Planning Assistant


Start Date:

Monday 23 November 2020





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Job Overview:

We are currently recruiting on behalf of our Kettering based clients for a Planning Assistant Working within the Operations department and reporting to the Head of Planning you will be responsible for planning all mains works, within the required timeframes.

You will be tasked with carrying out notifications to site and the relevant networks, along with monitoring the inbox and dealing with any issues. Seeking someone highly motivated with a keen eye for planning and coordination.


• Experience of planning field/utility gangs

• Making and issuing job packs to Field Operations Manager

• Monitoring mains inbox

• Dealing with all mains call offs for water, gas and electric

• Ensuring that none of the mains site have requested have already been installed

• Send confirmation email to site to inform them mains are booked in

• Highlighting drawings for relevant utilities and emailing them over to developer

• Scheduling all mains works for water, gas and electric

• Scheduling mains works and maintaining the schedule with changes and overrunning work

• Attending and holding meetings –Operations Meeting, Leaks Meeting, Daily Meeting

• Weekly courtesy emails to developers confirming day dates

• Sending water notifications over to all water companies

• Daily emails from own inbox

• Daily phone calls

• Dealing with mains issues and queries

• Liaising with Offsite streetworks co-ordinator

• Liaising with Field Operations Manager and Supervisors to see if it is possible to pull jobs forward

• Move jobs that site cancel out

• Planning in remedials works.

• Order Plant & Sand as required to site.

• Completion on Planned and Actuals

• Dealing with site report forms and monitoring pre site checks

• Complete and send FM144



Team player

Good communicator and Listener

Experience of scheduling work for field gangs

Good use of IT skills with Microsoft office package

Accuracy and an eye for detail

Able to solve problems

Ability to cope well under pressure with a calm and methodical approach to issues

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