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  • Job reference: RMS0103852

Electrical Engineer

  • Sector: Mining
  • Location: Perth
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 12/12/2011
  • Time left:
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    (12/01/12)
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The Company:
A Major Mining EPCM Client working on major projects with Western Australia.

The Role:
This Electrical Engineer provides high level technical support and some supervision in relation to design and engineering services for electrical/controls and instrumentation engineering projects including earthworks, roads, dams, drainage, water supply and buildings.

Specific Responsibilities

• Identify the requirements for electrical engineering input into procurement and construction contract packages
• Ensure all electrical/controls engineering and instrumentation project work complies with statutory and regulatory requirements and company policies and practices.
• Prepare schedules for design work and allocate physical and human resources to enable electrical/controls engineering projects to be completed on time and within budget.
• Monitor progress and initiating remedial action where required to ensure electrical/controls engineering projects are completed on time and within budget.
• Provide high level technical support for all electrical/controls engineering project work as required.
• Supervise preparation of preliminary and detailed designs, specifications and documentation for all electrical/controls engineering project work and ensure project work complies with conditions and parameters set out in project scope of works.
• Supervise preparation of documentation for standards, procedures, safe working practices and monitor regimes in respect of work on or around electrical/controls engineering projects.
• Liaise with other department engineers and draftspersons to ensure project goals are met.
• Provide input to the electrical/controls engineering budget and address any variances from budget
• Participate in technical reviews of all procurement and construction contract packages.
• Provide progress monitoring and reporting as required
• Undertake scope control and trending of scope changes as needed
• Undertake engineering support for the contracts
• Meet assigned dates for engineering deliverables

Required Competencies / Skills

• Ability to undertake design and engineering of concepts
• Understanding equipment application
• Ability to think analytically and logically
• Ability to communicate with peers, senior management & the client
• Ability to assess project risks and understand associated contingencies
• Ability to form & foster collaborative relationships within the business and externally
• Understanding of and ability to follow Company & Client policies and procedures
• Ability to impart skills and train others
• Strong organisational skills
• Ability to delegate tasks and communicate
• Understanding HSE regulations and standards
• Ability to implement cost control measures

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Tertiary Electrical/controls engineering qualifications & previous experience on EPCM Projects

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Experience (indicative only): ~ 7 years professional experience

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