Senior Project Engineer

July 10, 2024
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Project Engineer / Senior Project Engineer

We are seeking a motivated and talented Project Engineer or Senior Project Engineer to support the Projects team at Olympic Dam in South Australia.  This is a permanent position preferably based in Adelaide, South Australia however relocation or roster scenario will be considered for the right candidate.  

“Manage Scope, Method, Schedule, Cost Control, Procurement from design, execution & commission.” 

Reporting to the Contract Manager, you will be responsible for leading safety critical Projects by providing technical expertise and leadership to the broader team.  These projects will encompass a broad range of disciplines such as civil, electrical, mechanical and fabrication and will aim to provide a safe, reliable and efficient Projects program. 

About the role

This position supports the portfolio of projects work inclusive of critical project control elements; including cost, schedule, quality, risk and information management to enable safe and efficient execution of works.  Working closely with our client’s Engineers and project owners to ensure scope, cost and schedule objectives are met. 

  • Deliver to project milestones
  • Deliver our promise to the customer
  • Build and maintain relationships with all stakeholders
  • Foster a culture of inclusion 

About You

You will inspire your team, draw on their diverse skills and create an environment where great ideas are heard, and everyone looks out for one another. Ideally you will have: 

  • Tertiary Engineering qualification or Hands on and / or trade qualification / experience beneficial
  • Diploma and/or certificates (or greater) in Project Management –desired
  • Demonstrated ability in delivering a portfolio of brownfields projects on time and on budget
  • Strong skills in working with site engineering teams in developing project scopes, planning and estimating project delivery
  • Demonstrated ability to interpret and understand project control concepts
  • Experience in delivering multi-disciplined projects simultaneously 

Key responsibility areas

  • Health, Safety & Environment
  • Quality and continuous improvement
  • Customer focus
  • Projects
  • Human Resources
  • Financial and budgeting 

What we offer

  • Weekly Local Allowance for Local (Roxby Downs) Employees
  • Camp accommodation including all meals, travel to and from site, PPE clothing and materials provided
  • Diverse opportunities to grow, back yourself and achieve
  • The chance to join a 6,000+ strong organisation owned by the CIMIC Group, one of the world’s leading international contractors
  • Competitive group remuneration and benefits including; health and wellbeing program with company-funded salary continuance insurance, flexible work arrangements – have a chat to us around how this can work for you
  • A culture that values diversity and innovation, evolving with market changes and new technologies 

What makes you right for UGL

  • Genuine concern for safety
  • Capacity to flourish in a high-performance environment
  • An innovative mindset and a willingness to challenge the norm
  • A belief that success and value are driven by real teams where everyone has a role to play 

About Us

UGL Pty Limited is a leading provider of end-to-end engineering, construction and maintenance services. We are active across rail and transport, communications and technology systems, oil and gas, power, renewables and resources, water and defence markets. UGL partners with some of the world’s largest blue-chip companies and government agencies, private enterprises and public institutions. We are a member of the CIMIC Group of companies. 

As a diversified services organisation, UGL appreciates the diversity and richness of its people, and seeks to create inclusive environments that promote your talent and skills. 

Please note that relevant screening checks will be conducted as part of the recruitment process. These may include a national criminal history check and for you to undergo pre-employment medical assessment. 

Ref: 260310



: Engineer – Mechanical

Primary Location

: Australia-SA-Adelaide

Work Type

: Full-time

Contact Name

: Stacy Bacon