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General Electric Site Manager - Fixed Term Contract in North Sydney, Australia

Job Description Summary

The Site Manager will lead and manage the site organization and scope of site activities for the project in order to achieve successful completion of the site works as per contractual requirements within budget, on time, in scope and maintaining required levels of quality and EHS for the fulfilment of the Customers and GE expectations. This site is based in the Wollongong, New South Wales area,

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities

Managerial

  • Lead and manage the site organization and scope of site activities for the project in order to achieve successful completion of the site works as per contractual requirements within budget, on time, in scope and maintaining required levels of quality and EHS for the fulfilment of the Customers and GE expectations.

  • Overall management and leadership of the GE site staff

  • Developing a site safety culture during the site execution of the project

  • Executing the project within the site portion of the construction budget

  • Driving GE site team, subcontractors and Partner to achieve all major milestones within the site schedule

  • Performance assessments of all site staff including contract staff and life-of-project staff

  • Maintaining an intensive customer relationship and a high level of customer satisfaction

  • Closeout of all site subcontracts with fair and proper allocation of costs, minimizing impact to GE

  • Providing the focal point of contact for the project manager, customer, partner, subcontractor and local authorities

  • Representation of GE to the customer and local authorities

  • Conduct regular meetings, as may be required, with GE staff, subcontractors and Partners.

  • Maintaining and enhancing the professional image and reputation of GE at all times

  • Responsible for ensuring compliance to the relevant laws in the country of operation, GE’s contractual obligations and standards and the effective implementation of the site EHS plan

Operational

  • Mobilize the site and set up of site infrastructure

  • Plan and set up vehicles, accommodation and other support for site staff

  • Establish site regulations and rules of site operation

  • Ensure compliance with local laws and regulations

  • Select and hire local personnel as required

  • Execute daily (if required), weekly and monthly comprehensive reports

  • Set up a clear plan of communication with customer/partner, subcontractors

  • Set up and update the site organization chart and the official working hours applicable for the site in compliance with local regulations Set up the site filing and document control system

  • Strategically execute the site cost control program, the GE EHS Policy and the site EHS plan

  • Manage contractual scope of activities and supplies and avoid unnecessary scope creep

  • Strategically manage the site schedule, progress of works and cost / resource drawdown

  • Set up and strategically execute the site QA/QC plan

  • Carry out both meritorious and disciplinary actions as prescribed by GE regulations

  • Take necessary actions to maintain high site morale

  • Conduct daily and weekly meetings with GE staff and subcontractors

  • Control punch list closure – zero punch item target at COD

  • Support the Site Quality Representative in establishing the Quality Management System at site

  • Support resolution of quality issue jeopardizing site execution success

Qualifications/Requirements

  • Hold a Degree in Construction Management/ Engineering / Technical Field

  • Minimum 10 years experience as Site Manager in Power Plant Construction preferably in Australia

  • Past experience as Site Manager in GE Projects is an added advantage.

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