First listed on: 06 June 2024

Site Engineer

Reporting to the Program Delivery Manager within our Major Works Civil team, this role will be working within a track and civil environment supporting culverts replacement, drainage works, bridge access walkways and bridge girder replacement as well as maintaining strong business relationships across other Engineering disciplines to support the construction management, project management and performing duties related to Track and Civil work.

Additionally this role will:

  • Provide engineering advice and technical support for railway infrastructure construction projects including trackwork, earthworks, drainage, steelwork and concrete work.
  • Assist the Site Management Team in the execution of the project works including the supervision of scheduling of resources, material procurement, contract management and audits and inspections.
  • Monitor the implementation of project activities in relation to progress against planned works and provide project progress reports to Senior Management.
  • Finalise project activities, including quality and completion sign-offs, closure of project financial systems, project audits and review and preparation of final project reports to Senior Management.

Position Description

About the team:

Our SEQ Assets business delivers infrastructure services, construction, maintenance, asset management and development across our 700 kilometres of rail network across South East Queensland, stretching from Varsity Lakes in the South to Gympie in the North, from Moreton Bay in the East and inland to Rosewood in the west.
Within SEQ Assets sits our SEQ Project Delivery Track and Civil team which plays a key role in ensuring we deliver safe and reliable infrastructure and transport for the people of Queensland. 

What Queensland Rail has to offer:

  • Permanent full time, Brisbane CBD based role.
  • Salary range specific to candidate’s level of experience will be $99,900 - $105,690 plus up to 12.75% superannuation.
  • Competitive penalty rates also apply to OT, increasing your annual earning potential.
  • Annual leave loading.
  • Long-term career and stability with an industry leader. 
  • Exposure to one of the largest rail infrastructure projects in SEQ.
  • Free train travel to get you to and from work.
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) providing employees with holistic and contemporary health and wellbeing programs.
  • Plus much more.

About you:

  • Bachelor of Civil Engineering (A Washington Accord accredited four-year degree in Engineering or equivalence recognised by Engineers Australia).
  • A current Class ‘C' Drivers Licence.
  • Site based project engineering experience.
  • Highly motivated.
  • Positive attitude and willing to learn.
  • Railway track construction experience would also be desirable. 


  • Monday to Friday, standard business hours.
  • Currently 1 day per week WFH.
  • Regular weekend OT will apply, currently at least one weekend per month. At times nights are required, penalty rates apply.

Sounds great, what’s next?

Please apply to Site Engineer (7935) via our website by clicking onto the "Apply" button by 11:59pm (GMT+10:00 Brisbane) Thursday 20th of June 2024.

The recruitment and selection process for this position might require shortlisted applicants to undertake psychometric assessment, health assessment and background checks that might also include criminal history and credit checks.

Supporting a Diverse Workforce

Queensland Rail is committed to a diverse workforce that is reflective of the customers and communities we serve.
We are inclusive, collaborative, respectful, and value our differences.  We are 1TEAM, where everyone belongs.
If you do require an adjustment during the recruitment process, please contact 
Ben Hogan via the phone number or email below.

To learn more about this Queensland Rail career opportunity please contact Ben Hogan with your specific enquiry via email to  Please do not email your application. We can only accept applications received via our website.

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