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Title:  Project Engineer

Job Number:  8427

Alexandria, NSW, AU, 2015

Job Description

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.  

From the epic, to the intimate, everything we do improves life for someone, somewhere. It gives our business momentum and means we approach things a little differently.

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.

Are you up for the challenge?


We are currently seeking applications from experienced Project Engineer with tier one/ two building contractor experience and exposure to managing structures packages to work on our Waterloo Station Development project.



  • Coordinate and administer construction engineering activities to ensure that projects are implemented in accordance with plans, designs and specifications.
  • ­ Assist with the preparation of site construction budgets and reports.
  • ­ Monitor construction progress for adherence to programme and report to the Site Manager or Project Manager.
  • ­ Interpret designs for implementation in construction projects.
  • ­ Contribute to improvements to existing designs.
  • ­ Arrange and oversee the letting of tenders.
  • ­ Demonstrate financial management skills and commercial acumen when making decisions.
  • ­ Assign work and assist with reviews for accuracy and adherence to required standards.
  •  Execute working knowledge of contractual and legislation relevant to the project.
  •  Undertake quantitative and qualitative safety, environment and quality risk assessment to ensure acceptable quality of structures and finishes.
  • ­Analyse and use document and record management, progress and project performance reporting, compliance reporting.
  • Demonstrate sound people management skills by managing work and performance of subcontractors to achieve outcomes ­ Utilise effective time management skills including sequencing of work of own and resource time management. ­
  • Perform all duties in accordance with John Holland policies, processes, systems, reporting and procedures.


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

  • Bachelor Degree in Construction Management, Quantity Surveying, Engineering or other relevant discipline
  • Proven experience with a top-tier or mid-tier building contractor delivering projects in excess of $100 million 
  • Specific experience in management and coordination of structures packages
  • Strong communication, coordinaotion and stakeholder managements skills
  • Strong relationship building, influencing and negotiation skills.


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’ll do all we can to help you develop your skills, and make a difference, right from the start. We have a flexible workplace and focus on all aspects of your physical and mental health and safety. We want you to be with us for the long-term, so providing you with rich career experiences and ongoing development is our priority.

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