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Project Planner

Midsomer Norton, Somerset
11 May 2024

At Bridges we are more than Engineers.

As a team we shape and support engineering and construction for our clients who in turn touch the daily lives of millions of people across the UK. We have a large diverse team of talented Safe & Happy People, combining their strengths and ambition to bring innovation and evolution which ensures Sustainability for all stakeholders.

Across our key sectors - Water, Power, Energy and Aggregates, and supported through our regional office network supported by our manufacturing hub located in the heart of Somerset which forms part of our 60,000ft head office complex - we deliver diverse and interesting projects and programmes throughout UK infrastructure.

Our projects range in value from £5k to £15m, taking the role of Principal Contractor and Principal Designer on various schemes, and supporting our valued Tier 1 contractor clients in a subcontractor and off-site manufacturing capacity.

The Role

Due to increasing workload, we are looking for an additional project planner to join us on a full time and permanent basis. The role will predominantly be working withing the Water Industry, however you will also get exposure to some other key partners.

This is contracted to 40/week Monday to Friday.

Work offer a hybrid working model, with flexible working available (to be discussed with line manager).


  • Develop detailed, contractually compliant project schedules that take into account all aspects of the project.
  • Set baselines, assign resources, monitor progress and adjust the project plan accordingly.
  • Work collaboratively with the internal / external stakeholders to ensure the project is delivered on time and within budget.
  • Identify and manage project dependencies, risks, and critical path.
  • Conduct resource planning and levelling.
  • Report project performance to key stakeholders.



  • NEC contract / programme knowledge / experience.
  • 5+ years in a project controls environment, with detailed experience within project scheduling and resource allocation.
  • P6 or MS projects experience.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with multiple stakeholders.
  • Sound understanding of Project Management principles
  • Time management skills


  • Water/utilities industry experience
  • M&E engineering
  • APM project management qualification (or similar)


RoSPA Gold Medal winner, Bridges - is an excellent company to work for and a great place to develop your career. Our goal is to exceed the very highest standards and ensure our people work in a culture of health, safety and wellbeing. We are a family run business with a friendly and welcoming culture, and are dedicated to helping our employees learn, develop and achieve success - along with us and throughout their careers.

Bridges also offers an excellent benefits package:

  • Competitive salaries
  • Company car
  • Health cash plan with Healthshield
  • Standard Life Pension Scheme
  • Life Assurance Scheme
  • Employee Discount Scheme
  • Bike 2 Work scheme
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Employee recognition schemes

When you join us, you'll be part of our exciting journey.

Wherever your journey begins with us, through mutual engagement, we'll make sure you are supported and invested in. We believe in team bridges' and leadership at all levels with our guiding principles; Safe People, Happy People, Sustainable Business.

Come and be part of our team!

Bridges is an equal opportunities employee and is committed to ensuring equality and diversity within the workplace.

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