Job Openings Senior Project Engineer

About the job Senior Project Engineer

Are you an experienced, proactive Senior Project Engineer skilled in on-time and on-budget delivery across a range of DTMR / TfNSW projects?

Fantastic opportunity to join a leading Tier 2 with a diverse range of projects.

When you join this company you won't be just a number - your efforts will be acknowledged and you will get recognition for your achievements.

Plus, when you work away on projects you will also get generous project allowances and additional leave.

You will also get RPEQ funding to take your career to the next level.

About the role

My client has a number of full-time SPE roles based in Queensland and New South Wales with varying start dates, some immediate.

If you still have a few months of your current project, still apply now because we can talk about upcoming projects over the next few months.

Reporting to your Project Manager, you will be given the autonomy to lead your team and influence outcomes to achieve the best project outcomes by using your strong commercial, project management, and technical engineering skills.

You will be given the opportunity to work on existing and newly awarded DTMR / TfNSW projects, developing and delivering successful outcomes while maintaining strong customer relationships.

Duties include:

  1. Implementing or creating innovative, cost-efficient construction methodologies and techniques.
  2. Producing construction programs for the project together with Supervisors and Superintendents.
  3. Continuous monitoring of program throughout the life of the project ensuring milestones are completed on time.
  4. In conjunction with Superintendents and Supervisors, planning the resources required to achieve the construction program (plant, labour, and subcontractors) and sourcing.
  5. Planning and implementing the procurement of materials and subcontractors to achieve construction programs.
  6. Working with Supervisors to recognise variations, quantity increases or decreases, and any additional scope of works to produce appropriate variation correspondence.
  7. Monitoring day costs for activities and adjusting if unit costs are excessive.
  8. The preparation and analysis of the end-of-month project costs report with the Project Manager.
  9. Implementing environmental controls where the risk to the environment is serious enough to require monitoring.

What do we need from you?

You will have a Degree in Civil Engineering and be both willing and able to travel and work away from home on various projects throughout Queensland and/or New South Wales on varying rosters when required.

Your career will show;

  • Min of 5 years experience on DTMR and/or TfNSW projects;
  • A comprehensive understanding and experience of self-performing and sub-contract works;
  • A proven track record in HSE compliance and safety;
  • The ability to lead and work as part of a team that is driven by success;
  • Strong communication and stakeholder management skills, coupled with the ability to take ownership and problem solve;
  • Evidence of being self-motivated and adaptable with a can do attitude;
  • Excellent references to back this all up.

Let's talk...

Whether you are available right now, in a few months, or you are working but want to move to a company that will support your professional development, get in touch now to explore what they have to offer.

Apply now and include a cover letter detailing past projects or contact Amanda Datchens on 0406 536 256 or at

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