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Maintenance Planner / Scheduler

Apply now Job no: 506318
Work type: Full Time Permanent
Location: New South Wales
Categories: Energy, Available for Referral, Engineering, Project Management, Maintenance and Trades

Why Us


At EnergyAustralia, we are committed to providing an inclusive culture so our employees can bring their whole selves to work and have a sense of belonging. As an employee you can enjoy some of our benefits across;

  • Generous discounts for goods & services via our employee benefits program
  • Excellent company culture, down-to-earth and friendly organisation - be authentic, bring your whole self to work!
  • Genuine career development – we have an internal mobility program where our employees come first
  • Health and well-being program – online yoga, pilates and Employee Assistance Program
  • Rich community history & participation in local events that fosters EnergyAustralia being an “Employer of choice”


About the role

Based at the Mt. Piper Power Station, between Lithgow & Bathurst, NSW, on the traditional lands of the Wiradjuri people, the role will see you join and play an integral part in the Reliability and Planning team. The purpose of the Maintenance Planning / Scheduler position is to provide specialist planning, scheduling and project management services for both external & internal managed works in compliance with all relevant policies, procedures, practices, and statutory regulations.


Responsible for delivering Planning and Scheduling activities at the Power Station including, but not limited to:



  • Delivering detailed planning of assigned Maintenance activities as required by the work management system, in liaison with Workshop and Asset Engineering staff.
  • Communicate and make recommendations to leadership to resolve capacity constraints.
  • Screening of work allocated to Maintenance for the capacity and complexity of incoming work, required by dates and lead times to prioritise Planning activities to achieve the required work on-time.
  • Build / maintain complex work in CMMS Ellipse as Standard Jobs where required
  • Coordination of technical, safety and environmental expertise for Maintenance Planning activities.
  • Provide planning expertise to Maintenance and Engineering leadership for Maintenance process improvements, strategy reviews, and Ellipse functionality enhancements.
  • Provide mechanical / electrical technical advice to relevant Maintenance Teams.
  • Managing ongoing minor contracts as Contract Administrator including safety induction, on-site management, budget and technical oversight


What we’re looking for:

  • Trade qualifications and/or post trade qualifications in Engineering, Project Management, or equivalent qualifications and/or experience.
  • Extensive expertise of using CMMS Work Management System for Planning, Scheduling, data interpretation and review (preferably Ellipse)
  • Ability to work independently, work within critical deadlines and maintenance schedules to meet identified target.
  • Effective use of IT packages including Power BI, MS Project, MS Excel, MS Word to supplement Maintenance Planning & Scheduling work.
  • Ability to use Maintenance Planning processes of Power Station plant or heavy industry equivalent.
  • Substantial knowledge and experience of project and contract management principles and processes.
  • Relevant coal fired Power Station experience & knowledge is a key part of being able to carry out this role competently.


How to Apply

If you share our passion for making customers a priority, doing the right thing, leading change and want to be part of an organisation focused on making a positive impact, click the 'Apply’ button to submit your application.

We’re committed to providing an inclusive culture so our employees can bring their whole selves to work and have a sense of belonging. From our PRISM network that creates a positive culture for LGBTI employees to our Reconciliation Action Plan that has commitments to strengthen relationships with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and organisations, it’s a workplace where everyone’s welcome.


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