Field Project Engineer

Barrow island, Western Australia, Australia

Job Reference 1239882

Location Barrow island, Western Australia, Australia

Industry Oil & Gas - LNG

Function Project Management

Job Type Contract

Date Added March 13, 2024

Summary on Airswift:
Airswift is an international workforce solutions provider within the energy, process and infrastructure industries. Airswift serves as a strategic partner to our clients, offering a turnkey workforce solution to capture and deliver the top talent needed to complete successful projects by aligning with the unique needs of our clients.  With over 800 employees and 6,000 contractors operating in over 50 countries, our geographical reach and pool of talent available is unmatched in the industry and the level of experience, exposure and expertise that the organization has is unparalleled.

About the Role:
Our client is Chevron, one of the world’s leading integrated Energy companies, with a vision to help advance a lower carbon future, striving to reduce their carbon emissions intensity of their traditional operations, whilst seeking to grow their lower carbon businesses.

As Chevron's Australian projects continue to evolve, a position has arisen for a Field Project Engineer to join the Projects Team, on a FIFO role to BWI.

Title: Field Project Engineer

Start Date: Negotiable
Employment Type: 1.5 years casual contract   
Location: Barrow Island (FIFO)  

The Field Project Engineer is responsible for the safe and timely execution of construction and pre-commissioning activities on Barrow Island.

This includes supporting the Barrow Island (BWI) delivery team through completion of the detailed design for these scopes, safe execution of the Civils & Underground (CUG), Cross Island Trenching (XIT) and Above Ground Installation (AGI) scope by the execution contractors, through construction, construction completion & pre-commissioning, and commissioning support.

  • Be a rotational site-based position as part of the J-IC BWI Construction Management team.
  • Ensure safe and quality execution of the scope, whilst managing within cost and schedule expectations.
  • Work closely with construction contractors and LNG plant operations to assist to manage SIMOPs, permit to work and interface requirements.
  • Provide backfill for key Construction Management team members when they take annual leave.
  • Liaise with support functions including Contracts, Logistics, Materials Management and Project Controls to manage progress of the CUG, XIT and AGI scopes. Proactively identify and resolve potential issues to meet project outcomes.
  • Engineering degree or equivalent with at least 10 years’ experience
  • Previous experience in a construction engineering role – preferably including electrical packaged equipment installation and pre-commissioning/commissioning
  • Good leadership skills – including the ability to work well with both the construction contractors and asset operations
  • Experience working in a construction environment, capital projects and brownfields exposure is beneficial
  • Proven ability to prioritise and help the construction team succeed
  • Demonstrated commitment to Chevron’s values of diversity and inclusion, high performance, integrity and trust, partnership and protecting people and the environment

The successful candidate should be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident. Aboriginal candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

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