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Senior Project Engineer

Senior Project Engineer

Adelaide SA
The position of Senior Project Engineer, is accountable for managing allocated projects to ensure zero harm, quality, on-time delivery, customer satisfaction and profitability. This position has leadership accountabilities for the performance of direct reports and other resources required to deliver project outcomes. The Senior Project Engineer generally reports to the Construction Manager.

Primary accountabilities:

  • The development, review and management of project plans encompassing all elements of project delivery including OH&S, Quality & Environment.

  • Proactive leadership and management of safety performance, standards and risk; compliance with all statutory, governance and regulatory requirements.

  •  Acting as the lead representative on projects, being comfortable working with a higher level of autonomy, exercising judgement and applying years of project experience to client, commercial and technical complexity.

  • Demonstrating a higher level of technical engineering knowledge and experience in proposing solutions to engineering challenges and sustaining credibility with client stakeholders.

  • Administration of contracts, management of commercial risk in accordance with the DOA, EOT, contract variations, etc.

  • Providing leadership, guidance and mentoring to the Project Engineers, Supervisors and junior members of the team, helping them deliver the job and develop their careers at the same time.

  • Foreseeing, managing and mitigating risks and issues that may affect safety, schedule, quality and cost. Escalating these risks and issues as required.

  • Complete, oversee or delegate assigned project tasks in accordance with the company protocols.

  • Procurement, negotiation and management of required project resources including: labor, materials, equipment, suppliers and sub-contractors;

  • Close out assigned projects via granting of final completion, including securing of any retentions or bank guarantees and completion of the End of Project Reports;



  • Degree in Engineering

  • ACA (Australian) Corrosion qualifications will be an added value


Skills & Experience:

  • Minimum 7-8 years Engineering experience in the Remedial or Civil or Construction Industry.

  • Tier 1 or 2 experience is beneficial 

  • Previous experience working on remedial projects, restrengthening, blast & paint, cathodic protection etc  OR previously worked on Rail or Water projects 

  • Strong negotiation skills to implement contracts with sub-contractors and supplier to satisfy budgets, quality, safety and time requirements.

  • Excellent planning and organizing skills

  • Strong financial skills including commercial management and forecasting 

  • Previous experience managing sub contractors with programming, supervision and contracts administration.



  • Results driven: applies energy and urgency to their work and is focused on moving tasks to resolution

  • Good relationship and team spirit skills – Is inclined to engage positively with people, is hands on and will willingly help the team when necessary outside of own duties.

  • Smart, willing to learn: absorbs new information, applies it and with experience is able to apply initiative to their work and develop more autonomy.

  • Planning – is able to multi-task and can change priorities when required.

    Benefits and perks

Equal opportunity employer

We offer diverse, unique projects with top-tier contractors on interesting projects around Australia.

We offer specialized services to the market, with a very high standard of quality and safety.

You will have the opportunity to grow and learn with the business.

We are a global brand with a strong presence all over the world.

Freyssinet Australia Pty Ltd is a multifaceted specialist contractor providing innovative solutions for structure remediation, post-tensioning and specialist civil engineering and a member of the Soletanche Freyssinet and Vinci Groups present in 100 countries around the world. The Freyssinet name is synonymous with post-tensioning, but we also offer diverse and significant work opportunities in the fields of bridge construction methods, bridge products, heavy lifting, structure strengthening/monitoring and renewables.