Specialist Scheduling Engineer | Brisbane

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Work type

Full Time

Job category

Support Services, Technology/IT

Date published

11 October 2019

Date closing

19 October 2019 at 00:00 GMT

About BHP

At BHP we support our people to grow, learn, develop their skills and reach their potential. With a global portfolio of operations, we offer a diverse and inclusive environment with extraordinary career opportunities.  Our strategy is to focus on creating a safe work environment where our employees feel strongly connected to our values and objectives, and where the capability of our people is key to our success. Come and be a part of this success.

About the role

Provides project planning & scheduling services to Technology Projects. This includes the development and monitoring of plans and schedules, baselines, activity progress and completion, and identification of trends and corrective/preventative actions to influence on-budget delivery of the project’s objectives.
Reporting to the Manager Project Planning and Scheduling, your key accountabilities will include:
  • Develops/reviews summary and detailed schedules and plans for a project
  • Validates baselines are implemented within the stipulated time, and schedule variances are reported against an established baseline
  • Reviews and verifies the progress of activities and identify schedule overruns and suggest mitigation actions that can be taken
  • Conducts schedule range/risk analysis and conducts ranging workshops, including review of range results and issue schedule range/risk reports
  • Monitors compliance of contractor schedules and reports with corporate and business guidelines and consistency with the overall planning and scheduling methodology
  • Generates critical items report to the project and business unit highlighting material impacts and solutions
  • Analyses critical path activities and provides all possible mitigation efforts to minimise impacts
  • Implements functional planning and scheduling strategies on a project
  • Supports functional manager in program level reports and dashboards
  • Assures quality, consistency and compliance of Planning & Scheduling deliverables
  • Compiles project/program monthly report and dashboards and verifies compliance against corporate guidelines and templates
  • Compiles weekly and monthly reports and dashboard for the project

About You

To be successful in this role, you will have 3+ years’ of practical experience in a project environment focussed on Planning and Scheduling, Engineering, or related disciplines, ideally within mining. You will have advanced Microsoft Project skills, and knowledge of P6 will be advantageous in this position. A project management qualification, such as Prince2 or PMP, will see you thrive in this role, though not essential. A tertiary qualification in Science, Technology, Engineering or similar discipline will be well regarded.

As the preferred candidate, you will have outstanding interpersonal, communication and presentation skills with the ability to influence stakeholders across all organisational levels, including senior management. You can demonstrate your ability to apply the reliability in getting the job done accurately and on time. Familiarity with reporting and analytics tools is advantageous, as is experience supporting or implementing continuous improvement initiatives.

Supporting a diverse workforce

At BHP, we recognise that we are strengthened by diversity. We are committed to providing a work environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect. We are an Equal Opportunity employer and we encourage applications from women and Indigenous people. We know there are many aspects of our employees’ lives that are important, and work is only one of these, so we offer benefits to enable your work to fit with your life.  These benefits include flexible working options, a generous paid parental leave policy, other extended leave entitlements and parent rooms.  
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