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Ref no. BHN560850
Location Ipswich, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Contract 3 Months+
Job status Closed

Job summary

Matchtech are excited to be working alongside a major highways contractor in Ipswich, and as result we have a live opportunity for an experienced Scheduler.

Key skills required for this role

Project Scheduler


Project Scheduler - Ipswich

Job description

Key Responsibilities:

  • Prepare Highway Maintenance programmes in conjunction with the Lead Scheduler and Depot Supervisors
  • Ensure all works are planned and coordinated and identify efficiency savings where appropriate
  • Liaise with the delivery teams to update programmes with progress
  • Create and continually update all Streetworks Permitting information to support the programmes.
  • Challenge the detail and timing of the works programmes where necessary with the Delivery Team
  • Ensure collaboration across the entire business, maximise best use of resources to deliver commercial benefit and efficiencies.
  • Work with the Depot delivery teams to ensure the works programmes remain accurate and up to date
  • Maximise productivity through effective programming whilst ensuring we meet contractual response times.
  • Escalate any programme delays to the Highway Maintenance manager to ensure we minimise any issues with the timing or quality of delivery
  • General assistance to the Lead Scheduler
  • Provide technical support for mobile solution used by the gangs (Causeway)
  • Provide administration duties as required within the team
  • Take Emergency Phones calls from Residents and Engineers and dealing with accordingly

Skills & Experience

  • Good general IT skills are essential, and ideally, you'll be proficient in Microsoft suite of programmes
  • Experience in effective programming of construction or maintenance works, preferably in the highway maintenance industry
  • Great team working skills, the ability to collaborate well with others and develop excellent relationships with contacts at all levels - from the client to colleagues and contacts across the wider Group.
  • Excellent communication skills - verbal and written - to ensure clarity in all situations and to effectively influence client decision-making
  • Understanding of the Traffic Management Act (Streetworks Noticing / Permitting).

Matchtech is a STEM Recruitment Specialist, with over 35 years’ experience

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