Job Details
  • Reference359398A_1592892786
  • LocationEast Pilbara
  • Salary1500
  • Job TypeContract
  • Posted12 months ago
  • ConsultantSam Vanderputt

Chandler Macleod are seeking an experienced Construction Manager, reporting directly to the Project Manager the primary purpose of this role is to lead a pipelines construction team in the delivery of three major pipeline projects which form a critical part of the Iron Bridge magnetite project.

The Project is for the development of a new magnetite mine (including processing and transport facilities) and associated infrastructure at the Iron Bridge Magnetite Project site to support production of 22 wet million tonnes per annum (wmtpa) of high grade, magnetite concentrate product. The Iron Bridge site comprises the North Star, Eastern Limb, Glacier Valley and West Star magnetite iron ore deposits, located 145km south of Port Hedland. Delivery of first ore is expected in the first half of calendar year 2022, with ramp up to full production within 12 months.

The pipelines scope includes the delivery of three major pipeline systems:

  • West Canning Basin raw water pipeline - This pipeline will be built from the main water source for the project in the West Canning Basin, approximately 200km north west of the North Star minesite. The pipeline will deliver 20Gl per annum of raw water to the mine site and will be constructed of GRP and HDPE pipeline materials;
  • Concentrate transport pipeline - The main production pipeline between the Ore Processing Facility (OPF) and the Iron Bridge facilities at the Anderson Point port will be constructed in steel along an alignment parallel to the existing FMG rail system. This system is approximately 135km in length;
  • Return water pipeline - After processing at the Port, excess water will be returned to the OPF via a steel pipeline running parallel to the concentrate transport pipeline between the Port and the OPF.

    Core Activities
  • Accountable for providing leadership to the pipeline construction contractors.
  • Ensures compliance to all statutory and regulatory requirements.
  • To provide construction management skills that ensure all construction activities are planned, organised and executed effectively.
  • In summary ensure that the Iron Bridge project objectives are met by:

     Building the team

     Managing the IB construction management team and the construction contractors through engagement, motivation and accountability

     Managing relationships with all relevant stakeholders

    Skills & Experience required
  • Minimum 10+ years construction experience
  • Minimum 5 years' experience in construction and operation of process and mining equipment.
  • Experience with establishing and implementing construction schedules
  • High level communication and interpersonal skills
  • Experience with development of construction strategies and plans

    You will demonstrate commitment to safety, use your experience and judgment to ensure yourself and workmates stay safe. Your ability to set good examples of work ethic and integrity, together with a positive mindset in dealing with work and people will be highly regarded.

    With our commitment to achieving a diverse workforce, we strongly encourage Female, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applications

    As one of the Australia's largest providers of human resources solutions, Chandler Macleod has a proven track record of unleashing potential in people and companies. For over 60 years, Chandler Macleod's recruitment business has connected leading-edge projects and employers with outstanding professionals. Our clients span across a variety of multi-billion-dollar projects and large operations.

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