Planning Engineer for Joinery and Fit out

Job description

Royal Joinery has its own dedicated workshop to assist clients on high profile projects that require international expertise and a degree of workmanship that eliminates the need to source sub-contractors and third-party furniture suppliers. Our primary focus is on carpentry and woodwork specialties across a wide variety of projects and sectors through the delivery of sophisticated qualified experts in their field and innovative techniques and equipment.

We are recruiting a Planning Engineer to join our exceptional team at Royal Joinery. This is an exciting and challenging opportunity for someone with proven joinery experience who is personable and capable to quickly establish their credibility.

We want to encourage you to grow and challenge yourself because when we pursue excellence, we create great experiences together and with our customers.

…. Sounds like YOU? Then read on.

Your responsibilities:

  • Analysis of Critical Path, Total Float, Variance Trend and recommendations for recovery and preparing catch up plans/ recovery schedule alternatives.
  • Providing forensic planning advice and delay/disruption/ sensitivity analysis to enable management to make informed decisions.
  • Preparing detailed Programs (level 4 & 5) for the look ahead schedules for specific Engineering, Procurement and Construction teams/ departments.
  • Liaise with the TIA Delay Analysis Team in preparation of narrative & Time Impact Analysis.
  • Drafting contractual delay notifications, preparing supporting detailed particulars and responses to the Client's/ Consultant's queries in relation to EoT claims in accordance with the Contract.
  • Been responsible for identifying delaying events and maintaining the register for delay events.
  • Supporting Commercial Manager in financial claim preparation.
  • Preparing the regular cyclic and exception reports - using excel and dashboard reporting.
  • Carrying out the sensitivity analysis to enable the management to make informed decisions.
  • Reviewing & Analyzing Monthly Production Plan against target volume against capacity and resources
  • Monitoring & Evaluating productivity
  • Coordinating requirements of On Going projects with the Production Manager in line with the updated Project Program
  • Preparing all Planning, Reporting, and Monitoring & Control and EoT claim with other related submissions to the Consultant and progress presentations for the Client.


To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering
  • Strong Experience in using Primavera (P6) software (essential)
  • Good command of English
  • Previous experience of working within a wood joinery


In return, we offer you a path towards your most rewarding career and an opportunity to be part of one of the leading family groups within the UAE. Additionally, we provide a competitive benefits package for all successful candidates.


Location: Abu Dhabi


What will it be like to work for United Al Saqer Group?

Established more than 37 years ago, the United Al Saqer Group (UASG) is one of the leading multi-sector business groups in the United Arab Emirates. The UASG owns and operates a diverse yet complementary portfolio of six UAE-based companies encompassing several key industry sectors, which includes Abu Dhabi Motors, Dalma Motors, Al Saqer Heavy Equipment, Al Saqer Property Management, Awraq Islamic Financial Brokerage, Royal International Construction, and Royal Joinery.

Kindly note that only shortlisted candidates who have above mentioned criteria will be called by the HR Department.