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Project Engineer – multiple roles - 2828

Location: Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Brisbane
Salary: DOE
Position: Full Time

The Project Engineer is responsible for providing co-ordination throughout all phases of construction project. Depending on the project in hand; tender responsibilities, design coordination and site supervision will all form part of the role.

Role and Responsibilities

Operate at all times in accordance with the company’s values


  • Assist the Project Manager/Coordinator to implement the Integrated Management Plan
  • Manage project design finalization where applicable:
  • Manage consultants by setting standards, deliverables, objectives and holding people accountable for meeting them
  • Develop and implement design program and work with the project team to ensure design deliverables do not delay project delivery
  • Undertake and manage services coordination to ensure it is integrated in all construction documentation
  • Manage DA and authority approvals where applicable
  • Undertake the following when fulfilling the Site Supervisor role on project:
  • Develop and implement construction and short range programs
  • Review design details and raise RFI’s to obtain required design information from the project consultant team
  • Run weekly subcontractors meeting on applicable projects
  • Monitor, status and review programs to ensure time requirements are met providing regular progress reports to the Project Manager & Construction Manager
  • Monitor and inspect the work of sub-contractors to ensure quality of work, adherence to schedules and satisfactory completion of works
  • Manage the rectification of defects and satisfactory completion of work in line with Xenia’s aim of defect free Practical Completion on all projects
  • Consult with sub-contractor and consultants to resolve day-to-day construction and design issues
  • Maintain an up-to-date daily Site Diary
  • Manage the sample approval process where required
  • Review shop drawings and manage the approval process


  • Adhere to financial procedures including requisition and approval requirements
  • Assist administration staff in monthly review of subcontractor progress claims where required
  • Contribution to developing the scope of works prior to letting of sub contractor packages and ensure subcontractors deliver in accordance with their scope
  • Manage site works to minimise variations wherever possible
  • Ensure no day labour is engaged or variation works directed without Project Manager Approval
  • Obtain competitive prices for purchase orders and take all reasonable measures to ensure they remain in budget
  • Monitor the progress of sub-contractors on site and ensure correct implementation of design
  • Manage the procurement schedule and provide regular reports to the Project Manager


  • Review and mentor cadets/assistant administrators/site engineers


  • Operate at all times in accordance with Xenia’s business philosophy of the client being recognized as a true partner, and Xenia as a service provider
  • Ensure sub-contractors are aware of Xenia’s commitment to the client
  • Liaise with the client, the client’s agent or end users as determined by the Project Manager
  • Communicate relevant project information as appropriate to consultants, authorities, sub-contractors and project staff

Skills and Experience

Essential Knowledge & Experience (Role Specific)

  • Background in Engineering, Construction and Delivery process
  • Knowledge of Engineering and Building Principles
  • Ability to read drawings
  • Knowledge of the Building Code of Australia
  • Knowledge of Design, Estimating and Procurement
  • Knowledge of the payments act relevant to the area of employment

Essential Competencies and Training

  • Prior to commencing employment:
  • Bachelor Degree – relevant fields including Engineering or Construction Management
  • General Industry Induction – White Card
  • NSW Drivers Licence
  • First Aid Training
  • Within six months of commencing employment (provided by Xenia):
  • Procore Certification
  • QBCC Site Supervisor Licence

What's Next

If interested or you would like to hear more information on this role, email Alan [email protected], or phone 087 120 9681 or apply through our link.

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