Project Engineer (Civil)

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Work type: Full Time
Location: QLD - Brisbane, QLD - Regional
Categories: Engineering

As market leaders in complex, multi-disciplinary project delivery for over 40 years, Decmil deliver integrated construction and engineering solutions across the infrastructure, resources, energy and construction sectors. Our diverse experience has led us to deliver some of the most unique projects across Australia, providing our people with great opportunities to explore what’s possible and be challenged by our unique portfolio of projects and clients.

The Decmil culture is a key factor in our company’s success. We are committed to operating in a way that delivers lasting benefits for all of our stakeholders including the communities we work for, our clients, our employees and our shareholders.

Our business is built around people, people who seek out challenges and enjoy finding solutions and contributing their ideas to get the best out of their working life. Our people are united by a spirit of curiosity, one that enables them to face challenges with a unique perspective, a perspective which is truly Decmil.

We have an exciting opportunity for a dedicated and highly motivated Project Engineer (Civil) to join our project team. This role requires flexibility to work FIFO and DIDO rosters (such as 20 days on, 8 days off, 15 days on, 6 days off and 10 days on, 4 days off) in remote locations across Australia.  Experience in concrete structures in particular temporary works management, together with a well-rounded experience in road/highway construction is required.  P6 experience also an advantage.  As an experienced Project Engineer your responsibilities will include:

  • Deliver quality engineering to achieve successful project delivery;
  • Prepare progress claims, variations and present to client;
  • Undertake and assist in cost controlling, estimating, budgeting, forecasting, sub-contract claim review and commercial negotiation activities;
  • Prepare in accordance with project requirements the progress claims, measurement of quantities, claims for extensions of time, claims for the release of retentions and certificates under the main contract;
  • Ensure that the budgetary targets set for each trade package are met or exceeded;
  • Monitor field production progress quantities against budget and forecast final cost for each item;
  • Manage key planning and programme status with regard to progress, time, cost and contractual issues;
  • Maintain thorough knowledge of the contract including engineering and technical specifications;
  • Identify and develop the scope of works ensuring no scope gaps between trade packages and ensure that all works are included in an appropriate trade package;
  • Prepare programs for allocated work packages that meets the objectives of the project;
  • Coordinate resources including manpower and monitor progress, evaluate results and recommend changes in specifications or plans as appropriate;
  • Monitor progress ensuring that work quality and techniques are of a high standard and report regularly on progress and findings;
  • Complete a thorough review of consultant drawings including cross referencing for anomalies, sufficient detailing, accuracy of notes and references;
  • Review the project designs and liaise with the area foremen and subcontractors to ensure that all relevant information is available and omissions & discrepancies are resolved prior to works being affected on site;
  • Ensure that drawings are distributed to all of the relevant subcontractors and that the all documents being used for construction are the current revision;
  • Compile a recommendation for subcontract award and on approval engage the approved subcontractor;
  • Maintain thorough knowledge of the subcontracts, including their engineering and technical specifications;
  • Ensure that subcontractors complete the MDR’s and Inspection Test Plan’s (ITP’s) including coordinating the relevant subcontractor, consultant & client signoffs at the specified witness/hold points;
  • Carry out Subcontractor audits for HSE&Q and assist & monitor the Trade Package Managers (Engineers) to ensure that the required audits are completed;
  • Measure, record and report on project progress against program allocated work and advise of any discrepancies;
  • Establish and maintain an effective quality system to ensure that all records, test results and inspections required under the contract are obtained;
  • Assist with investigating and reporting on significant incidents and participate in all high level investigations, as required;
  • Participate in pre-start and toolbox meetings as required; and complete weekly HSE workplace inspections.

Whilst technical experience is of importance to us, to be considered for our talent pool and future positions, you will have:

  • Bachelor of Engineering or equivalent.
  • Minimum of 4 years’ experience in the construction and engineering industry.
  • Proven ability and demonstrated experience in project planning, contract and vendor management, estimating and delivery.
  • Strong technical knowledge and understanding.
  • High level of communication, written and interpersonal skills.
  • Sound computer literacy skills.
  • Strong relationship building and negotiation skills.
  • Maintain personal accountability.
  • Awareness and understanding of Work Health and Safety principles and practise.

Decmil is committed to an inclusive workplace that fosters a positive culture based on the fundamental principles of respect, equity and diversity and enables people to be involved, contribute and perform to their full potential. We encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates to apply.

We invite you to apply now and join Decmil to explore new opportunities and develop your skills across our diversified sectors.

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