Site Engineer

Bundamba, QLD, AU
June 25, 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.

About you and the role

John Holland with design partner GHD will deliver the Urban Utilities Regional Treatment Plants (RTP) Program scope which involves a program of upgrades and renewal works to treatment plants, pipelines & pump stations in Ipswich, Somerset, Lockyer Valley & the Scenic Rim.

We are looking for a Civil Site Engineer to join the team based in Bundamba, QLD. This role will see you working as part of a close-knit team coordinating on-site construction engineering activities to achieve project and time and budget objectives. 

Key responsibilities include (but are not limited to): 

  • Work closely with the Project Engineering and Supervisory team to ensure timely delivery of program requirements from a cost and time perspective. 
  • Significant input in managing project Quality Systems with respect to inspections, checklists, documentation, and record keeping. 
  • Planning & programming. 
  • Subcontractor management 
  • Ensure compliance of the works undertaken in relation to technical specifications, applicable legislation, approvals and standards with a focus on risk management.

What we are looking for:

  • Degree qualified Civil Engineer with at least 2 years post qualification experience.
  • Understanding contemporary practices in construction methodology on civil infrastructure projects.
  • Experience in large scale water infrastructure projects is highly desirable.
  • Confident communicator with the ability to collaborate with different stakeholders. 
  • A team player with the ability to deliver on tight deadlines. 

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.