Civil/Earthworks Supervisor

Requisition ID: 276794 

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


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Project Overview:

After more than 40 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 / Rio Tinto has engaged the global engineering firm, Bechtel, to support ERA / Rio Tinto as Delivery Partner for the project execution. 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.



Job Summary:

An exciting opportunity currently exists for a Civil/Earthworks Supervisor to join Bechtel’s Mining & Metals ERA Project team on a FIFO assignment based out of Jabiru, Northern Territory. Your role will involve overseeing contractors, undertaking Geotextile installation, civil, bulk excavation and fill, and related activities within Pit 3 and surrounds. This is a fly in/fly out roster (2 weeks on, 1 week off) out of Darwin - with a project supplied bus to the Jabiru work site, and camp accommodation provided. Supervising and directing the civil contractors and subcontractors, and other workers assigned to your area, you will be responsible for the daily management of construction, site administration, and undertaking overview and control of all safety, quality, progress, schedule and cost controls. #LI-RH1


Major Responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership for safety on the project. This includes safety orientation, preparation of safety procedures and leading Bechtel and subcontractor safety meetings.
  • Inspect the site for any unsafe conditions and practices and take appropriate corrective action to correct breaches.
  • Supervise and direct contractor(s) in a supervisor capacity within the civil and earthworks disciplines, and other areas and disciplines as required.
  • Ensure the most current design documents are provided to subcontractors to complete work, and that all design changes are approved prior to implementation
  • Monitor the activities of subcontractors to ensure compliance with specifications and schedules.
  • Responsible for the cost, schedule and optimization of craft labour and maintaining the three-week look ahead schedule for labour and equipment.
  • Perform other duties as required.


Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Recognized, relevant technical degree or certification, and/or extensive, demonstrated work experience in construction field.
  • Demonstrated experience in civil/earthworks essential and experience in cross supervision highly advantageous.
  • Extensive experience in construction of large projects, and able to undertake and administer small to medium capital projects.

Required Knowledge and Skills:

  • Knowledge of close client secondment interaction, EPCM contract Management, and the Contractor(s) and their subcontractor’s responsibilities.
  • Knowledge of construction technologies & supervisory functions relating to field activities.
  • Demonstrated commitment to Environment, Safety and Health (ES&H) and to a Zero Accident safety program or similar.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Must be computer-literate (e.g. Word, Excel and database applications).
  • Demonstrated strong organizational and customer relationship skills.
  • Successful completion of site medical (fit for work) examination.


Working Rights in Australia without employer sponsorship are required.


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Total Rewards/Benefits:

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 challenging local and international projects, Bechtel is committed to offering you the benefits and resources to live a healthy life. With a market aligned salary package and annual discretionary performance bonus scheme in place, employee wellbeing is also at the centre of our business - promoted through our strong health and safety focus and private health cover including access to a leading employee assistance program.


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As a global company, Bechtel has long been home to a vibrant multitude of nationalities, cultures, ethnicities, and life experiences. This diversity has made us a more trusted partner, more effective problem solvers and innovators, and a more attractive destination for leading talent. We are committed to being a company where every colleague feels that they belong-where colleagues feel part of "One Team," respected and rewarded for what they bring, supported in pursuing their goals, invested in our values and purpose, and treated equitably. Click here to learn more about the people who power our legacy.


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 five global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy; Mining & Metals; and Manufacturing & Technology. 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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