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Title:  Engineering Coordinator

Job Number:  6364

North Melbourne, AU

Job Description

North Western Program Alliance consists of four partners, working as ‘one team’ collocated in the Alliance’s head and project offices. NWPA has a proven track record with the completion of three level crossing removal projects, a Premium station rebuild and another project currently in delivery.


To drive effective management on the upcoming program of works, the Alliance is looking to add to its high caliber workforce to safely and efficiently deliver additional work packages and contribute to the ongoing growth of a skilled and inclusive local industry.


As Engineering Coordinator you will support the package Engineering Manager in management of constructability inputs to design, assessment of scope growth, construction RFIs, and resolution of technical issues. Contribute to the planning, procurement, and development of the design through management of consultants to ensure alignment with delivery requirements such as scope, staging, program, and target budget.
This position will transition from design coordination to a delivery role with a focus on monitoring and surveillance of contractors to ensure compliance with contractual obligations and technical requirements.

Responsibilities of the role include:
­- Assist in the planning and procurement of design to ensure achievement of project objectives and KPIs
­- Coordinate the interaction of project members in the design delivery process, including design, construction, planning, estimators and community and stakeholder 
­- Determine construction methodology and programme in conjunction with delivery team
­- Monitor design documentation progress against the program and elevate key issues to senior management
­- Review design documentation and assist in the stakeholder review and approvals process.
­- Optimize design solutions through design team coordination, value engineering and innovation.  Propose alternative solutions to complex issues
­- Input to SiD process and temporary works design as required
­- Manage the RFI process and initiate and manage Design Changes where required.
­- Arrange and oversee the procurement of various contractors
­- Coordinate or undertake any support activities to ensure contractors are not delayed
­- Carry out monitoring and surveillance to ensure contractors are complying with management plans, designs, and specifications
­- Monitor construction progress for adherence to programme and report to the Delivery Manager
­- Demonstrate financial management skills and commercial acumen in decision making and management of contracts
­- Manage contracts to ensure the delivery of the works does not exceed the target budget

To be successful in this key role, you must have:
­- Bachelor’s Degree in engineering, Science, Building Construction or equivalent
­- Minimum 5 years post graduate engineering experience with 3+ years site based
­- Experience on > $50 M Projects
­- Project Engineer and operational experience
­- Advanced commercial acumen including cost reduction and meeting budgets
­- Working within a multi-discipline team for delivery of major projects to program and budget specifications
­- Understanding of the Quality Management Plan. Safety Management Plan, Environmental Management Plan and Projects Design Management Plan

We welcome applicants from all diverse backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people with disabilities