Lead Turnover Coordinator

Requisition ID: 275645 

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


A new opportunity exists for an experienced field engineer to become Lead Turnover Coordinator and join Bechtel’s Energy team on the Pluto Train 2 project, based in Karratha, Western Australia.  This is a FIFO role working 3:1 roster.


About the Project:

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.

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.


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 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.


About the Role:

As part of the System Turnover team, you shall interface with team members across the construction site in both Construction and Pre-Commissioning teams to expedite and track work completion by startup system to compile system turnover dossiers and reports at each phase of the project.

As a Lead Turnover Coordinator, you will be responsible for supervising team members within their work area, including daily tasking, professional development, and scheduling.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Develop and maintain System Completions and Turnover related plans, procedures and field instructions, incorporating contractual and jobsite deliverables and handover of supporting documentation.
  • Champion and implement the Project Turnover process in accordance with Bechtel Standard Work Processes and Procedures (SWPPs), Project Procedures and ITPs.
  • Manage field generated inspection records in completions management software for tracking and reporting.
  • Utilize multiple databases and BSAPs for reviewing and checking dossiers including TEAMWorks, Setroute, Infoworks, Unifier, Aconex, and Smart Completions (Completions Database).
  • Communicate effectively with other project team members, the client, and field personnel to ensure quality, schedule and budget are maintained.
  • Perform other duties as required.


What You Bring:

  • Degree in a relevant engineering discipline but may be waived if equivalent industry experience can be demonstrated.
  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience, with at least 5 years in a Completions and Turnover supervisory role.
  • Direct Hire Experience, preferably in a lump-sum environment.
  • Experience using database software.
  • Experience in Construction, Field Engineering or Pre-commissioning preferred.
  • Previous supervision experience preferred.


Working Rights in Australia without employer sponsorship are required.

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Additional Information:

This position has responsibilities that include exposure to changing environmental, construction, and operational conditions, which may include: extensive walking in and around an active construction and/or operations site, climbing ladders, working at heights from work platforms including scaffolding, and mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs), use of personal fall arrest equipment, walking and working on uneven surfaces, working in constricted and/or confined spaces, variable work shifts (e.g., day, night, weekends, 1st, 2nd, 3rd shift, etc.), and work in inclement weather. Some lifting may be required. Candidate must be able to use standard issued Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) required for each assigned task (i.e. respirator, harness, life vest, hearing protection, etc.).

The Pluto Train 2 Project is a Major Hazard Facility meaning this is a non-smoking site and no tobacco products – i.e. cigarettes, vapes, lighters, tobacco - are permitted to be brought to the site.

This position is available to both local and non-local personnel. For non-locals (FIFO/DIDO), the working roster is 3/1. 


Why Choose Bechtel?

At Bechtel, we know that exceptional people deliver our customers’ projects—projects with a purpose that create a lasting positive legacy in the communities where we live and work.

Just as we are committed to helping our customers achieve their visions, we are committed to offering the best people in the industry—people like you—with rewarding, challenging, and flexible long-term careers.

Outstanding professionals are needed on projects that create jobs and grow economies; improve the resiliency of the world's infrastructure; connect communities to resources and opportunities; get us closer to net zero; tackle critical environmental challenges to protect people and the planet; and accelerate progress to make the world a cleaner, greener, safer place.


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.

Bechtel employees are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or show proof of a negative test result prior to accessing Bechtel sites/facilities to the extent required by applicable law or by customer requirements.