Project Engineer (VPSG4)

Job posted: 19/07/2021
Applications close: 31/07/2021 (Midnight)
7 days remaining

7 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / Up to three years

Organisation: West Gate Tunnel Project

Salary: $87,640 - $99,438

Occupation: Engineering

Reference: VG/003456

Reference: VG/003456

Occupation: Engineering

Salary Range: $87,640 - $99,438

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

The West Gate Tunnel Project, Major Transport Infrastructure Authority (WGTP MTIA) is responsible for the management of the WGTP on behalf of the Victorian Government. The WGTP will directly link the West Gate Freeway to the Port, CityLink and the city via twin tunnels under Yarraville, a new crossing of the Maribyrnong River and an elevated road above Footscray Road. It will provide a much-needed alternative to the West Gate Bridge and reduce travel time, improve freight access to the Port of Melbourne and remove thousands of trucks from residential roads. 6,000 jobs will be created, and the project will deliver an approximate $11 billion boost to Victoria's economy. Public Private Partnership contracts to build and operate the project were signed in December 2017.

About the role 

  • Exciting opportunity to join the West Gate Tunnel Project
  • Be part of a high performing team

The West Gate Tunnel Project, Major Transport Infrastructure Authority (WGTP MTIA) has an opportunity for an experienced Project Engineer to join the Delivery team on the West Gate Tunnel Project (WGTP).

The Project Engineer, reporting into the Project Manager, will support the West Gate Tunnel Project, Major Transport Infrastructure Authority in managing the responsibilities of the State under the various Public Private Partnerships and other contracts for which it is responsible, including supporting the planning and delivery of the West Gate Tunnel Project through assisting with project activities and building effective and collaborative stakeholder relationships.

The Project Engineer will provide assistance and technical support and advice in the review of project briefs, guidelines specifications and contract documentation. 

The successful candidate will have experience working on civil construction or engineering projects and have the ability to work autonomously, self-manage and prioritise work to ensure the provision of quality and timely services to the business.

How to apply

Applications including a cover letter and resume are to be submitted online by visiting Jobs and skills Exchange. Individual responses to the Key Selection Criteria are not required. Your cover letter should include a summary taking into account the KSC as a whole and why you are interested in the role. All documents should be attached as a Microsoft Office Word document. 

WGTP MTIA is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applicants from a diverse range of backgrounds and strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. 

The WGTP MTIA offers reasonable adjustments for applicants with disabilities on request.


For a confidential discussion, please contact Paul Smith, Project Engineer on 0419 766 990

Applications close 11.59pm – 31 July 2021 


Project Engineer (VPSG4)

Job type:

Full time / Up to three years

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Paul Smith | 0419 766 990

Project Engineer (VPSG4)