Senior Planner

  • Osborne Park, WA, Australia, 6017
  • Full Time

WA’s a state (and an economy) built on mining and at Mineral Resources (MinRes), we’re focused on growing that position.

With this growth comes new roles and those rare opportunities to help shape company culture and contribute to lasting change.

About the role

The Senior Planner is responsible for overall planning for bulk earthworks and roads. The role required, working with the Project Controls Manager and Planners is integral to developing accurate and realistic construction programs, methodology of progress measurements, and the tracking/updating of programs to enable the construction team and management to review the project status, taking appropriate measures to improve project performance.

  • Ability to prepare meaningful plans and schedules that articulates the project execution strategies and methodologies (with visual aids such as bar charts, histograms and time chainage diagrams)
  • Develop, administer and update the WBS System in line with the cost breakdown system
  • Setting up QMR for quantity/man hours tracking and calculating Productivity Factors (PF) at detailed levels
  • Coordinate project reporting, provide support for intermediate planning and scheduling for baseline, resources, and progress tracking needs.
  • Understanding and ability to interpret Engineering drawings and Engineering schedules
  • Ability to review actual status of works and forecast the labour, technical, equipment and material demands
  • Analyse scope changes and schedule trends and recommend actions or alternate execution options to improve schedule or mitigate delays.
  • Identify project risk throughout all phases of the Project and monitor/ recommend risk mitigations

Your work becomes more meaningful when it’s part of something bigger than you. It may feel like you’re pushing yourself to the edge of what’s possible, but this is the kind of work that fills you up and highlights the value of your contribution. Your time with MRL is an opportunity to capitalise on the skills and talent that you’ve been cultivating for so long, in an environment where you’ll be given the trust to do so.

Putting you in position to do what you do best?

MinRes would.

What you’ll bring to the team

  • Tertiary Qualification (Engineering or Business discipline)
  • Must be highly proficient in Microsoft Excel, with demonstrated ability to work in large and multiple files
  • Ability to prepare accurate, detailed schedules and reports to meet strict project deadlines
  • In depth knowledge of, and competence in the use of Oracle Primavera P6
  • Demonstrated ability to lead the team from the front
  • Minimum of 10 years' experience in project planning within a similar industry - construction and bulk earthworks is strongly desired

Making your mark

At MinRes there’s a new energy that comes from our team of passionate employees. They achieve personal goals and contribute to a larger transformation that goes far beyond the bottom line. Our leadership pathway is focused on sharing in the success with other people as they make their own mark on our business and beyond. In the past, you may have worked day and night to get things out the door. Sure, we value effort – but we also want you to step away when you need, to leave work at work, and give your all when you’re clocked in but never at the expense of your health or family. 

And then there’s the extra benefits

We look after our people because they’re the ones looking after our business. That means a range of additional benefits for choosing MinRes, including:

  • Competitive salary
  • Quarterly bonuses & access to "MyShare" - MinRes Share Plan
  • Employee discounts and offers
  • Physical and mental health programs
  • Salary packaging.

Ready for your next challenge? Make a fresh start with MinRes.

Mineral Resources Limited is a proud Equal Opportunity Employer, and we encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply! 


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