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Title:  Project Engineer

Job Number:  8438

Clayton, VIC, AU, 3168

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?

Project Information


Victoria Heart Hospital will be Australia’s first specialist stand-alone heart hospital and research facility, catering to patients from early childhood to the elderly. Located at the centre of Melbourne’s population growth corridor, the facility will be built within Monash University’s Clayton campus with one floor dedicated to the Monash University and the Monash Cardiovascular Research Centre.


Scope of work
Once complete VHH will be the centrepiece of the Victorian Cardiac Design, Service and Infrastructure Plan (the Victorian Cardiac Plan) and forms part of the recently announced Health 2040 Government plan. VHH will support the following clinical service provision:

  • 2,000 cardiac surgery operations
  • 10,500 interventional cardiac catheterisation laboratory procedures
  • 3,000 cardiac rhythm laboratory procedures
  • 6,000+ cardiac computed tomography (CT) scans and 4,000 cardiac magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans
  • 48,000 clinic / tele-medicine consultations and 60,000 consulting room consultations
  • 28,300 cardiac emergency department presentations

Role and Responsibilities


Looking for a Project Engineer with 5+ years experience with major tier one/ two building contractor.

Relevant tertiary qualifications in Construction Management, engineering or similar discipline.



  • 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 Manger 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.

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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