Jacobs Experienced Planner/Scheduler in South Brisbane, Australia

Experienced Planner/Scheduler


Jacobs is a global provider of technical, professional and scientific services including engineering, architecture, construction, operations and project management. Our portfolio spans industrial, commercial, and government clients across multiple markets and geographies.

About the opportunity

We are seeking an experienced Planner/Schedule for an immediate start. In this role you’ll provide effective management and delivery of assigned services and resources and provide the appropriate expertise to ensure that the Planning Services provided meet all client expectations and requirements within agreed timelines, budget and quality.

Some of your key responsibilities will include:

  • Working closely with the client to determine requirements

  • Developing and updating project schedules and tracking schedule progress against baseline

  • Preparing time-chainage diagrams

  • Identifying and advising on the most appropriate planning and construction process to the client

  • Working within client teams as part of the client integrated project team and able to manage the preparation of detailed program reports as required by the client or Jacobs’

  • Attending and/or facilitating planning and scheduling workshops as required by clients or Jacobs'

  • Accurately forecasting and assessing the time and buildability of a project

  • Preparing or assisting in preparation of pre-contract documentation

  • Assisting in evaluating progress claims

  • Contributing effectively to progress review meetings, value management workshops and risk workshops

  • Providing Planning input into project budget and forecasts

  • Assisting in the establishment of the overall success criteria for the project, including time, cost, technical and performance parameters

  • Coaching and mentoring less experienced team members

About you

To ensure your success in this role, you’ll have demonstrable postgraduate experience in planning, engineering, construction and/or project management fields. You’ll be experienced in program management of major construction projects and implementing business and/or projects plans.

You’ll also have:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Planning, Project Management or equivalent

  • Proficiency in planning software including Primavera P6, Risk Analysis and Microsoft Project

  • Strong constructability and contracting knowledge and its application to project services.

Why Jacobs

AtJacobs we value people . Having the right balance of diversity, career and lifestyle enables us to consistently deliver and exceed clients’ expectations.

Working alongside industry leaders, you will have the opportunity to develop your career working on key projects in an environment which encourages collaboration, knowledge sharing and innovation. To support your professional growth, Jacobs flexible working arrangements, extended leave options and a host of social, health and wellbeing events and initiatives will underpin our commitment to you. At Jacobs it’s all about what you do, not where you are, which counts!

It’s a great time to join Jacobs. Achieve more with a global brand. Apply online by clicking on the link below.#LI-DO1

Please note: If you are being represented by a recruitment agency you will not be considered, to be considered you will need to apply directly to Jacobs.

Primary Location Australia-Australia Countrywide-South Brisbane

Req ID: BIA00015V