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Do you enjoy a challenge? Do you want to make a difference? Are you ready to engineer change within the industry and wider community?

At PD&MS, we’re determined to help drive the change that our world needs to see. To support current and new customers to be part of the energy transition, through future-friendly solutions.

You can be part of our vision!

What you'll do 

As the Junior Planning Engineer, you will:

  • Assist with the preparation and maintenance of Company project plan/schedule
  • Collate and input progress data whilst identifying any progress queries and liaising with the responsible Senior Planning Engineer
  • Create new schedules based on the client template using estimate data
  • Oversee Data retrieval and review pursuant to project planning status
  • Assisting with other general project related activities
  • Review project plans for conformance with PD&MS standard coding, logic and reporting parameters
  • Update company reports showing resourcing requirements, progress to date and forecast man hour liquidation per month
  • Update project plans with guidance from Senior Planning Engineers to accurately report progress to date, forecast resourcing requirements and man hour liquidation per month

The role offers

  • Development opportunities: the opportunity to develop within your planning department, to be appreciated, to work with people who have the same goals and are driven to succeed.
  • Varied workload: you’ll have the chance to transfer your skills and develop in our industry and deliver on projects across the fully energy sector, from conventional to renewable energies.
  • Opportunities for transferable skills: if you’re experience isn’t traditional oil & gas, we still want to hear from you! If you’ve EPC experience in nuclear, rail, utilities, petro-chemical, renewables, marine and pharmaceuticals then please apply.
  • Salary: Competitive Salary depending on knowledge and experience plus a range of benefits that support your finances, wellbeing, and family.
  • Benefits: Pension, Life Assurance, Income Protection, Private Medical Cover, Private Dental Cover, 33 days holiday, Holiday Buy, Flexible Working and Employee Assist Programme and CashPlan.
  • Location: Aberdeen or Glasgow – hybrid working 3 days in the office with flexibility to work from home for 2 days.

About you

You'll have experience of:

  • The use of Planning software
  • Undertaking similar functions in a previous role
  • The use of MS Office applications

Personal attributes

Our GENES, our core values, define who we are, what we stand for and how we deliver.

  • Go the extra mile
  • Empower our people
  • Never get complacent
  • Engage our partners
  • Step up and deliver

If this sounds like you, then you could be a perfect fit.


  • HNC or equivalent in an appropriate discipline
  • Excellent written and spoken English

About us

PD&MS has been engineering solutions in the energy industry and beyond since 2002, our ability to combine innovative ideas with technical expertise sets us apart. A flexible, full-service provider committed to supporting the energy transition, we deliver high-quality project work across the entire lifecycle of assets within the oil and gas, renewables and nuclear sectors. But whoever we work with, it’s the energy, professionalism and purpose of our people that really makes the difference.