Job Details
  • Reference362431A_1598514365
  • LocationNewman, Western Australia
  • Job TypeContract
  • Posted24 days ago
  • ConsultantNaomi Byrne

As one of Australia's largest providers of human resources solutions, Chandler Macleod has a proven track record of unleashing potential in people and companies. For over 40 years Chandler Macleod's recruitment business has connected leading-edge projects and employers with outstanding business professionals.

Our client, one of Australia's leading resources companies, is seeking to engage a site-based Project Engineer, for their major site in the Pilbara. Reporting to the Project Manager, the focus of this role will be to support the delivery of large-scale dewatering projects maintaining high standards on safety, quality and cost.

Key accountabilities will include:

  • Scoping, Budgeting, and liaising with key stakeholder
  • Complete site/field inspections of project work area focusing on safety and quality
  • Managing contractor, scheduling, contract negotiation and construction experience
  • Participating in contractor construction meeting and weekly reporting
  • Participate in project Design Review including initial field inspection and meeting attendance
  • Review contractor Workpacks for company compliance
  • Coordinate, supervise and maintain focus on contractor deliverables
  • Review cost status, forecast and variations - providing fortnightly report on status

Skills & Qualifications?

  • Degree qualifications in Engineering; preferably Mechanical | Civil Engineering or similar discipline
  • 5 - 10 years working in a Project Engineering capacity on mining
  • Prior involvement in dewatering or pumping projects with a scope including: Abstraction bores, piping, Ponds, TN and Injection bores
  • Ability to lead and influence behaviours throughout all levels of the Project; including the management of Contractors
  • Ability to problem solve and assist with making practical decisions in a high stress environment
  • Ability to manage your time well, prioritize works and structure work efficiently and effectively
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills


All candidates must be registered through Chandler Macleod, undertake a pre-employment medical and drug & alcohol test and provide a National Police Clearance and references. If the above sounds like you, please use the 'apply now' button to send through your most up to date CV, with a covering letter outlining your reasons for applying, and we shall be in touch soon.