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Title:  Project Engineer

Job Number:  5384

Perth, AU

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

John Holland has been awarded The Koodaideri Project Phase 1 which is a greenfield rail project for Rio Tinto Iron Ore (RTIO). The Project requires a 170 km rail spur to connect the Koodaideri mine to the existing RTIO rail network, just south of Lyre Siding at Numbat. 

An opportunity has arisen for a Project Engineer with knowledge and experience in track construction/maintenance to join the team.  This role will operate in a FIFO capacity on a 3/1 roster.  Point of Hire for this position is Perth.

Responsibilities of the role include (but are by no means limited to):
  • 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 Senior Project Engineer or Construction Manger
  • Interpret designs for implementation in construction projects
  • Contribute to improvements to existing designs
  • Arrange and oversee the letting of tenders and sub contracts
  • 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 and legislation relevant to the project
  • Undertake quantitative and qualitative safety, environment and quality risk assessment to ensure acceptable quality of structures and finishes
  • Analyse and use document and record management, progress and project performance reporting compliance reporting
  • Demonstrate sound people management skills by managing work and performance of subcontractors to achieve outcomesUtilise effective time management skills including sequencing of work of own and resource time management
  • Perform all duties in accordance with John Holland policies, processes, systems, reporting and procedures
To be successful in this key role, you must have;
  • Bachelor Degree in Engineering, Science, Building Construction or equivalent
  • 5-10 years’ engineering experience in new track construction and/or maintenance
  • 5-10 years’ post graduate experience with 3+ years site based
  • Project wide level of planning, development and review of complex projects
  • Delivery of minor projects to program and budget specifications
  • Effective time management skills including sequencing of work of own and resource management
  • Advanced skills in relevant computer software packages; Microsoft Suite; Primavera 6
  • Strong written, verbal and presentation skills
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. Women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and other minority groups are encouraged to apply.