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Project Support Engineer

Organisation/Entity:  Transport For NSW
Job Category:  Engineering
Job Location: 

Parramatta, NSW, AU, 2150

Job Ref No:  61702
Employment Type:  Permanent Full-Time
Salary Range:  $96105.0-$127409.0

About us


Transport for NSW keeps our State moving by providing safe, integrated and efficient transport systems. We put our customers at the centre of everything we do – and we do a lot. We connect people, communities and industry and manage how they use our road, rail and maritime networks and services, and even active modes like walking and cycling. The work we do connects the journeys you take every day.


We are a state government organisation made up of more than 28,000 people and we're in the middle of delivering the largest transport infrastructure program in Australia's history. We work across planning, policy and procurement, harnessing data and technology to develop smarter and more adaptive transport solutions.


That means job opportunities in metropolitan and regional areas right across NSW – you have the chance to be part of creating a lasting legacy that will benefit generations to come.



About the team


The Infrastructure and Place division is in the process of delivering a once-in-a generation multi-billion program of public infrastructure works which will ease congestion, improve safety, create new places and connect communities for generations to come. We are dedicated and passionate team that is proud of the work we do and the supportive and flexible team culture we have built.


The Central and Southern Sydney Project Office (CSSPO) team is currently responsible for the construction of a new bridge over the Woronora River on Heathcote Road at Engadine and completing significant intersection upgrades on Linden Street at Sutherland. These works will be delivered as part of the Heathcote Road Bridge and Linden Street Upgrade Alliance. Early works started in January with major work commencing May 2022.



The opportunity


We are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic Project Engineer to contribute to the wider Project Management team in the delivery and management of large scale, complex, multi-discipline projects within a program of work with defined scope, quality, time and cost constraints.


This is a Permanent full-time opportunity.


What you will be involved in:


  • Contribute to the oversight of nominated projects by providing project management assistance for specific projects to enable projects to be completed on time and within scope objectives.
  • Support the control, administration and delivery of contracts (including collaborative contracting Alliance contracts) and assist the Superintendents representative on selected contracts to ensure the effective delivery of contract works.
  • Develop project briefs for Professional Service providers and internal service units to assist with the management of design and investigation process and to support quality design.
  • Support the implementation of TfNSW’s procedures, guidelines, processes and practices to maintain a high level of WH&S, Industrial Relations, environmental management and quality on projects/contracts.
  • Provide timely and accurate project reports and briefing papers for management, develop and maintain quality records, and undertake research to contribute to the effective management of projects
  • Model collegiate and collaborative behaviours to achieve the greater good for the community, celebrate a diverse workforce, create an environment where people can innovate and thrive, and support people’s wellbeing.

Please click here to view a copy of the role description.



About you


You are a Project Engineer who is looking to further develop their skills across the entire project lifecycle while thriving in an environment of constantly competing priorities and managing these priorities to enable completion of projects while delivering day to day tasks in the required timeframes.


Essentially, you don’t shy away from doing hard work and are always available to support your peers. Some background in government will serve you well to understand our complex environment and customer focus, however this isn’t essential. Most importantly, you are a team player who is able to communicate effectively with stakeholders to approach various challenges as they arise.  


Essential requirements:


  • A four year engineering (Civil / Structural or related) degree from an Australian University or equivalent overseas qualifications
  • Possess a current and valid Australian motor vehicle driver license and willingness to work outside normal working hours and travel on occasion



Salary and Benefits


The salary for this position is an Engineering Level 1/2 $96,105 - $127,409 per annum plus superannuation.


For more information on Employee Benefits at Transport for NSW, please click here.





Joining Transport for NSW, you’ll have access to a range of unique government benefits in a flexible work environment like no other. If you’re ready to step into this meaningful and rewarding role, we want to hear from you!


To apply for this position, please submit a resume and answer all questions within the online application process.


Please check the internal role eligibility requirements or policy for your agency before applying for internally advertised roles.



Applications close: 11:59pm 29th May 2022



We are the community we serve

We are committed to being an inclusive, diverse and flexible workplace where differences are valued. We welcome people of all backgrounds, experience and abilities.

We enable our people to work in ways that work for them. Working virtually and from different locations including regional locations, staggering work hours and job sharing are just some of the ways our people can work flexibly.

Please contact the Talent Specialist below if you require any adjustments to be made to how you interact with us throughout the recruitment process or would like to discuss flexible work options. ​

For any enquiries, please email Rabia Tanoli at RABIA.TANOLI@TRANSPORT.NSW.GOV.AU.



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Our flexible work practices and policies for parental leave, employee and family wellbeing and family care enable us to provide genuine support for our people to thrive at work and at home.



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Our COVIDSafe Measures Policy

All Transport for NSW workers are required to have:

  • appropriate evidence of being fully vaccinated with a TGA approved COVID-19 vaccine; or
  • an approved medical contraindication.

You will be required to show proof of your COVID-19 vaccination status or apply for a medical exemption prior to securing this role.

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