Plant Manager

Date: Dec 1, 2022

Location: New South Wales, Australia

Company: Webuild S.p.A.

Webuild is the new name of the Salini Impregilo Group, the global construction player specialized in building large works and complex infrastructure for the sustainable mobility, hydroelectric energy, water, green buildings and the tunnelling sectors.

Webuild is the expression of 114 years of applied engineering experience in 50 countries, in five continents, thanks to the talent of 50,000 people from over 100 nationalities. With a total backlog reaching €36.2 billion*, Webuild is a group guided by the passion for building and the pursuit of excellence, which renewed its commitment to building a sustainable future by applying its know-how to build innovative and valuable works.

                                                                                                                                                                                                   *Consolidated Financial Results 2019

Position Primary Role

Plant Manager will be responsible for the organisation and management of the construction, operation and maintenance of the mechanical and process plants needed to support the project, particularly the commission and decommissioning. The plant manager will also oversee the mobile / fixed plant and utility / services installation on the project.


Requirements and Qualifications

  • Recognised tertiary qualifications within a relevant field (Mechanical / Electrical)
  • At least 15 years operating in the same field on major infrastructure projects of comparable size and complexity to the FGJV project
  • At least 10 years of experience operating in a similar level role on a major infrastructure project
  • Strong Mobile and Fixed Plant knowledge
  • Experience managing major tunnelling support plants such as Crushing Plants / Slurry Plants / Waste treatment / Dewatering
  • Experience managing mobile plant Workshops with Strong Surface and Underground equipment knowledge
  • Sound knowledge of civil construction materials / services
  • Understanding of the Australian Standards, regulations and policies.


Key Accountabilities

  • Complies with Salini Impregilo Group policies and procedures as amended from time to time
  • Complies with FGJV WHS policy and procedures as amended from time to time
  • Ensures Safety plans and policy are submitted by subcontractors and suppliers. Provides this information to the WHS Manager for approval.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with internal and external interfaces
  • Coach and mentors team as required
  • Complies with FGJV policy and directives as amended from time to time
  • Implementing environmental controls contained in environmental management plans and procedures;
  • Ensuring that environmental considerations are incorporated into construction plans as required;
  • Ensuring that instructions are issued and adequate information provided to employees which relate to environmental risks on site;
  • Identifying environmental risks;
  • Identifying resource requirements for implementation of controls required by environmental management plans;
  • Ensuring that complaints relating to their sites or activities
  • Complies with FGJV policy and directives as amended from time to time
  • Ensure that all workers, internal and external suppliers and contractors have an approved quality management system
  • Ensure that work complies with internal and external processes.
  • Influence workers behaviours and supports project philosophy
  • Set up work control systems to ensure quality requirements are met
  • Maintain records and audit results
  • Complies with FGJV policy and directives as amended from time to time
  • Ensure all purchases are approved and within the Project Budget
  • Analysing workforce utilisation, operation data and production schedules and costs to determine optimum worker and equipment equilibrium
  • Provide support and advise on planning, purchasing, budgeting and cost analysis
  • Collaborates with the Commercial and Contracts Department in light of any contract discrepancies in regards to the projects plant.
  • Complies with FGJV policy and directives as amended from time to time
  • Meet deadlines for day to day site requirements or department requirements as requested by the Department Head
  • Directs all community inquires to the Community and Stakeholder Department
  • Develop and maintain relationships that support the best interests of the project.
  • FGJV Personnel must comply with the provisions under the Workplace Relations Management Plan and the National Code and Guidelines to ensure onsite behaviours are consistent with our industrial relations obligations
  • FGJV Personnel should comply with the provisions under the Sustainability Management Plan and National Policy’s and Guidelines, to ensure onsite behaviours are consistent with our Sustainability obligations.
  • Create plans for scheduling and resourcing of work activity
  • Oversee the management and the deployment of plant equipment
  • Developing specifications for production and determining materials, equipment’s, material flows and layout of plant and systems
  • Inspecting and auditing the plant to ensure optimum performance is maintained in accordance with Australian Standards
  • Directing the maintenance of the projects plant and equipment
  • Coordinating all plant services which are largely constituted by:

              -The workshop for mobile light and heavy vehicles / equipment

              -The Fixed Plant

              -The TBM (Electrical and Mechanical)

              -The Dewatering

              -All Electrical (Fixed and Mobile)

  • Coordinate / manage and mentor / coach all Plant personnel


Location Sidney

Webuild is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applications for vacant positions will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, gender, marital status, age, disability or beliefs.

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