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Planner – RC Frames & Groundworks

  • £60,000 - £80,000
  • Civil Engineering
  • Hertfordshire

Planner – Formwork / RC Frames + Groundwork Subcontractor

Borehamwood, Hertfordshire

£60,000 – £80,000 + Package (depending on experience)

PLANNER needed with Reinforced Concrete Frame & Groundwork subcontractor experience for an immediately available position.


About the Business:

Our client is a Reinforced Concrete Frame & Groundwork Sub-Contractor that is based just outside London in Hertfordshire (just outside the M25). Their annual turnover is around £200m. I have met with this company multiple times and having got to know the directors of the business and their values, I would highly recommend this contractor as leader with in this sector. They are constantly investing back into the business and are developing their systems and people as the company grows. They have a diverse client base and are working with top main contractors and developers all over London and the surrounding areas. This is a great company to consider working for now, but with the ability to watch your role expand and build into a senior member of the team, this offers a great opportunity for anyone with the right experience.


About the Requirements / Responsibilities:

  • You will be critical in supporting the Project Management & Contracts Management in producing, overseeing and monitoring of the contract and construction programmes
  • You will support the PM in briefings to proactively focus design (temporary and permanent), procurement, labour, plant and staff in order to secure programmed dates and milestones.
  • You will have competence in Asta Power Project (or similar planning software) and a well-developed ability to communicate technical issues clearly.
  • You will have the ability to read, absorb and visualise information from drawings and text and convert this into a robust vision for construction.
  • You will be a communicator who can motivate ancillary staff who produce 3D models and ‘cartoon’ sketches, so that our proposals are set before the client using visual aids as well as text. Constructive communication with Estimators is also important.
  • Experience of a busy and fast moving ‘Concrete Frame and Groundwork Specialists’ tendering office and the necessary ability to cope under pressure.
  • Broad engineering knowledge – knowing when something looks right.
  • Numerate and articulate.

To fulfil this role, we would ideally hope for the candidate to have spent a proportion of his / her career on building sites as an engineer, project manager or similar, preferably in the narrow field of groundworks and concrete frame construction but this is not essential if strong planning experience can be shown in this field.


About the Rewards / Benefits:

If successful you will receive a strong basic salary estimated at £60,000 to £80,000 per annum (based on level of experience) with a package to match. This is negotiable above for very senior candidates.


How to Apply:

I am more than happy to discuss these opportunities with people over the phone or face to face in a fully confidential manner. This is an incestuous sector and I fully understand the importance of keeping things discrete.

Alternatively, it would be ideal to see a copy of your CV to understand your previous experience and employment. In line with GDPR, nothing will be done with your CV / details until we have discussed the role in detail anyway, but having gained an understanding of your formal past, this may help when we come to talk and discuss the options.

Either way, my contact details are listed below:


Tel: 01923 750095 / 07900 802173


About your Consultant:

My name is Andrew Jackson and I am one of the directors at Cityscape Recruitment Ltd and have been for 10 years now. I have around 15 years’ experience in civil engineering & construction recruitment and during this time I have specialised in the niche sector of concrete frames, groundworks, basement construction and demolition.

Q: What does this mean for you?

A: I have connections with pretty much every company in this field. I can offer you options with a variety of the best employers in this market. In addition to this, I have an in-depth knowledge of each of these employers. I can tell you all about their set ups, projects, future plans and what they can offer you as an individual moving forward.

I am always open to having confidential conversations with individuals interested in expanding their careers. If the right options don’t exist for you right now, we can stay in touch. If, however, we have companies that could be ideal for you; I can tell you all about them.