Lead Project Engineer - Electrical

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Disciplines: Mining Engineering

Remuneration: $ per annum

Location: Brisbane

Type: Full Time

Posted: 30/04/2020


BHP Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA) is Australia's largest coal producer with currently eight operational mine sites and a coal loading port in Central Queensland. As the world's largest seaborne coking coal supplier, and part of the BHP group, BMA is uniquely poised to offer experience and career development opportunities difficult to find elsewhere.

About the role 

Reporting to the Asset Engineering Superintendent – This role will see you provide team leadership and functional expertise to drive world class delivery of a portfolio of Modifications and Operational projects within the Brisbane team and across the broader BMA asset.

This role allows for professional development and the opportunity to step-up as part of succession planning. 

This role may be permanent employee, fixed contract or embedded Contractor agreement, which will be discussed at interview.

This role is Brisbane based, however site travel is a requirement of the role.

In this role you will:

  • Lead your team in the delivery of safe work practices that comply with the respective Site’s Safety and Health Management System (SHMS);
  • Lead a discipline engineering team, facilitating project assignment and delivering to plan; 
  • Challenge and coach team through KPI/objective setting and development as well as mentoring;
  • Manage application of Project Management processes within the team to support compliance with BMA and Site requirements, and Group Level Documents;
  • Manage costs to budget and be accountable for regular forecasting and rectification of variances;
  • Provide input into the 5 year capital plan and the development of the 2 year capital and operational budgets;
  • Monitor / manage compliance to the BHP Small Project Management Framework (SMPF) standards;
  • Identify requirements and support resourcing management;
  • Ensure compliance to Engineering Standards for assigned projects; and
  • Drive continuous improvement.

About You 

To be successful in this role you will be an effective leader and a collaborative communicator with the ability to manage multiple business priorities simultaneously. Strong interpersonal skills are essential, allowing you to influence while also enabling you to build relationships across your team, site stakeholders, and to communicate with disciplines at all levels. You will be action oriented and strategically focused with superior problem solving, decision making and influencing skills.

You will have a detailed understanding of project management, engineering principles, standards and processes. 

You will need to be tertiary qualified in Electrical Engineering or have equivalent trade and industry experience to support the technical support requirements of the role as well as strong mentoring skills. 

Supporting a diverse workforce

At BMA, 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.

Important:  The safety of BHP’s people and our candidates is our number one priority. Due to the unfolding circumstances of COVID-19 and the Government regulations in place to deal with the pandemic, your working location and/or roster as advertised in this advert may be temporarily subject to change whilst the government regulations are in place. This is to ensure the health safety of our workforce, and to implement effective social distancing measures.  These changes if applicable will be discussed at screening and interview stage. 

How to Apply

Please apply online before 9th May 2020

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