Job Details

P6 Planner - FIFO

  • WA - Perth
  • Permanent / Full Time
  • pkg up to $250k (inclusive)
 About the Organisation
As a highly successful and dynamic head contractor with a national footprint, our client has been experiencing significant growth across their mining and resources projects in the Pilbara region. We are seeking an experienced Planner/ Planning Engineer with extensive project experience in heavy civils, including piling works, heavy lifting, SMP works in the resources and infrastructure sector.

This is a secure and long-term opportunity with a solid pipeline of work into the future and you will be employed on a permanent contract with market-leading salary package courtesy of a healthy uplift.

About the Opportunity
With their core markets continuing to get busier, an exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Construction Planner/ Planning Engineer to join the project team on a $130m project, offering project planning services, with input on the tenders as well. You will be reporting to the Project Manager, and also work closely with a small estimating team.

Flexible FIFO Options:
Note, this is a FIFO opportunity with a choice of rosters available to you. Your options* are:
  • 3&1 or,
  • 10&4 or,
  • 5&2 (Mon-Fri) or,
  • Mon-Thurs on site, with Fridays, spent in the Perth head-office
   *  generous site allowances apply to all FIFO rosters

Key Accountabilities
  • Review construction drawings and specifications to develop a strong understanding of the project scope, task durations and project deadlines
  • Liaise with the operational team to determine the sequencing required to complete the project scope, and relate that to a chronological list of activities broken into work areas
  • Develop and maintain resource and revenue loaded project schedules in Primavera for tender proposals and contract programs that sufficiently and correctly detail the scope of works, interdependency of activities and task durations
  • Monitor the progress of engineering, procurement, fabrication, and field construction schedules for both overall target and “4 week look ahead” programs
  • Compile daily, weekly and monthly reports as required for all main areas on information received from project management team and generate management “dashboard” reports
  • Prepare and update the As Built Program and any delay claim programs required throughout the project
  • Enhance schedules prepared during the tender phase for awarded projects (up to level 5 detail when necessary i.e. resourcing, man hours, quantities etc) and hand over to the Project Manager prior to commencement of the project
About You
In order to be shortlisted for this opportunity, you will be able to demonstrate the following skills and attributes:
  • Tertiary qualified
  • Minimum 5+ years civil construction experience working in a contractor’s environment
  • Will be able to demonstrate good tenure in past employment
  • Proven knowledge of construction / engineering techniques and sequences
  • High Proficiency in Primavera P6, MS Project specifically.
  • Accurate and complex reporting capabilities
  • Solid analytical & problem-solving skills
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills
  • A proven ability to work as part of a team
  • Be committed to work on one of the rosters mentioned above
Interested or would like more information?
Please apply with your most recent CV via the online portal, or a confidential discussion over your suitability to this position, please contact Mike Gray on 08 9441 4862 or email 

Mike Gray
Director - Infracon Australia| BA (Hons) BTech

About Infracon Australia
We are a Perth-based specialist engineering and construction recruitment business, providing professional placements to civil and building contractors to help drive the growth across the infrastructure, resources and construction sectors Australia-wide.