Jacobs Package Engineer- Shafts in Brisbane, Australia

Package Engineer- Shafts


At approximately $13 billion in revenues, Jacobs is one of the world's largest and most diverse providers of technical, professional, and construction service with operations in North America, South America, Europe, the Middle East, India, Australia, Africa and Asia.

Jacobs is the lead contractor providing EPCM services for the Oyu Tolgoi Underground Project in Mongolia. This contract scope includes surface and underground infrastructure works and will see us leading the way for over 6 years to deliver this project successfully and safely.

We are currently seeking experienced Package Engineers for Shaft Packages. Based in Brisbane city, we are looking for motivated, organised, self-starters with proven experience in their discipline. The duration of the roles will be for approximately until the end of 2017 with a possibility of the role moving to Oyu Tolgoi site in Mongolia on a 4/2 roster.

Preference will be given to experienced locally based contractors. There is no planned travel requirement for the positions, however given this is a global project spanning several countries, there may be an opportunity to travel.

The purpose of this role is to provide technical support during all project phases to ensure that project designs meet operational requirements and specified engineering standards.

Knowledge and responsibilities include:

  • Planning specific project activities, tasks and end results including setting the scheduling for completing the works and budgeting

  • Assisting with project co-ordination (between process engineering, drawing office, site, QA/QC, vendors etc)

  • Identifying the requirements for engineering input into specific procurement and construction contract packages

  • Monitoring progress and report on assigned area of work

  • Scope control and trending of scope changes

  • Scope communication to the Engineering Manager

  • Assisting development control of the schedule for their facilities

  • Setting dates for engineering deliverables needed for the assigned area

  • Tracking trends of estimated quantities for their facilities and evaluate scope and schedule impacts

  • Identifying and referring potential problems to the Engineering Manager

  • Contract administration

  • Development of contract scope of work, schedule requirements, and pay items definition for area contracts

  • Co-ordinating the technical reviews of all construction contract packages

  • Organising the procurement of equipment, vendor packages, sub contractors and suppliers

  • Tender evaluation and adjudication including bid clarification

  • Contract award negotiation and kick-off meetings

  • Evaluating contractor claims (supported by contract group)

  • Managing selected sub-consultants

  • Ensuring compliance with quality standards in all tasks

  • Providing information for Quality and other audits

Only degree qualified engineers will be considered for this position. Experience in a similar role working on a major EPCM Underground mining project with hoists will be key to success in this role. To be considered you must be a citizen, permanent resident or have a valid visa to work in Australia.

This is a great opportunity to work for a global organisation within a highly experienced and industry-leading EPCM team. If you are a focused, driven professional who takes pride in their work and is looking for a challenge to work within a multi-disciplinary environment on complex projects then please apply now.

Oyu Tolgoi sub-contractors must obtain permission from their company to apply.

Please note: If you are being represented by a recruitment agency you will not be considered. To register your interest you will need to apply directly to Jacobs.

Primary Location Australia-Australia Countrywide-Brisbane

Req ID: MIN00010I