Construction Planner (Graduate)

Discipline: Construction & Operations
Job type: Graduate
Job ref: 003682
Published: about 1 month ago
Duration: 18 Months
Expiry date: 19 Sep 2024 10:59

Construction Planner (Graduate)


Cairn has a unique opportunity for a high calibre Construction Management Graduate/ Construction Planning Engineer to assist in the provision of services under the direction of the Construction Planner.

This role will involve working directly with the construction planning team and the project site team, to implement and maintain construction programmes. Which will include various responsibilities associated with construction planning such as look ahead phasing plans, marks ups and site progress walks from initial concept design to the final handover to a customer.

We require a motivated team player with a with a keen construction interest in civils, residential and high-rise developments. Experience would be beneficial but is not a requirement to begin your career.

Our multiple projects scheduled to commence in the Greater Dublin area/ Regional projects will offer ambitious team members the opportunity to assume new challenges and increase their scope of responsibilities.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Support and assist in developing the master program across all Cairn projects through each Gateway process (Concept to Construction to handover)
  • Assist, maintain and review detailed construction programmes, through providing accurate and timely data where applicable.
  • Input to developing phasing plans and handover strategies.
  • Implement project controls procedures.
  • Support programme progress and reporting.
  • Liaise with project site team and Cairn departments. (Sales/ Design/ Commercial)
  • Collaborate within a Project Team environment.

The Candidate:

  • Third level qualification in Construction Management or Engineering field
  • Full, clean drivers license
  • An ability to achieve demanding time and quality targets.
  • To have good spoken and written communication skills
  • To be methodical, pay attention to detail and be accurate
  • To be good at working with people at all levels and willing to work in a team.
  • To be self-motivated with ability to work on own initiative
  • To be able to co-ordinate a number of different projects at the same time.
  • To be willing to accept responsibility for completing designated tasks

Working with Cairn Homes:

At Cairn, we believe it is essential that our employees feel valued and appreciated. We therefore offer above industry average remuneration packages with a comprehensive benefits portfolio that’s ready to support you for whatever life brings.

We are delighted to offer a suite of benefits when you join Cairn which include

  • Competitive salary
  • Performance related bonus
  • Pension scheme with matching contributions
  • Full health insurance with Irish Life health
  • Annual salary review
  • Continuous Professional development (CPD) programme & funding
  • Paid maternity & paternity leave
  • Free Cairn annual leave days
  • Life assurance
  • Income protection
  • Employee Assistance Programme with VHI
  • Corporate gym membership
  • Tax saver - travel and bike to work
  • Save as you earn (SAYE) scheme
  • Culture Committee
  • Talent Development Programmes
  • Company vehicle (role dependent)