Senior Project Engineers – Civil & Infrastructure, Adelaide

McMahon Services is one of Australia’s largest privately-owned construction, industrial and environmental services organisations. As an international business, we operate from city centres through to remote locations and employ over 1,100 people across Australia and New Zealand.

McMahon Services is committed to long-term employment rather than just for projects. We are a family business and pride ourselves on our values of reputation, integrity, safety and excellence to deliver exceptional outcomes for our customers.

Our people are central to what we do. Our work environment is positive, collaborative, and open, and we operate as a team.  We are firmly committed to looking after our staff, from safety in the workplace through to professional development, ongoing training, and equal opportunities.

With the company showing continued growth, we are seeking a Senior Project Engineer to join our Civil & Infrastructure team to work on our various projects. Reporting directly to the Project Manager and Construction Manager, your primary responsibility will be to lead and provide technical support to the construction and engineering teams to deliver the projects within the specified timeframe within budget and meet quality expectations.

Work Type: Full Time

Location: Adelaide, SA

Key Responsibilities:

This will include, but is not limited to:

  • Reviewing, documenting, analysing and planning the project with the Project Manager
  • Ensuring adherence to quality standards of the customers and the company are followed
  • Managing procurement and purchases of goods and services
  • Performing risks and hazards assessment to prevent incidents, injury and damage
  • Providing leadership, direction, supervision, and management to all team members (direct & indirect)
  • Providing engineering advice to relevant stakeholders as and we required
  • Overviewing the entire project (within disciplines) from an engineering viewpoint while maintaining an open approach to all problems
  • Interpreting specifications and project plans to organise, estimate, and schedule project efforts.
  • Track budget and schedule, make adjustments to reach goals.

About You:

To be successful in the role, you will need:

  • Tertiary engineering qualifications in Civil or Structural Engineering
  • Construction White Card and Current driver’s license
  • Ability to obtain DCSI and Defence clearance
  • Ability to pass a Drug and Alcohol and Fit for work assessment

What We Offer:

Full-time position with attractive remuneration, including access to weekly pay, Employee Assistance Program, annual Family Day event extended to your wider family, as well as the opportunity for additional training and career growth.

How To Apply:

If you believe this opportunity matches your experience, skills and work approach, and you are looking to join a construction company that embraces diversity and fosters its employees for long-term career progression, then send your application to [email protected]


Please note, only successful applicants will be contacted. This position is open only to those eligible to work in Australia.

As an employer who embraces equal opportunity and diversity, we encourage female, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply.