Project Engineer

Water Corporation

Location: Leederville

Job Type: Not Specified


  • Join our Project Management (Metro Water Sources) team in Leederville
  • Opportunity to work on our Alkimos Seawater Desalination program
  • Shape decisions that will develop & sustain WA's water sources

About the role

We have a 2 year Fixed Term opportunity based in Leederville for a Project Engineer responsible for engineering and project management support assisting in the provision and management of the state’s water schemes and resources. Based in our Leederville office, this role will be reporting to the Project Director, Assets Delivery.

What the role will involve

  • Assist in the coordination of scoping, design, construction, commissioning, handover and the close out of projects across Perth metro associated with the Alkimos Seawater Desalination Plant.
  • Plan, allocate and coordinate tasks according to an approved programme of works
  • Provide technical assistance on projects working with the Project Director, Project Managers, project teams, design consultants, contractors and suppliers in the delivery of works
  • Inspect and coordinate individual works and/or contracts and prepare reports for senior management

Key skills and experience

You will have a qualification in engineering, project management or relevant discipline, along with demonstrated experience in a project engineering role. We require knowledge of contract administration, tendering, contract award and contract administration. Your skills in the preparation and analysis of project proposals, reports, reviewing engineering work, and excellent stakeholder management skills will ensure success in this role.

Apply: If you are interested in the above opportunity, please submit a covering letter and resume that best demonstrates your ability to meet the requirements of the role.

As part of the recruitment process you may be required to complete pre-employment screening which may include a medical, qualification check, police clearance and Australian working rights check.

Applications close 1st of February 2023.

*Please note we have several Project Engineer opportunities at present and emerging across the business. If this particular role is not suited, we encourage you to submit an application to be considered for other positions we have in the Project Engineering space.

Our commitment to a diverse and inclusive workplace

Water Corporation is committed to creating a workforce that reflects the diversity of our customers and our community. How we will achieve this is outlined in our Diversity and Inclusion Strategy and People and Safety Strategy.

We acknowledge the different skills, experiences and perspectives that people from diverse backgrounds including, race, ethnicity, disability, age, gender identity and sexual orientation bring to the workplace, will only strengthen our workforce.

We are committed to ensuring that our workplace is inclusive, where all our people feel that they belong, are valued, respected and have equal access to opportunities and resources.

We encourage applications from our key priority communities – Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability, women, youth and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

We are committed to ensuring an accessible and inclusive work environment to enable people with disability to participate fully in all aspects of employment wherever possible by offering reasonable adjustments including adjustments in our recruitment, selection and appointment processes.

Applicants with disability who require adjustments in the recruitment process, or alternative methods of communication, can contact a Recruitment Officer at or 08 9420 2000.

To learn more about our commitment to diversity and inclusion please visit our website

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