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Project Engineer

NSW Government

Tamworth, New South Wales, Australia

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Job Posted: 06/10/2017

Job Category:

Government / Defence / Government State

Job description:
  • Permanent Full Time Opportunity
  • Excellent pay and benefits
  • Located at Narrabri

The opportunity

We have an exciting opportunity for a Project Engineer to be a part of our Regional Maintenance team within Roads and Maritime Services. This position plays a key role in developing and delivering road, bridge or traffic infrastructure and/or maintenance projects in order to achieve road safety, asset management and network efficiency objectives and reports to the Unit Manager.

 

We are looking for a qualified Project Engineer who has extensive knowledge of project and contract management principles and the ability to manage the delivery of road, bridge or traffic infrastructure or maintenance projects and contracts to achieve time, cost, quality, safety and environmental objectives with a demonstrated ability to prepare, tender, award and manage contracts including acting as RMS Representative on minor contracts.

 

About Us

Roads and Maritime Services is one of Australia's leading public sector agencies, with more than 5,500 employees and an annual budget of $5.5 billion.

 

As part of Transport for NSW we are responsible for implementing strategic and essential frontline services to the people of NSW who use roads, harbours and waterways.

 

We improve the movement of people by various transport modes, including public transport (bus and ferry), cycling and walking, as well as motor vehicles. We also deliver initiatives to improve the movement of goods on the freight network, by improving accessibility and infrastructure, with a focus on reliability, productivity and safety initiatives.

 

We offer diverse and challenging career opportunities for professional and technical specialists, trades, and people interested in making a difference to transport operations and road safety in New South Wales.

 
Benefits

When you join Roads and Maritime Services, you become part of a forward-thinking organisation that will offer you generous working conditions, flexible working options and a real commitment to developing your skills.

 

As the key agency in NSW for road safety, traffic management and planning, road building and maintenance, as well as improving maritime safety, we want our staff to reach their full potential.

 
Remuneration package

RMS Engineer Level 1-2 ($87,459- $ 115,947), plus employers contribution to superannuation, plus annual leave loading.

 

Our commitment to Diversity

TfNSW are committed to building a diverse and inclusive culture across the Transport cluster, planning for and promoting diversity. We welcome and encourage applications from diverse community groups and ages including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, LGBTI, people with disabilities, women and other diversity groups. TfNSW recognises the benefits that such an approach brings for our staff and customers in delivering the future of NSW.

 

How to apply

Click on APPLY button. For further information, please visit our internet site Roads & Maritime  or to view the position description and Applicant Information Pack please click on links provided.

 

For any enquiries, please contact Andrew McLuckie on 02 6393 5420 and quote 00005LTN.


Applications Close: 11:59pm, Sunday 22nd October 2017.



Key Application Responses

When preparing your application - Your written application must stand on its merits. If you do not demonstrate how you meet the Selection Criteria (Skills/Experience) for the position you will not proceed through the selection process. The completeness and relevance of your application will determine whether or not you are called for an interview.


  1. A four year engineering degree from an Australian University or equivalent overseas qualifications.
  2. Knowledge of project and contract management principles and the ability to manage the delivery of road, bridge or traffic infrastructure or maintenance projects and contracts to achieve time, cost, quality, safety and environmental objectives.
  3. Knowledge of the technical aspects of materials, equipment and techniques used in road and bridge construction and maintenance.
  4. Demonstrated ability to prepare, tender, award and manage contracts including acting as RMS Representative on minor contracts.
  5. Ability to prepare competitive and accurate estimates, job programs, project delivery briefs and WH&S management plans, quality management plans, environmental management plans, and traffic management plans for assigned projects.
  6. Proven ability to effectively manage and motivate direct control resources within the bounds of relevant industrial awards and agreements.
  7. Demonstrated oral and written communication skills with an ability to deal tactfully and effectively with people, work flexibly in a team, collaborate with others and influence productive outcomes.
  8. Knowledge of computer based tools and techniques for project and information management.