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Planning engineer

Published on: 30 Jul 2009

What is a planning engineer?

The planning engineer’s job is to develop the most appropriate method of construction operations for a particular project. Working with the site manager, he or she will plan and oversee the entire scheme.

They anticipate demands for labour, materials, equipment and technical challenges as well as specifying the timing of the contract.

The planning engineer will use specialist planning computer software, such as Suretrack or Microsoft Project.

Becoming a planning engineer

For more information on becoming a planning engineer visit the Chartered Institute of Building.


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