P6 Planner - Altrincham

Full time

Altrincham, United Kingdom


Trant Engineering Ltd has a long history of engineering and construction excellence, delivering high quality EPC engineering and construction services throughout the UK and overseas. We successfully deliver complex turnkey engineering projects in sectors such as Process & Water, Energy, Defence, Oil & Gas and Nuclear. We have over 800 employees and with a healthy forward order book with a projected turnover of £140m this year, it is an exciting time to join the business.

We have an immediate requirement to appoint a hands-on contract P6 Planner to join our office in Altrincham to work on the IPW Framework for National Grid and we are interested in receiving applications from individuals seeking permanent employment or work on a contact basis. We have won £43m of work over 19 sites with National Grid, the majority of which are in The Midlands and North West. Work is delivering the infrastructure for the Security Upgrades at gas and electric substations. We are working in a JV with Optilan; they are delivering the electrical works and Trant is delivering the civil engineering works.

The Planner will provide a full planning service for all projects and will ensure that project initiation, design, delivery and close out are all clearly highlighted and planned appropriately whilst interacting daily with Contracts Managers, the Commercial team and the Client where appropriate. Responsibilities include but are not limited to;

  • Assist in the preparation of schedule data for contracts
  • Work with the Contracts Managers to determine schedule rates for work activities and milestones to support project schedule
  • Establish work sequence and activity durations for assigned projects
  • Attend programme & progress meetings with Client
  • Review and analyse the supplier’s schedules submitted
  • Familiar with Earned Value, Resourcing & progressing techniques
  • Preparation of Project Changes, Budget allocations


The ideal candidate will need to have a working knowledge of Primavera P6 & MS Project and have a background in the project planning of electrical/civil engineering contracts. You should be able to establish work sequence and activity durations for assigned projects and be able to provide schedule knowledge on a continuous basis to assist in work planning and interfacing with others. It is essential that you possess good written and verbal communication skills and have the ability to develop and maintain relationships. You must also have excellent time management & organisational skills. Having a background of working on National Grid projects would be a strong advantage. 


  • HNC/HND/BSc in Civil Engineering or by experience


At Trant, we offer the opportunity for career development within a professional and friendly safe working environment. We value our employee’s and strongly support and encourage individuals to gain professional qualifications, whilst offering the opportunity to work on projects of differing sizes within a variety of industry sectors.

Our company benefits package includes;

•            A competitive salary

•            Company car or car allowance

•            24 days holiday + bank holidays

•            The opportunity to buy further holidays

•            Christmas shutdown

•            Free onsite parking

•            Pension

Equal Opportunities:

Trant Engineering Limited is committed to equal opportunities for all and we do not discriminate on the grounds of race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, sex, disability or age.

To apply for this position, please e-mail your CV to tina.wheeler@trant.co.uk or call our Internal Recruitment Team on 02380 665544



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