Engineering Director


Location: New South Wales

Job Type: Full time


Working at Transurban is different; it's a place where you can see the benefits of your work play out in real life, every day. We create city-sized solutions-building and operating safer, smarter, and more sustainable roads-to solve pressing transport challenges that are slowing cities down.

About the role

We're seeking an Engineering Director to ensure timely and value for money outcomes in the delivery of enhancements to the M7 Motorway and delivery of a new M7/M12 Interchange - a direct connection with the new M12 Motorway. You'll get the chance to shape Sydney's west, easing congestion and creating a new link to the future Western Sydney Airport.

You'll join an innovative team of industry leaders in transport, while working on one of the most exciting high-profile projects in the country. You'll work in a team that encourages work life balance and supports your career progression through mentoring as well as learning and development opportunities.

As our Engineering Director, you'll contribute to lasting and positive changes that shape the future of our cities and communities. It's meaningful, challenging and exciting work.

Day-to-day, you will:

  • As a core part of the Leadership Team, you'll oversee a small team of technical managers. You'll work closely with the Project Director, Construction Director, and Commercial Director to ensure the best engineering value and reputational outcomes for the business.
  • As the Engineering Director, you'll be responsible for ensuring timely and value for money outcomes in the delivery of the works from an engineering and technical perspective.
  • You'll be responsible for D&C Contractor management, ensuring the design and engineering meets or exceeds compliance with the relevant codes, standards and guides and stipulated in the project documentation, and appropriately considers, incorporates, and delivers on targets outcomes for safety, sustainability, environment, community and users of the asset.
  • The role will manage the tracking and accountability of engineering and technical interfaces for the project team, and with internal and external stakeholders though each phase of the design, construction, commissioning and operation of the project, including those interfaces with NWRG, and the State.
  • You'll be responsible for communication with key stakeholders in the project corridor from an engineering perspective and manage and enhance relationships with existing stakeholders, including residents, special interest groups, government bodies and agencies.
  • Your role will include commercial governance, risk management and reporting as well as driving quality through all elements of the project.

This role will suit someone with a curious mind and transferrable skills and experiences, including:

  • Great communication and interpersonal skills - ability to interact with a diverse range of stakeholders at all levels, while remaining proactive in your approach to people leadership and key deadlines/deliverables.
  • The ability to establish and maintain relationships, resolve conflict, handle negotiation effectively and develop collaborative working relationships.
  • Experience with design/design management, development and approval under a PPP framework in a construction or engineering environment with projects of similar scale and complexity.
  • Relevant Bachelor and/or Masters qualifications in Civil Engineering and be a Chartered Professional Civil Engineer with Engineers Australia or equivalent (desirable)
  • Strong commercial acumen, with a proactive approach to managing risk, with experience with and understanding of detailed construction contracts, legal principles and commercial terms.

If you meet some of these requirements, but not all, we encourage you to submit your application.

With a career at Transurban, you'll enjoy a range of benefits, including:

  • A range of flexible working and leave options, including the option to purchase an additional six weeks of leave each year
  • 16 weeks paid parental leave (regardless of gender or carer status), with no waiting period, with Superannuation paid during unpaid leave as well
  • Learning and development opportunities to support your career interests
  • Health and wellbeing support-access to Headspace and our EAP program, wellness facilities, and more
  • Share offers and insurance benefits
  • Social activities, community give-back programs and paid volunteer days

We offer a range of flexible working and leave options, so you can balance your work and life commitments and interests. Have a conversation with us about how this could work for you.

We embrace diversity with a foundation of safety, wellbeing and inclusion; where everyone belongs. We treat everyone with fairness, consideration and respect, regardless of gender, gender identity, marital or family status, sexual orientation, age, ethnicity, religious beliefs, cultural or socio-economic background, perspective, and experience - whether they work for us or not. We want to ensure everyone feels comfortable and safe to express ideas, questions and concerns.

We strongly encourage applications from candidates of diverse backgrounds and lived experiences, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people living with disability. If you require any adjustments or support during the recruitment process, please contact us on .

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