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Project Manager

UON has been providing power generation, air compressors and water pumping solutions to the industry since 1998. We provide the integration of modular products in one simplified process, from conception to hire, or purchase to on-going support.

An exciting opportunity has presented itself within our Project Delivery division. UON is currently seeking an experienced, motivated, and professional Project Manager. 

This position is currently a short-term assignment; however, it does have the potential to move onto a permanent position for the right candidate.

This role will be reporting directly to the Executive General Manager - Projects who expects a high level of communication and detailed real-time project information. This role also requires integration with our site teams, and a 'hands on' approach is a must. 

You will be required to oversee and manage the successful delivery of all aspects, across multiple projects, relating to de-watering infrastructure and power generation, including but not limited to planning and execution of the project schedule - including safety requirements, budgeting and forecasting, stakeholder management, commercial advice, contract management including EOI's, NOD's, variations, and progress claims, as well as provide client management services at a senior level.

Key duties of this role include:

  • Assuming overall responsibility in the project planning coordination, management and delivery.
  • Required to formulate, manage and monitor multiple operation teams and clients.
  • Producing schedules, budgets and forecasts.
  • Working closely with the Project Administration, Contracts Administration and Project Engineering Team.
  • Provide execution support to the Project Management Teams.
  • Provide our clients support to ensure we are continuously meeting their expectations and agreed outcomes.
  • Work with internal and external stakeholders to manage project risks and priorities.
  • Direct application of capital and people resources to maximise operating efficiency.
  • Identify and develop process improvement opportunities to further the Project Team capabilities. 
  • Ensure compliance with client and UON HSE and QMS policies, procedures and systems.
  • Maintain professional interaction with clients and suppliers always, ensuring positive working relationships are developed and maintained.
  • Assist the teams to ensure compliance relating to high risk work.
  • Provide coaching and mentoring of personnel.
  • Maintain a positive and productive working culture.

To be successful in this role it is essential you have the following:

  • 5+ years' in a Project Engineer role or similar experience in a similar position
  • Proven success in a Project Engineer role
  • Experience in dewatering, civil, earthworks and electrical projects ideally part if not all the disciplines
  • A relevant qualification in Project Engineering/Project Management/Business Management is valued but not mandatory
  • Contract management of minor and major works
  • Exceptional and professional communication skills, particularly at a senior client management level
  • Experience in all stakeholder engagement including the client, suppliers and third-party contractors
  • Understanding of financial and risk management principles
  • Strong focus on fostering a positive HSE culture within the company
  • A proactive and can-do attitude
  • Excellent time management and task prioritisation skills
  • Prior experience in Iron Ore in particular with Rio Tinto/BHP is highly regarded
  • Willing to work on remote sites.

You will be required to travel to remote sites throughout Western Australia at various times to meet delivery outcomes.

Only those applicants with the unrestricted right to work in Australia will be considered. 

For consideration, please submit your CV's to our HR Advisor at


  1. Corporate Health Plan
  2. Flexible working (Work/Life balance)
  3. Training and Development (apprenticeship, traineeship, internal training)
  4. Career development opportunities
  5. Social Club

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