Project Site Engineering Manager

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Project Site Engineering Manager

Rotation: 8x3 weeks

Type: Contract

This rotational contractor position will be onsite at the jobsite near Surabaya, Indonesia

Manage engineering design, procurement, and construction activities within the mining company. Engineering Manager will generally be responsible for projects in the $500 million to multi-billion dollar projects. Provide technical advice and guidance for all phases of assigned large/complex engineering projects, programs and contracts, ensuring the successful conclusion of all phases within an appropriate time and at appropriate cost.

Essential Functions:

  • Responsible for the engineering scope, cost, schedule, safety, management and quality associated with projects within the company.
  • Manage, monitor and report on the work performance of the engineering departments on capital projects
  • Review and/or develop scopes of work for the engineering departments within the various projects.
  • Support senior project managers in projects with a value in excess of $500 million.
  • Evaluate and administer contracts with vendors for the provision of services and equipment as approved and required.
  • Provides guidance and counsel to the project and site management teams on applicable processes, practices, and existing/proposed local, state and federal regulations.

Job Scope
Nature of work: Works on extremely complex issues, implements solutions through individual effort but may delegate more routine tasks to others.
Level of interaction: Collaborates with Project Managers and site leaders and interacts with external colleagues, Governmental Agencies and senior Management
Autonomy/decision making: Works under limited supervision and has significant latitude to set objectives, priorities and timelines that may affect a group or functional area within the company.
Budgetary responsibility: Contributes to budget preparation by supplying costs and recommendations.


  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or related engineering discipline from an accredited curriculum and ten (10) years related experience and familiarity with processes, systems, and terminology in project, engineering and construction management, OR
  • Master's degree in Engineering or related engineering discipline from an accredited curriculum and eight (8) years related experience and familiarity with processes, systems, and terminology in project management, engineering, and construction.

Language Skills, Certifications and/or Training

  • Fluency in English
  • Broad knowledge of the principles and practices of mechanical engineering
  • Ability to research and analyze information of considerable difficulty and draw valid conclusions
  • Skill in effective communication, both verbal and written, including the ability to actively listen and to adapt behavior and communication style based upon the audience
  • Ability to develop and maintain awareness of occupational hazards and safety precautions
  • Skill in following safety practices, and recognizing, controlling and/or eliminating hazards Ability to build trust and credibility with employees/peers and establish common goals and expectations
  • Strong analytical skills

Preferred Education and Experience:

  • Experience with desal plant design and operation
  • Bahasa language capabilities
  • At least 6 years of managerial experience of capital projects in either an Engineering, Project or a Construction management role from project inception through engineering, construction and commissioning.

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