Planning & Project Controls Engineer - MetroNet

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Remuneration: $ per annum

Location: Perth

Type: Full Time

Posted: 07/06/2020



Downer is the leading provider of integrated services in Australia and New Zealand. Through trusted relationships and world leading insight we work closely with our customers to design, build and sustain assets, infrastructure and facilities.


Transport Projects, a division of Downer’s Australian Operations Business continues to secure further opportunities Nationally as we continue to build on our reputation of meeting and delivering on Australia’s major Transportation needs.

We have an opportunity for an experienced Planning & Projects Control Engineer to join our Metronet project.  We are part of a plan, design and construct rail team and you will have the opportunity to be part this exciting major project.


You will ensure the effective and timely coordination / implementation of the planning and project controls functions required for the project and help achieve the project objectives.  You will also be responsible for:

  • Review and assessment of preferred subcontractors and suppliers
  • Maintain and review program, progress and other scheduling data
  • Maintain project dashboards for progress, productivity forecasting and milestone status
  • Updated resource availability and allocations
  • Communicate project status and advise corrective actions
  • Ensure compliance relevant legal and regulatory requirements


  • Tertiary qualification in Engineering
  • Demonstrated project delivery experience in infrastructure / rail / construction
  • Demonstrated exposure within large projects
  • High level organisation skills with significant logistical experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be able to maintain a professional demeanour under pressure
  • Must be able to plan and prioritise workloads in an ever-changing environment
  • Intermediate level computer skills with significant exposure to the MS Office suite of applications.


We are dedicated to nurturing our people personally and professionally through skills development, competitive benefits, career pathways and fostering a proudly diverse, enjoyable and supportive workplace culture. Downer believes in our people; and we are committed to ensuring that you feel valued within the team that share the same passion to succeed.


To register your application; please use the link and apply online as applications emailed directly to the recruitment team will not be considered.

If you require further information on this great opportunity, please contact the recruitment team via email

All applications are held in strict confidence. Downer reserves the right to close this position at any time. 

You must have the Right to Work in Australia to be considered for this opportunity.

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