Project Engineer

Excellent Work Life Balance and Job Security, Attractive Remuneration Package and Benefits, Relocation available for the right candidate.


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.



Reporting to the Engineering and Planning Manager you will be responsible for delivering effective engineering services though project management, contract administration and port infrastructure planning. In a day to day capacity you will be providing technical engineering expertise on short, medium and long term planned capital works projects. You will undertake field inspections, contract supervision and provide a general technical presence across a range of civil infrastructure projects in port environment.            

Other responsibilities are:

  • Manage external consultants, contractors and service providers
  • Develop and maintaining project management documents including project briefs, project initiation documents, and various reports in accordance with Prince2 project management framework
  • Manage the tendering process and prepare procurement documentation
  • Contribute to port planning and development


To be successful it is essential that you are a tertiary qualified civil engineer with demonstrated experience in:

  • Delivery of marine and landside infrastructure projects, such as steel and concrete wharf structures, roads, utilities and sea walls
  • Inspection and investigation of assets
  • Procurement and management of external suppliers
  • Management of infrastructure projects through initiation, planning, execution and closure stages
  • Infrastructure needs assessment and port development planning

Note: recruitment includes a pre-employment medical and candidates must complete a criminal history check as part of the process.


NQBP Culture

NQBP is an Equal Opportunity employer and encourages those with diverse backgrounds to apply, our workplace is dynamic, flexible and interesting. We have a team of diverse professionals who are committed to our values of Integrity, Respect, Excellence and Unity. Our staff pursue a high standard of environmental guardianship, performance and management, both of our own activities and those of commercial partners.

Application Process

If you are interested in this permanent role, based in Mackay, please click Apply Now with your current resume and a covering letter outlining why you are best candidate for the role. Applications close by 5pm, Sunday, 02 August 2020.

27/07/2020 $0 Mackay & Coalfields 1 Engineering
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