Title:  Site Engineer - Electrical

Job Number:  19569

Broadbeach, QLD, AU, 4218

Gold Coast Light Rail

Gold Coast Light Rail has transformed public transport on the Gold Coast, helping create an integrated network that connects more people to more places in one of Australia's most dynamic and fastest growing cities.


John Holland is GoldlinQ's recommended design and construction contractor for GCLR3, to extend the existing light rail network by 6.7 kms from Broadbeach to Burleigh Heads, including eight new light rail stations, two new light rail-bus connections, and intersection upgrades along the alignment.


Jointly funded by the Australian and Queensland governments, and the City of Gold Coast, this city-shaping project will link communities to business centres, shopping, dining, education, and medical facilities and cater to the Gold Coast’s expected population growth in the coming decades. 


As we begin to ramp up activities on this iconic Queensland project, we have an exciting and challenging opportunity for an Electrical Site Engineer. 

About the role

Key Responsibilities:


  • Review & monitor compliance of electrical & communication construction works to ensure that the project scope is delivered in accordance with plans, designs and specifications.
  • Monitor construction progress for adherence to programme and report progress, issues and status to the Superintendent.
  • Develop and administer construction planning and programme including short range & intermediate activities for delivery of construction works in accordance with baseline schedule.
  • Maintain drawing register, site drawings and sub-contractor drawing compliance audits.
  • Undertake cost controlling and estimating, verify subcontractors claims and variations.
  • Undertake quantitative and qualitative safety, environment and quality risk assessment to ensure acceptable quality of electrical, communication & rail systems. 
  • Develop, implement & monitor electrical quality management inspection & test plans
  • Inspect, monitor and report electrical non-compliances.
  • Perform site inspections with consultants, clients and 3rd parties for all aspects of project electrical & communications systems.


To be successful you will have:


  • Bachelor Degree in Engineering – Electrical, Electronics, Power and/or Construction Management.
  • Knowledge of project management structure, plans, specification, standards and implications for project accountabilities.
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of AS-3000, QLD Electrical Safety Act, QLD Electrical Safety Regulation.
  • Skills in use of document and record management, progress and project performance reporting compliance and procedures.
  • Strong written, verbal and presentation skills e.g. facilitating meetings, pre-starts, and tool box meetings and basic cost control skills.

As part of the team, you can help us 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 we understand that different perspectives and ideas are critical to 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


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 generous 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 options.

Great leave benefits including 18 weeks paid parental leave with super and up to an extra 18 weeks of super paid on further periods of unpaid parental leave, multicultural leave exchange and two extra days to prioritise your 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, plus technical and leadership training and development opportunities.

Inclusion, diversity and equity is part of how we work. We want everyone at John Holland to feel that they belong – that’s why we’re working hard every day to foster a more inclusive culture, backed by a business-wide inclusion strategy to bring about meaningful change. We’ve also got active employee resource groups that support our commitments including those around gender equality and reconciliation.

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 or flexi-work, we’re committed to helping our people work flexibly.

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