Civil Project Engineer

Updated: Mar 30

Based in Shepparton, Apex Earthworks delivers a wide variety of civil and bulk earthworks projects throughout the Goulburn Valley including irrigation channel remediation, pipeline construction, road works, sub-divisions and landfill construction to some of the region’s largest clients. We pride ourselves on high quality work and innovative construction solutions.


As part of our commitment to up-skilling and developing our team, we are looking for a motivated civil/construction project engineer to join our team full time. Working directly with our Construction Manager, Project Managers and dedicated delivery team, this position will provide hands on opportunities to learn all aspects of delivering high quality construction projects in the civil infrastructure industry. This role is suited to graduates through to 5 years experienced professionals who are looking to step up in their career.


What can you expect from Apex Earthworks?

  • a great opportunity to live and work regionally – experiencing a variety of unique opportunities available outside of major metropolitan areas

  • the ability to grow and take on opportunities not found in larger businesses – with direct support from business Directors and our Construction Manager/s

  • a supportive environment to challenge the norm and improve on common practice

  • opportunities to deal directly with clients and positively contribute to successful project outcomes

What can you expect from the role?

This role will work along side our project and construction managers to learn and assist in all aspects of project planning, execution and delivery. Examples of the tasks that may be required include:

  • Assist in all aspects of project delivery from tender through to practical completion, as directed by the project manager

  • Reviewing and interpreting construction drawings to estimate quantities

  • Completing project procurement activities such as estimating and ordering materials, assisting in evaluating subcontractor quotes

  • Assisting in completing project site inspections to review safety and quality of work

  • Completing project management documentation such as permit applications, project management plans and traffic management plans

  • Provide general on-site assistance to the construction team

Essential requirements for the role.

  • Tertiary qualification in construction/civil engineering (bachelor of civil engineering and masters in construction management)

  • Minimum 6mths on site experience

  • Demonstrated understanding of basic of project management principles

  • Demonstrated use of Topcon Positioning systems

  • Basic skills in planning and organising work activities

  • Strong and clear communication skills with proven ability to engage others

  • Advanced problem solving skills, with a focus on innovation and initiative

  • Effective organisational and time management skills – proven ability to work to and meet tight deadlines

  • Intermediate to Advanced Microsoft office skills – MS Word, Excel essential

  • Basic understanding and skills using Appsheet

  • A love for regional Victoria and commitment to live in Shepparton or surrounds

  • Valid Australian drivers license and authority to work full-time in Australia

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate

To find out more about us, go to www.apexearthworks.com.au [link removed]

To apply for this role please submit your cover letter and resume directly via Seek. Agency referrals will not be accepted.


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