Specialist Project Commissioning - Modifications and Operational Projects | Olympic Dam | 8/6 FIFO


Location: Roxby Downs

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 the Role

As a member of the Modifications and Operational Projects (MOPs) team you will leverage your project management planning and commissioning expertise and leadership skills to collaborate with others to drive the world class delivery of projects. You will ensure successful transition of projects from the development phase through to delivery and into Operations in accordance with the BHP Small Project Management Framework (SPMF), relevant site standards and approved performance targets (HSE, cost, quality, schedule).

To be successful in this role you will have a solid project management understanding and significant experience in commissioning with the ability to manage multiple business priorities simultaneously. Strong interpersonal skills are essential to allow you to influence while also enabling you to build collaborative team relationships, communicate across all business areas at all levels and ensure the highest value outcome for the business.

You will thrive in continuously changing and ambiguous environments and adapt to ensure focus is on the highest value-add activities for the department. You will be action oriented and strategically focused with superior problem solving, decision making and influencing skills. Success in this role will be achieved through effective engagement with other team members, and the active identification and resolution of project gaps and risks including design, planning, safety, cost, schedule, commissioning, operational readiness.

This position is based at Olympic Dam on an 8/6 roster. We offer the flexibility to FIFO ex-Adelaide, DIDO or live residentially in Roxby Downs.

In this role you will:

  • Demonstrate a commitment to safety by actively engaging in the BHP Field Leadership program.
  • Work in-field with operational and construction teams to enable successful completion of projects in the MOPs portfolio.
  • Lead the Commissioning Planning, Commissioning, Completion and Handover activities for multi-disciplinary projects across all areas of the site.
  • Support the management of multiple MOPs projects (each typically A$1M - A$20M) through the design, execution, commissioning, and operational readiness phases.
  • Optimise value through the project lifecycle by engaging other MOPs team members to understand, review and ensure all critical elements of each project are effectively planned.
  • Ability to provide specialist multi-discipline commissioning engineering support and project management capability to ensure projects can be delivered in accordance with the portfolio and relevant processes, standards, and performance targets.
  • Support and coach the application of Project Management and Commissioning processes within the team to ensure compliance with Site requirements, Our Requirements, the BHP SPMF, any applicable Engineering standards, and the Management of Change process.
  • Review front end engineering studies, design and tender packages, planning for execution and commissioning of projects in the MOPs portfolio.
  • Provide advice on commissioning strategy and planning to Project Specialists in the department with a focus on successful handover.
  • Identify and assess risks relevant to design, execution, and commissioning phases, make risk informed decisions, and build a risk aware culture to support safe and productive performance outcomes.

About You

  • Tertiary or trade qualified in a technical discipline to support the technical requirements of the role.
  • Proven track record in managing multi-disciplinary complex brownfield engineering projects.
  • Experience in the leading, planning and executing commissioning activities.
  • Ability to coach and mentor team members.
  • Engages with others in the department to build influence and trust in support of business outcomes.
  • Clearly conveys information using a variety of means to ensure understanding of Why, How and What.
  • Self-manages workload in a variety of locations with a focus on value output.

How to Apply

Please apply before 28 March 2023

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.

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.

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