Construction Planner

Posting ID:
Building Construction/Skilled Trades
Long Beach

Employment: Full-Time

Job Type: Construction, Design


Position Title: Construction Planner


Position Summary:  

The Construction planner is responsible for coordinating the efforts of the estimating staff in support of the Project Manager and is accountable for the overall outcome of the estimates and project schedules for all project proposals and exclusive negotiation.

Job Responsibilities: Specifically, responsibilities associated with this job opportunity will include, but are not limited to the following:

·         Prepare and maintain detailed engineering and construction schedules including development of critical path and project float.

·         Partner with project personnel to establish the plan and document the scope, develop project schedules and or capital cost estimates.

·         Maintain liaison with management regarding project planning by conducting analyses and preparing reports.

·         Make presentations to clients as needed.

·         Monitor hours and costs to determine trends and to assist in forecasting.

·         Evaluate scope changes, cost trends, additional work orders and other elements.

·         Interact with suppliers and contractors and makes cost comparisons.

·         Ensure the maintenance of all essential documentation.

·         May make periodic visits to review cost reporting.

·         Verify contractor/supplier invoices.

·         Gathers and reviews data concerning facility modifications including requested modifications, company policies, regulatory requirements, and required completion dates

Job Requirement:

·         Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. 

·         Must possess a valid driver’s license

·         People management and decision making

·         Being professional, technical and analytical

·         Meet deadlines

·         Work together with Client and other Contractor

·         Accurately receive questions ideas and direct, problems and provide guidance to management for instructions, solutions or feelings understanding of the nature and causes of accidents, appreciative of the effects and seriousness of accidents and mitigate hazards presented to, or discovered by the Project Estimator.


Skills and Specifications:

·         Produce and track a budget and a understand financial statements create and communicate alignment sheets

·         Advanced knowledge of and proficient with MS office products (Excel, Project, Words, Etc.) and Primavera




Education and Qualifications:

·         A bachelor's degree in a technical or mechanical field, to include learning or applying technical information related to engineering, drafting, architecture, construction, mapping, design, mechanics, mathematics, science or computers. 

·         Minimum of 5 -7 years of experience in the field or in a related area.