Project Engineer

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Permanent Full-time
Aus - NSW - Regional
CPB Contractors, Eligible for Employee Referral Payment
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CPB Contractors is Australia’s leading contractor and the largest infrastructure construction company in our region. Part of the CIMIC Group, we are proud to be constructing Australia’s future and do so collaboratively with our partners and clients.

We hire for careers, not project life. CPB Contractors has more than 50 major infrastructure projects in delivery, across all key sectors of the construction industry, including roads and bridges, rail, tunnelling, defence, airports, buildings and resources, providing you with career opportunities for years to come.

The Project

The Riverina Redevelopment Joint Venture is a 50/50 joint venture between CPB Contractors and Downer to undertake major upgrades and replacement of existing infrastructure and facilities to support Defence capability for the next 30 years.

The proposed project consists of a program of works across three Department of Defence establishments including:

  • Albury Wodonga Military Area (including North, South & East Bandiana, Latchford Barracks, Wirlinga)
  • Blamey Barracks (Kapooka)
  • RAAF Base Wagga

The proposed capital investment of $1.7b will incorporate a variety of elements including:

  • Construction of new messing and living in accommodation
  • Construction of new training facilities
  • Refurbishment and upgrading of existing buildings
  • Remedial works and upgrades to infrastructure services

For further information please visit the Riverina Redevelopment Joint Venture Website -

Your opportunity

We are looking for experienced Project Engineers to join the project team.  You will manage and provide direction to the team to deliver the project in accordance with the specified requirements and client expectations. Your responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Contribute to a culture of 'Safety underpins everything we do’.
  • Manage the effective set-up, delivery and completion of the project including establishing relevant systems
  • Manage and monitor the completion of the project to ensure program, budget, quality, environmental and contractual obligations are achieved and take prompt corrective action where required
  • Review design and construction plans, schedules, temporary works designs, method statements and job safety analysis and quality
  • Monitor project progress against the program and budget
  • Prepare accurate project reports and provide reporting on project risks and opportunities
  • Effectively assigning tasks to project team members to deliver the required outputs to agreed specifications
  • Ensure the project is adequately resourced to deliver project requirements within the program and contractual agreements
  • Monitor KPIs and productivity analysis against program and budget

To be successful in this role you must have:

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications
  • Experience as a Project Engineer on a large-scale project
  • Demonstrated commercial experience to include planning up to 3 months ahead, weekly reporting on progress against plan and cost, reporting on risk and developing and implementing risk treatment plans
  • Strong attitude and awareness of Safety
  • High level verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent planning and organising skills; and negotiation and influencing skills
  • A problem solver and strategic thinker
  • Completion of a relevant Institute of Applied Technology - Construction course is highly regarded

These roles are based in either the Albury Wodonga area or Riverina/Wagga Wagga. There is an attractive relocation package that includes removalist costs and LAFHA (for eligible individuals) OR FIFO/DIDO options are available.

CPB Contractors is an equal-opportunity employer. We support women in construction, Indigenous advancement, and participation and encourage people of all cultural backgrounds to apply.

We’re always looking for ways to make CPB Contractors a more rewarding place to work and offer a unique set of benefits, including:

  • A rewarding career where we support your development, training and promote from within.
  • Opportunities across all construction sectors so that there is always an opportunity suitable for the next stage in your career.
  • Competitive remuneration and excellent benefits including a health and wellbeing program, discount portal and company-funded salary continuance insurance.
  • Flexible work arrangements and a culture that values diversity and innovation.

Please note: This role is being sourced through CPB Contractors directly and we will not accept applications via external recruitment agencies.

How to apply

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