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Project Engineer - Infrastructure

  • Job no. 493463
  • Symal Infrastructure
  • Full time
  • Engineering
  • Melbourne

Symal Infrastructure:

Symal Infrastructure (formerly Civilex) is the Symal Group’s infrastructure division. As a self-performing contractor, our reputation for delivering quality infrastructure outcomes, across diverse sectors, lays the foundation for success.

Position objective

The objective of a Project Engineer is to manage and coordinate projects efficiently, safely, and profitably, using the Symal Infrastructure integrated management system, and perform contract administration.

Responsibilities of the role include:

Program management: Manage all areas of the program under your control to ensure project delivery.

  • Produce and monitor a three week look ahead target program
  • Program is to be resourced with all plant and materials necessary to deliver the works
  • Program is to be signed off from the Site Supervisor
  • Program is to be reported to the Project Manager to ensure it ties in with the contractual program
  • Program to be updated weekly
  • Where dictated by the Project Manager, the Project Engineer is to undertake productivity tracking on critical activities
  • Maintain the procurement program so that no procurement items cause delay in the program
  • Set out programs to the Symal Infrastructure standard
  • Prepare procurement documentation to pass onto the Procurement Manager in line with the procurement program
  • Monitor and assist the Project Manager / Senior Project Engineer in meeting project dates and milestones.

Commercial: Maximise profitability of projects and ensure projects are delivered in accordance with contract requirements.

  • Deliver procurement in accordance with the Symal Infrastructure procurement procedure
  • Assist the Project Manager / Senior Project Engineer in the preparation of agreed project variations
  • Ensure key productivity driven tasks are identified / monitored and tracked to ensure maximum efficiency
  • Complete detailed cost to complete in Expert Estimation for the component of works under your supervision each month
  • Assist the Project Manager / Senior Project Engineer in ensuring all progress claims are submitted in accordance with Symal Infrastructure and contract requirements and processed in Jobpac
  • Ensure purchase orders and subcontracts are completed and processed in line with Symal Infrastructure procedures
  • Manage certifications in preparation for the following months claim.

Client relationship: Build strong client relationships that position Symal Infrastructure for repeat work.

  • Ensure the Client’s expectations are met regarding the level of Project Engineer supervision required for the project
  • Meet the Client’s expectations regarding their systems, processes, and reporting
  • Attend all site meetings and take minutes
  • Ensure attendance when critical activities are occurring
  • Build the relationship with client superintendents through the quality process. Submit all work within the set time frame.

OHS&E: manage site safety and environmental compliance on the project.

  • Deliver projects safely in accordance with the Client’s systems and the Symal Infrastructure safety program
  • Demonstrate leadership in safety by being actively involved in:
  • Toolboxes and prestart
  • Safe work method statement development
  • Managing high risk works
  • Conducting safety audits onsite at least monthly
  • Conducting safety walks at least weekly
  • Identify high risk activities and work with OH&S Managers to develop detailed work method statements to control the risk in line with the Symal Infrastructure safety program
  • Meet all internal and external safety reporting requirements
  • Vett, audit, and enforce subcontractor’s safety performance

Quality: Overall management of quality assurance across the project to ensure a high-quality project is delivered with minimal reworks.

  • Maintain all quality assurance inspection and test plan and testing documentation as per contract requirements including ensuring all specification hold points are met and documented
  • Ensure work method statements are written and followed to control all high risk items
  • Capture all non-conformance reports including rework costs and systems are put in place to prevent reoccurrence
  • Carry out the inspection and test plan process on all projects
  • Track all non-conformance reports
  • Undertake dilapidation surveys on all projects prior to acceptance of site
  • Manage drawing and request for information registers as required.
  • Develop analytical reports that summarise and track user visitation and engagement across the company’s digital platforms

To be successful in this role, you must have;

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent
  • Approximately three years relevant construction experience
  • Current Victorian Drivers Licence
  • Have a sound understanding of typical construction specifications used in the Victorian construction industry, including but not limited to VicRoads specification
  • Knowledge of Expert Estimation preferred but not essential
  • Knowledge of Jobpac preferred but not essential
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills
  • Attention to detail and strong time management skills

Women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and other minority groups are encouraged to apply.

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