Contracts Administrator Commercial CopperString 2032

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Permanent Full-time
Aus - Brisbane
Commercial / Project Finance / Bid Work, Eligible for Employee Referral Payment
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Contracts Administrator - CopperString 2032 Project

We’re changing the way Australia generates its energy, are you ready for a change?

The Project 

UGL and CPB Contractors have been awarded the early works contract to support Powerlink’s delivery of CopperString 2032. This $5 billion iconic project will initially be approximately 840 kilometers of new transmission line running from just south of Townsville to Mount Isa that will connect Queensland’s Northwest Minerals Province to the national electricity grid.

The project scope includes:

•    500 kilovolt (kV) transmission line from just south of Townsville to Hughenden.
•    330kV transmission line from Hughenden to Cloncurry.
•    220kV transmission line from Cloncurry to Mount Isa.
•    up to six new substation sites.

This exciting project will commence construction in 2024 and we are currently looking for an experienced Contract Administrator to join the team based in the Brisbane office located in Bowen Hills.

Key Responsibilities will include:

  • Preparation and issuance of tender packages
  • Negotiation and preparation of contracts for award
  • Evaluation of variation claims and issuing assessments for review and approval by management
  • Management of subcontractor payment claims
  • Preparation and issuance of contract correspondence to Contractors

Minimum requirements for this role include the following:

  • Experience in the procurement and management of subcontract packages for large-scale projects
  • Effective contract negotiation skills and ability to assess large complex claims and variations
  • Robust understanding of relevant legislation and ability to interpret and apply contracts
  • Bachelor’s degree in Quantity Surveying, Engineering, Construction Management or relevant

What we offer

  • Great culture that values diversity, innovation, and integrity.
  • Diverse opportunities to grow as a professional.
  • Ongoing training for career progression.
  • Employee benefits, rewards and wellbeing program.
  • A competitive remuneration.

About us

The UGL and CPB Contractors JV for the CopperString 2032 Project brings together the expertise and large project experience of both companies.  Both UGL and CPB Contractors are leading and respected organisations across engineering, construction, and maintenance services. We are a member of the CIMIC Group of companies.  We value diversity – in the backgrounds, ideas, work styles and perspectives of our team. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourage people with disability, Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people, mature aged workers and people from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply.

As part of the recruitment process, there are a number of checks which may be conducted to demonstrate an applicant’s suitability for a role including police / criminal background checks, medical, drug and alcohol testing, due diligence checks, right to work checks, and/or reference checks.

Opportunities on this project are being sourced directly and we will not accept applications via external recruitment agencies.

How to apply

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