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Project Engineer - VIC

Melbourne
We are seeking an experienced project engineer to join a growing and enthusiastic team based in Braeside, Vic.

About Keller Australia

We are Australia's leader in geotechnical solutions and proud to be one of the globally connected companies of Keller, the world’s largest geotechnical engineering contractor. We have delivered industry leading foundations and ground improvement solutions to the building, construction, and mining industries in Australia for over 60 years.

About the role

We are seeking an experienced project engineer to join a growing and enthusiastic team of engineers working on marquee infrastructure, residential and commercial projects across Victoria and South Australia. This role would be responsible for supporting the project team with planning to ensure the safe, timely and successful completion of projects to schedule.

You will be responsible for

Ensuring requirements are achieved with regards to the safety, construction, and technical aspects of the project
•    Undertaking site inspections and duties as directed by the project / operations manager
•    Ensuring the construction related aspects of a project meet or exceed the required performance targets in relation to time and budget
•    Preparation or modification of CAD drawings
•    Raising non-conformance reports and managing rectification 
•    Managing contractors to ensure the project meets deadlines
•    Ordering and assessing materials to ensure compliance with project specific specification and budget
•    Cost control and financial reporting
•    Regular reporting on site activities to project/operations/technical manager

Please note this role may require some travel to regional / interstate locations and periods of time working away from home.

About you

To be successful in this role you will be a team player, adaptable, and someone who is comfortable rolling up their sleeves and joining our team out on site.

To be considered for this position, you will

  • A strong commitment to safety to achieve a zero-harm environment
  • Great communication skills for liaising with internal and external stakeholders 
  • A ready to learn attitude.
  • Capable of working within a team or autonomously
  • Degree qualified in civil or geotechnical engineering
  • Have a sound understanding of geotechnical and foundation systems
  • An understanding of commercial and contractual aspects of projects

Why work with us 

  • Focus on learning and development
  • Fair employment practices and emphasis on promoting from within
  • Collaborative working environment
  • Competitive pay and benefits
  • Fair employment practices and emphasis on promoting from within
  • Paid parental leave
  • Friendly and supportive team culture

How to apply

We are committed to attracting, developing, and retaining the right people who are highly competent, live our values and actively contribute to our long-term success.

If you are ready to join the Keller Australia Team, please send through the attached completed application form and a copy of your updated CV by hitting the 'apply now' button.

Keller Australia is an equal opportunity employer, and we support diversity in our workforce. Applications from people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; equity target groups including women, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTQI+; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged to apply.

Please note Keller have a strong commitment to health and safety, a pre-employment medical (including a drug and alcohol screen) will be required for the successful candidate.

Due to the high volume of applications, unfortunately only suitable candidates will be contacted.