Quality Lead

Requisition ID: 275042 

  • Relocation Authorized: None 
  • Telework Type: N/A 
  • Work Location: Perth, WA 


Bechtel Mining and Metals are searching for a high performing Quality Lead to join our business.  This role will be offered at our Perth office.


About the 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 employees the benefits and resources to live healthy lives. 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 Quality Lead, you will develop, maintain, and verify implementation of the quality activities of a project assignment. You will manage and coordinate the project quality program/plan activities functions in engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning, and maintain client liaison and communication.


Your responsibilities will include:

  • Direct quality activities on the project, communicating with engineering, procurement, construction, administrative services, commissioning, and other project personnel to ensure management goals and objectives are met.
  • Review and approve quality‑related procedures prepared on the project to ensure compliance with the quality program/plan.
  • Coordinate, supervisor, and/or participate in the project auditing and monitoring program to verify the effectiveness of the quality program/plan.
  • Represent the project during quality assurance audits conducted by the client, management, or regulatory agencies.
  • Reviews project schedules for quality‑related activities to ensure timely and effective implementation of the project quality plan requirements.
  • Other responsibilities as designated.


What You Bring:

  • Degree in an engineering, science, or technical discipline and with extensive industry experience with demonstrated leadership component and/or quality assurance program management experience in the construction or closely related industry; or in lieu of a degree, extensive industry experience with demonstrated leadership component and/or quality assurance program management experience in the construction or closely related industry.
  • Lead Auditor certification from an accredited body with demonstrated knowledge of quality assurance requirements, and proficiency in implementation and management of quality assurance programs.
  • Successful track record of leading teams in complex environments and leadership in management of change initiatives.
  • Knowledge of advanced techniques for assessment, event investigation, cause analysis, human performance, and corrective action.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of design, procurement, construction, start-up, commissioning, and operation.


Working Rights in Australia without employer sponsorship are required.


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Why Choose Bechtel?

At Bechtel, we know that people like you 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. People like you 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.