Electrical Project Engineer - FIFO

We are working with one of Australia's largest miners who are experiencing a period of growth within WA's resource sectors. A new requirement has arisen for a Project Engineer to join a collaborative team environment based in Port Hedland.

About the role
This is a FIFO role on a 5:2/4:3 (days) roster. We're looking for a hands-on Project Engineer with some (2+ years) involvement in Project Management. Previous heavy haul rail & communications experience are required. The successful incumbent will have demonstratable experience in Project Management.

Reporting to the Superintendent & Lead Engineer - Projects & Modifications - your duties will include:

  • Project managing a portfolio of delivery phase brownfields Modifications and Small Projects (rail & communications) to the defined scope, budget, schedule, and specifications and in accordance with relevant processes and standards
  • Responsible for the practical execution of ensuring the projects are delivered
  • Engaging and coordinating the execution of the works including Operations, EPCM organisations, contractors, government organisations and functional groups
  • Provide technical assistance and guidance for projects during the ID & Select, Definition and Execution phases
  • Ensuring that the execution of any modifications and projects has been scheduled in alignment with budget/deadlines
  • Ensuring quality control of execution activities and that a safe, efficient, cost-effective system Overseeing the work on the contractors and liaising with multiple stakeholders within the project.

About You

As the successful candidate you will possess the following:

  • Previous rail & communications projects experience
  • SAP experience (or equivilent software)
  • Hands on experience rather than managing contractors
  • 5 - 10 years resource experience within a resource environment
  • Minimum 2 years Project Management experience
  • Formal qualification in Project Management
  • Electrical Engineering Degree
  • Good communication skills with the ability to engage with multiple stakeholders

Port Hedland is home to our port and rail operations and is the largest regional centre in North West Australia. The outstanding facilities at the FIFO villages include; a fully equipped gym, TV lounge and games rooms. Additionally you will have access to the state of the art aquatic and sporting facilities in the town of Port Hedland. All rooms at the villages have their own en-suite bathroom, television, refrigerator and air-conditioning.

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Electrical Engineer with Project Management experience to further develop their career within a leading organisation in Western Australia's resource sector.

09/11/2020 $0 Port Hedland, Karratha & Pilbara 1 Mining, Resources & Energy
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