Planning Engineer

Last Updated: 11th November 2018 (over 4 years ago)

United Arab Emirates


Phone Number


Age Range
25 to 34

Qualification Level

Arabic, English, Hindi, Urdu


A Planning Engineer (UET, Pakistan) with 5 years of working experience with leading Construction and Engineering Companies in UAE, Oman and Pakistan.


Civil Engineer

   May 2009
— Aug 2013

This is the oldest engineering educational institution of Pakistan, Established in 1921. QS ranks UET among top 171 universities of Asia. It is accredited from Washington Accord.


Meinhardt Group
Planning Engineer

   Jun 2017
— Oct 2018

Job responsibilities:
• Provide coordinated inputs in development of master schedule and contract program.
• Review main contractor’s baseline program and progress update, perform critical path analysis and advise required corrective actions.
• Review and prepare time impact analysis arising due to variations.
• Review and monitoring the progress of various subcontractors and raising flags for matters requiring attention from the higher management.
• Manage nominated subcontractors interface.
• Review the progress reports, update the master schedule and prepare project status summary & Dash board for reporting to the Client on a weekly and monthly basis.
• Monitoring claim notices sent by various contractors.
• Conduct the progress review meetings and other coordination meetings.
• Provide support as and when required.
• Carryout regular site visits to review progress and ascertain that contractors reporting are in line with actual progress on site.
• Review the EOT claims and preparation of responses.
Skills gained:
• Time Management (Project Schedules, Claims Mgt, Earned Value Management)
• Cost Management (Budgets, Cashflow, Procurement)
• Change Management (Variations & Impact on time)
• Management Reporting & Presentations
• Document Management (work flows, processes and procedures)
• Communication Skills

Planning Engineer

   Sep 2016
— Jun 2017

Job responsibilities:
• Develop, Update, Monitor & Report - Project Baseline Schedule to cover all activities of the project to meet the client’s project goals, objectives & milestones.
• Resource and Cost Loading of Baseline schedules (Primavera 6, Ver 7)
• Identify & Plan Project Milestones, constraints, Authority Approval requirements, resource requirements, design& engineering requirements.
• Develop various sub-programs, monitored subcontractors programs, monthly look-ahead schedules.
• Prepare Weekly and Monthly reports for the Client/Company Management
• Advise the Senior Management and Client regarding status of the project based on the schedule updates and feedbackfrom the sites.
• Initiate necessary Recovery Measures in case of schedule delays.
• Develop and implement Earned Value Technique of performance monitoring & Work Progress Measurement.
• Attend and coordinate Site & Client meetings.
• Initiate and manage the necessary planning and program related Correspondence.
• Manage and control EOT, Claim situations and Mitigation strategies.
Skills gained:
• Time Management (Project Schedules, Claims Mgt, Earned Value Management)
• Cost Management (Budgets, Cashflow)
• Change Management (Variations & Impact on time)
• Risk Management
• Management Reporting & Presentations
• Document Management (work flows, processes and procedures)

Planning Engineer

   Jan 2015
— Sep 2016

Job responsibilities:
• Understand work scope, quantity and familiar with logical sequences in terms of engineering, manufacturing and construction disciplines.
• Conduct field scoping to clarify scope as required.
• Understand WBS structure, and work with management and project/maintenance team in the development of work break down structure for progress measurement, scheduling, cost estimating and project control.
• Prepare and manage overall master schedule integrating work breakdown structure using scheduling software.
• Understand contractual matter, earn value method, familiar with scope management and change control.
• Coordinate schedule from multiple contractors and incorporate the information gathered into the overall project master schedule.
• Prepare cost estimation and schedule bar chart plan considering all inputs (manpower, equipment and materials) availability, production and construction sequences.
• Understand and able to utilize planning tools such as MS excel, MS Project, Primavera.
• Develop and update resource (manpower and equipment) histogram weekly or monthly as required.
• Evaluate allocation of resources and provide recommendations to maintain required progress.
• Develop and implement plan versus actual progress charts (histograms/S curves). Reports and analyses deviations from plan.
• Track, monitor and forecast progress of all activities and deliverable such as products, engineering documents, fabrication status and construction of all discipline.
• Analyze gaps between the planned and actual progress and highlight the areas of concern which required action of the associate task member.
• Perform probabilistic analysis of completion dates and potential alternatives. Present risk based analysis of most likely completion and expected deviation range.
• Prepare and update three weeks and three months look-ahead schedule that reflect the priority activities.
• Liaises with all team leaders and/or members to communicate required completion dates and interface between functional team/operational team and project team.
• Participate all meeting (i.e. schedule review meeting, progress meeting, coordination meeting, constructability review meeting and so on).

Skills gained:
• Baseline plan for Design, fabrication, installation.
• Resources Estimation.
• Monitoring and Control
• Recovery Program
• Costs and Revenues, cash flow.
• Extension of Time (EOT) Claim.

Site Engineer

   Oct 2013
— May 2014

Job responsibilities:
• Acting as the main technical adviser on a construction site for subcontractors, crafts people and operatives.
• Setting out, levelling and surveying the site.
• Checking plans, drawings and quantities for accuracy of calculations.
• Ensuring that all materials used and work performed are as per specifications.
• Overseeing the selection and requisition of materials.
• Preparing reports as required.

Skills gained:
• BOQ Estimation of Activities & Costs
• Assign Resources & Relations
• Supervise activities & update Program & Reporting

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