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Project Planner

  • Sector: Mining
  • Location: Brisbane, Queensland
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 22/05/2019
  • Duration: permanent
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The Role:
A new opportunity has become available for a Project Planner with a leading mining company, on a permanent basis. The purpose of the role is to undertake the establishment, implementation, control and management of planning and scheduling for various assigned projects across the major projects portfolio. Main responsibilities will include:

  • Assist with project/study set-up by collecting, validating and maintaining planning/scheduling information
  • Help prepare, maintain and update detailed schedules for each package of work within the scope of the company's Major Projects, in accordance with the standards and processes
  • Develop forecasts for specific schedule requirements, including long lead procurement and planned shutdown work
  • Develop and manage the overall project master schedule consistent with the project execution strategy, recognising the site specific operational plan, as well as forecasting resource sharing, accommodation and transport requirements throughout the Major Projects team
  • Participate in assessment of risk schedule impact


The role requires regular travel to the operations in Queensland, Northern Territory and Tasmania.

The Company:
Our client, a global mining operator, has an emphasis on strong cultural values with an overriding commitment to health, safety, environmental responsibility and sustainable development with a reputation for embracing diversity and developing people's long term potential and careers.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:

  • Engineering degree or equivalent is preferred
  • Extensive experience in planning/scheduling
  • Preference in construction / mining industry preferred
  • Skilled in Primavera, Microsoft Project and Microsoft Office Suite


Desirable Skills / Qualifications:

  • Experience in the safe and successful development and delivery of very large brownfield projects >$50M as a senior project team member
  • Detailed understanding of project execution practices associated with major capital projects
  • Significant Experience in Feasibility stage project controls dealing with engineering design deliverables


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