Civil Project Engineer – Mackay, Australia

JWR Employment Specialists
February 12, 2024
Mackay, Australia
Job Type
Hours of Work
Monday to Friday
Education Requirements
Bachelor in Engineering (Civil)
Experience Requirements
2+ years in the construction and engineering industry
Job Responsibilities
See job description
Job Industry
Construction, Engineering and Architecture
Depending on experience
Salary Currency
Job Order


JWR Employment Specialists are working with a Civil Construction company in Mackay, Australia to recruit a Civil Project Engineer. The role will be responsible for the supervision, quality and compliance of Project Construction Works within the agreed project objectives. The Project Civil Engineer is also responsible for providing engineering and technical support to the Project Manager.

Our client, an Irish run company have a long list of projects scheduled in civil construction, mining, project management and projects with Australian and Federal Government. This role would offer the right candidate a brilliant opportunity to progress in their career with continuous growth opportunity.

This role is also offering a very attractive salary package as well as a sponsorship visa, flights and initial accommodation upon arriving in Australia.

Interested? Read on for all the details.

About the role:

  • Work in a privately-owned business
  • Be mentored and supported by Senior Managers
  • Gain experience in multiple disciplines, Road and Bridge Construction, Subdivisions, Defence Works and Mine Civil Works.
  • Solid pipeline of projects in Mackay and Bowen Basin valued from $500K to $10M
  • Current Projects based out of Mackay include Council Culvert Upgrades, Subdivision, Mine Levee and Mine Access Road construction.
  • With local status in Mackay, opportunities exist for a long-term career for local residents, FIFO or relocation options are considered
  • The option exists for a FIFO project and then a return to our project base in Brisbane
  • Current Projects in Brisbane include Bridge Replacement Works, significant Council Road Infrastructure Projects, Leachate and Dam Earthworks
  • Vibrant and dynamic work environment encouraging innovation and creativity
  • Professional growth opportunities, continuous learning, and career advancement

Skills, Experience and Requirements:

  • A passion for the Construction Industry 
  • A willingness to learn, acquire new skills and continuously improve in the role.
  • A ‘hands on’ attitude to delivering the best solutions for the project.
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Civil)
  • 2+ years in the construction and engineering industry
  • Excellent communication and negotiating skills
  • Strong attention to detail and passion for safety, environment, and quality of work
  • Experience in traffic management, stormwater, sewer, water mains, flexible and rigid pavements, civil structures / bridge works.
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