Senior Project Scheduler

  • CEA Technologies Pty Limited
  • Fyshwick ACT, Australia
  • 28 Apr, 2021
Full time Defence and Aerospace Engineering Project Coordinator/Assistant Project Manager Project Officer

Job Description

About Our Company

CEA is a private Australian company specialising in the design, development, manufacture and through life support of radar, missile illumination and communications technologies. We work in partnership with Defence industry and Government to provide cost-effective solutions and in service support capabilities. CEA has existing facilities distributed across Australia, with growth occurring both domestically and overseas.

The Role

As a Senior Project Scheduler you will provide the Programs department with robust cost and schedule analysis, to ensure successful integration of Programs inputs into CEA business operations, thereby enabling the successful delivery of existing commitments and future opportunities.

The Person

Our ideal candidate will have relevant project controls experience and knowledge of principles, tools and procedures. They will also have strong stakeholder management skills, as well as sound verbal and written communication skills.


  • AGSVA clearance level: minimum Baseline security clearance to commence with the ability to obtain and maintain an NV1.
  • Relevant project controls experience and knowledge of principles, tools and procedures.
  • Strong stakeholder management skills including the ability to communicate and articulate information with senior stakeholders in a clear and effective manner.
  • Sound organisational and problem solving skills, approaching all tasks with a continuous improvement mindset.
  • Meticulous attention to detail, particularly with analysing and interpreting data.
  • Ability to work under pressure, multi-task, and plan and prioritise competing workloads to meet deadlines.
  • Solid computer skills across the MS Office suite, particularly Excel.

Highly Desirable

  • Experience with Open Plan Professional (OPP) or similar (Primavera P6 or MS Project Server).
  • Experience in a Project Manufacturing environment.
  • Scheduling of Defence Acquisition or other complex projects.

Our Benefits

CEA provides many benefits to its staff including but not limited to:

  • A competitive remuneration package;
  • A variety of leave options including 2 additional paid leave days during Christmas closedown;
  • Study support and learning and development programs;
  • Access to an Employee Assistance and wellbeing programs;
  • Discounted Private Health Insurance through Defence Health and Navy Health;
  • Fresh fruit and biscuits daily; and
  • Free parking.

How to apply

Please apply via our website under the 'Careers' tab.

To be considered for this role, please include both a cover letter and resume outlining your suitability for the role, and complete the screening questions. Your application cannot progress without all elements completed.

We may review, short-list and/or conduct interviews for this role prior to the closing date. CEA encourages the submission of early applications.


To be eligible for this position, you must be:

  • An Australian Citizen; and
  • Eligible for an Australian Government Security Clearance with the successful candidate obtaining a minimum of a Baseline clearance to commence, with the ability to obtain and maintain an NV1 (including 10 year checkable employment, residential and financial history).

CEA is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive environment. We encourage applications from diverse backgrounds including women, mature age candidates and Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people.

To find out more about CEA, visit our website at


Please contact CEA’s Recruitment team at

Vacancy closing: Friday 14 May 2021.