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Senior Project Engineer | South West Pipeline

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Work type: Temporary
Location: Wyaralong, Ipswich
Categories: Civil

Your new position
  •  2 Year contract 
We have a newly created opportunity for an experienced and high performing project engineer to join the Seqwater Major Projects Delivery Team.   
Our Major Projects Group are responsible for the investment, planning and delivery of a $billion program of works over the next 5 years.   South West Pipeline Project (SWP) is a flagship project, supporting the growth of the Beaudesert Region with a 27km bulk water pipeline and pump station connecting Beaudesert and the Scenic Rim to the SEQ Water Grid. As the SWP Senior Project Engineer, you will provide authoritative engineering and contract management expertise, and support the successful delivery of the South West Pipeline. 
Working closely with the Seqwater Project Management team and the Principal Contractor, this role will provide a significant contribution through the design, construction and commissioning stages, in terms of ensuring substantive project outcomes.  For an engineer interested in bulk water, South West Pipeline provides a unique opportunity to work on a major project that encapsulates the industries technical challenges including trench and trenchless pipelaying, river crossings and geotechnical work, pump stations, roads, reservoir, electrical supply, environmental, etc.   
You will play a key role in the project team taking on delegated responsibilities and being provided autonomy to work in a senior capacity within the project team. 
This role will require you to work onsite in Beaudesert with attendance at Major Projects office in Brisbane CBD as required.
Full details available on the position description at
About you
To be successful in the role you must be a RPEQ registered civil engineer with extensive experience in infrastructure projects.  (ie 8years+).  You will have a working knowledge of bulk water infrastructure including pipeline design and construction, pump stations and reservoirs.
 In addition, you will have: 
  • Extensive knowledge and/or experience of the principles and processes involved in managing the successful delivery of projects and work packages.
  • Extensive knowledge of contract management, quality assurance, environmental management and workplace health and safety management related to infrastructure projects 
  • Geotechnical experience will be highly regarded
  • Class C Driver’s Licence/ Construction Industry White Card
  • Qualifications in construction / project management will be highly regarded.
What’s great about Seqwater
We are committed to providing our people a dynamic work environment with a range of benefits including:
  • Competitive remuneration and benefits 
  • Diversity of jobs and career progression opportunities
  • A team orientated work environment
  • A range of Health & Wellbeing services and initiatives for staff
  • Flexible working arrangements
This position has a salary of $118,556.64 plus superannuation
To submit your application
Submit your cover letter and CV via the Apply button.
A criminal history check will be undertaken prior to an offer being made for this position. 
Applications close:  5.00pm, 29th October 2020
For further information please email enquiries to Please note – applications can not be accepted via email

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