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Project Engineer - Signalling.

Project Engineer - Signalling

Job Title: Project Engineer - Signalling
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Melbourne
Industry: Infrastructure
Salary Detail: $160-170,000
Reference: 3353248
Contact Name: Carly Fripp
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Job Description

Successfully participate in the project delivery process by completing and assisting the project team in the timely completion of work in accordance with the project operating manual and the client’s expectations of time, cost, safety and environmental objectives, maintaining and updating the team’s construction schedule and managing site subcontractors and suppliers to complete projects.
  • Work within the project team to assist with scoping and cost estimating of works, updating the asset management system and compiling of relevant QA & safety documentation including a Master Project Schedule.
  • Provide required reports to the Superintendent to meet monthly reporting timelines.
  • Assist all members as/ where required in ensuring all elements of QA & Environment Management Systems are maintained at the highest levels.
  • Assist the Superintendent in routinely providing all relevant information required for the timely compilation and submission of all necessary.
  • Preparation of both short- and longer-term detailed construction plans and targets as required.

Position-specific tasks or responsibilities:
  • Construction management and specific technical skills base relevant to Signalling works in a rail environment
  • Demonstrate sound people management skills by managing work and performance of subcontractors to achieve outcomes.
  • Utilise effective time management skills including sequencing of work of own and resource time management.
  • Work with key stake holders, including MTM to allow timely completion of works.

Essential Criteria
  • Tertiary qualifications Construction / Engineering Discipline.
  • Previous work in a Rail environment Demonstrated skills in programming, cost control, quality assurance, safety and supervision / people management.
  • Minimum 5-10 years’ engineering experience.
  • Previous work in a Rail environment, including Rail Signalling Systems.
  • Experience on > $100 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.
Desirable Criteria
  • Diploma of Project Management in Engineering, Science, Building, Construction or equivalent.
  • Chartered Engineering Status.
  • Rail Experience with 5+ years site based.
  • Experience working in tunnel and rail environment.
  • Project wide level of planning, development and review of complex projects.
  • Delivery of projects to program and budget specifications.
  • Effective time management skills including sequencing of work of own and resource management.
  • Advanced skills in relevant computer software packages; Microsoft Suite; Primavera 6.
  • Strong written, verbal and presentation skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure in a complex environment.
  • Competency in interpreting technical schedules and documentation.
If you would like to discuss this role or any others, please email your CV to or call me on 0416 164 536 for more details

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