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Project Planner

  • Join a global leader in the Mining and Resources sector

  • Be part of a team that values safety, inclusion, and innovative thinking

  • Monday to Friday roster

About our Client:

Rio Tinto operates the world's largest integrated portfolio of iron ore assets. These assets include a world-class, integrated network of 15 iron ore mines, four port facilities, a 1,700 kilometre rail network and related infrastructure. Rio Tinto are expanding operations in the Pilbara to epic proportions while introducing next generation technologies to deliver greater efficiency, lower production costs and improved health, safety and environmental performance.

About the Role:

WorkPac are currently seeking an experienced Project Planner to join our client Rio Tinto's Sustaining Capital team based in Perth with site travel as required. The successful candidate will work a Monday to Friday roster for an initial 12 month duration.

Key Responsibilities Will Include:

  • Develop and maintain a master schedule of all projects in the assigned Delivery portfolio of sustaining projects

  • Report on assigned Delivery portfolio and individual project progress

  • Collaborate with the cost control, contracts and estimating groups to ensure that implications of changes are well articulated and understood

  • Responsible for the occupational health and safety of themselves and other team members, ensuring that systems and processes are undertaken to demonstrate the care of themselves and others.

  • Carry out the functional duties necessary for the daily implementation of project scheduling functions across regional programs of projects. This will include: schedule management, schedule change management, schedule contingency management, schedule risk management, forecast schedule estimates, schedule progress status, schedule contract administration (including extensions of time and delay claims) and reporting.

  • Assisting the Superintendent Project Controls and Project Lead/Manager in managing the gating, prioritising, and executing of work timeframes, technically and contractually.

  • Be proactive and bold to raise areas of concern to the Superintendent Project Controls and Project Lead/Manager to avoid surprises.

  • Interact with internal and external clients at regional levels in line with Rio Tinto Values.

Skills and Experience Required:

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in project controls delivery.

  • Relevant site construction experience, certification, diploma or degree acceptable to a recognised and relevant professional body.

  • Proficient in Primavera P6 project management and scheduling software.

About WorkPac:

WorkPac is Australias leading, privately owned recruitment provider to the mining, construction, engineering, oil and gas and healthcare sectors. We are proud to partner with some of the country's leading companies to deliver rewarding career opportunities. Looking after our employees is important to us. Through our myrewards platform, we offer benefits from retail rewards through to financial, health cover, insurance, superannuation services and more.

Apply Now

Click on the Apply button or for a confidential discussion please contact:

Principal Consultant: Bella Mason via Contact Number 08 9201 6268quoting the below Reference Number
RioTintoProfessional Job Reference Number: 7469J20233185

Please be aware that proof of COVID-19 vaccination may apply in accordance with Public Health Orders, State Health Directions and/or site-specific Health and Safety requirements.

At WorkPac, we recognise we are strengthened by diversity. We are committed to providing a work environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, and we encourage applications from women and Indigenous people.

Job title: Project Planner
Contract type: Casual
Location: Perth
Industry: Planning Construction and Architecture
Job expiry: 2023-06-13
Reference: 7469J20233185