Project Engineer/Manager
Redbank Queensland, Australia
$80 - $90 Per Hour
Project Engineer - Re-Life & Overhaul division

Exciting opportunity for an experienced Project Engineer to head up and lead the delivery of bespoke projects for a global tier 1 Rail company! 

This is initially a 6 month long contract with a view to go permanent if everyone is happy at the end of the stint!

My client is innovative and world class – And you are an experienced and engaging Project Engineer looking for a new challenge which will utilise your stakeholder management and analytical skills in this client interfacing and solution driven role.

Based in Redbank, you will be an integral member of the Re-Life & Overhaul division, this exciting role will principally focus on overseeing a unique and interesting portfolio of projects not only for my client but also for its many other external tier 1 rail clients.

Proven experience working as a Project Engineer/Manager either within Rail, Rolling Stock, Heavy Industry/Machinery/or Components or Oil & Gas or Mining is essential to be successful in this role.

Main responsibilities of the role include:

  • Build effective business relationships with relevant internal and external stakeholders
  • Manage the project(s) in accordance with Project Management Methodology and standard operating procedures in place.
  • Manage assigned projects from inception to completion within time and budget constraints, ensuring work is completed to an acceptable standard.
  • Manage customer expectations regarding deliverables by preparing a project plan and by providing regular feedback through meetings, etc. to assist in ensuring that these expectations are realised
  • Assure resources, timing, scope and deliverables are clearly defined and managed.
  • Controls project costs and manage the project budget.
  • Assist in preparing documentation to support any variations to the project.
  • Assist in conducting final hand-over with the client/sponsor and operations at completion of the project, including post implementation review with lessons learnt documentation.
  • Manage customer requirements and deliver an outcome that addresses these requirements
Qualifications & Experience

  • Diploma of Project Management or equivalent tertiary qualification
  • 5 years Project Engineer/Manager experience in either Rail, Rolling Stock, Heavy Industry/Machinery, Mining or Components
  • Proven advanced skills in use of computer and basic office software packages. E.g. Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook and demonstrated skill level in using Microsoft project
  • Exceptional team player with excellent oral and written communication skills and a capacity to engage stakeholders both customer and internal and proven ability to manage customers’ expectations
  • Proven organisational skills including e-filling, function/meeting preparation and document control.
  • Ability and willingness to work collaboratively across all levels of the business
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills
  • Proven ability to provide high levels of customer service in an industrial environment.
In return for your efforts, you would be paid an attractive salary and company benefits, plus be part of a fantastic organization that value their employees and reward them for their hard work and achievements.

If you like sound of the above and would like to know more about this fantastic opportunity, please contact Louise Palmer on or via the reply function for a confidential discussion today!
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