Senior Project Team Lead

Wagerup, Western Australia, Australia

Job Reference 1240538

Location Wagerup, Western Australia, Australia

Industry Process - Mining & Metals

Function Engineering & Design

Job Type Contract

Date Added April 12, 2024

Due to ongoing demand, we are currently seeking a Senior Project Team Lead to join our clients high-performing team based at their facilities located in Wagerup, WA. This exciting opportunity offers a 12-month initial contract and will be focused on assisting in the successful delivery of various Brownfield upgrade projects on a major refinery operation.
As a Senior Project Team Lead, you will work with a high-performance and motivated team to achieve project objectives, supporting integration between engineering disciplines, project parties, and subject matter experts. After settling into the role, there is potential to negotiate a hybrid working arrangement.

  • Maintain a focus on Health, Safety, and Environment (HSE) within the team to ensure OHSE requirements are integrated into design and procurement processes.
  • Establish, maintain, and build healthy client relationships, resolving project issues with the client as they arise.
  • Ensure compliance with Work Package Management Plan (WPMP) and contract requirements, applying effective change control processes.
  • Monitor project costs within direct control, forecast final costs, identify trends and take action to avoid cost overruns.
  • Communicate effectively and clearly with the design team and third parties, providing accurate and effective reporting to the project manager.
  • Set clear objectives for the design team and manage inter-discipline interfaces effectively.
  • Assist with the procurement process throughout the project to ensure goods meet specifications, are delivered on time and within budget.
About You:
To be considered for this role, it is envisaged that you will possess the following attributes:
  • A recognized mechanical engineering degree.
  • Previous technical, practical, and leadership experience in mechanical engineering within a Brownfields environment, with proven experience in leading.
  • An enthusiastic team player with excellent stakeholder management skills.
  • Experience in phase gate delivery.
  • Understanding of multidisciplinary engineering projects.
  • Experience in refining and process engineering.
You must have current unrestricted working rights for Australia to be eligible for consideration and only those candidates with appropriate qualifications and experience will be contacted directly.

About 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 1000 employees and 9,000+ contractors operating in over 70 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.

If you are ready to take on this exciting opportunity and have what it takes to excel as a Senior Project Team Lead, please apply now with your updated resume and cover letter outlining your suitability for the role or contact Patrick Chick directly via

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