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Title:  Electrical Project Engineer

Job Number:  5459

Melbourne, AU

CYP Design & Construction Joint Venture (CYP D&C) has been contracted to design and build the tunnels and stations for the Metro Tunnel Project.


CYP D&C brings together three of Australia's leading construction partners John Holland, Lendlease, and Bouygues Construction.


The Metro Tunnel Project will untangle the City Loop by taking three of Melbourne’s busiest train lines through a new tunnel under the city. It will create a new end-to-end train line from Sunbury to Cranbourne/Pakenham, with twin nine-kilometre tunnels and five new underground stations at Arden (to be renamed North Melbourne), Parkville, Anzac, and two new CBD stations - State Library and Town Hall - which will directly connect to the City Loop.


We are currently recruiting for an Electrical Project Engineer to coordinate procurement and on-site engineering functions for the project with a focus on the Electrical trades and other MEP services to achieve time and budget objectives.

Responsibilities of the role include:


  • Manage the successful delivery of Electrical packages of works and other MEP engineering functions from the procurement tender process to Handover through subordinates, which may include Project Engineers, and/or Cost/Planning Engineers
  • Ensure that project engineering completion is on time and within budget. Record completed work, costs incurred, materials used and retain progress drawings
  • Draft various Invitation to Tender (ITT) documentation such as Scopes of Works, Pricing Schedules etc. Manage the tender process including but not limited to evaluating tenders and providing technical   
  • Review of design documents and outcomes to ensure we are meeting Project specific requirements, meeting codes and regulations while remaining efficient and within the specified budgets
  • Lead Site Engineers and graduate engineers to successfully deliver the MEP services works of the Project
  • Monitor the progress of subcontractor’s procurement and delivery of the works
  • Manage the successful delivery of the Electrical and other MEP work components of the Project from Procurement tender phase through to Handover
  • Procurement of subcontracts and supply items – assistance with ITT (Invitation to Tender), evaluation, clarifications and RTA (Recommendation to Award)
  • Subcontractors & suppliers – management of deliverables, general administration of work under execution and general reporting as required
  • Subcontractor and supplier payment claims – checking, assessment & processing in accordance with CYP procedures
  • Perform all duties in accordance with CYP policies, processes, systems, reporting and procedures


To be successful in this key role, you must have:


  • Bachelor’s Degree in engineering, Science, Building Construction or equivalent
  • Minimum 10 years post graduate engineering experience with 4+ years site based
  • Experience on > $50 M Projects
  • Project Engineer and operational experience
  • Advanced commercial acumen including cost reduction and meeting budgets
  • Delivery of major projects and teams to program and budget specifications
  • Understanding of the Quality Management Plan. Safety Management Plan, Environmental Management Plan and Projects Design Management Plan


CYP D&C companies are diverse, flexible and inclusive as employers of choice. We engage, enable and empower our people. Inclusion sets all of us up for success.


Consideration for these roles will be given to applicants that are able to demonstrate the relevant background and experience outlined.