Mechanical Planner


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About this role: Mechanical Planner

Brunel Australasia has partnered with one of worlds premier petroleum and petrochemical companies.
They have a great reputation for creating a safety-focused culture and are seeking a passionate Mechanical Planner to join their team based in Brisbane CBD

The purpose of this role is to provide specialist expertise in short- and medium-term maintenance planning for the upstream operations specifically Mechanical scopes, ensuring availability of plant and diving reliability in accordance with maintenance management strategies.

  • Support equipment reliability in accordance with maintenance management strategies,
  • Plan and prioritise CM, PM scope across all Upstream Operations
  • Manage Asset Event preparation and readiness,
  • Coach in work management, planning and assist in influencing change.
  • Scope the full extent of maintenance work needed to conduct the relevant corrective/preventive (CM/PM) activities on the organisations plant and equipment. This includes both field (wellsite) and compression facility equipment,
  • Liaise with production staff and the maintenance supervisor(s) to optimise planned maintenance,
  • Establish, maintain, and improve the maintenance planning and scheduling business flow processes,
  • Accurately update the CMMS system with regard to changes in materials, resources or work scope based on actual data and feedback from the execution teams,
  • Support the maintenance schedule(s) by ensuring work orders (WOs) are planned in a timely manner.
  • Run Maintenance system audits as required,
  • Ensure that system master data maintenance activities for security, integrity, accuracy, and
  • Comply with and give due consideration to all HSSE requirements as stipulated by the operating company.
  • Computer Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS)– Maximo/SAP or similar


  • Planning of Electric and engine driven compression, Centrifugal and reciprocating Compressors, Makes- Howden/Waukesha/Caterpillar/Siemens, Power Generation Water infrastructure, Pipeline MTCE
  • Development of maintenance and shutdown work packs
  • Coal Seam Gas knowledge preferred
  • Knowledge of statutory requirements and management of safety critical equipment.


  • 12 Months
  • Brisbane CBD Based
  • Monday - Friday Roster
  • $720 per day Incl Super
  • Great Culture | Safety Focused | Professional Team

About Brunel

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About Brunel

Brunel is a recruitment and flexible workforce solution provider which connects talented people with opportunities throughout Australasia and around the world. We specialise in highly skilled roles across a variety of technical, professional, trades and craft disciplines, pairing candidates with industry-leading projects and organisations on a contract, permanent or secondment basis.

Operating in Australasia since 2001, Brunel has major bases of operation in Perth, Sydney, Brisbane and Port Moresby, which are further backed by the strength and reach of a truly global network spanning over 40 countries, 100+ offices and 45 years of successful operation.

Brunel is proud to be equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and female candidates.

How to apply

If you meet the above requirements and would like to be considered for this role, please submit your interest using the ‘Apply’ button. Applying is quick and easy – just make sure you have the following documents ready to go:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter (optional)
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Do you have questions?

If you have questions or would like to discuss the details of this role, please contact Darren Leavey via the details below, quoting publication number:

Account manager

Darren Leavey
Brunel Energy Australia Brisbane
+61 7 3007 7629