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Disciplines: Civil Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering

Remuneration: $ per annum

Location: Melbourne

Type: Full Time

Posted: 05/03/2020


Cardno’s Urban Infrastructure Division is currently seeking two Construction Engineers to join our busy team in Melbourne CBD.

Job Description:

Joining Cardno means being part of something more than the average engineering firm.

As a people focused business, we are offering versatile and interesting projects and are looking after our people in an inclusive, flexible and supportive work-environment. We are making a difference while helping our clients to deliver infrastructure solutions to improve the standard of living for communities and strive to find new ways to protect, conserve and enhance our physical, social, economic and cultural environments.

The successful applicant s must have applied knowledge and experience in construction management of civil contractors and authorities ideally in the Land Development Industry to achieve the successful delivery of projects on time, budget and to client’s satisfaction.

Our advantages include:

  • Financial and Corporate employee benefit offers and discounts
  • Outstanding training and development opportunities
  • Established recognition and rewards program
  • Industry leading parental leave benefits
  • Purchase leave scheme
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Additional personal leave for parents with children under 5
  • Office location is surrounded by cafés and restaurants and conveniently close to Melbourne Central station within the CBD free tram zone
  • Modern office which includes a free gym and extensive social and collaboration spaces

The role

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Ensure the successful delivery of projects by ensuring a smooth process in the construction of projects including Land Development, Infrastructure, Commercial and Defence
  • Ensure work output is of a technically high standard and on time and budget
  • Undertake the preparation and supervision of Schedules, Tenders and Contact documents
  • Attend site audits and Chair construction site meetings, prepare & distribute accurate minutes
  • Ability to manage design and construction RFI’s on site
  • Monitor contractor’s works programs, manage extensions of time
  • Assess contractors claims, issue payment certificates, assessment and approval of variations
  • Prepare reports for work carried out and conduct quality investigations as required
  • Comply with the quality management systems with the ability to provide feedback and recommendation for ongoing continues improvement.
  • Assist in the preparation of fee proposal for the bidding of projects
  • Provide accurate and efficient engineering services in accordance with project time frames and budgets

Ideally you will possess:

  • Tertiary qualification in Civil Engineering or Construction Management coupled with ideally 5 years’ experience
  • A good construction understanding of earthworks, stormwater, infrastructure, sewer and water infrastructure and concrete structures
  • Familiarity with construction safety policy and procedure, AS2124 and AS4000 General Conditions of Contract
  • An ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment, and to work under pressure to meet deadlines with the ability to allocate tasks effectively
  • Demonstrated strong written and verbal communication skills to maintain a strong client focus.
  • A good working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel Systems and MS Projects
  • Accreditation with MRWA water authorities is highly desirable or willingness to achieve accreditation as soon as possible
  • Ability to work within a multi-disciplinary team
  • Strong commercial acumen
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Display a commitment to Cardno’s core values of Safety, Integrity, People and Excellence

Why join Cardno?

By joining Cardno, you will be part of an environment where you can collaborate with leading experts from diverse backgrounds, access development programs to achieve your career goals, and be challenged to take a global outlook. 

Cardno offers meaningful opportunities for each individual member of our team to grow, make an impact and leave a legacy for local communities, globally.

Cardno recognises and promotes inclusion and diversity as a key enabler to innovation and we encourage people from different backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants to apply.

About Cardno

We are a global provider of integrated professional services which enrich the physical and social environment for the communities in which we live and work. Our team of multidisciplinary specialists has more than 70 years’ experience in designing, developing and delivering sustainable projects and community advancement programs.

Notice to recruitment agencies: Please note that Cardno does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or recruitment agencies.

Cardno does not accept unsolicited resumes from any 3rd party agencies. No fee will be paid to 3rd parties who submit unsolicited resumes to any Cardno employee. Resumes from approved vendors must be specifically requested by Cardno and approved by the Cardno Talent Acquisition Team.

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