Senior Project Engineer


Location: Perth

Job Type: Full time


Ventia Pty Ltd

Ventia are seeking a Senior Project Engineer to join our team in the resources sector. Our Mining Services business provides construction, sustaining capital and shutdown services to significant infrastructures across the resource sector. Partnering closely with Rio Tinto Iron Ore, Ventia deliver sustaining capital projects In the Pilbara region of Western Australia, working across Rio Tinto’s integrated portfolio of Iron Ore assets: a world-class, integrated network of 16 mines, four independent port terminals, a 1,700-kilometre rail network and related infrastructure.

The role
To support this portfolio of works, Ventia are looking for an experienced Senior Project Engineer from an SMP / Mechanical background, provide sound management of multiple projects. The role is responsible for project plans, scope definition, technical queries, schedules, quality control, quality assurance and cost control. This role is permanent full-time basis is offered on a FIFO basis working an 8:6 rotation from Perth.

Key Skills and Experience:

  • Previous Mining experience in a similar role delivering project work
  • Tertiary qualification in construction/civil/mechanical engineering preferred
  • Specialist experience in project technical engineering and project management
  • Experience in planning and organising work schedules
  • Proven ability to work to timelines
  • Strong and clear communication skills with proven ability to engage others
  • Experience preparing and interpreting flowcharts, schedules, and action plans
  • Strong management and solid organisational skills, including multitasking and time-management as you will be working on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Strong client-facing communication and teamwork skills
  • An ability to manage pressure and maintain a high level of energy
  • Focus on continuous improvement
  • Flexible attitude to working hours to meet demand
  • Ability to travel to site on an 8:6 rotation from Perth Airport

On Offer:

  • Full-Time permanent opportunity
  • Competitive salary
  • Dynamic team environment

To apply
If you reside in Western Australia, meet the above minimum criteria, love a challenge and would like to be part of dynamic, growing team, please click the apply now button.

We acknowledge the importance of our people’s diverse experiences, talents and cultures. Embracing diversity and creating inclusion is a key component of our talent strategy. The creation of a diverse, inclusive workforce is central to our ability to unlock potential and enhance our success.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply for this vacancy.

About Ventia

Ventia is a leading infrastructure services company, operating across Australia and New Zealand. Our clients are the owners and operators of assets that are critical to our local communities. We pride ourselves on working smart, safely and sustainably, harnessing the latest technologies and brightest minds. With a diverse and proud heritage, we have a track record of delivering essential services to the communities in which we operate.

Job Reference Number: 148524

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