Planning Engineer


About this job

  • Market: Energy
  • Branch: Oil & Gas
  • Area of Expertise: Engineering & Design
  • Location: Queensland

What is required?

  • hours per week: 38
  • Education level: Professional Bachelor
  • Closing date: Thursday, 13 October 2022

About this role: Planning Engineer

Seeking a Senior Planning Engineer to ensure Safe Production processes and structures are inplace and executed with consistency.

Brunel Australasia are currently partnering with one of worlds premier petroleum and petrochemical companies. They have a great reputation for creating a safety-focused culture.

Our client is searching for a Senior Planning Engineer for a Brisbane based role. In this role you will be expected to;

  • Ensure Safe Production processes and structures are in place, supported and audited so that day to day tasks and activities of the Production shifts are managed and executed with consistency and with focus on process safety, integrity, and operational excellence
  • Champion the Process Safety Fundamentals for Production Operations and supports management of the Asset Integrity- Process Safety mission and KPIs for Production
  • Ensure all HSSE risk assessments and operational processes are properly and rigorously used
  • Lead with example with a deep strong commitment to our values, code of conduct, safety, and the environment
  • Apply our standards with rigour and intervene when they are compromised
  • Coach teams and individuals to utilise their strengths and potential to deliver the business goals.


  • Engineering Degree and/or Certification as a Planning Engineer or equivalent experience.
  • Extensive industry experience in planning positions with experience in lead positions and working on large projects with budgets over 100M AUD
  • Advanced Primavera P6 Scheduling software competency is required. Including, activity, WBS and EPS management, Resource Management and Levelling, detailed use of project and enterprise coding for project manipulation
  • Detailed experience in critical path and near critical path analysis
  • Experience in running Pert master or Primavera Risk Analysis Schedule risk tool
  • Advanced level of Excel competency and ability to work with large volumes of data is required for the role.
  • Significant experience in roles working from the where the organisation is the operator is desired.
  • Experience in un-conventional oil and gas is highly desired.
  • Experience in managing small teams.
  • A high degree of skill in written and oral communications.


  • 12 month contract
  • $850-$1000 per day depending on experience
  • Monday-Friday Roster
  • Work with one of Australia's leading gas producers

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Join the Brunel Community

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.

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Any questions remaining?

Your consultant, Darren Leavey is happy to clarify anything about this vacancy. When reaching out, use the pub number:

Account manager

Darren Leavey
Brunel Energy Australia Brisbane

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