AF25859 - Sr. Planning Engineer | EET Engineering |Makkah, KSA

Department: Projects
Country: Saudi Arabia
Location: Mecca | Saudi Arabia
Closing Date: 16-Apr-2017

Established in the 1930s as a trading business, Al-Futtaim is one of the most progressive regional business houses headquartered in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Al-Futtaim employs in excess of 44,000 people, operates through more than 200 companies and represents more than 225 international brands across industries as diverse as retail and wholesale trading, distribution, real estate development, leisure and hospitality, insurance and financial services. The group has significantly expanded its business operations in recent years through a strategic acquisition plan and has entered a number of new territories, increasing its footprint beyond the GCC and Greater Middle East to encompass Africa, South East and North Asia, Australasia, East Africa and Europe.

Entrepreneurship and rigorous customer focus has enabled Al-Futtaim to grow its business by responding to the changing needs of the customers and societies in which it operates. Al-Futtaim is committed to offering customers an unrivalled choice of the world’s best brands with exceptional standards of customer service and after sales support.

Structured into four operational divisions; automotive, financial services, real estate and retail, Al-Futtaim maintains a decentralised approach, giving individual businesses flexibility and versatility to maintain a competitive stance. This benefits employees, providing a clearly defined work culture where individuals are empowered with authority and responsibility for their work.

The success of Al-Futtaim is attributed to proactively managing change whilst upholding the values of integrity, service and social responsibility. The majority of businesses, built on a portfolio of world leading brands, dominate their sector.


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About the Business:

Al-Futtaim Engineering is multi disciplinary engineering organisation which has been operating throughout the United Arab Emirates since 1974. As a member of the Al-Futtaim Group, we enjoy the benefits of being a part of one of the leading business houses operating in the lower Gulf Region.

Through our five divisions, we offer a wide variety of products and services in the construction, commercial and industrial sectors. Our involvement in numerous large scale projects in the UAE has given us a wealth of experience. From Scaffolding to Elevators and Security Systems to Air-conditioning, Sanityware and Facilities Management, the Al-Futtaim name spells quality & reliability.

Our MEP Projects division provides solutions from design, engineering, supply, installation and commissioning in one coordinated package or as individual services in conjunction with other contractors. Some of our projects are residential buildings, offices, shopping malls, hospitals, hotels, schools, showrooms, public utility buildings, industrial units, mosques, warehouses, high rise towers and Infrastructure works.

About the Job:

In this role you will have the following responsibilities :

  • Understanding of all MEP project disciplines & Civil Activities while ensuring that total project schedule needs and integration of schedule activities
  • Preparing project schedule, manpower and quantity reports
  • Ensuring the preparation and presentation of the Critical Items Action Report
  • Monitoring critical activities based on the project schedule and advice project management
  • Preparing project schedule analysis and studies of problem areas
  • Preparing and submitting updated work program and cash flow curve showing actual progress
  • Identifying areas of weakness and establishing means and methods for recovery
  • Monitoring day to day work progress and preparing the weekly and monthly program and report
  • Preparing monthly report that reflects work progress summary
  • Liaising with project site management and client counterparts for specific planning and scheduling tasks
  • Reporting to Project Manager about the current work progress and making comparison between plan and actual progress 
  • Studying impact of alternative approaches to work
  • Assisting in preparation work program, cash flow and manpower histogram for tenders
  • Preparing Entitlement Programmes for Extension of Time (EOT) and acceleration of works
  • Evaluating claims with respect to time and produce claim analysis report accordingly
  • Conducting progress meetings Internal & External


About You:

To be successful in winning this role, the following are the prerequisites:

  • Must have a Bachelor degree in engineering preferably Mechanical /Electrical, or similar technical qualification
  • Must be Computer literate and experienced with Primavera (P3 & P6) and MS Project, Microsoft Word, Advanced Excel and Access
  • Must have minimum 6 to 8 years of experience in project controls for MEP contracting industry operations
  • Must be skilled in supervision, and training of technical and non-technical personnel
  • Must be knowledgeable of engineering, construction and business management techniques


Note: you will be required to attach the following: 1. Resume/CV
Al-Futtaim offers highly engaging and supportive work environments in a culture that values, recognises and rewards quality performance.