Planner, Senior

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Permanent Full-time
Aus - Melbourne
CPB Contractors
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CPB Contractors is the CIMIC Group's construction company and a leading international construction contractor, with operations across Australia, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea.

Combining the expertise and track record formerly delivered by Leighton Contractors and Thiess, we deliver projects spanning all key sectors of the construction industry, including roads, rail, tunnelling, Defence and building.

Our Mission is to generate sustainable returns for our shareholders by delivering projects for our clients, while providing safe, rewarding and fulfilling careers for our people.

We need people who are talented, motivated and disciplined, and who have a strong work ethic that drives them to succeed.

About the Opportunity

To support our major projects in Victoria and Tasmania, we are seeking applicants from Senior Planners to be a part of our Vic|Tas Business Unit team based in Melbourne.

The Position:

  • Ensuring contractual (project) obligations are identified
  • Actively lead continuous improvement initiatives in Controls and Planning practises & technologies.
  • Maintain standards and processes for the assessment and approval of programs and elevate any identified risks and issues
  • Support the Planning Manager through the provision of progress reports for presentation to the Project Management Team.
  • Ensuring compliance with the project’s policies, objectives and statutory requirements.
  • Maintain a comprehensive working knowledge of the project base line contract program, establish disseminate and maintain systems and processes
  • Coordinate detailed monthly reviews of the project program with delivery teams
  • Liaise with construction personnel on site to ensure that all construction activity data reflects real levels of progress.
  • Ensure main project schedules are kept up to date with actual as-built data
  • Record, benchmark and publish section KPI’s to the C&P team
  • Interface with construction personnel on productivity. 

About You:

  • Demonstrated 3 to 7 years project delivery experience in infrastructure or building as a Graduate Engineer, Site Engineer or Project Engineer roles or similar role (e.g. Tradesperson, supervisor)
  • In addition to 4+ years’ experience in Tender, delivery and strategic planning
  • Able to collaboratively develop and manage complex programmes
  • Excellent communicator within project team and ability to establish relationships at all levels
  • Extensive experience in planning Civil, Rail or Building projects. Including Major Infrastructure projects
  • Proven competency with current industry standard planning software including Primavera P6 (or other leading Enterprise CPM software), OPRA, Asta Powerproject, Microsoft Project, Synchro, Navisworks, SketchUp, TILOS, Chainlink
  • Ability to establish Last Planner plus performance measurement & reporting on new projects aligned to CMS and best practice including effective Dashboards & KPM's
  • Preferably experienced in 4D planning and BIM

Proven competency in the majority of the following: Schedule Reliability Analysis, Last Planner, Critical Path Methodology, Design Planning, Earned Value Management, Schedule Risk Analysis, Forensic Planning

If you are interested in this role and meet the above requirements, please apply below.

We support diversity in the workplace. Women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and people with a multicultural background are strongly encouraged to apply.

Please note: This role is being sourced through CPB Contractors directly and we will not accept applications via external recruitment agencies.


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