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Project Planner.

Project Planner

Job Title: Project Planner
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Sydney
Salary: $NEG
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 3330885
Contact Name: Will Gardner
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 21, 2021 17:37

Job Description

State government agency in the civil infrastructure space require a project planner to assist with a civil road infrastructure projects.
This is a 2 year contract based out of Parramatta with view of a further 12 month extension.
Due to current restrictions a WFH option is available.

You will be working closely with an experienced team of infrastructure professionals you will play a key role in planning and programming and scheduling.
Key responsibilities would include:    

The main responsibility will be creating the schedule road map dealing with and assessing claims and EOT's in regards the schedule when necessary.
You will have support of a planning manager and be working closely with the project managers on a daily basis. 

Duties include;

  • Develop and maintain project schedules during the development and delivery phases; define and logically link all activities, having a full appreciation of planning impacts on schedule, cost, risk and contracts.
  • Periodic review and status schedule including % complete and anticipated finish date for each activity
  • Review consistency against other project controls including financial forecast
  • Assist with project change management
  • Work with PMs to identify potential and actual project slippage
  • Optional - Assisting the Tender Assessment Panel by reviewing tenders with particular focus on construction/design schedules/staging.
  • Assist PMs achieve milestones
  • Assist PMs manage spend for Financial Year
  • Actively attend value engineering workshops to seek cost and schedule savings.
  • Assist PMs to provide project reporting (including status to KPI milestones, % complete vs planned) for
    input to TfNSW reporting dashboards, which use of Microsoft Power-BI
  • Work with the SPM to develop strategy and troubleshooting schedule to achieve earliest completions
    dates and highlight areas of slippage and risk
  • Assist the Director in providing overall schedule, planning information and strategy to meet delivery
To be successful for this role you will need: 
  • Previous site experience as a Project planner for civil projects 
  • 4 plus years experience in the planning of civil infrastructure projects
  • Proficient in Primavera P6 software applications and P6/database programming
  • Working knowledge of internal cost management processes
  • Ability to identify project safety risks / hazards, conduct and document assessments and carry out site compliance audits
This is an initial contract role and would be to start immediately. 

For more information please call Will on 0435935377 or email