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Senior Project Controller

Brisbane, QL, Australia
Closing date
Oct 18, 2022

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Accounting, Audit & Legal
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Full Time
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Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently seeking Senior Project Controllers in order to grow its Brisbane Mining & Minerals group to meet the large demand in critical metals projects.

Commencing into the Detailed Design phase of a major project, we are designing a Concentrator expected to produce 60 Mt/y of magnetite.

You are required to have a sound background in Project Controls, particularly in the areas of cost and schedule management to ensure the project is executed successfully. Experience in Change Management within large projects is highly desirable. This project promises to deliver to those looking for a challenge and inclusion within a successful diverse team.

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 critica l 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.

As a key part of our team, you will undertake the following duties, which will not be limited to:
  • Prepare structured cost breakdown for projects and studies
  • Establish baseline budgets for man-hours, capital and other appropriate costs
  • Prepare and maintain man hour costs, based on forecasts, trends and progress
  • Maintain Issues register, change orders and variations
  • Ensure change control process for studies and projects is in place and where required estimate the cost of the change
  • Maintain manpower plans and histograms as appropriate
  • Ensure project personnel authorization process is followed for billing purposes. The personnel acquisition approval form should be used in each instance
  • Liaise with procurement and contracts and provide budget allocations for packages of work
  • Prepare up to date cost reports showing approved budgets, commitments, expenditures, forecasts, paid to date and amount outstanding
  • Carry out man hour cost reports, review billing reports and carry out cash flows, as required by the project controls manager
  • Achieve and maintain correct authorisation for reimbursable expenditure
  • Contribute to building a cost-conscious attitude throughout the project team

Skills / Qualifications

To be successfully shortlisted in this position, you will have a minimum of eight years of mining experience, worked on projects at an engineering company. You will also have:
  • Exposures across cost control, contracts and scheduling
  • Advanced skills in the cost control process of a multi-discipline EPCM and EPC project
  • Experience in a cost management software
  • Effective interpersonal and communications skills
  • Ability to problem-solve effectively
  • Strong analytical, literacy and numerical skill
  • Advanced knowledge in the use of Excel and Access software.
  • Good understanding of planning & scheduling

Please note, only those who hold valid working rights in Australia will be considered.

So much of our success depends on feeling part of a team with people around us that we can rely on. What unites us is our values. They set the tone, help create our culture, give us one common set of principles and help us all have a great experience at work.

If you're experienced in Project Controls and ready for your next project, then we are keen to hear from you today.

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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