P6 Planner


Location: Perth

Job Type: Full time


Ventia Pty Ltd

About the role

We currently have an exciting opportunity for an experienced P6 Planner to work on our busy resources contract. This full-time permanent position is conveniently located in our Perth CBD head office on Adelaide Terrace, however ad hoc travel to site will be required as and when needed.  

Reporting directly into the Contract Manager, this critical role will support the Resources West business and is responsible for the preparation of project schedules for both tenders and awarded projects. To be successful in this role you will have worked in a similar role and have extensive Primavera P6 experience.

Duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Preparation of P6 schedules, which include work scope planning, procurement, site execution (including shutdowns) and commissioning activities.
  • Liaise with project engineers to schedule and re-schedule activities as required.
  • Updating activities and statuses based on information from various sources in both Primavera P6 & SAP
  • Develop and maintain overall schedules in accordance with the Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) using Primavera P6 to client expectations.
  • Co-Ordination with key site-based stakeholders to ensure plans are developed in line with Ventia & site requirements.
  • Responsible for the preparation and issue of plans, schedules, progress, and performance reports in accordance with reporting requirement
  • Monitor and control all planning activities through the planning and execution phase of the project lifecycle.
  • Participate in workplace risk assessments for complex activities.
  • Mobilise to site for ad hoc visits and during key activities i.e., shutdowns.

Skills & experience:

  • Extensive experience in Maintenance and Project planning 
  • Sound knowledge of construction processes and methodology 
  • Whilst not essential, maintenance operations and/or shut project experience will be highly regarded.
  • Advanced Excel/Power BI Reporting experience preferred. 
  • Project Completions system (e.g., TOSTR) is beneficial. 
  • Excellent knowledge of the relevant trade and/or discipline areas - ability to provide guidance & expertise to others. 
  • Ability to prioritise and coordinate large volumes of work concurrently. 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to enable effective communication with key stakeholders.

Ventia offers you a flexible, supportive, and inclusive work environment where you matter.

In addition, you will find a stimulating and rewarding working environment where we take our peoples careers seriously and help them to learn and grow.

This role comes with the added security of being offered as a permanent position which offers great opportunities internally to develop your career.

About the company
Ventia is one of Australasia’s largest dedicated infrastructure service providers, Ventia is a new and dynamic organisation with a rich history. Our clients are the owners and operators of major infrastructure that is critical to our communities. No one else does exactly what we do in the way we do it. Making infrastructure work for our communities is at the heart of who we are and it’s what unites and excites us.

With strong leadership and an ability to drive excellence through the commitment of our people, Ventia aims to provide an unrivalled opportunity for our people to develop their careers in a flexible, supportive, and inclusive work environment that values work-life balance and diversity.

How to apply
To apply please click on the "Apply" button to complete your application.

No matter who you are, we encourage you to apply for the job that’s right for you. We are keen to increase diversity across our business, so our workforce reflects the diverse communities in which we work.

Our current focus is on employing more women at all levels of our organisation.

Requisition Reference Number: 151629

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