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Senior Project Engineer

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Permanent Full-time
Aus - Sydney
Project Management
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CPB Contractors is a leading international construction company and a member of the CIMIC Group.

We combine the construction track record and expertise formerly delivered by Leighton Contractors and Thiess, and we also include the people and projects of Leighton Asia.

In conjunction with our clients and partners, CPB Contractors is delivering important and iconic projects across all key sectors of the construction industry, meaning we offer significant and diverse work opportunities.

We are building on the strong foundations of our unique history to create a successful and sustainable future.  Safely delivering next-generation infrastructure that better connects people and transforms communities is at the heart of what we do.

We are currently seeking to appoint a Senior Project Engineer to work on the Coffs Harbour Hospital project.

The project, which will include a new five-storey clinical services building. Construction is expected to conclude by the end of 2021.

The Coffs Harbour Hospital Expansion Main Works will include:

  • Construction of a new five-storey clinical services building with a rooftop helicopter landing site, Intensive Care Unit and surgical, maternity and paediatric inpatient units;
  • New connections to the existing hospital building at ground and first floor levels;
  • Refurbishment of parts of the existing hospital building; and
  • Associated external works

Your opportunity

Reporting to the Project Manager, the Senior Project Engineer will be involved in managing and providing direction to the project team to deliver the project in accordance with the specified requirements and client expectations.

  • Contributing to a culture of 'Safety underpins everything we do’.
  • Managing the effective set-up, delivery and completion of the project including establishing relevant systems
  • Managing and monitoring the completion of the project to ensure programme, budget, quality, environmental and contractual obligations are achieved and taking prompt corrective action where required
  • Reviewing design and construction plans, schedules, temporary works designs, method statements and job safety analysis and quality
  • Monitoring project progress against the programme and budget
  • Preparing accurate project reports and provide reporting on project risks and opportunities
  • Effectively assigning tasks to project team members to deliver the required outputs to agreed specifications
  • Ensuring the project is adequately resourced to deliver project requirements in the with the programme and contractual agreements
  • Monitoring KPIs and productivity analysis against programme and budget

Our minimum requirements for this role are:

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications
  • Previous experience in a Senior Project Engineer role on a medium-large building construction project
  • Demonstrated commercial experience to include planning up to 3 months ahead, weekly reporting on progress against plan and cost, reporting on risk and developing and implementing risk treatment plans
  • Exposure to procurement processes including the development of tender packages
  • Strong attitude and awareness of Safety
  • High level verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent planning and organising skills; and negotiation and influencing skills
  • A problem solver and strategic thinker

In return, we offer a range of benefits including:

  • Market competitive salary
  • Structured training and development
  • Corporate employee discounts with numerous providers
  • Well-being benefits e.g. vaccinations, health insurance discounts

For any further queries please email

If you are interested in this role and meet the above requirements, please apply below.

We support diversity in the workplace. Women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and people with a multicultural background are strongly encouraged to apply.

Please note: This role is being sourced through CPB Contractors directly and we will not accept applications via external recruitment agencies.



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