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Operations Planner (Gas Utilities)

  • Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + excellent benefits and prospects
  • Location: Orpington, Kent
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Civil Engineering/Infrastructure
  • Job reference: BBBH375390_1520518674

Job description

Position: Operations Planner (Gas Utilities)

Salary: Negotiable - dependent on experience

Benefits: Healthcare, pension, mobile / laptop and 28 days holiday (including bank holidays)

Location: Kent

I have an excellent opportunity for an experienced Operational Planner to join a leading utility contractor based in Kent.

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

Success in this role would lead to additional responsibility and opportunities to further develop your career as the company continues its confident expansion through organic growth.


  • Create, maintain, review and administer plans and schedules.
  • Liaise with Supervisors, Managers and Operational teams to discuss the progress of the plan and address any issues that arise.
  • Liaise with councils for notice administration.
  • Keep the internal and external clients up to date on plan progress.
  • Prepare and present information for internal planning meetings.
  • Mitigate risk by constantly monitoring plan vs actual.
  • A typical working week for a planner would be around 40-45hrs per week, however you would be required to work longer if there is a deadline fast approaching.


  • Strong communication including writing reports and presenting.
  • An understanding of the business and general business principles.
  • Time management and planning.
  • Organisational skills.
  • Methodological approach.
  • High attention to detail.
  • Excellent IT skills.
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure.
  • Strong problem solving.
  • An understanding of budget and financial management.
  • Work as part of a team and individually.


  • Turnaround preparation/execution and closeout planning experience.
  • Evidence of Excel usage.
  • Understanding of project planning principles and Earned Value Management processes.
  • Full, clean driving licence as some travel will be required.
  • Experience of working in the utilities sector preferred.

High standard of workmanship and professionalism will be expected as well as full compliance with site health and safety.

This is a key role within the business and presents an opportunity to join a commercial team with the opportunity in a fast-growing business for professional advancement.

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