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Title:  Senior Project Engineer

Job Number:  10159
Location: 

Auckland, AUK, NZ, 1060

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.  Are you up for the challenge?

About the Role

John Holland currently has multiple opportunities for experienced Senior Project Engineers to join our project-based rail team in Auckland and Wellington. As the Senior Project Engineer, your primary responsibility will be to coordinate on-site project delivery functions to achieve time and budget objectives and provide efficient support for construction activities.

Responsibilities of the role include:

  • Managing on-site engineering functions through subordinates, which may include Project Engineers, and/or Cost/Planning Engineers
  • Coordinating the activities of an engineering team, programme workloads and provide technical and administrative guidance to the engineering staff to ensure aims and objectives are effectively and economically achieved
  • Accurate forecasts of costs and revenue and utilise corrective action in line with JH’s authority and reporting frameworks to maximise the profit margin and ensuring that project engineering completion is on time and within budget. Record completed work, costs incurred, materials used and retain progress drawings
  • Participate in planning future requirements including machine tools, ancillary equipment, major plant and labour. Direct site surveys and preparatory work prior to construction.
  • Perform all duties in accordance with John Holland policies, processes, systems, reporting and procedures

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

  • Bachelor’s Degree in engineering, Science, Building Construction or equivalent
  • Previous experience in a Rail & Signalling environment is highly desirable but not essential
  • 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

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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