Title:  Project Engineer

Job Number:  18006

Adelaide, SA, AU, 5000

About John Holland

We’re all about transforming lives by finding solutions to complex challenges across a wide range of industries including infrastructure, property, rail, building and water projects in Australia, New Zealand and South East Asia. 

While our competitors talk about what they do, we focus on why we do it. We transform communities to make them easier to move around, more connected and better to live in.

About the role - Project Engineer

We are growing our Infrastructure and Major Projects Business Group in South Australia and we’re keen to hear from you if you’re looking to take the next step in your career! John Holland currently has a strong pipeline of work across pre-contracts and projects currently in delivery across Civil Infrastructure, Water and Wastewater, Tunnelling and more!


This is a long-term permanent position within John Holland that will initially see you working within our Urban Superway Defects project team, which will have occasional night shift requirements to deliver upon the expected requirements.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate and administer construction engineering activities to ensure that projects are implemented in accordance with plans, designs, and specifications
  • Monitor construction progress for adherence to programme and report to the site manager or project manager
  • Interpret designs for implementation in construction projects
  • Assist with the preparation of site construction budgets and reports
  • Analyse and use document and record management, progress, and project performance reporting compliance reporting

To be successful:

  • Bachelor Degree in Engineering 
  • Minimum 5-10 years’ Project engineering experience ­
  • Experience on > $10 M Projects ­
  • Project Engineer and operational experience ­
  • Knowledge of project management structure, plans, specification, standards and implications for project accountabilities

As part of the team, you help us deliver on our promise to 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 different perspectives and ideas will deliver 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 when you join John Holland?

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 industry-leading 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 packaging options available.
Great leave benefits including 18 weeks paid parental leave with superannuation and up to an extra 18 weeks of superannuation paid on further periods of unpaid parental leave, multicultural leave exchange and two additional John Holland Days to prioritise health and 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, and technical and leadership training and development opportunities.
Inclusion and diversity is part of how we work and do what we do at John Holland. Our active commitment to being an employer of choice is evident in the delivery of our Gender Equality Strategic Plan supported by our Pride, Celebrate Women, RAP and Grow networks.
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, flexi-work, we’re committed to helping our people work flexibly.

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