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ICT Team Lead

Requisition ID: 261753 

  • Relocation Authorized: None 
  • Telework Type: Full-Time Office/Project 
  • Work Location: Brisbane, QLD 


About the Project

Are you looking to make your mark with a world class, high-impact project?

Keen to join an experienced and highly respected team?

Want to contribute to significant environmental and cultural heritage values?


Then the Energy Resources of Australia (ERA) Ranger rehabilitation project is what you’re looking for!


After more than 35 years operating as a successful uranium mine, the Ranger Project is entering its rehabilitation stage and offers an exciting opportunity for you to make a positive impact on the environment.


ERA has engaged the global engineering firm, Bechtel, to support ERA as Delivery Partner for ongoing study work. 


Bechtel will be working alongside ERA and major stakeholder Rio Tinto to restore the land to the status of its surrounding World Heritage listed Kakadu National Park.  A collaborative project, this project will be developed in consultation with the Mirarr Traditional Owners and will benefit the Jabiru community. 


Located 8 km east of Jabiru and 260 km south-east of Darwin, the Ranger Project will lead the way in the fast-growing area of mining closures.


This is your opportunity to join an established team, develop as a professional, and work in partnership with our client – contributing to a long-term commitment to people, communities and the environment.


Please note a formal offer to the successful candidate of this site-based FIFO (fly in fly out) position will be contingent upon passing a stringent medical examination.


Interested to learn more? Visit: Energy Resources of Australia Ltd ( Resources of Australia (


Your Role

In your role as ICT Team Lead, working with and under the direction of the Site Manager, you will be responsible for co-ordinating the information systems, communications and technology requirements for construction-related facilities for the ERA Ranger Rehabilitation Project. 


You will work collaboratively with your Bechtel IS&T (Information Systems and Technology) global peers to ensure IT infrastructure; information systems and data exchanges are implemented in line with Bechtel standards. Governance direction and support will also be available to you via the Brisbane-based Project IS&T Operations Lead.


This role will be based on site at the Ranger Mine jobsite offices where you will be assigned on a fly in/fly out roster (2 weeks on, 1 week off) flying to and from Darwin - with a drive to the Jabiru work site - where camp accommodation is provided.


This role has two primary responsibilities:

  • Ensure the required ICT infrastructure and communications are planned, established and supported in line with project execution requirements at the jobsite.
  • Ensure tight alignment between ICT infrastructure and the Engineering, Procurement and Construction applications and data exchanges to be implemented on the project.


Key Responsibilities

  • Provides oversight and guidance to junior infrastructure / automation support staff
  • Supports the development of IS&T plans across the project lifecycle and oversees implementation of IS&T technology, including but not limited to IT network infrastructure (carrier services, routing, switching, outdoor wireless, fibre), deploying server and desktop computing equipment 
  • Builds relationships across the project team:
    • Provides leadership to support personnel and interfaces with Engineering, Procurement and Construction management teams to implement, maintain and support various IS&T applications and technologies
    • Works in close collaboration with site disciplines (Workforce services / ER, Construction, Field Engineering) to plan and implement field productivity communications, site radio systems, site access control and other digital technologies and initiatives
    • Works in close collaboration with customer IS&T and field technology disciplines to ensure the needs of all jobsite stakeholders are fully considered
    • Collaborates with the Project Integration and Automation Manager, the Applications Support Lead and Document Management Lead to develop solutions to bespoke problems
  • General IS&T management activities such as risk assessment and management, IT equipment and services procurement and contract co-ordination, scope of works development, stakeholder engagement and communications and supports the project’s cost control and scheduling efforts.


What we offer
There are many reasons why choosing to join Bechtel is one of the best career decisions you will ever make. In addition to working with talented, dedicated people and having the opportunity to play an integral role in stimulating and rewarding local and international projects, Bechtel is committed to offering employees the benefits and resources to live healthy lives.


With a competitive salary package and annual discretionary performance bonus scheme in place, employee wellbeing is also at the centre of our business - promoted through private health cover and includes access to specialist medical advice (‘Best Doctors’) and a leading employee assistance program.


We are serious about setting you up for success from the very beginning. Experience an established online onboarding process, gain access to learning and development opportunities via the Bechtel University and participate in our Talent Management and Reward and Recognition programs.


About you

    • Recognized degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Technology, Information Systems, Business Management or related field from an accredited college or university and relevant work experience; and/or relevant solid industry experience, combined with educational training or specialised courses or certifications in project management, information systems, Microsoft, Cisco or other relevant technology products, etc. in lieu of a degree.
    • Adept at supervising, developing and coaching employees to deliver results within a dynamic and fast paced work environment
    • Able to translate technical communications into practical terms for discussion with end users
    • Strong ability to partner with stakeholders, bring multidisciplinary work groups together collaboratively and establish clear and meaningful divisions of responsibility
    • Strong technical knowledge of a broad range of ICT technology principles including any of the following: desktop and server computing, network, Construction site technology (Two Way Radio / Push to Talk; Access Control)
    • Ability to work within a standardised global support model, leveraging centralised support resources and operating under established governance for change management.
    • Awareness of data centric execution in Engineering, Procurement, Construction (EPC) projects
    • Working knowledge of the Microsoft Windows operating system and Microsoft 365 products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Teams, etc.)
    • Offers of employment will be conditional upon successful completion of a medical examination (including but not limited to a functional exam and drug and alcohol testing).


Please note, Right to Work in Australia without employer sponsorship is required for this role. 


Applications will be reviewed as they are submitted, so don't delay in applying to join the Bechtel team! Everyone who applies will receive a response. 



Shaping tomorrow together

Bechtel is one of the most respected global engineering, construction, and project management companies. Together with our customers, we deliver landmark projects that foster long-term progress and economic growth. Since 1898, we’ve completed more than 25,000 extraordinary projects across 160 countries on all seven continents. We operate through four global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy; and Mining & Metals. Our company and our culture are built on more than a century of leadership and a relentless adherence to our values, the core of which are safety, quality, ethics, and integrity. These values are what we believe, what we expect, what we deliver, and what we live.

Bechtel is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, disability, citizenship status (except as authorized by law), protected veteran status, genetic information, and any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

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