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E&I Planner


E&I Planner

  • 526912

Base Location: Field based

Salary: Competitive salary + company car/allowance + bonus

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time, 37 hours per week | Flexible Working options available

About the Department

SSE Contracting is one of the UK’s largest Mechanical and Electrical (M&E) contractors. Our portfolio of services ranges from M&E building services, Instrumentation, Rail, Street Lighting, Facilities management to HV & LV & Combined Heat and Power solutions.


 This is an exciting time to be considering a career with us.


We have recently entered into an acquisition agreement with Aurelius Group.  As of 1st July 2021, we will step away from SSE Group.

This partnership heralds an exciting opportunity for further growth for our business. With a strong pipeline of infrastructure projects across the UK, our people are key to our continued success.

What is the Role?

As E&I Planner you will develop pre-construction, construction and commissioning programmes, ensuring all key milestone dates are included. You will work closely with the project, commercial and finance managers and members of the wider team to ensure project schedules are accurately developed. You'll perform analysis and scenario modelling for any potential project change and will produce progress and earned value reports. Additionally, you will manage and report on critical path analysis and will have some involvement in resource planning. Supporting Project managers and project engineers to review proposed plans and monitor progress is also key to this role.

What do I need?

In order to be considered you will ideally have the following knowledge and skills:

- Several years' experience as an Electrical & Controls planner

- Relevant industry sector experience

- Computer literacy in Microsoft applications, including Excel, Word, Outlook and PowerPoint.

- Knowledge and Proficiency with multiple discipline specific software applications such as Primavera (P6) and/or other planning and resourcing software.

- Demonstrable Project management techniques.

- Detailed knowledge of Planning Processes

Our benefits

 If you're considering a career with us, you're probably wondering what's in it for you? From health and wellness to finances and family, we're proud of our employees wide range of benefits.


We’re proud to celebrate difference. We all have different skills, experience and backgrounds and we strive to have a friendly and inclusive culture where you can be yourself. We take pride in a job well done and share the belief that an inclusive culture is key to our success and vision for the future. Above all, safety is at the heart of everything we do at SSE and we live by the mantra 'if it's not safe, we don't do it'.


 We are an equal opportunity employer. We encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We actively encourage applicants from all protected characteristics and commit to providing any reasonable adjustments required during the application and assessment process, and upon joining us.


Next Steps


All applications should be submitted online, and I'll be back in touch after the vacancy closing date to let you know the outcome.


If you would like to discuss any working differently requirements or adjustments you may require throughout the recruitment and selection process, please contact


Before commencing employment with SSE, you'll be required to fully complete our pre-employment screening process consisting of a basic criminal records and credit check.




















Closing date: May 18, 2021

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Our Benefits

  • Sharesave Scheme
  • 34 days of annual leave
  • Option to purchase up to 10 days holiday
  • Interest-free technology loans
  • 24/7 free and confidential employee counselling service
  • Private healthcare discounts
  • Subsidised gym memberships
  • 21 weeks full pay maternity leave
  • Cycle to Work scheme with generous £2500 limit
  • Interest-free salary advance to cover transport season tickets

Explore our full list of benefits:

Employee benefits booklet


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