Skip to content
Construction and infrastructure, Energy, gas and oil

Project Engineer

Manage and coordinate the day to day operations of multi-million dollar construction projects.
  • Focused
  • Innovative
  • Logical
  • Reliable
  • Thorough

About this role

  • Communication
  • Problem-solving
  • Teamwork

As a Project Engineer, you work on projects which involve modification to existing facilities/assets – such projects can take anywhere from 6 months – multiple years before they enter construction.

A Project Engineer reports into a Senior Project Manager. This role oversees all aspects of project delivery including:

  • meeting with clients to ensure their expectations and requirements are being met
  • identifying potential design clashes or issues, and implementing solutions 
  • managing subcontractors including procuring quotes, negotiating packages and scheduling works 
  • sourcing all materials required
  • tendering for new projects
  • managing program and financial targets 
  • quality assurance management and coordinating inspections and testing 
  • stakeholder and traffic management -  liaising with clients and the local community
  • ensuring safety and environmental compliance including all required documentation satisfies the company, client and legislative requirements.

As part of these works, you will travel to site quite frequently and interact with many teams to make sure you deliver a project successfully.

As a civil engineer each day you’re adapting to the new challenges on hand and working with your team to deliver a project safely, on time and to a budget. 

Truly no day is ever the same!


  • Great

Working Environment

  • Construction site
  • In an office
  • Outside


  • Diverse working environments
  • Domestic travel
  • International travel

Need to know

  1. 1.


    You don’t need to excel at maths to become an engineer . Soft skills like problem-solving, critical thinking and communication are just as important.