Project Engineer

Torbanlea, QLD, AU
July 11, 2024
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About John Holland

At John Holland, our purpose is simple – we transform lives with everything we do. 
We’ve always known that infrastructure is about people — our customers, our employees, and the communities in which we work every day.
That’s our difference. Deep experience and capability with a genuine care about creating better lives for people along the way.
Be part of the team that’s up for the challenge of transforming lives for good.

About the Role

The Project Engineer for the Queensland Train Manufacturing Program project in Hervey Bay will be responsible for coordinating on-site construction engineering activities with the aim of achieving project time and budget objectives. This role involves overseeing the implementation of engineering plans, managing contractors and suppliers, and ensuring that all construction activities are executed efficiently and in accordance with project specifications. The Project Engineer will play a key role in driving the successful completion of the project within the designated timeframe and budget.

Responsibilities of the role include:

  • Coordinate and administer construction engineering activities to ensure that projects are implemented in accordance with plans, designs and specifications
  • Assist with the preparation of site construction budgets and reports
  • Monitor construction progress for adherence to programme and report to the Site Manger or Project Manager
  • ­Interpret designs for implementation in construction projects
  • Demonstrate financial management skills and commercial acumen when making decisions
  • Assign work and assist with reviews for accuracy and adherence to required standards
  • Execute working knowledge of contractual and legislation relevant to the project
  • ­Undertake quantitative and qualitative safety, environment and quality risk assessment to ensure acceptable quality of structures and finishes ­ 
  • Analyse and use document and record management, progress and project performance reporting compliance reporting ­ 
  • Demonstrate sound people management skills by managing work and performance of subcontractors to achieve outcomes ­ 
  • Utilise effective time management skills including sequencing of work of own and resource time management ­ 
  • Perform all duties in accordance with John Holland policies, processes, systems, reporting and procedures

What we are looking for:

  • Bachelor Degree in Engineering, Science, Building Construction or equivalent
  • Diploma of Project Management in Engineering, Science, Building, Construction or equivalent
  • Minimum 5-10 years’ engineering experience ­ 
  • Project Engineer and operational experience ­ 
  • Knowledge of project management structure, plans, specification, standards and implications for project accountabilities ­ 
  • Understanding of the Project Design Management Plan, Quality Management Plan. 
  • Safety Management Plan and Environmental Management Plan ­ 
  • Pre-contracts knowledge in relation to design, planning and legislative requirements

As part of the team, you can help us transform lives.

Your success is reflected in ours, so we’re committed to being an employer of choice. We pride ourselves on having a diverse and inclusive workplace, as we understand that different perspectives and ideas are critical to our long-term success. 
We want you to be with us for the long term, so providing you with rich career experiences and ongoing development is our priority. 

What’s in it for you

We’re about connecting your sense of purpose to ours. We understand that your career is one of the biggest ways to have an impact on the world. We also believe in supporting you as a whole person, not just an employee.
We reward and support our people in so many ways. This starts with being flexible about how different people like to work. From generous leave policies to wellbeing and relationship support, your needs sit at the heart of our employee benefits. 

We offer:

Competitive remuneration with salary continuance, and salary sacrifice options. 
Great leave benefits including 18 weeks paid parental leave with super and up to an extra 18 weeks of super paid on further periods of unpaid parental leave, multicultural leave exchange and two extra days to prioritise your wellbeing. 
Career progression underpinned by our exciting pipeline of work means you’ll have the opportunity to work on iconic projects that are shaping cities and communities. 
Learning and development opportunities where you’ll have access to emerging talent programs, building your career through clear career pathways, plus technical and leadership training and development opportunities. 
Inclusion, diversity and equity is part of how we work. We want everyone at John Holland to feel that they belong – that’s why we’re working hard every day to foster a more inclusive culture, backed by a business-wide inclusion strategy to bring about meaningful change. We’ve also got active employee resource groups that support our commitments including those around gender equality and reconciliation.
Flexible working that works for you as we know flexibility means different things to different people. Whether it’s flexi-hours, flexi-parenting, flexi-leave, flexi-shifts or flexi-work, we’re committed to helping our people work flexibly.