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Title:  Project Engineer

Job Number:  1217

Melbourne, AU

Project Engineer, Rail Civil projects

From humble beginnings almost 70 years ago, John Holland has been driving positive change in Australia, and is now one of the nation’s leading infrastructure and property companies.

We work in Australia, New Zealand and South East Asia offering services from infrastructure and property development, to rail and building.

By finding solutions to complex challenges, we transform communities to make them easier to move around, more connected and better to live in.


We are currently looking for a Project Engineer with experience on rail civil projects to join our team in the rail division of John Holland.  As project engineer you will coordinate on-site construction engineering activities to achieve project time and budget objectives and provide technical support to the Project Team


Responsibilities of the role include;

  • To ensure the technical matters associated with the Project works are compliant with technical specifications, applicable legislation, approvals and standards and JHG SQE Risk Management process
  • To provide technical support to the Project Team
  • Planning focus = 1-3 months
  • Monitor construction progress for adherence to programme and report to the Site Manger or Project Manager
  • Demonstrate financial management skills and commercial acumen when making decisions



To be successful in this key role, you must have;

  • Bachelor Degree in Engineering, Science, Building Construction or equivalent
  • Minimum 5-10 years’ engineering experience in Civil works in Rail environment
  • Experience on  > $10 M Projects
  • Project Engineer and operational experience
  • Knowledge of project management structure, plans, specification, standards and implications for project accountabilities
  • Understanding of the Project Design Management Plan, Quality Management Plan. Safety Management Plan and Environmental Management Plan
  • Pre-contracts knowledge in relation to design, planning and legislative requirements


John Holland is up for the challenge of transforming lives.

From Parliament House to the Alice to Darwin Rail Link, from the MCG’s Great Southern Stand to Sydney Metro, we’ve had a hand in the Australia we all know today. We are currently involved in delivering many of Australia’s largest infrastructure projects, as well as significant property and urban renewal projects. Whatever we face, the heart of what we do is creating people-centred solutions to complex challenges and opportunities. We think deeply about what we do and how it affects communities. We push boundaries and innovate, gain trust through our actions and whatever the project, we’re in it for the long, long term.

We work hard to attract and retain the best employees, and we provide opportunities for rich career experiences, and a strong framework for on-going career development.

We are committed to building, valuing and promoting diversity and inclusiveness across John Holland.

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