Senior Project Engineer

A critical role overseeing and supporting MRPV's road infrastructure projects in Melbourne's North/Northwest.
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Department: Major Road Projects Victoria
Work Type: Fixed term - full time or part time
Job Function: Engineering
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - Northern Metro
Reference: VG/1682393
Closing Date: 02-Feb-2023
Salary Range: $103,920 - $125,735
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description - Senior Project Engineer.pdf (PDF, 123KB)

Contact: Senior Talent Advisor - Laura Baker

Position Details

Working at Major Road Projects Victoria (MRPV) means being part of something big.

We oversee more than 40 projects as a cornerstone of Victoria's Big Build, including some of the State's most important roads.

But this is just beginning.  Come and join us as a Senior Project Engineer to deliver projects around Melbourne North and North-West (Craigieburn/Sunbury Road projects). 

Join us in building better connections for Victoria by:

  • Providing professional expertise to ensure the development and delivery of complex   major roads infrastructure projects to time, scope, cost and quality requirements.
  • Developing framework and monitor project delivery to ensure projects are delivered to best practice contract and asset management standards and in compliance with planning and environmental approvals
  • Providing active professional direction to supervise management of works contracts, monitor contractor progress and effectively negotiate variations, claims and other issues.
  • Anticipating, identifying and responding to project risks and issues. Including completing complex risk assessments and developing mitigation strategies.
  • Carrying out Functional Completion and Practical Completion processes

You will be an experienced Engineer who has supported the planning and delivery of major complex road/rail infrastructure through developing and delivering project activities. You will be proactive, be able to juggle and prioritise tasks and be known for building effective and collaborative stakeholder relationships.   

We would love for you to apply, regardless of whether you think you tick all the boxes!

MRPV's commitment to Gender Equality

  • We are actively looking to attract and promote women into non- traditional roles and putting support structures in place to help them succeed
  • As part of part of our commitment to diversity and inclusion, MRPV has launched a Gender Equality Action Plan – a blueprint for improvement and our progress will be tracked annually.  Watch Dian, one of our talented Senior Project Managers share her thoughts on why diversity is important and what involvement she has had in the MRPV Gender Equality Action plan!

This role is a 3-year fixed-term position based out of our Essendon Fields hub office.

We do work that matters:

  • In the last year 46% of the talent we hired were women.  Apply today and be a part of our future.
  • At our heart is a commitment to building better roads throughout Victoria.  It's about creating more capacity for our network, improving safety and ensuring drivers enjoy more reliable journeys. But this is just beginning!
  • Find out more about the major road projects in your suburb – search our map for more information

MRPV also welcomes flexible working arrangements, and should you be interested in part time availabilities, we encourage you to apply and discuss your preferences with our Talent Team. 

The successful candidate will be required to undergo pre-employment checks which include national police checks and misconduct screening. Please be advised that it is requirement for all MTIA staff to be compliant with the MTIA COVID-19 Vaccination Policy (the Policy). The Policy stipulates that, unless an employee is an Excepted Person within the meaning of the Policy, in order to attend an MTIA workplace the employee must hold ‘up-to-date' vaccination status in accordance with ATAGI guidance, which for most includes their primary vaccination course and booster. Should you require further information about the Policy, please have a conversation with our Talent Acquisition team.


To be part of something meaningful and leave a positive legacy connecting Victorian communities, apply for a role with us today.


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