Project Engineer Paradise Dam

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Permanent Full-time
Aus - Brisbane
CPB Contractors
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CPB Contractors is the CIMIC Group's construction company and a leading international construction contractor, with operations across Australia, New Zealand, and Papua New Guinea.

Combining the expertise and track record formerly delivered by Leighton Contractors and Thiess, we deliver projects spanning all key sectors of the construction industry, including roads, rail, tunnelling, defence, and building.

Our Mission is to generate sustainable returns for our shareholders by delivering projects for our clients, while providing safe, rewarding, and fulfilling careers for our people.

We need people who are talented, motivated, and disciplined, and who have a strong work ethic that drives them to succeed.

The Project 

Queensland Government-owned corporation, Sunwater is planning for the construction of a new dam wall immediately downstream from the existing Paradise Dam on the Burnett River.

The project is a large, multi-year project that will ensure a safe and secure water supply for the Bundaberg region for future generations.

This role is part of the Paradise Alliance, formed by Sunwater to deliver the Paradise Dam Improvement Project, with CPB Contractors / Georgiou appointed as major construction partner and GHD as the ongoing design partner.

CPB Contractors are currently looking for an experienced Project Engineers to join the team based in the office in Fortitude Valley.

Paradise Dam Improvement Project - Project overview - Sunwater

Key Responsibilities

  • Interpreting, planning, coordinating and administering construction engineering activities in line with the project documentation.
  • Assisting the Senior Project Engineer in preparing accurate monthly reports.
  • Demonstrate financial management skills and commercial acumen when making decisions.
  • Active management and liaising with site-based personnel, subcontractors and stakeholders.
  • Developing and monitoring KPI and productivity analysis against program and budget.
  • Managing the short and long term construction planning for works under control including submitting, start-up planning and programming.
  • Developing and monitoring KPI and productivity analysis against program and budget.
  • Actively and positively liaising with project teams including sub-contractors & suppliers.
  • Development of SHEQ process and procedures and management of others in conducting SHEQ process and procedures.
  • Applying engineering principles to comply with scope of works and technical criteria (SWTC)
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant legal and regulatory requirements and all relevant Company and Group policies and processes.

Requirements for this role:

  • Recognised Tertiary qualifications in Engineering or Construction Management.
  • Previous experience as a Project Engineer working on large scale projects with a tier 1 company.
  • Previous experience in RCC – Roller Compacted Concrete experience, TMR, concrete formwork highly regarded.
  • Proven commercial experience in forecasting and budget management, EOM Process and cost tracking skills.

 Next Stages:

If this is role is of interest to you and you meet the above requirements, please click on the ‘Apply now’ button.

We are committed to workplace diversity and to providing flexible work opportunities on our project. We support women in construction and Indigenous advancement and participation. Women and people who identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander are encouraged to apply.

 Opportunities on this project are being sourced directly through the Alliance and we will not accept applications via external recruitment agencies.

How to apply

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