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Employment Opportunity - Project Manager


Location: Wedgefield Depot   Occupation: Engineering Maintenance/Works   Division: Infrastructure & Town Services -

Attractive remuneration package available inclusive of housing, utility allowance, vehicle and 6 weeks annual leave

  • Career opportunity without the stress and commute of the city
  • Exposure to exciting and diverse projects
  • Great employee benefits to attract the right candidates

The Town of Port Hedland administers the Towns’ project and scope of works in a unique and diverse infrastructure environment. Situated in Western Australia’s beautiful North West Port Hedland offers a relaxed community focused lifestyle and exposure to the regions world leading resources industry. At the Town of Port Hedland, let your career take-off as you tackle challenges unique to the region, collaborate with a range of people from all walks of life and become part of a vibrant team that is making real change in the Pilbara.

The Town is currently offering the opportunity for a suitably experienced and motivated Project Manager to oversee and manage the delivery of infrastructure projects through the provision of sound financial management, engineering innovation, leadership and exceptional communication skills. This position is based in Port Hedland, offering an attractive salary and a range of other benefits including, but not limited to:

  • Housing and a utilities allowance
  • Six weeks annual leave plus 17.5% leave loading
  • 5% Superannuation + co-contribution scheme up to a total of 14%
  • Work vehicle, laptop & mobile phone
  • Wellness program includes discounted gym and pool memberships
  • Training and professional development opportunities
  • Generous paid parental leave
  • Family oriented and lifestyle supportive working conditions.
  • Three year contract

The position requires the management of a talented team while ensuring that all assigned projects are delivered according to design, and within the agreed scope, program, quality and budget.

Position Requirements

The preferred applicant will be required to undergo a pre-employment medical, including drug and alcohol assessment to be considered for the role, as well as possess:

  • An appropriate degree-level qualification in Civil Engineering, Project Management or extensive demonstrated experience
  • Current ‘C’ class drivers licence
  • Experience in the Project Management and delivery of infrastructure projects
  • Experience and knowledge in best practice Building Construction and associated civil works
  • A Construction Industry White Card (OHS)
  • A National (or Federal) Police Clearance no more than 6 months’ old

How to Apply

Applicants are encouraged to apply online.

If you are unable to apply online, please forward your application documents to Human Resources, Attention “Confidential Advertised Vacancy” either by:

Post:  PO Box 41, Port Hedland WA 6721

Hand: Civic Centre, McGregor Street, Port Hedland WA 6721  

Your application should include a comprehensive letter detailing how your experience meets the essential and preferred experience listed on the Position Description and how your experience will enable you to execute the accountabilities as listed. Applicants who do not address selection criteria may not be considered in the first round of shortlisting. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure their application is received in full prior to the closing date and time.

Suitable applicants may be considered for appointment to similar vacancies during the six month period following the conclusion of this recruitment process.

For more information on the Town or to obtain a copy of the position description please visit Town of Port Hedland website. Should further information be required please contact Gerard Sherlock, Director Infrastructure & Town Services on (08) 9158 9750.

Applications close 4:00pm, Friday 18 January 2019.

Late applications will not be accepted.

The Town of Port Hedland is Equal Opportunity Employer and committed to eliminating all forms of discrimination. We embrace diversity and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and people with disabilities.

Attachments : - 20181207 PD Project Manager.pdf - PreApplicationFormASAP_334246.pdf

Posted on Dec 7 by Town of Port Hedland

Advert closes on Fri, 18 Jan 2019 16:00:00

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