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Senior Project Engineer

Date: 17-Nov-2020

Location: Helensavle, QLD, AU, 4212

Company: John Holland

About the Project

Spanning more than 1,700km, the Australian Government is delivering Inland Rail through the Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC), in partnership with the private sector.


The Narrabri to North Star (N2NS) section is one of 13 projects that complete Inland Rail and is an upgrade of approximately 188 km of track within the existing rail corridor and construction of approximately 1.6 km of new rail track. The works are required to accommodate the operation of future planned 1,800 m double-stacked freight trains.


The contract for the delivery of Narrabri to North Star (N2NS) was awarded to Trans4m Rail in November 2020.  Trans4m Rail combines the experience of John Holland and SEE Civil Pty Ltd.

About the Role

Trans4M Rail has commenced mobilisation and currently has an opportunity for a Senior Project Engineer with significant Drainage and Culverts experience. Based initially in the Helensvale Site office prior to site establishment, this is a key role within the Drainage & Structures team on this iconic Inland Rail 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
  • 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


Trans4m Rail 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.


Please follow the links to apply. No agency referred CV will be considered at this time.

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