Civil Project Engineer at Whittens (Visa Sponsorship) – Australia

If you are a skilled Civil Project Engineer looking for an opportunity to advance your career, Whittens is currently recruiting competent individuals with a background in multi-disciplined construction projects.

 Whittens is an Australian owned and operated multidisciplined civil construction company, proudly offering over 21 years’ experience throughout Western Australia, New South Wales, and Queensland. With a growing reputation, we continue to partner with some of Australia’s major Infrastructure, Mining, Oil and Gas and Defence clients, specializing in the delivery of large scale and technically complex concrete construction, roadworks, earthworks, and piping works projects.

Our mission, as an agile and people centric business, is to be the market leader in civil contracting, achieving sustainable growth through high performing people who safely deliver successful project outcomes for their clients.


Civil Project Engineer


$140k – $161k

Job Schedule

Full Time



About the role

You will be reporting to the Project Manager, your primary responsibilities will be to provide engineering functional leadership and project engineering services, enabling the project to be delivered safely, profitably and in accordance with the client’s contractual, technical and quality requirements.


  • Interpreting specifications, draft and maintain drawings and plans, construction methods and procedures
  • Researching and advising on the best engineering solution to meet project needs and budget
  • Providing support to the Project Manager, Construction Manager and wider Project team
  • Comprehensive understanding of the scope of work, specifications, work plans and drawings
  • Developing detailed work programs for allocated work packages
  • Managing scope of work, equipment and materials, and ensure compliance
  • Identifying variations in work packages and submitting list for review by Construction Manager
  • Pro-actively manage costs within your control, to ensure project delivery within budget
  • Developing margin improvement strategies in conjunction with the Project Manager and teams
  • Preparing Project Specific Quality Management Plans and obtain approval from the Client
  • Ensuring the requirements of the quality management plan are effectively implemented to meet project requirements.
  • Allocating responsibility to staff to perform the QA/QC inspections and duties as defined in the project quality plan and related procedures.
  • Ensuring familiarity of team members with the quality assurance manual, procedures, ITPs, test methods & reporting requirements.
  • Developing Project specific Construction Management Plans and get the same approved by the client.
  • Preparing and reviewing internal ITPs, forms & checklists for approval by Client.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering (Post Graduate qualifications advantageous)
  • Experience working in a FIFO/DIDO capacity with at least 2 years of experience delivering Concrete, Civil, and Earthworks projects
  • Proven forecasting and budget management skills, with Construction Induction Training (White Card)
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering (Post Graduate qualifications advantageous)
  • Experience working in a FIFO / DIDO capacity
  • At least 2 years demonstrated experience with experience in delivering Concrete, Civil and Earthworks projects
  • Proven forecasting and budget management, EOM Process, Cost Tracking skills
  • Construction Induction Training (White Card) 


  • 482 Visa Sponsorship for all levels of Civil Engineers
  • $120000-180000 plus 30% Site Uplift plus super
  • FIFO Civil Mining Infrastructure projects
  • Generous and competitive salary package
  • Weekly Pay
  • Work amongst engaged leaders and collaborative teams
  • High-performance supportive HSE culture
  • Safety being at the forefront of everything we do
  • Eligibility for cash bonuses as part the employee referral program
  • Long term permanent role and the opportunity to work on a range of projects across Australia

Required Documents

  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover letter

How to Apply

The application is completely done online. Interested candidates should CLICK HERE to submit his/her application.    


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