Planning and Monitoring - Elevated Metro

Date: May 15, 2024

Location: India, Any Where In India, IN

Company: Afcons Infrastructure Limited

Afcons Infrastructure Limited is an Indian multinational construction and engineering company based in Mumbai. The company provides infrastructure services and is involved in the construction of infrastructure projects such as viaducts, flyovers, metros, bridges, pipelines, roads, ports, barrages, oil and gas projects etc

Roles and Responsibilities 01

Undertaking project planning activities for Elevated Metro Works:

  • Preparation of schedule (Primavera / MS project), detailed work plan (activities) based on the project objectives and contractual specifications.
  • Developing a schedule along with critical path for commissioning different phases along with cost loading in Primavera P6 18.8.
  • Preparing L1 Schedule in Primavera, equipment requirement & equipment deployment schedule, time cycle, method statement and construction sequence for major activities for the construction of Viaducts, Elevated Metro Station, Casting and Steam Curing of precast segments and segment launching
  • Preparing and updating time location diagram for better understanding.
  • Preparing and submitting as-built drawings
  • Understanding the budget related activities such as work plan, direct cost, indirect cost, MIS (Management Information System) and cash flow summary.
  • Resource planning - compilation of resource requirement (manpower, material and equipment)
  • Analyzing rates obtained for resources.

Roles and Responsibilities 02

Ongoing evaluation of project activities:

  • Preparation of project progress Report in terms of adherence to timelines, turnover, profitability, and cash flow
  • Preparation of equipment performance report against norms
  • Preparation of material consumption report including allocation and wastage and assisting Quantity Survey (QS)
  • Identification of avenues for cost reduction.
  • Coordinating with construction department for daily activities and directing the construction activities towards milestone & subsystem completion with respect to commissioning.
  • Comparison of actual progress vs budgeted progress with the help of S-curve.
  • Time to time modifications of project plan, schedule, and budget in coordination with Planning In-Charge and Project Manager
  • Preparing delay analysis for different packages of overall project
  • Preparation of reconciliation related to structural steel, rebar, cement, and other consumables.
  • Maintaining the contractual documents (such as letter correspondences both incoming & outgoing).
  • Preparing & updating tender documents (appendix related to program)
  • Maintaining requisite data for project team performance measurement (and provide input as required)

Roles and Responsibilities 03

Periodic reporting of project progress and documentation:

  • Submission of Daily Progress Report (DPR) to Head Office after approval from Planning In-charge & Project Manager
  • Submission of correspondences for technical reports as per the contractual requirement.
  • Recording and reporting actual progress of work, manpower & equipment versus the planned figures.
  • Recording the monthly site progress photos.
  • Recording actual data for productivity, resources & equipment for future references
  • Reporting to Planning In-Charge & Project Manager about site progress and critical issue with viable solutions.
  • Submission of Daily Progress Report (DPR), Monthly Progress Report (MPR), Monthly flash report, WIP (work in progress) report, Executive reports (Feedback to execution) to Head Office after approval from Planning In-charge & Project Manager.
  • Preparation of strip chart report to represent the status of all structure and activity for internal management as well as for client.
  • Providing supporting data for MIS.

Roles and Responsibilities 04

Developing personal skills and competencies / Engaging self with team members, superior for Career Development Path:

  • Undertaking proactive measures for self-development.
  • Ensuring Role Clarity, Targets, KRA’s are set and discussed with immediate superior.
  • Striving for excelling Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities on the given job roles for completions of assigned tasks.
  • Ensuring open communication with superiors and other stakeholders for work / grievances.
  • Expansion of technical and commercial skills through continuing education courses, external seminars, webinars and self study.
  • Identifying learning need areas for self and nominate self for appropriate training programs.
  • Charting out the career development path in consultation with immediate superior

Key Objective of the Job Position

To ensure achievement of project objectives on time, within budget and within contractual conditions by developing an overall project plan and schedule and monitoring against the same, identifying deviations and suggesting corrective measures.

Education Qualifications

Educational Essential: BE/B-Tech- Civil

Educational Desirable: ME/M-Tech- Civil / PGDM- NICMAR / PMP Certification

Computer Software Proficiency

AutoCAD, MS Excel, MS Word, Power Point, Working Knowledge of Primavera / MS Project software is mandatory.

Experience Range

Minimum 5 to 10 Years in planning activities for Elevated Metro Station.

Work Environment

Mostly office job and occasional visit to sites. Required to work on computers for long hours and pay great attention to detail. Should be able to handle stress well. Deal & convince all types of people (including labour to Project Manager, other Team Members, Labour, Subcontractor and Clients)