• Global engineering consultancy with great career opportunities
  • Opportunity to work on a variety of interesting projects both locally and internationally
  • Friendly working environment across the business


About SMEC

SMEC provides unique opportunities to work on iconic industry projects with experienced colleagues and leadership teams. We support and empower employees to drive innovation initiatives within a well-established and growing organisation.

Every employee plays a key role in shaping our business and is driven by teamwork, progressive thinking and creative ideas. We are committed to providing platforms to enable our people to engage in the business, deliver value to clients and develop their careers.

When you join SMEC, you join a flexible growing organisation that has a genuine commitment to CSR, diversity and improving the world we live in.



At SMEC, we understand that our continued success within the infrastructure market is the result of building long-term client relationships. We listen and understand the specific needs of our clients and deliver a complete value chain of services to provide sustainable solutions across major infrastructure projects worldwide.

We embrace emerging technologies and innovations, including BIM and Virtual Reality, to deliver robust engineering services across the fields of transport and logistics, water and environment and energy and resources. 

With 16,000 employees working out of over 120 offices in 40+ countries throughout Australasia, Asia, the Middle East, UK, Africa, North and South America, we partner with our parent company Surbana Jurong and sister company Robert Bird Group (RBG) to deliver integrated infrastructure expertise to our clients worldwide.

Our journey of growth is only beginning, and we look forward to strengthening our already established capabilities, entering new markets and offering more effective solutions across infrastructure developments worldwide.


The role:

We are currently seeking a Scheduler/Planner in our Project Controls team based in North Sydney.

An opportunity has arisen within our rail team for an experienced Scheduler to provide support the scope, cost and time management as well as contract and financial management of our projects. The incumbent of this role will be using Primavera P6 to supports the ongoing activities of our major projects to meet client requirements.

Key accountabilities include:

  • Ensuring that planning, reporting, project/program controlling, scheduling and resource planning undertaken meets appropriate technical standards and the requirements of the client and SMEC;
  • Proactively undertaking contract and financial administrative activities in collaboration with appropriate team members, contributors and stakeholders to maintain quality, timeliness and co-ordination of project/program deliverables;
  • Driving reporting responsibilities and contributing to the commercial success of each individual project and the numerous resource teams within the overall program structures;
  • Be available to work on a range of SMEC projects/programs to apply Project Control and Scheduling in other States/Offices.

The ideal applicant will have had 5+ years' experience in a Project Planning role and will be proficient in using a variety of computer programs including expertise in Primavera P6, MS Project, Excel and Visio software.

We are interested in applicants that can display good problem solving / analytical skills and independently use basic theoretical knowledge of Planning principles to analyse, interpret and conclude on standard matters or decisions.

Additional skill requirements include but aren't limited to:

  •  Ability to competently provide key technical expertise across a broad range of projects
  •  Ability to prepare technical reports on small to medium projects
  •  Good stakeholder engagement skills including strong written and verbal communication
  •  Project Management skills 
  •  Ability to manage risk on substantial projects and deliver best client outcomes which have provided cost savings

The incumbent will role model SMEC values, ethics and code of conduct and ensure all business activities are carried out in accordance with these guiding principle

At SMEC, you will benefit from working in a flexible global organisation with exposure to international best practice engineering design.

You will have access to a range of professional development opportunities, collaborate with our global team of specialists and be mentored by passionate leaders.

When you join SMEC, you will have the opportunity to embrace your creativity and drive change across the business.

Working with clients and partners, you will be part of an organisation that helps to shape our communities, industries and the global landscape.

Our recent growth has provided new and exciting opportunities for our people, our employees enjoy a consistent flow of significant projects, end-to-end responsibilities and are motivated by meaningful work.

Wrap up

As an inclusive and growing organisation, SMEC is committed to building a global community of talented professionals and thought leaders [link removed].

We recognise the value and importance of a diverse and inclusive workplace and look for people with different backgrounds, skills and expertise to drive innovation and shared learning across our growing global network


All recruitment activities go through our Resourcing function and currently, this role doesn’t require agency input. Please do not forward resumes directly to SMEC employees/managers; we do not accept unsolicited resumes and are not responsible for any associated

25/11/2019 $0 Sydney 1 Construction
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