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Title:  Senior Project Engineer - Drainage

Job Number:  7025

Gordonvale, QLD, AU

Who we are

The John Holland, Seymour Whyte and AECOM Joint Venture (HSA) has been successful in securing the contract to deliver the Edmonton to Gordonvale (E2G) Project, south of Cairns.


The Bruce Highway – Cairns Southern Access Corridor Stage 3: Edmonton to Gordonvale Project will duplicate a 10.5-kilometre section of the highway to create a four-lane highway from Edmonton south to Gordonvale.


The $481 million project is part of the Bruce Highway Upgrade Program, a multi-billion-dollar program of works to improve safety, flood resilience and capacity along the Bruce Highway from Brisbane to Cairns.


The program is jointly funded by the Australian and Queensland Governments, with the Australian Government contributing up to $10 billion and the Queensland Government contributing up to $2.6 billion.


About the role


We are recruiting for ­­talented and driven Senior Drainage Engineer to join the team and play a key role in the successful delivery this iconic North Queensland project.


Key responsibilities will include:

  • Attend to the scope of work assigned with defined work methods and delivers the work in accordance with total project schedule; delivery of scope of works in accordance with total project schedule
  • Maintain and update the contract program, including productivity unit and ensuring the timely notification of EOT's or delays
  • Monitor and review the project task financial outcomes including project monthly forecasting and short-term cost controls
  • Provide daily advice and support to field operations to ensure that daily targets are consistent with overall project targets
  • Understand the obligations and rights under the head contract to identify, control, mitigate and report significant risks and opportunities
  • Develop and retain people to produce high quality project outcomes
  • Ensure project HSEQ objectives are set, shared and adhered to create an exemplary safety culture

About you


Skills and experienced required

  • Degree qualified Civil Engineer with 10 + years post qualification experience.
  • Previous local experience within a Tier One contractor for a minimum of 5 years.
  • Delivery of infrastructure projects, with exposure to Bulk Earthworks, Drainage and Culverts in a road or rail construction environment
  • Procurement and management of external suppliers; and Management of infrastructure
  • Passion for teamwork and delivering on tight deadlines
  • Excellent time management and prioritisation
  • Understanding of HSEQ management systems, compliance, and reporting procedures


HSA is an Equal Opportunity employer that is committed to providing local job opportunities and encourages local residents to apply. We are committed to building, valuing, and promoting diversity and inclusiveness across the Project. Women, minority groups and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.

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