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Site Engineer at Acciona

Site Engineer

Acciona Port Melbourne, Victoria Full-Time
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ACCIONA is a global company, leading in the development of regenerative infrastructure that creates a positive impact on society. Our workforce consists of more than 41,500 professionals, present in more than 40 countries across the five continents, all contributing in our mission to design a better planet. Are you a passionate individual who wants to make a difference, promote sustainable development, and find solutions to the biggest global challenges including climate change, overpopulation, and water scarcity? Come and join us in building the infrastructure our planet needs to achieve a sustainable future.

Since establishing a presence in Australia in 2002, ACCIONA has made significant investments in local opportunities and project development. ACCIONA employs more than 3,000 people in its renewable energy, infrastructure, and water projects across Australia & New Zealand. The Site Engineer reports to the Area Manager and assists with the planning, execution and closing of a project. Throughout this period, the Site Engineer providestechnical, administrative and (Health &) Safety, Environmental, Quality & Sustainability (HSEQS) support to the Construction and Area Manager and Supervisors.These relationships require constant interaction and liaising.Whilst there are a number of people responsible for the actual construction of the works, a key requirement for you is to be able to accurately report on how yourprojects are running (i.e. cost, time, scope and quality) at all times, requiring you to know and understand your daily costs.Further to this, you will be involved with developing, implementing, recording (daily) and monitoring engineering and management plans for the project inconsultation with the Construction Manager. You will also be directed by the Construction and/or Area Manager to assist the project delivery team with any requiredadministrative tasks, including onsite matters relating to HSEQS, logistics and procurement.

Job Description

Due to continued growth we are looking for a Site Engineer with Combined Service Route (CSR) experience to join an established team working on The Shepparton Rail Corridor upgrades. Coleman Rail are specialists in rail infrastructure projects across both regional and metropolitan Australia. We have seen major successes in removing level crossings in the south of Melbourne, as well as playing an integral part in regional rail development in WA and SA.

The Project

Funded by the Victorian Government, and part of Victoria’s ‘Big Build’ the Shepparton Line Upgrade is one of the longest continuous railway line upgrade projects in Victoria. It will deliver more frequent services and allow modern VLocity trains to travel to and from Shepparton for the first time. The $356 million Shepparton Line Upgrade will be delivered in three stages.

After a successful completion of stage 1, where stabling works were completed, and construction sites set up the project was delivered on time ready for the next stage.

Stage 2 works include a new stabling facility north of Shepparton Station and platform extensions at Mooroopna, Murchison East and Nagambie stations for the longer VLocity trains, as well as a crossing loop extension at Murchison East to give trains more room to pass each other in this section. Train detection technology will be upgraded at 59 level crossings between Donnybrook and Shepparton to feature boom gates, bells and flashing lights to improve safety for train passengers and road users to allow VLocity trains to travel on the line for the first time.

Position overview

The Site Engineer reports to the Area Manager and assists with the planning, execution and closing of a project.  Throughout this period, the Site Engineer provides technical, administrative and (Health &) Safety, Environmental, Quality & Sustainability (HSEQS) support to the Construction and Area Manager and Supervisors. 

Further to this, you will be involved with developing, implementing, recording (daily) and monitoring engineering and management plans for the project in consultation with the Construction Manager.  You will also be directed by the Construction and/or Area Manager to assist the project delivery team with any required administrative tasks, including onsite matters relating to HSEQS, logistics and procurement.

Responsibilities

  • Administer the activities of the contract works, ensuring all elements of Safety, Environmental and Quality procedures as defined in the submitted documentation are adhered to.  Assist the Construction Manager in the administration of the project works.
  • Ensure appropriate permits and approvals are in place to facilitate daily works activities.  Manage and ensure daily works activities are undertaken in accordance with all permits, approvals, design drawings, specifications and work management plans.
  • Support the Construction Manager in the planning, execution and handover of project deliverables.  This includes ensuring these objectives are completed within the key time, cost and quality provisions or conditions.
  • Preparation of Work Procedures, Inspection & Test Plans, Safe Work Methods Statements (SWMS), Construction Procedures and Site Access Plans
  • Have input into inductions for both new personnel and plant arriving to site, including arrangements for inductions as required
  • Manage and diligently record the traceability of materials, work lots and works complete
  • Assist in procurement and the arrangement of Purchase Orders
  • Tracking of costs and establishment of productivity measures
  • Have input into look-ahead planning and programs as required
  • Undertake internal audits, maintain complaints registers, etc.
  • Ensure elements of the Quality Management System are correctly developed, recorded and implemented
  • Monitor and liaise with the project delivery team to ensure you are fully aware of the current and planned daily activities of the project and that these activities are in accordance with the Company’s obligations and commitments to others
  • In liaison with the Construction Manager, accurately record the daily progress, material deliveries and daily site resources pertaining to all site works, including subcontract works.  This will also include as a minimum accurate records of any delays or reasons for delays and additional works (variations) and day works.
  • Required to be on site 5 days per week or as otherwise agreed with the Construction Manager

Required Skills and Competencies

  • Desired Experience 

  • 1-3 years of experience as a project-based engineer in the construction engineering industry, in disciplines such as rail and associated civil infrastructure
  • Ideally experience working on the construction of railway stations.
  • The ability to follow through on delegated instructions and tasks
  • The ability to report through Company systems
  • Fluent in the Microsoft Office suite of desktop applications and related software packages, with proficiency in Excel and Project a must
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Qualifications

  • Civil Engineering degree (or similar)
  • Construction Induction Training (CIT/’White Card’), formerly a ‘Red Card’), obtained via face-to-face training, not online
  • Ideally Rail Industry Worker (RIW) Card, with appropriate training, inductions, competencies, roles and medical to perform your duties, ensuring this card is current at all times
  • Current Driver Licence and your own reliable vehicle

ACCIONA has been given the Top Employer 2022 certification in Australia, which certifies the company's commitment to excellence in human resources management and those who focus on putting their people first through their exceptional HR policies. Since establishing a presence in Australia in 2002, ACCIONA has made significant investments in local opportunities and project development. ACCIONA employs more than 3,000 people in its renewable energy, infrastructure and water projects across Australia & New Zealand

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and promote equality and diversity. Indigenous Australians and candidates from minority groups are encouraged to apply. 

 

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