Employee Relations Representative

Requisition ID: 276749 

  • Relocation Authorized: National - Camp 
  • Telework Type: Full-Time Office/Project 
  • Work Location: Karratha WA 

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Since 1898, we have helped customers complete more than 25,000 projects in 160 countries on all seven continents that have created jobs, grown economies, improved the resiliency of the world's infrastructure, increased access to energy, resources, and vital services, and made the world a safer, cleaner place. 

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Project Overview:

Pluto Train 2 is the expansion of a second LNG train at the existing Pluto LNG onshore facility near Karratha in Western Australia run by Woodside Energy. 

Pluto Train 2 will process Scarborough gas and have an LNG capacity of ~5 million tonnes per annum. As part of the construction of Pluto Train 2, additional domestic gas infrastructure will be installed to increase capacity to ~225 Terajoules per day.   

Woodside Energy has selected Bechtel to deliver the Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Commissioning scope of work for Pluto Train 2. 

Woodside Energy is Australia's leading natural gas producer, and Bechtel is excited to be working with this key customer to help meet the increasing global demand for LNG as a transitional energy source.

Job Summary:

The role of Employee Relations Representative supports the project employee relations activities, leading employee relations investigations, and resolving employee disputes. You will interpret Enterprise Agreements, Contracts, Enforce Work Rules, Performance Management and Participate in Project Investigations and Negotiations.

Major Responsibilities

  • Research and develop statistical information and studies on issues such as productivity, performance and construction industry trends and practices 
  • Interprets and administers applicable Enterprise Agreements, Employment Contracts and Project work rules. Keeps abreast of legislation applicable to construction industry and impacts to Project delivery.  
  • Ensures the Projects Workforce Services activities conform to company and site policies/procedures are followed and disseminates information.
  • Monitors work practices daily, observe and/or anticipated Labor problems. Recommends actions to resolve issues to avoid work stoppages and construction schedule delays
  • Participates in the implementation of corrective actions to prevent work and construction schedule delays and implements process improvement programs.
  • Supports informal and formal grievance hearings in accordance with applicable Enterprise Agreements, Internal Policy, and Procedures.
  • Other duties as designated.

Education and Experience Requirements

  • Requires degree qualification and 3 - 5 years of relevant experience or 9-12 years of relevant work experience in the Heavy Industrial, Construction or Mining Industries.
  • Experience delivering employee or industrial relations, human resources, or similar functions including HSE legislation

Required Knowledge and Skills

  • Good analytical and strategic planning skills: able to prioritize, pivot and respond to conflicting priorities.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

 

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.

Diverse teams build the extraordinary:

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.  
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