Project Manager – Heavy Industry

  • Salary package commensurate with experience
  • A fabulous career on offer with a highly reputable organisation
  • Manage your own teams and a diverse range of projects
  • Work and live in beautiful Latrobe Valley


  • Has been established for over 15 years in plant outage and shutdown maintenance projects for the heavy industry.
  • Provides a unique service to organisations Australia-wide and overseas.
  • They rely on subcontractors to carry out work on remote sites.
  • Projects include welding, maintenance, design and support, scaffolding, inspection and installation.
  • Runs multiple projects concurrently throughout Australia and overseas.


  • The client is seeking an experienced and qualified hands on Project Manager to join them on a full time permanent basis at their Latrobe Valley premises.
  • There will be extensive travel involved.
  • It is expected that you will be responsible to project manage, control a diverse range of projects at any given time relating to outage, maintenance shutdowns, and safety of power stations, etc.
  • This requires someone to own their own position, grow relationships, create business growth and profits.
  • You need to be able to carry out the tasks yourself.
  • It is expected that you have in-depth knowledge and are able to work independently on estimating, labour hire. costing, tender presentations, project control  and close interaction with contractors.
  • This is ideally suited to someone who is a ‘non-big-company person’  with the ability to create opportunities, develop winning tender estimates and write super bid submissions.
  • You will lead and monitor project delivery teams and manage the maintenance contracts, liaising with the Operations Manager.
  • Take responsibility for managing workshops and overseeing the procurement and cost plans, along with the change management side of the business.
  • Ensure all procedures are up to date and accurate.


  • You have completed an apprenticeship.
  • Ideally, a degree in Engineering plus qualifications in Project Management.
  • You have the scars to prove you are a hands on Project Manager.
  • Have a minimum of 10-12 years’ experience in heavy industry or a similar role/industry.
  • This role will not suit a delegator!
  • A clean driver’s licence.
  • Again, there will be extensive travel involved, and you need to be able to commit to the travel as and when required.

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