Senior Project Planner

  • Company:
    Downer Group
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
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Job ID: 569476
Job type: Full Time – Permanent
Location: Melbourne, Geelong
Categories: Civil Engineering

Who we are

Downer is the leading provider of integrated services in Australia and New Zealand. Through trusted relationships and world leading insight we work closely with our customers to design, build and sustain assets, infrastructure and facilities.

Position summary

Our Infrastructure Projects business is now seeking to engage the capability of an experienced Senior Project Planner to work on our Warrnambool Line Upgrade project. This is an excellent opportunity for a self-driven project delivery Planner to work on a Rail/Civil projects to optimise construction programs and claim processes.


  • 10 – 15 years Experience in a similar position essentially projects within a Civil Contractor Tier 1 Company with delivery of Heavy/Light Rail, Civil Construction industry
  • Tertiary qualifications in Civil Engineering or similar 
  • Proficient with Primavera P6 experience
  • Understanding of constraints of working within a rail corridor.
  • Proven experience with Occupations/Possession Planning and coordination.
  • Sound understanding of Structures refurbishment e.g. lifts, amenities, carparks is desirable.
  • You will be commercially savvy and demonstrated experience in Identifying delays and undertake mitigation measures to drive commercial process such as program recovery, delay notices, EOT etc.
  • Able to build strong relationships and communicate across project team.
  • Experienced in developing detailed look ahead programs, detailed occupations/Site possessions programs on an hourly basis.
  • Undertake Site Visit and Interrogate Project progress with foreman, engineers, superintendents.
  • Weekly and Monthly Program updates and associated reports.
  • Undertake Program resourcing and Experience in Earned Value Management reporting. 

  • The unique opportunity to work in an organisation where the safety of our people and the environment is at the forefront of all that we do.
  • Competitive remuneration with on-going training and support.
  • A long-term career opportunity working with an ASX Listed Company
  • For more information contact: Susie Cooper at

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    Closing Date: 10 Oct 2020 AUS Eastern Daylight Time