First listed on: 21 May 2018

Project Engineer / Project Manager 


North Queensland Bulk Ports (NQBP) is one of Australia's largest port authorities (by tonnage throughput).  More than half of Queensland's trade, by tonnage, passes through our ports at Weipa, Abbot Point, Mackay and Hay Point.  NQBP has offices in both Brisbane and Mackay with a workforce of approximately 120 employees. 


There is an opportunity for an enthusiastic and experienced Project Engineer / Project Manager to join NQBP’s Engineering and Development team.  Reporting to the Principal Engineering Services Manager, you will deliver effective engineering services through design, project management and contract management for port infrastructure and assets.


Providing project management, contract management and general engineering services in a sustainable, cost effective, customer focused manner.

Performing the role of Superintendent/Project Manager, undertaking field inspections, contract supervision and providing technical presence during the completion of NQBP projects.

Providing advise to internal and external customers to facilitate the development of projects and enhance management decisions.

Managing external consultants and contractors to optimise the delivery of scheduled outcomes.

A full role description is available on our website 


To be considered for this opportunity you will have an engineering degree qualification (Civil / Structural), with professional membership with Engineers Australia (or working towards).  Applicants with a project management background and exposure to a variety of civil works and infrastructure projects will be highly regarded.


To align with NQBP's culture it is expected the successful applicant will be customer oriented; support strategic objectives; and demonstrate excellent interpersonal communication, personal effectiveness and teamwork.


Our workplace is dynamic and interesting. We have a team of diverse professionals who are committed to our vision of leading the sustainable development of Queensland ports and building prosperity for current and future generations. Our staff pursue a high standard of environmental guardianship, performance and management, both of our own activities and those of our commercial partners. NQBP offers flexible work options, which includes flexible daily hours.


If you are interested in this 3 year fixed term role based in Mackay, please submit a covering letter outlining your relevant experience and how you meet the criteria, along with your resume, through by 9am on Friday, 8th June 2018.

This recruitment process will include a pre-employment medical.

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