Construction & Commissioning Manager – Global Alumina


Job Type:Full Time
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Alcoa is a global industry leader in bauxite, alumina and aluminum products. Our Company is built on a foundation of strong values and operating excellence dating back nearly 130 years to the world-changing discovery that made aluminum an affordable and vital part of modern life. Since developing the aluminum industry, and throughout our history, our talented Alcoans have followed on with breakthrough innovations and best practices that have led to efficiency, safety, sustainability and stronger communities wherever we operate. This kind of operating excellence takes a special kind of team, made up of special people. One of them could be you.

About the opportunity

In this unique and exciting role, we are seeking a well-established projects management professional to provide leadership for the Construction & Commissioning Function for Capital Projects specialising in Alumina Refinery Brownfields Construction.

You will be a key member of the Capital Core Leadership Team reporting to the Global Capital Manager.

The Construction & Commissioning Manager shall ensure all Projects are delivered in accordance with the following:-

Executed safely

Executed without Regulatory non-compliance

Budget and schedule requirements

Within scope, specification, and quality requirements

Are handed over via a consistent methodology for the testing and commissioning.

The role spans across all Alcoa’s Global Alumina Refineries including Pinjarra, Wagerup, Kwinana which are all in Western Australia. The international refineries are based in Sao Luis and Pocos, both in Brazil as well as San Ciprian in Spain. Alcoa also has a 25% share in Ma’aden Alumina refinery in Saudi Arabia.

For the right candidate, flexible work arrangements would be considered for this role. Please let us know when you apply if this is something you are seeking.

As a nationally recognised employer of choice for gender equity and advocate for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and intersex inclusion, Alcoa encourages applications from women, people of diverse backgrounds and those with different skills and life experiences.

About you

Our values – act with integrity, operate with excellence, care for people – are at the foundation of everything we do.

You will possess and engineering bachelor degree and preferably a post graduate business or project management qualification as well as highly developed interpersonal and communication skills coupled with extensive engineering supervisory background. To be successful in this role you will have extensive experience and a strong working knowledge of successfully working within all forms of contracting models including but not limited to; EPC, EpCM, LSTK, Offshore Fabrication & Modularisation and a strong level of Australian and international construction management experience is highly desirable.

About where you will work

Alcoa of Australia’s head office is located in Booragoon, approximately 15 kilometres south of Perth’s central business district. Approximately 150 employees provide corporate services, including finance, procurement, information technology, environmental management and corporate affairs, to Alcoa’s businesses locally and world-wide.

Applications close

Friday 19th October 2018

About Alcoa in Australia?

Alcoa employs approximately 4,300 people in Western Australia (WA) and Victoria; most of our employees live regionally and our head office is in the Perth suburb of Booragoon.

Alcoa has been named an employer of choice for 16 consecutive years by the Federal Government’s Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA), and Alcoa of Australia’s Chairman and Managing Director Michael Parker is a WGEA Pay Equity Ambassador.

Alcoa is an active and supportive partner in the community. The company sponsors ideas and opportunities important to local people such as addressing mental health, inspiring youth, promoting environmental education and highlighting health and safety.

Alcoa has been contributing economically and socially in Western Australia and Victoria for more than 50 years. More than 75 per cent of Alcoa of Australia’s total annual revenue stays in Australia through wages, local purchasing, taxes, royalties, capital investment and dividends to Australian shareholders.

Additional information

It is Alcoa's policy that all employees must advise their immediate supervisor or manager of their application prior to applying.

You will only be contacted if you are shortlisted for an interview, this process can take up to four weeks from the closing date.

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