Senior Project Engineer

Date:  27 May 2024

Brisbane, QLD, AU, 4000

Company:  Ventia

An exciting opportunity to join Ventia  as a Senior Project Engineer in our Telecommunications Sector. This is a permanent role based in Brisbane and offers hybrid working conditions with the requirement for monthly travel in QLD.

What’s on Offer 

  • Attractive salary  and employee benefits such as corporate travel discounts, Novated leases, private health discounts, credit discounts and more
  • Flexibility (location and hours)
  • Modern office with on site gym, cereal bar, breakout areas and mum/prayer room
  • Career development, mentorship and training programs
  • Access to a variety of Health and Wellness initiatives - including the EAP, Ventia's Healthy Minds program and Healthy Bodies program

About the Role
In this role you will lead a team to forecast, plan, manage and report on the current and future Program of Works and its associated budget and costs. You will also support the Construction Team in efficient delivering all construction works in a timely manner to ensure optimal profitability for the project.


Accountabilities include aspects in:

  • Safety and Environment – promoting a strong safety culture, ensuring policies and procedures are adhered to, management of risks and incidents, toolbox discussions and endorsing corporate initiative
  • Programme and resource management – forecast and plan detailed construction works in accordance with Program of work, create project plan and schedule, manage BOQ, financial contract sums, subcontractors, traffic management, LAAN access notices, variations, CARs etc.
  • Finance – ensure BOQ items are ordered in a timely manner to meet construction schedules, review variations, develop forecasted costs, validating expenditure against budget, financial forecasting  etc.
  • Quality and contract management – be fully conversant with the contract, review KPIs and lead indicators, analyse results and facilitate and develop improvement initiatives
  • Leadership – lead a team of project engineers and engineers, fostering a team culture of ownership and excellence, provide mentorship and guidance

Required Skills and Experience
You must have experience working with NBN projects

  • Degree in Engineering (Civil or related)
  • Project Management qualifications (PMBOK / PMP / Prince 2)
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience carrying out large scale projects
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and experience
  • Cost management and finance principles
  • Knowledge of commercial management


About Ventia
Ventia is a leading infrastructure services company, operating across Australia and New Zealand. Our clients are the owners and operators of assets that are critical to our local communities. We pride ourselves on working smart, safely and sustainably, harnessing the latest technologies and brightest minds. With a diverse and proud heritage, we have a track record of delivering essential services to the communities in which we operate.


Ventia is enriched by the diverse experiences, talents and cultures that our people bring to the organisation, while celebrating and respecting the communities we operate in. We are committed to providing a safe and positive environment that provides equal opportunities for individuals of all backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, LGTBQI+, Women, Veterans and spouses and people with disabilities.


How to Apply
Please click on the link below to submit your covering letter and resume.

Position Reference Number: 158379

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