Project Engineer - ITS - West Gate Tunnel

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Remuneration: $ per annum

Location: Melbourne

Type: Full Time

Posted: 18/10/2019


CPBJH JV brings together two of Australia's leading construction partners, CPB Contractors and John Holland, with unparalleled expertise in large-scale and complex project management, civil construction, traffic management and tunnelling. 

The West Gate Tunnel is a partnership between the Victorian Government and Transurban. The Joint Venture has been chosen as the preferred contractor for construction, which will begin in 2018 following planning assessment. 

About the Project

The West Gate Tunnel Project is a city-shaping project that will deliver a vital alternative to the West Gate Bridge, provide quicker and safer journeys, and remove thousands of trucks off residential streets. The project will include:

  • Widening the West Gate Freeway from eight lanes to 12 between the M80 Ring Road and Williamstown Road;
  • Building a 2.8km eastbound tunnel and a 4km westbound tunnel under Yarraville;
  • Constructing a bridge over the Maribyrnong River providing an alternative to the West Gate Bridge;
  • Constructing an elevated road along Footscray Road to the Port of Melbourne; and
  • Major new cycling and pedestrian paths. 

ITS Engineer

We are looking for an ITS Engineer to join our West Gate Tunnel Project team. If you want to be a member of our team, and would like to commence engaging with us, this is your chance. We are interested in hearing from Engineers with experience ranging from 5 years in ITS Engineering or a similar role, or if you have experience in Electrical or Communications, we'd like to hear from you. 

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Typical skills and responsibilities

  • Coordinating day to day activities and acting as a point of escalation for critical and non-critical event
  • You’ll develop mission-critical engineering specifications, designs and solutions for tunnels, bridges and open roads
  • Supporting the Project Manager and team to deliver contract scope on time and budget
  • Providing input to program at both completion and look ahead
  • Analyse and use document and record management, progress and project performance reporting compliance reporting
  • Demonstrate sound people management skills by managing work and performance to achieve outcomes. 


Bachelor Degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechatronics or equivalent. Post-graduate qualifications are an advantage. 


  • Familiarity with relevant regulatory standards for Managed Freeway Systems advantageous
  • Design experience with standard traffic management system hardware (e.g. LUMS, VMS, ramp metering)
  • Understanding of cabling infrastructure requirements with respect to redundancy, resilience and applicable standards preferred but not essential
  • Adaptability to definition modification and change
  • Design experience of PLCs in PMCS applications preferred but not essential 
  • Electrical and/or Communications experience

CPBJH JV is committed to equal employment opportunity (EEO) and actively seeks to remove barriers people may face in gaining a successful position on the West Gate Tunnel Project. We value diversity in our team and people who share our values of authenticity, respect and excellence are encouraged to apply.