Project Engineer

Vacancy number • PUB408620

Project Engineer

  • Closes 5 August
  • 40 hours
  • Academic Bachelor

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About this job

  • Branch: Building & Construction
  • Area of Expertise: Construction & Commissioning
  • Location: BRISBANE

What is required?

  • hours per week: 40
  • Education level: Academic Bachelor
  • Closing date: Monday, 5 August 2024


Our client are a Tier 3 builder with projects across Queensland in the Government, Defense, Aged Care, Healthcare and Commercial industries. They're looking to bring on board a new Project Engineer due to an increase in workload.With 15+ years already operating within the industry and a vast wealth of construction knowledge amongst their senior staff, they're on an incredible journey of growth with turnover growing year on year ($100m+ last year across QLD). You'll be joining at a pivotal moment of growth as this begins to taper off in the coming few years cementing their place in the market.
The initial project for the PE will likely be a $15m+ government build south of Brisbane depending on experience.

About this role


The successful candidate will play a crucial role in overseeing and managing various aspects of our projects, ensuring they are completed on time, within budget, and to a high standard. Duties include:
  • Assist in the planning and execution of projects including scheduling, budgeting, and resource allocation.
  • Oversee daily operations on site, ensuring compliance with safety regulations and quality standards.
  • Liaise with clients, subcontractors, suppliers, and other stakeholders to ensure smooth project execution.
  • Provide technical support and guidance to the project team, ensuring all construction activities align with engineering standards and project specifications.
  • Identify and resolve any issues that may arise during the construction process, mitigating risks and ensuring project continuity.
  • Maintain accurate project documentation, including progress reports, change orders, and project schedules.


  • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, or a related field.
  • Minimum of 3+ years of experience in the commercial construction or a similar role.
  • Strong knowledge of construction methods, materials, and regulations.
  • Proficiency in construction management software and tools (e.g., MS Project, Procore etc).
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Strong problem-solving and decision-making skills.
  • Valid driver’s license.


  • Career progression encouraged with strong examples of enviable career growth displayed within the company.
  • 5-day work week with a good work / life balance.
  • Opportunities to travel / move regionally if desired.
  • Interesting mixture of projects enabling you to diversify skill set.
  • Stable future pipeline working with the government and trusted private clients.

About Brunel

Brunel is a recruitment and flexible workforce solution provider which connects talented people with opportunities throughout Australasia and around the world.We specialise in highly skilled roles across a variety of technical, professional, trades and craft disciplines, pairing candidates with industry-leading projects and organisations on a contract, permanent or secondment basis.

Operating in Australasia since 2001, Brunel has major bases of operation in Perth, Sydney, Brisbane and Port Moresby, which are further backed by the strength and reach of a truly global network spanning over 40 countries, 100+ offices and 45 years of successful operation.

Brunel is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and female candidates.

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Do you have questions?

If you have questions or would like to discuss the details of this role, please contact Sinead Howard quoting publication number: PUB408620

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