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Associate - Project Planning

  • GE Power
  • Experienced
  • Posted 5/17/2017 4:47:49 PM
  • 2846972
  • Job Function: Project Management
  • Business Segment: Power Steam Power Systems
Location(s): South Africa; Witbank

About Us:
GE is the world's Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

Role Summary:
The Engineer will assist site planner/ lead site planner of the Project for monitoring of construction & commissioning progress and reporting on weekly and monthly basis.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Generate site specific procedure for CMS implementation in consultation with site works planning manager and approval of the Lead Site Planner
  • Set up CMS on site with all baseline data, and maintain with accurate and timely updates to quantities and physical progress in percentage
  • Coordinate with Sub-contractors and consortium partner to obtain and validate accurate and timely progress data
  • Coordinate with Engineering, Construction and Planning for revised CMS quantities and ensure agreement of Project Planner on any baseline quantity
  • Provide progress and forecasts input for MTS/STS updates
  • Generate special CMS reports as requested by the Lead Site Planner and Site Manager to support schedule analysis
  • Assist the Lead Site Planner to prepare guidelines for site reporting and coordination
  • Maintain the history of the project execution, including quantities & man hours for future project and for contractual purposes such as claims resolution


    • National Diploma/ B-Tech in Mechanical Engineering
    • Scheduling awareness
    • Minimum of 1 year site experience in Power construction and engineering (Mandatory)
    • Minimum of 2 years hands-on experience with Primavera Project Planner and similar software(Mandatory)

      Desired Characteristics:

      • Good written and verbal communication & interpersonal skills
      • Good Computer Skills
      • Intensive and flexible working time
      • Planning, organising and coordinating skills in international environment
      • Proactive in identifying and taking responsibility for solving site Planning issues
      • Can work autonomously
      • Knowledge in planning software(Primavera P6, MS Project)
      • Ability to build string relationships with staff al all levels in a variety of cultures, logical and process minded

        Locations: South Africa; Witbank

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