Construction Planner / Manager

Andover, MA
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At Fluor, we are proud to design and build projects and careers. This requires teams that are as unique as the projects we execute. We are committed to fostering a work environment that embraces Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DE&I) for all so our employees and stakeholders benefit from the creative solutions derived as a result of embracing differences.

Job Description:

The Construction Planner provides field construction management services to include technical support, project estimation, change management documentation, scheduling input, overall construction execution, maintenance services, project turnover, and emergency coverage.

• Work with the Program Manager and Area Lead Construction Manager to provide the following:

o Work with the project team to develop overall project sourcing and execution strategy.

o Work with Area Lead Construction Manager to develop and execute sourcing plan & BVOA’s for project. Know and understand the sourcing plans for your projects.

o Participate in all Partner Selection Activities

o Assist with set-up and organize Project Kick-Offs & CDS Sessions as required.

o Work with Project Core Team to establish the agenda, goals and timing of sessions.

o Ensure that the development of the conceptual scope of work during the FEE (Front End Engineering) stage is fully supported.

o Work with construction vendors to document all base scope blocks during FEE that will be used as a basis for each vendors Target Value Estimate.

o Support project teams in optimizing projects by identifying and removing waste and adding value to the projects through Lean Construction practices.

o Work with the project team to develop a master schedule using the Last Planner System.

• Work closely with our customers as well as our engineering and construction partners to drive out high quality, cost effective designs that enable high value, low cost construction driving savings and shared profit for all.

• Review engineering documents, vendor information and final design EI packages as needed with the client, design engineers and others to provide constructability during all phases of the project.

• Coordinate with the appropriate trade partner supervisor to review, walk down and communicate the scope of work.

• Ensure that you fully understand the scope of work from initial conception to construction completion.

• Attend team meetings requiring your input. Examples include: Pre-bid meetings, Bid-award meetings, Project Daily Huddles, CDS’s, Project Weekly Execution Meetings and Target Value Design Reviews

• Work with Area Lead Construction Manager and the Program Manager determine the estimate structure requirements for your projects and develop cost estimate. This may include working with trade partners to establish scope and associated costs

• Planners will validate all cost estimates to ensure all scope is represented, cost accounted for & grouping is accurate prior to it being considered final.

• Participate in estimate reviews and provide construction input to each line item in the cost estimates

• Lead and support project teams in the identification of changes in scope or unexpected field conditions and ensuring proper change management is supported and followed.

• Understand & Participate in Last Planner scheduling

• Work with the project team to develop the QA/QC (Quality Assurance/Quality Control) plan and verify on-going monitoring.

• Provide any applicable updates required for bi-weekly project reports.

• Support organization of the projects Win/Loss Metrics & insure they are documented with support from the assigned Project Program Manager or Area Lead Construction Manager.

• Stay informed of engineering documents, vendor information and final design deliverables as needed from the client, design engineers and construction during all phases of the project.

• During construction, the Area Lead Construction Manager is accountable to lead weekly execution meeting activities but may require support from Construction Planners as schedule or staffing needs require.

• Work with the project execution team to maintain accurate schedules using the Last Planner System.

• Participate in and Lead Daily Huddles as required.

• Develop construction turn over (CTO) packages.

• Participate in Project Closing Debriefs with Client & Trade Partners if requested/required.

• Understand and enforce Fluor and client safety systems

• Perform and document safety observations in the field

• Work Internal team including HSE manager to continue the growth of site safety culture.

• Other duties as assigned

Job ID: 145540BR

City: Andover

State: Massachusetts

Country: United States

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes the value of a diverse workforce. All qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other criteria protected by governing law.