P6 Planner - Southampton (18-24 month contract)


Southampton, United Kingdom


About us

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 offer clients a range of services including design, manufacturing, installation, construction and commissioning. Our in-house design and offsite manufacturing teams’ work closely to develop technology based solutions with a strong focus on innovation and value engineering.

Our in-house multi-disciplinary services include civil, process, mechanical, electrical, instrumentation, control and automation, supplemented by the design and manufacture of Control Panels, MCC’s, PLC’s, SCADA and automation systems. We also provide a range of bespoke modular and containerised water & wastewater treatment and fuel conditioning systems.

We have over 800 employees and with a healthy forward order book with a projected turnover of £180m this year, it is an exciting time to join the business.

We have a requirement to appoint a hands-on P6 Planner to join our Head Office in Southampton. You will be responsible for the planning of 2 no. Waste Water Treatment Works in Hampshire comprising of civil engineering and M&E works, using Primavera P6.

You will provide a full planning service 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
  • Reviewing subcontractor programmes
  • Establish work sequence and activity durations for assigned projects
  • Attend programme & progress meetings with Client regularly
  • 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 civil engineering and M&E 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.

Desired Skills / Background:

  • HNC/HND/BSc in Civil/Mechanical or Electrical or by experience
  • Knowledge of IChemE and NEC desirable
  • Advanced in the use of Primavera P6 & Microsoft Project
  • Having previously worked as a Planner on water projects would be advantageous but not essential


•            Competitive salary or daily rate

•            24 days holiday + bank holidays

•            The opportunity to buy a further 3 days holiday per year

•            Encouragement to gain professional qualifications

•            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 02380 665544      


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