Senior Project Engineer



Kalgoorlie Consolidated Gold Mines Pty Ltd (KCGM) is currently seeking an experienced Senior Project Engineer to join the Technical Services & Projects team in Kalgoorlie. KCGM is a joint venture between Newmont Australia and Barrick Gold Corporation. Our mission within the projects department is to add value to KCGM by executing capital projects safely and professionally.

With an exciting pipeline of projects being executed; if successful you will join a high performance team that is committed and passionate. This role will be responsible for the end to end execution and management of multidisciplinary projects across a team of Project Managers. This translates to auditing and overseeing team projects to ensure they are being managed adequately, with deficiencies resulting in mentoring, teaching and upskilling of personnel.

This residential role is a 5 on 2 off / 4 on 3 off fortnightly day roster, working 9.5 hour days. Key Accountabilities may include but are not limited to: Ensure stakeholder engagement for all projects through effective, proactive and efficient communication.

Audit, manage and support multiple small (100 TAUD) to large (10 M) multidisciplinary Capex projects at different project stages simultaneously. Ensure that Project Managers track and control scope, schedule and cost to an appropriate level and drive projects to successful completion. If deficiencies are present use other project examples and mentoring to develop team members to the required documentation and control standard.

Validate cost, schedule and risk; preparing monthly reports detailing project progress against scope, Audit and manage project risks through proactive mitigation and capture opportunities. Looking specifically at the controls, verifying where possible and challenging based on experience to ensure risk is acted upon in a practical manor. Provide leadership through coaching, mentoring and developmental activities to Project Managers driving a positive workplace culture that reflects KCGM's core values.

Specifically supporting project “brand” covering stakeholder/business engagement, communication, transparency and systems excellence. Provide leadership and guidance to Project Managers to ensure appropriate project controls procedures, schedules and reporting systems are correctly used on each project. Provide assistance to other departments as required in developing project scopes and AFEs.

Optimise the technical skills across Project Managers, bringing all up to the same high standard. Identifying specific “focus” areas to allow targeted development, mentoring and auditing. Check, review and audit technical, engineering, scheduling, planning, procurement and quality control functions for assigned projects.

Produce status reports, monthly reports and stage gate reviews as necessary. Ensure that you or any business partners under your instruction/control comply with all aspects of KCGM’s policies and procedures to en.

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$140,000 - 170,000 per year


14 Dec 2019


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