project engineer - earthworks - tailings dam upgrade in Mackay

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job details

mackay, queensland
job type
AU$ 110,000 - AU$ 120,000 per year
reference number
charlie king, randstad
07 3031 3203
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job description

This civil contractor have built up a strong reputation on north QLD, they have a lot of repeat business coming direct from the mining operators and partner with a number of top tier contractors on many projects.

The specialise in excavation, earth-moving, services, roads, dam and levee construction.

In recent years they gone from strength to strength and are seeking a Project Engineer to help deliver projects in an ever expanding pipeline of work.

This particular opportunity will be ran on a DIDO 5/2 basis to work on a tailings dam upgrade for one of their main clients, accommodation and vehicle will be provided.

Reporting to the Project Manager your duties will include:

  • Managing project scope, program of works, resource requirements
  • Managing budgets, quality and safety standards
  • Client liaison
  • Cost Control
  • Management and supervision of assigned staff
  • Subcontractor management
  • Contract & Claims administration
  • Planning & coordination
  • Ensure compliance with OH&S, contractual and legal obligations
  • Liaise with the project manager ensuring the project runs to schedule and budget

To be considered for this position we are seeking the following skills and experience:

  • Degree in civil engineering
  • 3+ year's experience in civil works with bilk earthworks exposure.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong leadership skills
  • High level of organisation
  • Highly motivated with strong practical focus
  • Strong commercial acumen, cost management and financial reporting skills

if you feel you meet the criteria and would like to know more, please apply now.


civil / earthworks



educational requirements

Bachelor Degree