• Title
    Senior Contracts Engineer
    Requisition ID
    Work Location
    Department / Discipline
    Mining & Minerals
    Position Type
    Fixed Term
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Wood is looking for expression of interest from a Senior Contracts Engineer who aspire to be part of a team, delivering powerful results. We look for innovative ideas and an agile approach to deliver the best possible outcomes and offer you an opportunity to progress and thrive by working collectively and making an active contribution.


    Join our collaborative team, working side by side with a global specialist chemicals company on a new and innovative project in the growing Lithium resources market to design, engineer and construct a world class processing facility.   We have a diverse range of opportunities within our Perth office and further positions in the South West.


    The greenfield project targeted to go into production in 2020 will produce Lithium Hydroxide Monohydrate from a 3 train processing plant with a forecasted 60,000 per annum (Tpa) output. Further expansion plans into 2025 will see a total production of 100,000 tonnes per annum. The plant is to be constructed at the Kemerton Strategic Industrial Area approximately 160 km south of Perth, Western Australia and 17 km north-east of the thriving regional centre of Bunbury.


    Position Specifics & Deliverables

    • Control engineering services contracts, construction contracts project operations and co-ordination of interface activities with other task force members in accordance with applicable company and project requirements, systems, procedures, budgets and schedules. As applicable additionally, suitably trained and qualified personnel will be required to execute quantity surveying duties in accordance with applicable practices and procedures
    • Support to the field construction contracts operations to ensure a consistent and business-like approach
    • Preparation and control of tender/contract documents to be used for the selection and appointment of contractors for work or services or estimating on designated projects
    • Actively promote effective communication and relations with contractors and all other interfacing departments and disciplines in carrying out the assigned duties

    Skills / Qualifications

    • Relevant experience within engineering or construction industries working on Mining or other heavy industrial projects, or similar
    • Demonstrable commercial skills and knowledge of contracting methods, contract forms, drafting terms and conditions etc.
    • An understanding of the basic principles of contract law
    • Knowledge of contracts administration and tendering processes
    • Experience from working on large international construction projects (preferably including overseas travel)
    • Quantity Surveying Qualification preferred
    • Degree qualification preferred
    • HNC or equivalent required
    • An advanced understanding of the challenges and risks associated with an effective EPC project execution with appropriate mitigation strategies
    • Commercial skills and knowledge of contracting methods, contract administration, contract forms, etc.
    • Able to determine full 'cause and effect' of reasons for delay and determine how this impacts contractor performance
    • Able to communicate clearly with clients and contractors complex technical and commercial issues

    Candidates must have full work rights in Australia to be considered for this role.


    If you’re an experienced Senior Contracts Engineer, ready for your next project, then we are keen to hear from you today.


    Apply now and take the next step in your career with this exciting opportunity!

    Company Overview

    Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 60,000 people, with revenues of over $10 billion.  We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets, including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear, and general industrial sectors.  www.woodplc.com  

    Diversity Statement

    We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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