Power Station Operations Manager
Mineral Resources
Metro, AU
6d ago

At Mineral Resources Limited (MRL) we are different. Yes we are a leading Australian based diversified mining services, contracting, processing and commodities production company, however we are much more than that.

  • The entrepreneurial spirit is alive and well, and it has infused itself with the very culture of the business. If you’re wondering what that spirit is, it means that Mineral Resources is focused on the outcome;
  • willing to shift the earth to achieve desired goals.

    Mineral Resources is seeking a Power Station Operations Manager to join our growing Energy Division (MRL Energy). MRL Energy have constructed and now operate gas, LNG and diesel fuelled power stations across Western Australia to support our operations and those of our clients.

    We are looking towards renewable energy solutions and displacement of diesel power generation by a larger uptake of gas and LNG fuelled power generation.

    About the role

    Reporting directly to the General Manager, Energy - The role will require a dynamic and strategic leader capable of building high performance teams focused on a sustainable long term future for the assets they operate.

    Strong communication skills are essential, to work closely with power station operators at various locations, and to ensure safety is always the first priority.

    Further responsibilities include but are not limited to :

  • Ensuring all Health, Safety and Environment Management Systems (HSEMS) and goals are adhered to while meeting the organisation’s policies and standards for HSE Management
  • Accountability for the safe, reliable, efficient and cost-effective operation and maintenance of all site power stations including gas, LNG, diesel and renewable power generation
  • Oversight of numerous remote operations teams including full time, casual and sub-contractor team members
  • Taking accountability for the operational delivery including planning, performing and leading of routine and breakdown maintenance activities
  • Undertaking project work as required; preparing scopes, estimates and coordinating works as well as ordering materials, arranging plant hire, workforce or contract utilisation
  • Monitoring and ensuring compliance within policy, procedural and legal requirements
  • Manage relationships with both internal and external stakeholders including customers, suppliers and engineering support
  • Managing the OPEX financial budget and supervising service providers and contractors to ensure work is conducted to an appropriate standard and in a safe manner as required
  • Financial responsibility for the operations including budgeting, expenditure tracking and variance analysis
  • What you'll bring to the team

  • 10+ years experience in a similar role
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Demonstrated exceptional safety leadership and personal safety behaviours
  • Self motivated leader and a team-player
  • Appropriate tertiary and / or trade qualification
  • Demonstrated expertise in the management and troubleshooting of power generation or equivalent projects
  • Strong stakeholder engagement / management skills
  • Site travel on a regular basis
  • Project delivery and operational experience across gas, diesel and / or solar power generation and control system integration will be seen as highly advantageous
  • If you believe that you have the necessary attitude and skills for this role, apply now! Shortlisting will commence immediately.

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