Project Support Engineer

NSW Government

Newcastle & Hunter Valley, New South Wales, Australia

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Job Posted: 05/04/2019

Job Category:

Government / Defence / Government State

Job description:
  • Play a key strategic support role in a complex and ever-changing work environment
  • Temporary Full Term Opportunity up to July 2022
  • Role based in Newcastle
The opportunity

Right now, Roads and Maritime Services in the process of delivering an ambitious $51.2 billion investment into building a future-ready transport system, mobilising new project teams every day to make big things happen in the infrastructure space. We currently have a limited number of great opportunities for Civil Engineers to join our Technical and Project Services team within RMS. The positions are initially located: at the Kariong to Somersby M1 Upgrade Construction Site Office; at the Tuggerah to Doyalson M1 Upgrade Construction Site Office; at the Scone Bypass Construction Site Office and in the King Street, Newcastle Office. The successful candidate would be expected to be able to work at various sites within the Hunter Region over the duration of this appointment.

In this role, you will be responsible for contributing to the development, implementation and management of road and bridge related projects in order to meet the objectives of the section including time cost and quality objectives across Technical and Project Services. Working closely with the project management team, and technical advisors, you will be involved in providing: project management assistance; delivering project briefs; timely and accurate project reporting.

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Ideal skills, experience and personal attributes

To be successful in this role you will be a person who takes initiative and can quickly think on their feet to come up with innovative approaches to solve various business challenges. A strong background in road, bridge or maritime construction in a large and complex environment will serve you well when navigating complex operational matters, but your ability to build relationships, influence others and negotiate effectively is what will set you apart as an outstanding candidate who can implement real solutions that drive business success.

We’re looking for a professional who will fit into our supportive team culture, marked by diversity of thought, open idea sharing, trust and a focus on quality over quantity. You will relish the opportunity to drive continuous improvement in projects and draw satisfaction from seeing your projects through from initial conception to completion. If you’re a passionate and open-minded professional looking to make a real impact in a large and progressive organisation, we’d like to hear from you. Send us your application today!

About us

Roads and Maritime Services is one of Australia's leading public sector agencies, with more than 5,800 employees and an annual budget of $6.5 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 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.


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

For more information on Employee Benefits at TfNSW please click here.

The salary for this position is Engineer Level 1/2 ($89,646 - $118,846) per annum plus superannuation.

Essential requirements
  • A relevant four-year engineering (Civil / Structural or related) degree.
  • Knowledge of the technical aspects of materials, equipment and techniques used in road, bridge and/or maritime construction and / or maintenance.
  • Possess a current motor vehicle driver license
  • Willingness to work outside normal working hours or to travel on occasion
How to apply

To apply for this position, please submit a resume and brief covering letter (no longer than two pages) which addresses:

a) your skills and experience that suit the role, and
b) your most significant and relevant achievement.

For more information on how to apply for a role in the NSW Public Sector please click here or for more information on site Roads & Maritime please click on link provided.

For any enquiries, please contact Hansleen Nandra on 0466 460 984 and quote reference 00006XJU.

A talent pool may be established from this advertisement to fill future ongoing and temporary employment opportunities that arise.

Applications close: 11:59pm, Sunday 21st April 2019.

Key Application Responses

How to apply

To apply for this position, please submit a resume and brief covering letter (no longer than two pages) which addresses:

a) your skills and experience that suit the role, and 
b) your most significant and relevant achievement.