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Title:  Site Engineer

Job Number:  8428

Alexandria, NSW, AU, 2015

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.  

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?

Role and Responsibilities


We are currently on the lookout for an experienced Site Engineer with a strong knowledge of Structures. Ideally over 3+ years experience with a Tier1/2 building contractor. 




  • ­ Ensure compliance of the works with technical specifications, applicable legislation, approvals and standards and JHG SQE Risk Management process.
  • ­ Conduct and administer overall job planning and programming including short range and intermediate activities for construction projects for approval by the Project Manager.
  • ­ Input information and undertake minor design on site and monitor and recommend changes to design details to increase the ease of construction.
  • ­ Exercise professional judgement in resolving engineering issues, i.e. construction methods, design, engineering procedures, etc.
  • ­ Demonstrate financial management skills including demonstrated behaviour in reducing costs and meeting budgets.
  • ­ Verify subcontractors’ claims and variations.
  • ­ Undertake cost controlling and estimating as required by the Site Manager.
  • ­ Maintain drawing register controls for the project ­ Implement and communicate risk controls and actions involved in delivery and implementation of projects .
  • Demonstrate skills in reporting on project performance, compliance and defects and/or non-conformance ­.
  • Undertake quantitative and qualitative safety, environment and quality risk assessment to ensure acceptable quality of structures and finishes .
  • Demonstrate people management skills by being able to manage work and performance of teams and subcontractors to achieve project outcomes ­.
  • Perform all duties in accordance with John Holland policies, processes, systems, reporting and procedures.

What we can offer


Fantastic culture
Career progression
Exciting landmark projects
Market leading salary package


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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