Senior Project Engineer – Western Australia - 4566

Location: Western Australia
Salary: $165,000 - $220,000
Position: Full Time

We are on the hunt for a Senior Project Engineer with a background in multidisciplined construction projects (earthworks, concrete, piping and roads) to join our an established and highly successful Australian-owned civil and construction company in Western Australia, New South Wales & Queensland.

They partner with some of Australia’s major infrastructure, mining, oil and gas and defence clients, specialising in the delivery of large scale and technically complex earthworks, concrete, roadworks, construction and piping works projects.

The key responsibility of the role will be to lead engineering support to the Pre-Contracts team to ensure submissions are aligned with project functionality, profitably and in accordance with the client’s contractual, technical and quality requirements.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Provide technical expertise to estimators to develop construction sequence
  • Develop tender methodologies/diagrams including conducting site visits for tenders
  • Reviewing estimates prior to submissions
  • Contribute with pricing from suppliers/subcontractors
  • Provide pro-active and timely engineering services to stakeholders, ensuring the client’s contractual, technical and quality requirements are met
  • Interpret specifications which include drafting and maintaining drawings and plans, construction methods and procedures.
  • Research and advise on the best engineering solution to meet the project needs
  • Lead Engineering support to the Project/Construction Managers & Project teams where required
  • Develop detailed programs for allocated work packages
  • Manage and input on scope of work, equipment and materials, ensuring full compliance
  • Liaise with Planner regarding planning of day to day works and provide input regarding forecasted programs as required.
  • Develop and maintain positive working relationships with all stakeholders, including client representatives

Qualifications, Skills and Experience

  • Tertiary Qualifications in Civil Engineering
  • Demonstrated experience in a similar role with Concrete, Earthworks and Civil projects in the Mining infrastructure industry
  • Experience in reading and interpreting plans, drawings and specifications
  • An optimistic and proactive approach to the tasks at hand
  • Strong commercial acumen
  • Confidence in managing across a range of different relationships throughout the business and on site
  • Genuine enthusiasm and dedication to deliver solid and consistent results
  • An optimistic and proactive approach to the tasks at hand – and be a driver for results
  • Proficient user of Microsoft Office Suite, including intermediate Excel.
  • Flexible to travel to site on an ad hoc basis


Our client is committed to investing in our people, offering learning and development opportunities to build on the skills and experience you bring. You can expect the following whilst building a long-term career:

  • Generous and competitive salary package
  • Employee Assistance programme
  • Discounted Health Insurance
  • Work amongst engaged leaders and collaborative teams
  • Safety being at the forefront of everything we do
  • Eligibility for cash bonuses as part the employee referral program
  • Long term permanent role and the opportunity to work within a National Australia wide and growing Civil contractor
  • 25% site uplift plus a project incentive bonus (equals approximately $7200 per annum) plus super 10.5%
  • 10 hours per day
  • Pay is weekly

If you are interested or would like to hear more information on this role, email Alan Daly with your CV at [email protected], or phone +353 (0)87 120 9681 or apply through our link.

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