Lead Supervisor Projects | Iron Ore | Newman | FIFO/Residential

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Western Australia

Work type

Full Time

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Date published

27 June 2019

Date closing

20 July 2019 at 00:00 GMT

About BHP

At BHP we support our people to grow, learn, develop their skills and reach their potential.

With a global portfolio of operations, we offer a diverse and inclusive environment with extraordinary career opportunities.  Our strategy is to focus on creating a safe work environment where our employees feel strongly connected to our values and objectives, and where the capability of our people is key to our success.

Come and be a part of this success.

About the role

Reporting to the Superintendent Engineering Projects & Modifications, you will be responsible for leading a multi-disciplined team of supervisors and contractors who are responsible for the safe execution of modifications and projects up to $10M USD. The portfolio includes projects in the following disciplines: mechanical fixed plant, electrical fixed plant, civil, building, utilities, electrical, air conditioning and structural.Additional duties will include:
  • Development of Project Resourcing Schedules, including planning and rostering of Supervisor labour and onboarding and mobilisation of Contractors
  • Liaising with Shutdown planning and external execution teams 
  • Conducting Project Reviews
  • Ensuring a cohesive relationship between Project Planning & Execution teams 
  • Setting and maintaining clear standards and direction for contractors
  • Conducting workplace audits and field leadership
  • Leading, coaching and mentoring employees to deliver on plan and build a high performing team including performance management
  • Liaise and consult with BHP and third parties as required 
  • Ensure that all work is performed safely in accordance with BHP zero harm policies and procedures
  • As a Section 44 Appointed Person, you are required to ensure compliance with the requirements of the Mine Safety and Inspection Act and Mines Safety Inspection Regulations

About You

To be successful in this role you will possess:
  • Electrical Trade or Tertiary qualification will be highly regarded  
  • Relevant experience in brownfields industrial work sites with proven experience managing contractors
  • Proficiency in use of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Highly developed analytical and problem solving skills
  • Sound communication and interpersonal skills to enable clear and concise communication of plans 
  • Experienced in Risk management processes including facilitation of CRAWS 
  • Experience in Primavera P6 software or SAP will be advantageous
  • Minimum of C class manual drivers licence 

With this role you have the choice of either being residentially based in Newman on a 5/2 roster or fly-in fly-out from Perth to Newman on a 5/2 4/3 roster. You will be working at ‘Mount Whaleback’ mine site, which at more than five kilometres long and nearly 1.5 kilometres wide is the biggest single-pit open-cut iron ore mine in the world. The 7,000 strong population of Newman enjoys well-established town facilities including a newly revitalised town centre and sporting facilities.  As a gateway to the Karijini national park, you will be in close proximity to spectacular gorges, water courses and stunningly unique landscapes. 

Remuneration and Benefits
Join us and be rewarded with interesting, challenging work in a supportive team culture. Develop skills for life whilst enjoying access to benefits including; incentive bonus, award winning share scheme, education assistance and generous superannuation scheme. As part of our commitment to inclusion and diversity, we offer a range of family friendly work practices, including flexible work arrangements, and a substantial parental leave policy, includes retirement savings / superannuation contributions during parental leave.

Supporting a diverse workforce

At BHP, we recognise that we are strengthened by diversity. We are committed to providing a work environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect. We are an Equal Opportunity employer and we encourage applications from women and Indigenous people. We know there are many aspects of our employees’ lives that are important, and work is only one of these, so we offer benefits to enable your work to fit with your life.  These benefits include flexible working options, a generous paid parental leave policy, other extended leave entitlements and parent rooms.  

Reference Number – 94883
  • We reserve the right to commence recruitment proceedings immediately.
  • This opportunity is currently only open to candidates with the right to work in Australia.
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