Hiring: Civil Engineer

The role will provide professional civil engineering advice on matters relating to the projects undertaken by Spectran.

Your day to day activities will focus on the effective management and successful delivery of civil construction projects undertaken by Spectran. You will be responsible for managing and ensuring Spectran’s civil works meet the required outcomes for clients and key stakeholders whilst ensuring timely completion and within budget.
You will be expected to Provide leadership, direction, mentoring and training to our small team of graduate engineers to ensure their ongoing professional development through the work they undertake.

You will work closely within our existing team of Builders, Civil Engineers, Project Managers and Occupational hygienist.

Position Duties

Main duties will consist of but not be limited to:

•    Determine and manage project priorities to ensure effective application of resources to achieve project outcomes. Communicate with the Construction Manager – Civil Engineers and other Project Managers in relation to resource allocation & sharing.
•    Prepare project estimates and budgets, targets, forecasts and complete cost tracking of specific projects.
•    Maintain tight cost control on projects regularly reviewing and approving timesheets and supplier invoices within our management system.
•    Work diligently to help provide a safe working environment is provided for all team members.
•    Prepare detailed construction management plans, stakeholder engagement plans SWMS and other project documentation.
•    Submission of project claims and regular updates on program.
•    Accurate and timely data input into management software systems

Selection Criteria

•    Degree qualification in Civil Engineering with a demonstrated history of successful project delivery.
•    Demonstrated project management experience in planning, scoping, budgeting and delivery of civil projects.
•    Strong Negotiation & influecing skills
•    Familiar with Vic Road and LGAT specs for civil construction projects
•    High degree of Quality management
•    High safety standards and able to be a leader in this area.
•    Strong estimating capability, able to cost from first principals.
•    Experience in claims and/or contract management
•    Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability
to communicate confidently internal and external stakeholders
•    Ability to work effectively both independently and as a member of a team, showing initiative, flexibility, and leadership skills
•    Well-developed organisational skills, proven time management skills and techniques, with the ability to prioritise numerous and various requests
•    Proven attention to detail, and ability to meet deadlines
•    Drive for continuous improvement with a positive approach to change
•    Ability to work as part of a team and seeing tasks through to completion
•    Australian citizen or a full unrestricted work permit / visa for Australia

•    Microsoft Excel proficiency
•    Experience in tender compilation.
•    Minimum of 5 years relevant work history as a Civil Engineer

Personal Attributes

•    Strong relationship builder and influencing skills
•    Ability to exercise initiative
•    Business awareness and analytical thinking
•    Customer service mindset
•    Works well individually and as a team member
•    Trustworthy and can maintain confidentiality
•    Shows consideration and respect to others and their views
•    Adapts to changing environments and demands with resilience

Sound like you?

Email your application to careers@spectrangroup.com.au and let us know why you’d be a good addition to the Spectran Group team!

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