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Title:  Project Engineer

Job Number:  12528

Fortitude Valley, QLD, AU, 4006

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 Southeast 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're currently recruiting for a Civil Project Engineer with pipeline construction experience for our Laidley site. HDD/Thrust Boring experience would also be beneficial. As the Project Engineer on site, your role will be to coordinate on-site construction engineering activities to achieve project time and budget objectives.

Responsibilities of the role include


  • Management of Laidley to Plainlands Pipeline and other scopes as required
  • 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 requirements and legislation relevant to the project.


To be successful in this key role, we're looking for the following qualifications & experience


  • Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering with a minimum of 5 years' experience ideally within the Water and Waste Water Industry
  • Understanding of Process/Civil/Mechanical/Electrical integration for water treatment 
  • Experience on >$10m Projects
  • Project Engineer and operational experience
  • Knowledge of project management structure, plans, specification, standards, and implications for project accountabilities
  • Understanding of the Project Design Management Plan, Quality Management Plan, Safety Management Plan & Environment Management Plan
  • Pre-contracts knowledge in relation to design, planning and legislative requirements

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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