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Title:  Site Engineer

Job Number:  8172

Milsons Point, NSW, AU, 2061

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?

About the Role


We are looking for a Site Engineer to join our Sydney Program Alliance team based in North Sydney. 


Main 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
  • Demonstrate people management skills by being able to manage work and performance of teams and subcontractors to achieve project outcomes


To be successful, you must have;

  • Bachelor Degree in Engineering, Science, Building Construction, Construction Management or equivalent
  • Chartered Engineering Status
  • Strong subcontractor management experience 
  • Experience on road restoration and utility relocation is preferred 
  • 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  
  • Quantitative and qualitative risk assessment and monitoring of risk controls and actions involved in delivery and implementation of projects
  • Advanced skills in relevant computer software packages; Microsoft Suite; Primavera 6 etc
  • Written, verbal and presentation skills e.g. facilitating meetings, pre starts and tool box meetings and basic cost control skills

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