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Project Planner

  • Monday to Friday roster

  • Perth based with adhoc site travel

  • Ongoing position

About our client:

Rio Tinto operates the worlds 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:

We are looking for an experienced Project Planner to join the team with Rio Tinto based in Perth. This role will report to the Specialist Project Controls and provide planning support selected delivery teams across multiple projects, of all sorts of nature. The Planner will be expected to effectively interact with internal and external clients at a project level and form relationships with those they support. The successful candidate will work a Monday to Friday roster.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • 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??? and reporting.

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

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

  • Report on assigned portfolio and individual study/project progress.

  • Ensure compliance to the planning and scheduling guideline by the project owners.

  • Assists with the creation, maintenance and reporting on the project/s plan and schedule.

  • Analyse each study phase, identify and evaluate schedule risks that can derail study/project delivery and provide solutions for prevention

  • Participates in project schedule review meetings and update schedules.

  • Assists in maintaining the integrity of integrated project schedules.

  • Supports development of regular schedule reports, including proper professional analysis and deviations to original study/project plan

Skills & Experience Required:

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

  • Professional certification or planned pathway to professional certification with a relevant professional body.

  • Proficient in Primavera P6 project management and scheduling software.

  • 5+ years of experience in project controls delivery.

  • 5+ years of overall professional experience, preferably in mining or large scale studies within a matrix organisation.

About WorkPac

WorkPac is Australias leading, privately owned recruitment provider to the mining, construction, engineering, light industrial and healthcare sectors. We are proud to partner with some of the countrys leading companies to deliver rewarding permanent, contract, temporary and traineeship recruitment opportunities.

How to Apply:

Click on the Apply button or for more information please contact:

WorkPac Principal Sara Mason on 08 9201 6243 quoting the below reference number.

RioTintoProfessional Job Reference Number: 7469J20233853

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: 2023-08-01
Reference: 7469J20233853