Senior Project Engineer

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.

The Coordinator-General has been appointed as the Administrative Office Head of NELA. The North East Link together with the Level Crossing Removal Project, the Metro Tunnel and the Western Distributor form the Major Transport Infrastructure Program.
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Department: North East Link Authority
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Engineering
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/001654X
Closing Date: 25-Feb-2018
Salary Range: $93,867 - $113,572
Job Duration: Up to 3 years
Attachments: NELA - VPS 5 - Senior Project Engineer - Position Description.docx (Word, 694KB)
Job Specification

NELA - VPS 5 - Senior Project Engineer - Position Description.docx (Word, 694KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Victor Lorena
03 9095 4963

Position Details

About the role
We are currently seeking a proficient Senior Project Engineer to join the North East Link Authority's Technical team. Reporting to the Project Director, this role is predominately responsible for providing support and assistance in delivering aspects of project activities which may include; project design and development, procurement, delivery and commissioning within the designated specific scope, time and budget. 

Specifically, this role has a strong focus on supporting the planning and delivery of elements through to contributing to developing and delivering project activities, supporting the strategic direction and building effective and collaborative stakeholder relationships with internal and external stakeholders. 

Key to your application will be your professional expertise, capability to identify and promptly respond to issues, ability to develop positive relationships and work collaboratively with project teams and your initiative and drive to make a difference.

Senior Project Engineers with recent experience in major transport infrastructure projects are strongly encouraged to apply.

North East Link Authority (NELA) is a newly established Authority that falls under the Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources Major Transport Infrastructure Program. NELA offers it's employees a number of benefits, including:

  • A flat organisational structure; this offers employees greater influence over decision making and easy access to direct reports
  • An opportunity for employees to have influence over Victoria's biggest transport project from the initial stages of its development
  • Flexible working arrangements could be available for the right candidate
  • An accessible and centrally located CBD office
  • An effective workplace wellbeing initiative that is continually shaped by the feedback we receive from our employees


For more information on this opportunity please contact Victor Lorena, Senior Project Manager on (03) 9655 6333.

To apply please submit your cover letter, CV and response to the key selection criteria via

Applications close 11:59pm Sunday 25 February 2018.

*Please note interviews will be held the week beginning Wednesday 7 March 2018.

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