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Engineering Manager

  • Sector: Mining
  • Location: Brisbane CBD, Queensland
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 12/11/2019
  • Duration: 12 months
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The Role

Based centrally in Brisbane CBD, you will report to the Project Director, providing leadership, expertise & direction to effectively deliver ongoing major projects, ensuring the safe & efficient execution of all engineering work

The Company:

Our client, a global mining operator, has an emphasis on strong cultural values with an overriding commitment to health, safety, environmental responsibility and sustainable development with a reputation for embracing diversity and developing people's long term potential and careers.

The Role:

  • Take responsibility for the internal Engineering function, ensuring steady progress towards the achievement of operational targets & budgets
  • Influence scope & change management for projects, supporting & influencing operational-readiness development & field engineering investigations
  • Manage engineering schedules to meet construction schedule & coordinate activities of the unit to integrate activities with other units
  • Prepare & review technical recommendations, cost estimates, budgets, bids, & scopes for contracts
  • Promote operational discipline & high performance in work execution
  • Mentor and manage team members, growing their technical knowledge
  • Provide input into long-term planning
  • Establish plans, budgets & performance targets for the Engineering functions in line with Operational requirements & standards
  • Establish, own & audit the processes required for managing review, approvals & modifications of engineering requests from the Operation in accordance with relevant safety standards, processes and legislation
  • Undertake regular travel to site on an ad-hoc basis

About you:

  • Tertiary Qualifications in Engineering - Electrical or Mechanical preferred
  • Extensive mining industry experience in Operations, Engineering, Asset Management Contract Management & Design
  • High degree of competency in managing & leading multi-disciplininary teams
  • Demonstrated competency in Project Management & delivery of major mining & infrastructure projects
  • Deep understanding of industry safety standards
  • Natural leadership qualities with exceptional verbal and written communication
  • Strong analytical ability and critical thinking
  • Strong commercial bias

This role would be well suited for an engineering professional looking to advance their career in the mining sector by successfully leading the engineering activities through start to finish for a landmark project.

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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To apply, submit your up to date resume via Apply Now below. For more information on other mining roles, call Rhys on (07) 3233 2324.

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