Project Engineer

City of Moreton Bay

City of Moreton Bay is Australia's third largest local government spanning rural townships and urban centres, coastal villages and thriving business precincts. Council employs a workforce dedicated to servicing the needs and enhancing the lifestyle of residents, providing more than 100 services to the community across road and transport infrastructure, parks, sport, rubbish collection and community and cultural facilities. Together, we make a significant contribution to local lifestyle, community and economy.

Only considering candidates eligible to work in Brisbane, Australia ⚠️

The details:

  • Permanent Full Time
  • $94,415 - $108,874pa + 12% super + leave loading Qld Local Government Industry Award (Stream A) - Level 5 - 6 of EBA5 The appointed wage level will be dependent upon the successful candidate's level of experience, skills and qualifications.
  • 9 day fortnight
  • 72.5 hour fortnight
  • Hybrid, flexible working environment, including some work from home days.
  • Location: Strathpine

About our opportunity

Our Project Management department delivers 550+ projects each year, worth approximately $180M. The team contracts 80% of the capital program via pro-active and innovative annual delivery processes, working across the whole of project life including design, procurement and delivery, and ensure adherence to time, cost and quality and safety objectives. Projects are located across our region and include construction of footpaths, park, intersections, roads, sport fields, coastal assets, buildings and fit outs.

Our Project Engineers support Project Managers across a mix of asset classes, implementing and maintaining project controls and contract management, preparing project reports, status updates and procurement recommendations. In this role you'll also be:

  • Reviewing and audit engineering drawings and technical specifications for construction projects
  • Assisting with c o-ordination of construction issues and consulting with the Project Manager on appropriate resolutions of works under the contract
  • Providing construction surveillance, auditing projects against construction and workplace health and safety standards and
  • Contributing to a high performance, continuous improvement and customer focused team culture
  • Building strong relationships and working collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders.

About you

We're looking for experience Site and Project Engineer with experience working on complex construction projects (greater than $750k), and strong knowledge of Australian Standard construction contracts and related construction legislation, Australian standards, Workplace Health and Safety requirements. You'll also have:

  • Applied understanding of quotation documents, design drawings, specifications, schedules
  • Sound knowledge and application of current  and accepted work practices
  • Considerable experience providing advice on contract related matters
  • Considerable knowledge of project management and engineering principles and practices
  • Excellent time management skills to manage conflicting priorities and meet deadlines
  • Strong communication skills to communicate planning concepts and matters in a simple and concise manner
  • Actively contributed to a healthy, inclusive and well-connected workplace
  • Degree in architecture, civil engineering, or project management, or relevant experience in a similar role
  • Construction Induction Card competency (required)
  • Current C class driver’s licence (required).

Position Description

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Why join the City of Moreton Bay Team?

As the third largest local government area in Australia and the fifth fastest growing region, the Moreton Bay region boasts beautiful beaches and waterways, amazing manufacturing hubs and picturesque hinterland hamlets. Moreton Bay has a strong and connected community that enjoys all the traditional Jinibara, Kabi Kabi and Turrbal country has to offer within our region.

With a diverse workforce of more than 2,000 team members dedicated to servicing the needs and enhancing the lifestyle of nearing 500,000 residents, each team member has an intrinsic ability to impact our community. Whether you’re a manager or working on the frontline, your role will make a difference - bring your expertise and join our driven team today.

Aside from an opportunity to build a rewarding career within a diverse and growing organisation, we offer a range of team member benefits including:

  • Discounted Health Insurance.
  • Free flu vaccinations every year.
  • Fitness Passport program offering discounted membership for you and your family to selected facilities.
  • We are proud to offer opportunities to develop your career within a local government organisation and our team members are encouraged to undertake study for career development in their area of employment under our Study, Training And Research Scheme (STARS).
  • Salary packaging options on novated leases, superannuation payments, smartphones and devices.
  • We want you and your family to feel well supported when you need it most - as a team member you will have access our 24/7 confidential counselling service, leader support hotline, chaplaincy program and our Mates in Construction program.
  • Our Strathpine office has local parking on-site and is in close proximity to public transport networks.
  • Flexibility depends on the type of work you do but could include options such as work from home, part time, 9-day fortnights and flexible days. Talk to us about what flexibility means to you!

How to Apply

Click on the 'Apply' button below to complete your online application. Please upload your current resume that demonstrates how you meet the requirements of this role. Applications close 8 July 2024.

Please note: applicants will be required to undergo a National Police History Check as part of the recruitment process for this role.

To obtain further details please contact our Careers team at [email protected].

For more information about City of Moreton Bay and to stay across what's happening in our region, follow us on LinkedIn.

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Working Week

We work a 9 day fortnight. That's 9 slightly longer days over 2 weeks (80 hours total), with every second Friday off.

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Our Vacation Policy

We offer 31 days of PTO, including leave loading and public holidays.

Remote Working Policy

We offer hybrid work environment with some work-from-home days.

Company Benefits

  • Health insurance
  • 401(k) company contribution
  • Generous parental leave
  • Dentalcare
  • Equipment allowance
  • Professional Development Budget
  • Mental Health Support

Our Team

We're a team of 1.2k across 16 departments:

  • engineering
  • support
  • education
  • business development
  • operations
  • arts and design
  • media and commmunication
  • legal
  • finance
  • +7 more teams

Desirable Skills and Experience

  • Project management
  • Contract management
  • Engineering principles
  • Construction knowledge
  • Time management
  • Communication skills
  • Technical auditing

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