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Title:  Engineering and Design Manager - NWPA

Job Number:  1364

North Melbourne, AU

Engineering and Design Manager – NWPA

North Western Program Alliance has successfully completed 3 level crossing removals and a station upgrade. It is an Alliance made up of 4 partners and has a pipeline of future works that will go for the next 5 years. NWPA is currently going through a period of growth that will see additional projects awarded to the alliance with greater value, making it a major project. NWPA’s focus is on making a difference for the community and providing the best chance for their staff to develop and grow in this fast-paced environment.


We are currently looking for an Engineering and Design manager to join our team working on the level crossing removal project, located in the North West.


As Engineering and Design manager you provide engineering services to site management and control and coordinate the preparation of engineering estimates for submissions of tenders including recommendation on engineering design aspects


Responsibilities of the role include;

  • Oversee the preparation of estimates, submission of tenders and recommendations regarding construction techniques, engineering procedures and the utilisation of new technology
  • Ensure effective provision of engineering services to project management during the currency of contracts mainly through directing the efforts of Senior Project Engineers, Project Engineers, Design Engineers and Estimators
  • Examine project modification claims where requested and advise on related engineering matters
  • Liaise with clients, consultants, subcontractors, suppliers and planning authorities to ensure satisfactory completion of major structures and construction work
  • Ensure legislative, pre-contract and commercial obligations are met, including compliance with the relevant Building Code



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

  • Degree in Engineering, Science, Building Construction or equivalent degree
  • Diploma or Masters of Project Management in Engineering Science, Building, Construction or equivalent
  • Management of multidisciplinary projects and project teams
  • Contemporary practices in design and construction methodology
  • Contractual, legal, commercial, industrial relations and legislative compliance management
  • Advanced financial management including cost reduction and meeting budgets


John Holland is up for the challenge of transforming lives.


We actively promote diversity, inclusion and an equal opportunity workplace. We welcome applicants from all diverse backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people with disabilities.


We are committed to building, valuing and promoting diversity and inclusiveness across John Holland. This means having an inclusive culture that values and sustains diversity and work-life balance. To achieve this we are focused on:

  • Flexible work practices
  • Providing development opportunities
  • Actively looking to attract and promote women into non-traditional roles with support structures to help them succeed.



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