Construction Planner

24 Jun 2024

Perth, WA, AU, 6000

About the role:
Working under the guidance of the Lead Planner, Construciton Manager and Project Directors, this role will be responsible for producing, updating and maintaining the time, resource programs and schedules for our McPhee Construction project.
Key responsibilities of the role include:

  • Support all scheduling, planning and progress activities. Provide guidance and support to the Lead Planner in all matters relating to scheduling and planning interpretation. 
  • Be the schedule integrity champion on behalf of the Lead Planner, Project Director and functional Project Controls Manager.
  • Manage the Project Master Schedule and ensure oversight & integrity of all associated detailed feeding schedules, including contractor/3rd Party Schedules (including but not limited to limiting / understanding constraints, open ended logic, negative float, comprehensive resource loading, critical path(s) and key drivers.
  • The Planner is accountable to amend, manage, maintain, and solicit all information that is required to support a quality, concise, timely and trusted schedule.
  • The schedule is effectively updated and maintained against the approved baseline schedule monthly. Weekly and monthly schedule reports are reviewed in a manner that supports and enables the General Lead Project Controls to highlight all progress or key concerns.
  • Scheduling meetings are recorded, and actions are tracked and communicated to the management team in a timely, accurate and transparent manner. 
  • Good industry standard scheduling and planning practice are undertaken and in compliance with HanRoy protocols, procedures, standards, and agreements.
  • Full use of earned value performance indicators (SPI & EV) to flag any schedule creep.
  • Provide scheduling guidance to HanRoy Leads, and others, on all matters of acceleration or recovery against the baseline, including critical path analysis and major risk areas.
  • Work closely with both the contractors and the HanRoy management team to critically analyse and provide a scheduling position on all trends that may impact the manning, resourcing and or timeliness of deliverables. 
  • Identify schedule risk and opportunities (R&O) and prepare and maintain a schedule R&O register, ensuring that it is provided as part of the information to support the weekly 90 Day look ahead meeting. 
  • Ensure good scheduling and planning practice are undertaken and in compliance with HanRoy protocols, procedures, standards, and agreements.


To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • A Degree or Diploma in Business, Quantity Surveying, Engineering, Construction Management, Scheduling (Critical Path Analysis) or Procurement is desirable.
  • 3 - 6 years current and relevant experience.
  • Proven track record and of knowledge of engineering/construction industry contracting practices, applicable government & commercial regulations & practices, and policies, procedures, and work practices.
  • Proven and current experience in the development and maintenance of detailed level 4 integrated Project schedules which include the provision of Engineering, Procurement & Construction services across a multi-disciplined construction site.
  • Current knowledge and experience of Project enabling environmental, mining and government permitting and approvals requirements, processes and procedures.
  • Experience in the provision of scheduling and planning services that have contributed to the successful delivery of large Project related contracts such as Design & Construct (D&C), Build Own & Operate (BOO), Service Contracts, Consultancies, etc.
  • Experience in contract administration, home office & site procedures and documents relating to a multi-discipline construction project is highly desirable. 
  • Demonstrated high level of Critical Path Analysis, specifically in relation to the formation of EOT claims. 
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.10 + years’ experience as a Scheduler/Planner, preferably within or servicing the mining sector or large infrastructure projects.
  • Excellent conceptual, analytical, and planning skills.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Be able to commit to a Fixed Term Contract until late 2025 and occasional FIFO site visits.


Join A World-Class Project Team

As part of Australia’s most successful private company, HanRoy has a mandate to lead the study, design, and development of a globally significant pipeline of projects that will provide ongoing supply of critical minerals and energy essential for everyday life.

Hancock Prospecting companies are already some of the largest contributors to the Australian economy, proving thousands of direct and indirect jobs, supporting essential services, and helping raise living standards in both regional and primary population centres. HanRoy is building on that legacy.


Why Us

At HanRoy, we value fresh thinking and an adaptive approach within a cutting-edge project environment. We have created a stimulating and positive workplace, where our people can develop their skills and experience and advance their career. We believe each person who joins us can make a meaningful contribution.

Our remuneration packages are made up of fixed and variable components that provide salaries, incentives, and benefits to ensure that we maintain an attractive position in the market.


How to apply

Click APPLY to submit your application, or call Katie or Alex for an initial conversation or to ask for further information. To be eligible to apply for this role you must be legally permitted to work permanently in Australia. Please note that unsolicited applications from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.