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Senior Project Engineer - Brisbane

Macmahon is a leading Australian contract mining company with projects throughout Australia and South-East Asia.

Delivering a comprehensive range of surface mining, underground mining and engineering services to the resources sector, Macmahon offers great opportunities for a diverse and exciting career in mining.

Macmahon’s civil entity, TMM Group, is currently seeking a Maintenance Supervisor to join the team at the workshop facility located near Coppabella, Queensland.

TMM Group delivers design and construction services to the resource, mining, energy and infrastructure industries across Australia. TMM manage all projects from prefeasibility and concept studies, through to full project execution, EPC and EPCM.

Position Description
Job Summary

The Senior Project Engineer will provide site and office based support to civil engineering and estimating functions of the Civil and Rehabilitation Business Unit. This may include project tenders, tender visits, and site engineering support, commercial or contractual support to existing and new projects. The role will also be responsible for performing and leading others in civil engineering duties including design of civil structures, development of scopes and specification, engineering calculations and reporting, construction monitoring and support of construction projects.


Key duties and responsibilities include:

  • Providing support to Project Managers to deliver projects. This may include assistance with developing claims, budgets, forecasts, schedules, variations, commercial negotiations as well as performance tracking tools. Where junior engineer resources are available, the Senior Project Engineer will be responsible for managing their workload and providing guidance and mentoring. Quality assurance of projects will also ultimately be a responsibility of the Senior Project Engineer 
  • Development of tenders, construction cost estimates, construction schedules, proposal documents, capability statements and project profiles to support the pursuit of new work.
  • Client liaison and relationship management to ensure continued opportunities from existing client base.
  • Successful management of available resources to deliver on multiple projects with competing priorities. Collaboration with Perth based teams to share workload, opportunities and expand the business footprint and capabilities.
  • Technical involvement as required to support Engineers and Designers with design of roads, pads, drainage structures, dams levees and any other elements. Ensure utilisation of available resources to provide technical support to TMM and Macmahon civil, rehabilitation and mining operations across Queensland, Australia and Indonesia.


The successful candidate will ideally possess the following:

  • Bachelor of Engineering (Civil);
  • 10+ years demonstrated experience within civil and project engineering roles;
  • 5+ years exposure to mining operations;
  • Exposure to or experience in estimating and tendering;
  • CPEng & RPEQ desired but not essential;
  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills; and
  • Strong organisation and time management skills.

You’ll be supported by a management team that rewards effort, is passionate about developing their workforce and provides outstanding opportunities to excel. If you have the skills and experience we’re looking for and would enjoy being part of a talented, tight-knit team that values integrity, courage, agility and teamwork, we look forward to hearing from you.