Principal Civil & Structural Engineer

Location: All Darwin Posted Date: March 17, 2020
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Employer Job Id: 2962758 Careermine Job Id: 1838637
Our client, a globally diversified mining and metals company with operations in Australia, South Africa and South America is looking for Principal Civil/Structural Engineer to be based in GEMCO in Groote Eylandt NT

This is a permanent job with 8 days on 6 days off from Cairns or Darwin(FIFO). The salary package includes base salary, FIFO allowance, super and performance based incentives.

About the role

Reporting to the Superintendent Engineering, this role performs a 'span of control' role by leading the core structural engineering effort in the Operation and manages the governance of structural integrity program for the plant, equipment and infrastructure across GEMCO Operations.

In addition, you will:
  • Provide core structural design expertise for earthworks, steelwork, concrete, mechanical support structures and infrastructure for existing plant, infrastructure and new projects.
  • Provide leadership for developing and maintaining the governance systems and processes to control structural and civil engineering standards across the operation and can provide governance sign off on structural engineering sign off on capital project works
  • Provide expert working knowledge of structural calculation and design packages including SpaceGass and Strand7 or an equivalent finite element analysis software and can undertake and check calculation work from first principles.
  • Lead the structural integrity program for the plant, equipment and infrastructure across GEMCO Operations in accordance with the structural integrity management standard
  • Provide best practice expertise with respect to structural integrity of existing assets including processing plants, tailings facilities, and infrastructure
  • Provide expert understanding and working knowledge of Australian Standards that may impact or govern the GEMCO Operation
  • Assist the Superintendent Engineering as required to meet regulatory and legislative requirements for GEMCO
  • Ensure compliance with operational budgetary targets
  • Comply to statutory obligations to ensure the company is in adherence to all policies relating to Engineering and Capital Works

Experience and Skills:
  • Structural / Civil Engineering Degree and Project Management qualification is essential for this role
  • A strong background at Principal Engineer level in an operating asset within a similar industry / organization
  • Hold an RPEQ or CPEng qualification
  • Expert knowledge of AS/NZS Standards, whilst responsible for the production of complex and detailed engineering design and drawings
  • A sound understanding of Quality Systems (ISO 9001:2000), the fundamentals of project management and strong SAP / MS project knowledge
  • Can demonstrate strong leadership, communication and collaboration skills

If you are keen and available, please mail your CV to . Otherwise, kindly refer someone you know for the role.