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TA Controls Lead

Viva Energy

Location: Victoria

Job Type: Full time


Turnaround Project Controls Lead

Ours is a world that is transforming and evolving. Our company purpose is to help people reach their destinations and in line with our sustainability aims, we plan to be part of the energy transition underway, which will involve the supply of the traditional fuels and products we use today while developing the energies and solutions needed for a lower carbon future. It requires people who want to grow and evolve with us. Bright minds, boundless energy, new perspectives and the determination to take us forward. People who can help us deliver the energy products that keep our customers and their businesses moving today and are committed to building Australia’s energy future for tomorrow. We are the exclusive Shell licensee in Australia, and supply around a quarter of Australia’s fuel through our extensive network of over 1,330 service stations and through our commercial partnerships with some of Australia’s biggest companies in the aviation, marine, transport, resources, construction and manufacturing industries – we help industries reach their destinations too!

About the role

The Turnaround Project Controls Lead is a key role within the Geelong Refinery Turnaround department and will work closely with other members of the team to manage the cost and commercial aspects of our site turnaround events. This includes managing a capital budget of upto $80M and for Turnaround events that can have direct field labour of 600+ people. This role will influence the safety, quality, schedule and cost outcomes of our Refinery Turnaround events. Responsibilities include leading the development of detailed turnaround cost estimates used for funding approval and taking action to manage spend to within the approved budget. This role is key to providing the business with predictable cost outcomes. The role will also:

  • Negotiate improved commercial outcomes with our contracting partners.
  • Manage tender process for lump sum contracts.
  • Track key metrics such as contractor productivity factors, contractor schedule and cost performance index & provide feedback to contractors where performance improvements are required.
  • Finalise and communicate detailed resourcing requirements such as peak manpower and ramp-up phasing to contractors.
  • Integrating schedule resourcing requirements into detailed cost estimate.
  • Identify opportunities to improve processes.

You will have experience in a manufacturing or construction environment including experience in project controls or a similar role. You will work well within a team environment and have the ability to analyse large amounts of data and make decisions based upon this.

Skills and Experience

  • Tertiary qualifications in Engineering.
  • Experience in petrochemical/manufacturing or construction industry.
  • Experience in project controls role.

Knowledge of Primavera P6 scheduling software highly desirable

Our Culture

We describe our company as being driven by people. We believe diversity in the workplace is every bit as important as it is in everyday life. We have been awarded the WGEA Employer of Choice for Gender Equality for the past three years running. We encourage inclusivity and diversity in our company and welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. We recognise that you may have commitments and interests outside of work and offer a variety of flexible working arrangements to ensure your needs and aspirations are supported. We encourage and support diversity in our traditional and non-traditional roles.

The Benefits

We offer a supportive and collaborative environment, focused on innovation and developing a team of valued, specialised and highly capable professionals. We offer above market superannuation, 25% discount on Fuel and our parental leave provisions are industry leading.

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Applications close 19/10/2022