Senior Project Engineer - Civil

Job Title: Senior Project Engineer - Civil
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Paget, Australia
Salary: £150000 - £200000 per annum
Start Date: 2019-08-12
Reference: BH-113146-2
Contact Name: John Elder
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 13, 2019 06:27

Job Description

NES Global Talent partners with leading companies in the Civil and Mining sectors to source the top talent available in the Australian market. We pride ourselves on our commitment to candidates and our industry relationships; this ensures the best possible fit for long-term success. As such we are now seeking a Senior Project Engineer with extensive bulk earthworks, rehabilitation, drainage and tailing dams experience for a leading Civil and Mining Contractor

The Contractor has recently secured a huge pipeline of work, with projects ranging in value from $5m to $30m, and as such is now seeking Senior Project Engineers local to the Central Queensland area.
This is a DIDO position based at Moranbah QLD, on a (Mon to Fri) 5:2 roster. Therefore, we’re ideally looking for people local to Central Queensland.

  • Drive the creation and implementation of innovative, cost efficient construction methodologies and techniques, within the constraints of coal mine safety and health management systems.
  • Provide input to the production and maintenance of construction programs for the project together with Schedulers, Supervisors and Superintendents.
  • Continuous monitoring of program throughout the life of the project ensuring milestones are completed on time.
  • In conjunction with Superintendents and Supervisors, planning the resources required to achieve the construction program (plant, labour and subcontractors) and sourcing.
  • Manage the project’s QA processes and QA personnel.
  • Planning and implementing the procurement of materials and subcontractors to achieve construction programs.
  • Working with Supervisors to recognise variations, quantity increases or decrease and any additional scope of works to produce appropriate variation correspondence.
  • Monitoring costs for activities and adjusting if unit costs are excessive.
  • Preparation and analysis of weekly and month reports (internal and external) with Project Manager.
  • Plan the installation and manage the monitoring of environmental controls .
About You
  • Civil Engineering bachelors’ degree or equivalent
  • Min 5 years’ experience in civil construction contracting, including solid experience in bulk earthworks
  • Experience on previous coal mine infrastructure projects will be highly regarded
  • Be a “doer”, not just a delegator
  • Excellent analytical, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Sound technical knowledge
  • Be self-motivated and adaptable with a ‘can do’ attitude
  • Must possess a valid Driver’s license with good driving record
Benefits & Compensation
  • Salary Range from $150,000 to $200,000 (based on experience)
  • Company Phone or a phone allowance
  • Use of Company Vehicle
  • Camp Accommodation provided