Engineering Manager – Ports & Marine

  • Full Time
  • 2 years ago

Job Information

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    Category Professional Services
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    Posted On Dec 28 ,2017

Job Description

We are currently working on behalf of the Port of Hastings Development Authority in recruiting a suitable Engineering Manager to work in a permanent and progressive position with a key strategic port in Victoria which is experiencing long-term growth and potential.

Working at the Port of Hastings will allow an Engineering Manager to take on various activities as a Senior Civil Project Manager throughout a range of capital works and civil/structural engineering projects while following a high-value asset management plan.

This is a client-side opportunity to be part of a 30-year plan and develop key port infrastructure in a civil/structural engineering and construction environment.

The Role & Responsibilities:

The position of Engineering Manager will require coordination and stakeholder engagement ability across a complex project environment while working to a framework and strategic asset management plan dedicated to pro-longing the life of a mid to end of lifecycle asset.

The Port of Hastings is looking for a reliable, experienced and autonomous Engineering Manager who can provide clear evidence of success in a technical Project Management role, with a background in coordination and across a Port & Marine engineering environment.

Reporting directly to the CEO, key criteria and activities for the role of Engineering Manager will include;

  • Relevant degree qualification in Civil, Marine or Structural Engineering
  • A proven background and ability in managing infrastructure engineering and construction projects from tender phase through to delivery and engagement of specialist stakeholders
  • High level of initiative and ability to work autonomously
  • Demonstrated asset management experience, or exposure to maintaining major assets in a civil/construction environment, ideally Ports or Marine projects
  • A strong understanding of local Victoria legislation and policy is highly desirable
  • Project background in managing specialist stakeholders such as design consultancies, environmental engineers and civil contractors
  • Problem-solving initiative and a sound ability to make judgments in a civil engineering project
  • Organised and proactive personality, enabling decisive action and strategic input to a fast-paced project portfolio
  • Reporting directly to the CEO and other managers or stakeholders as and when required
  • Assess tender documentation and write specifications with supervision of engineering contracts
  • Prepare and design detailed drawings if necessary and review designs from consultants across multi-disciplined engineering projects
  • Undertake reviews of the Authority’s infrastructure assets on a 5-yearly basis, providing up-to-date reports to management and other stakeholders

This is a fantastic opportunity with flexible work benefits in a client-side management role offering long-term security in a challenging and progressive role.

The Port of Hastings has a set of clear goals and potential strategic influence to benefit a growth plan supporting Victoria’s population and local infrastructure developments.

Like to know more?

To submit your application, in strict confidence, please apply online using the appropriate link below. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please contact Oliver Thomson in our Melbourne office on 03 9623 6612.

Your interest will be treated in the strictest of confidence.