Project Manager (Mechanical)

Last updated 1 hours ago
Job Type:Full Time

Due to continued growth Downer are currently seeking expressions of interest from experienced Mechanical Project Managers to join our Asset Services Business Unit for upcoming projects in the Industrial Mining Sector, based out of our Perth operations.

Reporting directly to the Operations Manager, you will be responsible for building and leading high performing project teams to expertly delivery management services on complex scopes of works on brownfield sites and execution during shutdowns.

We are interested in your experience managing Sustaining Capital Projects in Iron Ore or other Mining and Mineral processing facilities with a demonstrated track record of exceptional safety, financial and schedule performance.

You will be an accomplished safety leader, excellent communicator and have a strong customer focus, with experience leading projects during bid phase and transitioning to execute highly desirable.

Due to the remote nature of our projects frequent travel/working away will be required for periods of time, in-line with project requirements.


  • Previous experience in the management and delivery of multi-discipline complex projects with a background in brownfield projects and execution within shutdowns;
  • Mechanical Engineering / Trade qualification or, relevant technical background and experience;
  • A proven ability to develop and maintain key internal and external relationships;
  • A proven track record of site management with safety, customer service and financial responsibilities;
  • A demonstrable commercial, contract and financial management skills combined with proven change and people management experience;
  • An analytical ability to resolve commercial issues and an ability to minimise risks and maximise opportunities, is a must, as well as refined financial reporting skills;
  • Previous experience on maintenance and shutdown projects in a similar role is essential;
  • Strong HSEQ focus and leadership capability;
  • Detailed knowledge of Primavera (P6) or MS Projects covering Critical Path Management, Earned Value Management, advanced resource allocation, project baseline comparisons and project reporting;
  • A high level of business and commercial acumen with the ability to read, interrogate and interpret cash, cost, WIP and revenue project position with a sound understanding of production controls, procurement plans and programs;
  • Excellent leadership and people management skills; and
  • Highly effective written and oral communications skills.


  • A supportive and dynamic team
  • An opportunity to work for a major ASX listed company
  • The ability to build your professional career in a multi-disciplined business environment.

As an employer who embraces Equal Opportunity and promotes diversity, we encourage men and women of all ages and backgrounds, including Indigenous Australians, to apply


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