Senior Project Engineer (VPSG5)

Job posted: 08/06/2021
Applications close: 21/06/2021 (Midnight)
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Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / Up to three years

Organisation: West Gate Tunnel Project

Salary: $101,120 - $122,348

Occupation: Engineering

Reference: VG/001303Z

Reference: VG/001303Z

Occupation: Engineering

Salary Range: $101,120 - $122,348

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
  • City Shaping Major Transport project


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

The Senior Project Engineer, reporting into the Project Manager, will support the WGTP MTIA 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 WGTP, through assisting with project activities and building effective and collaborative stakeholder relationships.

The Senior Project Engineer will be responsible for assisting with key aspects of project activities which will include procurement, design review, delivery and commissioning within the designated specific scope, time and budget. The Senior Project Engineer will also be responsible for overseeing a specific section of the project. The split of responsibilities will be across the three geographic sections or primary engineering disciplines, commensurate with the Senior Project Engineer's skills and experience.

The successful candidate will have extensive experience working on civil construction or engineering projects and have the proven ability to build and sustain positive working relationships with project stakeholders. 

How to apply

Applications including a cover letter and resume are to be submitted online by visiting www.careers.vic.gov.au. 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 Daniel Gregor, Deputy Director Technical, on 0400 931 503

Applications close 11.59pm – 21 June 2021. 

Senior Project Engineer (VPSG5)

Job type:

Full time / Up to three years

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Daniel Gregor | 0400 931 503

Senior Project Engineer (VPSG5)