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Gas Works Planner

  • Salary: £2500.00 - £28000.00 per annum + excellent benefits and prospects
  • Location: Surrey
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Job reference: BBBH376440_1520942223

Job description

I have a great opportunity for a Gas Works Planner to work with one of the UK's leading Gas Infrastructure Providers.

You will be responsible for planning and delivery of projects, co-ordination and organisation of direct labour and sub-contractor resources and liaison with relevant 3rd parties, highways and transport authorities, leading to the successful delivery of construction projects on time, within budget and to our HS&E policies and procedures.

Support the business on planning matters e.g. technical, HS&E and engineering factors, relating to the business, providing a first point of contact to the management team, employees, 3rd parties and customers, as well as liaising with the GIRS and operations teams and Metering team.


  • Establish and maintain close relationship with clients, customers, GT's, IGT's, MAM's, public bodies (e.g. highways dept. transport authorities etc.), direct labour, contractors and sub-contractors throughout all stages of the project execution.
  • Ensure health and safety risks are identified and the project is executed in accordance with Health, Safety and Environment Policies and Procedures.
  • Ensure that projects are planned in accordance with best practice and in line with the company's Quality and Environmental Management Systems.
  • Assist in assembling the necessary human and other resources from the company and external sources (e.g. partners in a project, GT, iGT, technical, commercial and professional support) to deliver a commercially, financially and technically sound project within the approved budget
  • Gather and analyse relevant market intelligence and circulate within the company as appropriate.
  • Provide assistance during internal and external periodic / annual GIRS
  • Liaising with the GIRS team, planning, metering and commercial teams

Education and skills Requirements:

  • The post holder will ideally be a member of IGEM (MIGEM) or undertaking works etc. necessary to achieve this status
  • Possess similar qualification and / or relevant (recent) experience in the role to be undertaken in a relevant / applicable utility (ideally natural gas) connections discipline
  • Knowledge and proven experience of the licensing process relating to NRSWA, TMA and Lane Rental Scheme and the general requirements of the appropriate 3rd parties and public bodies applicable to planning and undertaking utility (gas) connections works on the public highway.
  • Previous experience of working in the planning of natural gas / utility / construction industry works and scope
  • Experience and knowledge of applying for and managing notices, consents etc. as required for (ideally natural gas) connections works on the public highway
  • Experience and knowledge of working to the Gas Industry Registration Scheme (GIRS)
  • Knowledge and experience of procedures and processes applicable to method statements and risk assessments would be an advantage
  • Demonstrable experience in sound project planning techniques - e.g. MS Project and MS Excel spreadsheets etc.
  • Knowledge of downstream gas installations and gas metering would be an advantage
  • Ability to work within a face-paced team environment and also as stand-alone
  • Excellent written, verbal communication skills
  • Must be literate, numerate and IT proficient, particularly with MS office package, MS Word, Excel etc
  • Keen to expand knowledge and experience to other areas within the Company
  • Minimum standards of mobility - due to visits / working at times on 3rd party construction sites

This is an excellent opportunity to join a well-established business who will invest in your future with training, support and mentoring.

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