Planner/Scheduler - Fixed Plant Maintenance

Vacancy number • PUB408231

Planner/Scheduler - Fixed Plant Maintenance

  • Lihir
  • Closes 23 May
  • 84 hours
  • Academic Bachelor

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About this job

  • Branch: Mining
  • Area of Expertise: Operations & Maintenance
  • Location: Lihir

What is required?

  • hours per week: 84
  • Education level: Academic Bachelor
  • Closing date: Thursday, 23 May 2024


Are you a skilled Planner/Scheduler seeking a contract role in the mining industry? We have an exciting opportunity for you!

Our client is a leading player in the mining industry, dedicated to excellence and innovation. We are committed to fostering a dynamic and inclusive workplace where contractors can thrive and contribute to our success.

About this role

  • Develop and maintain maintenance schedules for fixed plant equipment, ensuring alignment with operational requirements and regulatory standards.
  • Utilize scheduling software to create and update maintenance plans, incorporating preventive maintenance activities and shutdown schedules.
  • Coordinate resources, materials, and equipment for planned maintenance activities, collaborating closely with the maintenance team.
  • Monitor maintenance performance and identify opportunities for process improvement and optimization.
  • Generate reports and analysis to track maintenance KPIs and provide insights into performance trends.


  • Proven experience in planning and scheduling for fixed plant maintenance in the mining or heavy industry sector.
  • Proficiency in scheduling software such as SAP, Primavera P6, Microsoft Project, or equivalent.
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail, with the ability to interpret complex data and identify opportunities for improvement.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams.
  • Ability to work on a FIFO roster in Papua New Guinea.


  • Competitive contract rate with additional benefits.
  • FIFO roster with accommodation and transportation provided.
  • Opportunity to work with a leading mining company and gain valuable experience in the industry.
  • Supportive work environment with a focus on safety and teamwork.

About Brunel

Brunel is a recruitment and flexible workforce solution provider which connects talented people with opportunities throughout Papua New Guinea. We specialize in highly skilled roles across a variety of technical, professional, trades and craft disciplines, pairing candidates with industry-leading projects and organizations on a contract or permanent.
Operating in Papua New Guinea since 2008, Brunel has its major bases in Brisbane and Port Moresby, which are further backed by the strength and reach of a truly global network spanning over 45 countries, 120 offices and 45 years of successful operation.
Brunel is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We thank all applicants for their interest in joining our team; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Empowering people is our business. Our specialist recruiters strive to connect talented individuals with opportunities that align not only with your immediate expectations, but your long-term career trajectory as well. Brunel has built a reputation for working with some of the world’s largest and most innovative businesses. Talk to us about how we can help you to reach your goals.

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Brunel connects the most talented and experienced specialists with both present-day and pioneering projects. With 120+ offices and more than 12,000 specialists around the world, we deliver people and workforce services that transform global projects in Engineering & Construction, Oil & Gas, Renewable Energy, Mining, Infrastructure and Life Sciences.

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Do you have questions?

If you have questions or would like to discuss the details of this role, please contact Amanda Koivi quoting publication number: PUB408231

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