Senior Project Engineer

Perth, Washington, Australia
Closing date
Feb 13, 2022

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Work Term
Work Load
Full Time
Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently seeking a Senior Project Engineer in order to grow its Perth Mining & Mineral group to meet the large demand in critical mining minerals projects.

Wood is at the forefront of engineering solutions for a net zero future. A key component of decarbonising the world is the Mining and Minerals Industry which supplies the critical minerals required for this revolution. Wood is currently delivering critical metals projects (Battery and Magnet metals) all over the world, including Copper, Lithium, Vanadium, Rare Earths, and Base Metals projects.

Your role as the Senior Project Engineer, under limited direction, is to facilitate and support the successful delivery of Wood projects. You will initiate and develop strategies, and manage other team members during the course of the activity, resolving ad hoc issues as they arise.

As part of your role, you will be asked to undertake the following duties, but will not be limited to:
  • Initiate and develop deliverables as defined by the Client or Clients representative
  • Working with other team members and assisting Project Manager in establishing agreed client scopes of work, schedules, checklists and reporting mechanisms to meet the client needs
  • Produce or aid in the production of Maps, Plans, Datasheets and Pipeline Alignment Sheets
  • Provide timely reports regarding all discussions held and progress made
  • Ensure all meetings with the client are minuted
  • Prepare progress reports, including listing achievements and highlighting issues as required
  • Work closely with other members of the team to ensure that client's objectives are met in a timely manner
  • Ensure compliance and take initiative for safety and environmental issues

Skills / Qualifications

To be successfully shortlisted, you will have 10+ years of relevant engineering experience in a similar project delivery role within the mining industry, have EPC experience, and have delivered a major contract.

You will also have the following:
  • Relevant engineering degree from a recognised tertiary institute
  • Ability to manage multiple scope works, administer/control construction works and lead project HSE requirements
  • Extensive experience in the management of mining and minerals projects
  • Practiced in project control mechanisms and with commercial and technical risk assessments
  • Ability to work autonomously and deliver to deadlines
  • Effective communication and relationship-building skills
  • Site experience
  • Practical problem solving skills

You must have full work rights in Australia to be considered for this role.

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Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world's most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people.

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

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