Planner - Scheduler - Mechanical Contractor - Cork

Location: Ireland

EUR 60,000 - 80,000

Job Type: Perm

Industry: Construction-Infrastructure-Jobs

Job ID: JO-2211-31418

Consultant: Sheila McNeice

Are you a planner/scheduler with 3+years experience working on large scale mechanical construction contracts?

If you are looking for a role with great scope to develop your career, contact Sheila now for an informal chat 017978720 or send your CV to for review.

Planner - Scheduler - Mechanical Contractor - Cork

Job Description

The role of the Planner/Scheduler will be to oversee the scheduling for all project activities in the region. 

The Planner/Scheduler will liaise with clients, suppliers, sub-contractors and the internal team to develop comprehensive schedules based on activities, manpower, delivery dates, costs etc.

The schedules will be monitored and updated regularly for project managers, senior management and clients.

Develop early planning schedules for tender submission.

Develop and manage contracted schedules to the satisfaction of the client.

Attend interim schedule meetings with the client, sub-contractors and the internal team.

Update and report in detail as required for the QS and project manager on the status of the project versus plan.

Work closely with project managers, construction managers and site engineers to track progress claims by sub-contractors.

Deliver on the contract obligations and meet additional Client requirements.

Manage any changes to schedule due to additional/reduced works.

Follow direction of Senior Management in undertaking work duties.

Develop the project progress reports in conjunction with the Project Team.

Identify potential schedule risks and ensure prompt reporting of same to Senior Management.

Develop Level 5 Schedules for specific detailed works.

Liaise with Customer in schedule administration including progress reports including preparation of supporting documentation as necessary

Adherence to company practices, processes and generally accepted industry standards


Qualification in Mechanical Engineering, Project Management or equivalent

Proficient in the suite of Microsoft applications (Excel, Project, Word) and Primavera

Min 3-5 years relevant work placement experience as a planner scheduler preferably in the mechanical sector

Strong Communicator, written and verbal.

Diligent, has a high level of attention to detail, and sets a high standard of quality for themselves and others.

Personable, and a team player.

Strong project management, planning discipline.

Hard working and able to work in fast paced work environment.

Logically minded, able to understand and make associations between basic technical requirements.

Accountable & highly organised someone who take ownership of tasks from beginning to end.

Decisive, able to make decisions while lacking some information.

Organised person who can self-prioritise work.

Ability to handle multiple tasks at once.


€60K- €80K negotiable based on experience and qualifications 

Fulltime permanent staff role with a clear career progression path supported with ongoing assistance with CPD


Sheila McNeice is the consultant managing this position.

If you are a Mechanical Planner Scheduler interested in roles based in Cork, you can contact Sheila by e-mail at or phone 017978720 for a confidential chat.

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