Title:  Site Engineer - Structures

Job Number:  17538
Location: 

Melbourne, VIC, AU, 3000

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.

About the Role

John Holland have recently been awarded an Iconic large water infrastructure project based in South-West Melbourne.

We’re currently in the design and planning phase and are looking to engage with experienced Site Engineer to join our Structures team to deliver this key water infrastructure project, located at Werribee, VIC. 

Key Responsibilities include;

  • Ensure compliance of the works with technical specifications, applicable legislation, approvals and standards and JHG SQE Risk Management process
  • Conduct and administer overall job planning and programming including short range and intermediate activities for construction projects for approval by the Project Manager
  • Input information and undertake minor design on site and monitor and recommend changes to design details to increase the ease of construction
  • Exercise professional judgement in resolving engineering issues, i.e. construction methods, design, engineering procedures, etc.
  • Demonstrate financial management skills including demonstrated behaviour in reducing costs and meeting budgets
  • Verify subcontractors’ claims and variations
  • Undertake cost controlling and estimating as required by the Site Manager ­
  • Maintain drawing register controls for the project ­ Implement and communicate risk controls and actions involved in delivery and implementation of projects ­
  • Demonstrate skills in reporting on project performance, compliance and defects and/or non-conformance ­
  • Undertake quantitative and qualitative safety, environment and quality risk assessment to ensure acceptable quality of structures and finishes 

What you'll need to succeed;

  • Minimum 3-5 years’ engineering experience ­
  • Bachelor Degree in Engineering, Science, Building Construction, Construction Management or equivalent
  • FRP experience is desirable 
  • Construction management and specific technical skills base relevant to program of work and discipline area ­
  • Wide level of planning, development and review of complex projects ­
  • Implementation of a process and/or product system of audits and schedules ­
  • Skill in use of document and record management, progress and project performance reporting compliance and procedures

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 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 when you join John Holland?

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 want you to be with us for the long-term, so providing you with rich career experiences and ongoing development is our priority.

We offer:

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, and technical and leadership training and development opportunities.

Inclusion and diversity is part of how we work and do what we do at John Holland. Our active commitment to being an employer of choice is evident in the delivery of our Gender Equality Strategic Plan supported by our Pride, Celebrate Women, RAP and Grow networks.

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


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