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Senior Project Engineer (Utilities) - Laing O'Rourke - Perth, WA

Laing O'Rourke Posted: 11/01/2022
Location: Western Australia, Australia Type:  Full Time
Disciplines:  Project Engineering
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About Laing O'Rourke
Laing O'Rourke is a $6 billion international operation with over 50 years of involvement in Australian construction and infrastructure including more than a decade under the Laing O'Rourke banner. We are currently delivering some of Australia's most exciting projects across the transport, building construction, defence, airports, mining, civil and social infrastructure sectors. Laing O'Rourke is committed to becoming the recognised leader for innovation and excellence in the construction industry. Laing O'Rourke is proud to hold the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) Citation - Employer of Choice for Gender Equality.

About the role
We are currently seeking a Senior Project Engineer (Utilities) to join Laing O'Rourke for this Perth based opportunity on a Rail and Civils project This permanent role offers great career prospects with a privately-owned tier 1 constructor and international engineering enterprise.

Key responsibilities
As a Senior Project Engineer (Utilities) you will have excellent communication skills at all levels. You will interface with Utility Service Providers including Contestable and Non Contestable authorities. Tracking costs and managing subcontractors will be a key element to the role. Your skill set will be both in pre delivery and delivery of major infrastructure projects. You will provide leadership and direction to direct reports as well as interfacing with design management and construction delivery teams. As a Senior Project Engineer (Utilities) you will uphold and promote the highest of Health and Safety standards.

About you
You will have experience delivering large scale infrastructure projects (Civils/Rail), ideally having worked in a tier 1 setting. Leadership skills are essential for the role as well as a relevant Engineering or Construction Management degree.
A degree in engineering (Mechanical, Electrical or Civil) or construction management with experience working on the delivery of major infrastructure projects, Utility relocations and stakeholder management.
Experience within the Utilities space is required for this position.

We work hard to create an environment that brings out the best in our people. We believe in building careers through providing a safe, connected and innovative culture that supports ongoing growth and development. We offer industry-leading benefits such as specialised learning and development programs, a mental health and wellbeing program, industry leading paid parental leave policy, family friendly work practices, additional purchased leave option and coaching programs for staff on parental leave.

Diversity & Inclusion
We are committed to building a workforce that reflects the diverse society in which we live and work. We recognise the increasing importance of flexible work arrangements and family friendly work practices to enable and maintain a diverse, adaptive and high performing workforce.
As a proud RAP organisation, Laing O'Rourke is committed to achieving a diverse workforce and strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and people from culturally diverse backgrounds. Download our Innovate Reconciliation Action Plan at www.laingorourke. com
Applications from recruitment agencies will not be considered.

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