arabic

*Only applicants meeting the strict criteria outlined above will be contacted as part of the shortlisting process.