Site Engineer

Job No: 127835
Location: Mackay

  • Are you an experienced Structural Engineer in the port or mining industry?
  • Join an award-winning engineering consultancy business and work on a critical infrastructure project in Mackay
  • Salary circa $75,000 - $100,000, plus generous super, bonus scheme, relocation/accommodation assistance and more!

About the Organisation

RKF Engineering Services (RKF ES) is an award-winning specialist engineering consultancy business with offices in Perth, Brisbane, Adelaide, Wollongong and Gladstone, working within the Australian mining, marine, transport and heavy industries.

In operation for over 30 years, RKF ES has long been recognised amongst its peers as a leader in structural engineering, remediation and design, concrete technology and cathodic protection. Working with some of Australia's leading companies, RKF ES continues to be sought after by local and international clients abroad for the technical expertise, specialist knowledge and superior value they bring to each and every project.

To learn more about RKF ES's projects and services visit their website here

About the Opportunity

Due to ongoing demand, RKF ES now has a full-time opportunity based in Mackay for a Site Engineer. This role will initially be offered on a 12-month contractual basis, with the possibility for extension.

As part of the RKF ES Team, you will be fully supported in this role as you work on-site to deliver a range of condition/visual inspections and assessments on port infrastructure.

On a day-to-day basis your duties will include (but will not be limited to):

  • Undertaking visual inspections and generating relevant reports;
  • Preparing scope of works and contract documentation;
  • Engaging and working collaboratively with maintenance staff on-site;
  • Undertaking construction site technical supervision; and
  • Completing a range of other duties as advised by the supervisor.

Please Note: As a response to COVID-19 imposed health and safety policies and guidelines, applicants will be required to undergo a medical screening and health assessment prior to commencing employment.

About You

To be considered for this position you will need to hold tertiary qualifications in Structural Engineering, with several years of demonstrable experience in a similar site maintenance-based role.

More specifically, as an experienced engineer, you must be comfortable conducting site investigations, condition assessments and writing technical reports.

You will also need to have previous experience working on infrastructure projects in either the mining or ports sectors.

Your attention to detail, excellent communication and stakeholder management skills and sense of pride in your work will help ensure your success, as you will be working both autonomously and as part of a small team with support from other offices.

Please note: If successful, you must be willing to travel to the Brisbane office to undertake training/induction before commencing on-site.

About the Benefits

As a member of RKF Engineering Services, you will be part of a dynamic, supportive and friendly culture, in a specialist consultancy renowned for the quality of its team and the results they deliver.

This role offers fantastic variety in your workday, working on some of the largest and highly critical infrastructures in the region!

In return for your hard work and dedication, you will be rewarded with a highly attractive salary circa $75,000 - $100,000 (commensurate with experience and qualifications) plus generous superannuation.

RKF ES understands the importance of its people to it's sustained success and offers:

  • Significant bonus scheme;
  • Relocation/accommodation assistance (negotiable);
  • Ongoing professional development;
  • Support from an award-winning, established company; and
  • Networking opportunities.

RKF ES is a people-focused organisation, believing that the continual professional development and support of their staff results in the best outcomes for their business and clients.


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