Principal Project Specialist - Tunnelling

The North East Link Authority (NELA) is an Administrative Office established in relation to the Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources (DEDJTR) to lead the development and delivery of the North East Link.

The project will deliver the missing link in Melbourne's road network that will finally complete the Metropolitan Ring Road by connecting the M80 to either Eastlink or the Eastern Freeway to improve outer north-south links for road freight movement and improve travel time and reliability.
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Department: North East Link Authority
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Engineering
Classification: EO2
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/001645
Closing Date: 26-Feb-2018
Salary Range: $206,539 - $330,582
Job Duration: Fixed term, for up to three years
Attachments: NELA - EO2 - Principal Project Specialist, Tunnelling - Position Description.pdf (PDF, 770KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Malcolm Short - Director, Engineering
(03) 9655 6094

Position Details

Principal Project Specialist, Tunnelling

  • Opportunity to lead the tunnelling works for the biggest road project in Victoria's history – make your mark on this legacy project!
  • Collaborate with like-minded industry experts
  • Total remuneration package commensurate with experience

About the Project

The North East Link Authority (NELA) is an Administrative Office established to lead the development and delivery of the North East Link. 

The project will deliver the missing link in Melbourne's road network that will finally complete the M80 Ring Road by connecting the M80 to the Eastern Freeway to improve outer north‐east links for road freight movement and improve travel time and reliability.

About the Role

We are currently seeking an industry expert to step into the Principal Project Specialist, Tunnelling position and be part of the North East Link Authority's Engineering team. This role will lead a small team responsible for providing expert advice in all aspects relating to the tunnel design and construction, within specified scope, time and budget.

This role will manage internal and external relationships to achieve project objectives; mentor and guide Project Managers and provide advice to senior management on project issues.

You will:

  • Have extensive experience in senior roles within major transport infrastructure projects which include significant tunnel construction, preferably with experience in both tunnel boring and roadheader construction.
  • Have demonstrated understanding of the development and delivery methodologies appropriate for major infrastructure projects including significant experience in preparing tender documents, evaluating tender proposals, and awarding major construction contracts.
  • Proven technical leadership in the engineering and operational aspects of the design, development, construction, operations and maintenance of tunnel infrastructure.
  • Proven ability leading and developing a technical team, focused on high performance, accountability and project excellence.
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills, including the demonstrated ability to build, maintain and influence effective and collaborative relationships across a diverse range of internal and external stakeholders.

If this sounds like the role for you apply now! To apply please submit your cover letter and resume on https://jobs.careers.vic.gov.au/jobs/VG-001645.
Applications close 11:59pm Wednesday 28 February 2018.

For more information on this opportunity please contact Malcolm Short, Director - Engineering on (03) 9655 6094


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