Core Accountabilities Civil & Infrastructure Engineering
Manage information transfer and alignment with technical and operational owners
Manage and co-ordinate responses to technical queries
Be familiar with, and compliant with, relevant health and safety regulations and promoting a culture of health and safety awareness within the team
Occasionally perform other duties and tasks as required from time to time by Engineering lead, AM Senior Leadership or external parties
Run and manage Civil & Infrastructure engineering portfolio governance and reporting in order to track progress, identify project risks and make decisions across Rail improvement works, Port expansion, dam construction and other relevant Civil & Infrastructure work
Comply with all aspects of AM Mining and AML departmental policies and values including the AM Code of Conduct.
Ensure solution driven Civil & Infrastructure work programs for the 15Mtpa Expansion Project in Liberia are executed and that the deliverables meet or exceed AM Mining Capital Investment Standards for the project.
Develop Civil & Infrastructure work scopes and solutions for the 30Mtpa Expansion Project in Liberia to ensure that deliverables meet or exceed AM Mining Capital Investment Standards.
Lead and participate in 15Mtpa Expansion Project Health, Safety, Environment and Community representation and activities for the Civil & Infrastructure solution work scope.
Participate and lead civil engineering process and procedures representation and activities management in conjunction with Asset leadership.
In particular, HAZID, HAZOP and HAZAN studies and all technical peer reviews
Ensure expandable, solution driven Civil & Infrastructure work programs for AM Mining Assets are executable and the deliverables meet or exceed AM Mining Capital Investment Standards and are in line with best available Civil & Infrastructure methodologies and frameworks.
Implement enterprise-wide risk management requirements
Own any technical risk items related to Civil & Infrastructure work and drive mitigation plans
Ensure all feasible Civil & Infrastructure related options are discussed, evaluated and dealt with appropriately
Ensure business evaluation is robust and reflects the range of feasible Civil & Infrastructure outcomes
Stakeholder co-ordination and management
Facilitate co-ordination with internal and external stakeholders.
Ensure effective site and offshore stakeholder alignment so that all Civil & Infrastructure dependencies and considerations are understood and incorporated into planning.
Ensure alignment with project PMO, project controls and other planning teams to support accurate reporting and progress tracking at a project level.
Ensure alignment with project execution teams (, construction) to ensure any Civil & Infrastructure related considerations or implications are adhered to.
Work with procurement to ensure relevant Civil & Infrastructure packages (contractors, equipment, consumables) are sourced as per technical specification requirements and project schedule requirements.
Support procurement in RFP / RFQ processes to support decision making process on vendor selection for relevant packages where required.
Work with finance to ensure relevant Civil & Infrastructure budgeting and actual costs aligned with financial reporting systems and processes.
Be familiar with scope of work of relevant external consultants and contractors and where ownership assigned, manage their deliverables and ensure quality of output meets or exceeds expectations.
Manage, mentor and develop junior resources
Strategy and planning
Participate in reviewing and developing Investment Approval Requests (IARs) & associated presentation material for technical peer reviews and owners IAC endorsement and capital sanctioning processes
Develop aligned rationales for toll gating / holding individual projects
Develop the investment rationale and IARs for asset expansions and sustaining capital projects.
Manage information transfer with technical and operational owners
Develop fit for purpose position papers and associated presentations to respond to strategic Civil & Infrastructure issues raised by technical and operational owners.
Develop a regular Civil & Infrastructure briefing pack for technical, operational and executive owners
Develop Asset based overall Civil & Infrastructure growth pipeline and program execution plan to match production expansion programs (30Mtpa Program for Liberia)
Specific focus on actions to preserve option for rapid delivery of major scope components including identification of constraints and actions to remove them in an orderly fashion
Consideration of commercial and delivery strategies
Development of asset 5 year Civil & Infrastructure plans (where required)
Civil Engineering Degree along with +10 years post-Graduate technical experience
Ideally supported by Engineering chartership
Additional industrial management qualifications advantageous
Experience & Technical Competencies :
At least 10 years relevant experience in leading and delivering large capital projects (Total Installed Cost >
$250M) civil or infrastructure projects in execution or into execution through a Front End Loading’ process in the mining sector that includes concept, pre-feasibility and feasibility studies.
Demonstrated experience in :
Large capital project engineering planning and execution
Safety processes, frameworks and approaches
Mining engineering and operations
Civil & Infrastructure engineering
Railway engineering and management
Dam / waterway management experience
Port operations and development (both land-based and marine-based)
Construction methodology and management
Scheduling and cost tracking
Risk Management Analysis
Specific skills required for this position
Computer Skills :
Good computer skills with the ability to use integrated management systems, word processing, presentation and spreadsheet applications.
Communication Skills :
Ability to communicate effectively across all levels
Confident communicator with senior management and external stakeholders / vendors
Strong report writing and presentation skills.