Project Engineer (Adelaide, SA, AU, 5000)

  • Broadspectrum
  • May 30, 2018

Job Description

Broadspectrum has a long and successful partnership with the Australian Defence Force (ADF)

Broadspectrum are an operations, maintenance and services organisation operating globally in the resources, energy, industrial, infrastructure, rail, and property and defence sectors. This is a diverse and growing business, offering a dynamic and challenging environment with a breadth of risk profile rarely found in a single organisation.



We are seeking a Project Engineer within our Defence Base Services team in the Edinburgh locality. Working within the Estate Upkeep facilities maintenance service line you will be reporting into the Regional Asset Manager delivering multiple short term projects in a fast paced and challenging environment.


This role is responsible for estimating and delivering multiple projects within schedule and budget and in accordance with the Project Specifications and safety and environmental targets of zero harm. As a Project Engineer you will primarily be responsible for driving excellence in project delivery, reporting and quality management. You will be expected to collaborate with the wider Asset Technical team, site operational personnel including colleagues and senior management across multiple localities to ensure integration of information is correctly managed across various delivery functions.


Key accountabilities of this position include:

  • Liaise with the client and end user to extract user requirement specifications
  • Assist in developing technical scoping requirements IAW statutory and legislative requirements
  • Prepare and manage the tender process to secure pricing for client submission
  • Manage the communication and reporting of project lifecycle through the regular engagement of stakeholder meetings and formal reports in a highly professional manner
  • Ensure safe work practices are engaged in delivery of the works and environmental / cultural heritage risks are controlled
  • Control and deliver against the project schedule and cost targets
  • Manage the transition of hand over / take over with client representatives and site maintenance personnel


We recognise that people are our greatest asset and we are committed to being an employer of choice.


As a result we seek to employ people who will succeed in this role and who will likely have:

  • Formal qualifications in an electrical or mechanical engineering discipline (Diploma and above), however applicants with a trade background and extensive experience with minor projects delivery in a similar asset based environment may also be considered suitable.
  • Well-developed computer skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Project, Power Point, Outlook and SAP or similar financial or computerised maintenance management systems.
  • Results focused experience with the ability to identify and prioritise problems and issues, generate solutions.
  • Significant level of experience in facility maintenance or project delivery roles.
  • Demonstrated ability to work autonomously with a high degree of motivation, energy, initiative and commitment, with the capacity to deal with multiple and often conflicting priorities.
  • An understanding of safety, environmental and quality systems and how to apply them in project delivery to de-risk project outcomes.
  • A good understanding of project controls and associated reporting for tracking of project targets.
  • Excellent skills across written reporting, email and verbal forms of communications


If you enjoy a challenge and would like to be part of our dynamic, growing and exciting company, apply now.


You must be an Australian citizen and able to obtain and maintain a Department of Defence Security Clearance to Apply. A police clearance is required to enable the application to be processed and as such is a mandatory requirement for application to this position.


Please Click “APPLY” to forward your application CV, along with copies of the above trade qualifications as well as proof of Citizenship. You must be an Australian Citizen and be able to obtain an ADF Clearance. 

We acknowledge the importance of our people’s diverse experiences, talents and cultures that they bring to work with them each day. Embracing Diversity and Creating Inclusion is a key component of our Talent Management Strategy. The creation of a Diverse and Inclusive workforce is central to our ability to unlock potential and enhance our success, creating a high-performance business.

Position Reference Number: 96351