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Construction Manager

Construction Manager

Role: Construction Manager

Employment: Full-Time

Location: Western Australia, Australia


  • Employee assistance program

  • Job Overview

    Requisition ID: 274714

    • Relocation Authorized: None

    • Telework Type: Full-Time Office/Project

    • Work Location: Perth, WA

    About the Project

    Bechtel are undertaking a Feasibility Study for Rio Tinto potentially upgrading some of their Iron Ore material handling and loading assets in the Pilbara region. The role involves providing constructability knowledge and contract strategy input to the Feasibility Study within area of expertise across various project functions.

    About the Benefits:

    There are many reasons why choosing to join Bechtel is one of the best career decisions you will ever make. In addition to working with talented, dedicated people and having the opportunity to play an integral role in stimulating and challenging local and international projects, Bechtel is committed to offering employees the benefits and resources to live healthy lives.

    With a market aligned salary package and annual discretionary performance bonus scheme in place, employee wellbeing is also at the centre of our business - promoted through our strong health and safety focus and private health cover including access to a leading employee assistance program.

    About the Role:

    Acting as the primary site contact for the client and all other project functions during the Feasibility Study, the Site Manager will report to the Project Manager and be required to develop close working relationships with various stakeholders.

    We are looking for a natural collaborator and leader, as you will be a key member of the Project Team assisting us with the setup of our contracting strategies in the early stages of the Project. Your role will also be to ensure that construction operations comply with project design and specifications, and completed on schedule within budget and to quality standards.

    Your responsibilities will include:

    • Coordinate all jobsite activities including actions of Bechtel, subcontractors, suppliers, clients and their representatives.

    • Responsible for total site management including supervision of all functions based onsite.

    • Responsible for ensuring development and execution of Project plans for site.

    • Implements Bechtel’s Zero Accident Philosophy, security, housekeeping, and fire protection on the construction site.

    • Ensures the field organization is composed of qualified and knowledgeable personnel and ensures effective personnel utilization.

    • Other tasks as designated.

    What You Bring:

    • Degree in an engineering or scientific discipline, and/or specialized courses in construction management, and/or extensive work experience.

    • Experience in planning and managing brownfield shutdown and tie-in works in an operating facility.

    • Experience in construction of Mining and Materials Handling facilities, Rail Mounted Machines, Management of OEM Contractors onsite construction including Mod yard fabrication onshore and offshore.

    • Knowledge of all phases of construction operations relating to field activities of engineering disciplines, construction technologies and jobsite management.

    • Experience managing complex civil work including marine MOF construction.

    • Knowledge of the Six Sigma Program tools and methodologies.

    Why Choose Bechtel?

    At Bechtel, we know that exceptional people deliver our customers’ projects—projects with a purpose that create a lasting positive legacy in the communities where we live and work.

    Just as we are committed to helping our customers achieve their visions, we are committed to offering the best people in the industry—people like you—with rewarding, challenging, and flexible long-term careers.

    Quality people are needed on projects that create jobs and grow economies; improve the resiliency of the world's infrastructure; connect communities to resources and opportunities; get us closer to net zero; tackle critical environmental challenges to protect people and the planet; and accelerate progress to make the world a cleaner, greener, safer place.

    Working Rights in Australia without employer sponsorship are required.

    We are a 2024 Circle Back Initiative Employer & commit to respond to every applicant.


    Shaping tomorrow together

    Bechtel is one of the most respected global engineering, construction, and project management companies. Together with our customers, we deliver landmark projects that foster long-term progress and economic growth. Since 1898, we’ve completed more than 25,000 extraordinary projects across 160 countries on all seven continents. We operate through five global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy; Mining & Metals; and Manufacturing & Technology. Our company and our culture are built on more than a century of leadership and a relentless adherence to our values, the core of which are safety, quality, ethics, and integrity. These values are what we believe, what we expect, what we deliver, and what we live.

    Bechtel is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, disability, citizenship status (except as authorized by law), protected veteran status, genetic information, and any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

    Bechtel employees are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or show proof of a negative test result prior to accessing Bechtel sites/facilities to the extent required by applicable law or by customer requirements.


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