Planning & Project Controls Engineer

Last updated an hour ago
Location:New South Wales
Job Type:Full Time

About Laing O’Rourke

Laing O’Rourke is a $6 billion international operation with over 50 years of involvement in Australian construction and infrastructure including more than a decade under the Laing O’Rourke banner. We are currently delivering some of Australia’s most exciting projects across the transport, building construction, defence, airports, mining, civil and social infrastructure sectors. Laing O’Rourke is committed to becoming the recognised leader for innovation and excellence in the construction industry. Laing O’Rourke is proud to hold the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) Citation - Employer of Choice for Gender Equality.

About the role

We are currently seeking a Planning and Project Controls Engineer to be site based in Heathcote on our More Trains More Services project.

Laing O'Rourke has secured a five-year programme of significant rail infrastructure works on the rail network in southern Sydney and surrounds. Works include earthworks, drainage, track work, overhead traction wiring, substations, signalling, platforms, bridges, buildings and building services across multiple sites. The works occur inside a live operational rail corridor with occasional weekend works during track possessions.

Key responsibilities

  • Functional responsibility for Project/ Section with low complexity/ responsibility
  • Compliance with Process & Best Practice
  • Maintenance of programme and other time related material
  • Contribution to the production of robust Project Controls and accurate reporting and forecasting
  • Contribute to short-term planning [low complexity]

About you

  • Intermediate project planning and project controls delivery experience
  • Rail experience highly desirable
  • Work well under pressure
  • Experience of interfacing with the client team
  • Good communicator – Verbal and written
  • Microsoft project and Primavera P6 experience
  • PRISM experience an advantage

From time to time this role will require possession work on weekends / day shift or night shift and public holidays. This will be compensated on top of your salary or time in lieu will be provided.


We work hard to create an environment that brings out the best in our people. We believe in building careers through providing a safe, connected and innovative culture that supports ongoing growth and development. We offer industry-leading benefits such as specialised learning and development programs, a mental health and wellbeing program, industry leading paid parental leave policy, family friendly work practices, additional purchased leave option and coaching programs for staff on parental leave.

Diversity & Inclusion

We are committed to building a workforce that reflects the diverse society in which we live and work. We recognise the increasing importance of flexible work arrangements and family friendly work practices to enable and maintain a diverse, adaptive and high performing workforce.

Laing O'Rourke is committed to achieving a diverse workforce and strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.

Applications from recruitment agencies will not be considered.