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Lead Projects - Electrical / Instrumentation | Nickel West | Kwinana


Location: Perth

Job Type: Not Specified


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 Nickel West

Nickel West is a fully integrated mine-to-market business. Our culture is rich with technical know-how, highly efficient and focused on innovation. The business employs over 2000 people from five operations across Western Australia comprising of nickel underground and open-cut mines, concentrators, a smelter and a refinery.

Nickel West is one of the most sustainable nickel producers in the world and the world's leading nickel supplier to the battery metals market. Our nickel is essential to a decarbonising world and Nickel West has a global advantage in the sustainable production of nickel.

Nickel West has an exciting future ahead. We invite you to join us at Nickel West as we seek to energize our future.

About the Role

Reporting to the Superintendent Projects, you will lead a team of Construction Supervisors, Specialist Engineers and Coordinators along with our contractor partners, to successfully deliver projects within Nickel West Kwinana with a focus on customer expectations, HSE, processes, standards, quality and cost. Through supportive leadership and ongoing development of your team you will encourage teams to deliver sustainable, quality and customer based outcomes which align to the Kwinana Capital Portfolio and focus primarily on Electrical and Instrumentation projects.

This role will be based at Kwinana on a Monday to Friday basis, offering exceptional flexibility and lifestyle.

In this role you will be responsible for:

  • Contribution to the BHP Field leadership programme, safety initiatives and well-being of all others by actively understanding, identify and addressing observations throughout all aspects of the project lifecycle
  • Demonstrating fit for purpose management skills utilising the small project management framework based on sound project management practices
  • Develop project scopes from feasibility through to detailed design
  • Participate in / conduct HAZOP design reviews Monitoring and governing project performance, controls and deviations
  • Produce accurate and comprehensive cost estimates, track project spend and provide forecast spend profile
  • Provide detail project schedules and plan schedule outages with minimal disruption to plant
  • Exploring best fit solutions for projects iteratively across the lifecycle
  • Manage, mentor and train execution teams of internal and external service providers (EPCM team and project owners) to deliver multiple concurrent projects

About You

  • Tertiary qualified Bachelor of Engineering majoring in Electrical and/or Instrumentation
  • Project and programme management experience (up to $20M) in brownfield environments (i.e. Operating plants)
  • Fully conversant with the electrical engineering standards AS3000
  • Exposure to Major Hazardous Facilities is advantageous with experience in safety instrumented systems and SIL rated equipment
  • Demonstrated experience developing and leading a small team
  • Delivery focused, possess excellent written and verbal communication skills with the skills and ability to manage multiple internal and external stakeholders
  • Knowledge and understanding of Electrical and Instrumentation engineering design principles, compliance to standards and ability to develop detailed scopes for execution in a brownfield environment
  • Sound knowledge of Australian Standards and WA Mines Regulations
  • Demonstrate clear ability to work independently as well as part of a larger team to execute multi-disciplinary projects
  • Well-developed projects process, planning and financial competencies in order to effectively promote and guide project value propositions
  • Demonstrate the confidence to lead by example, hold yourself and others accountable and coach others in ‘Safety Leadership’

How to Apply

Please apply online before 28 November 2022

You will be requested to complete a short video assessment as part of your application

About Our Process

At BHP, we are committed to employing individuals who align with the BHP Charter Values and meet the requirements of the role. As part of the recruitment process, there are a number of checks which may be conducted to demonstrate applicants suitability for a role including police / criminal background checks, medical, drug and alcohol testing, due diligence checks, right to work checks, and/or reference checks.

To ensure the safety and wellbeing of our people, BHP requires employees in Australia to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 in line with BHP’s Covid Policy and any relevant State health directives. If you are applying for a role at BHP please consider this requirement when submitting your application. BHP will also adhere to any relevant health directives that may be made that affects our workforce.

Supporting a Diverse Workforce

The size and magnitude of our business not only provides significant opportunity for professional development, but also attractive salary packages with performance-based bonuses and a unique BHP employee share program.

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.