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Project Engineer - FIFO job availability

  • Programmed Professionals is one of Australia's leading professional, engineering and technical recruitment agencies, servicing clients nationally.

    The Roles

    We are currently looking for experienced Project Engineers with relevant mining experience. The focus of this role will be pre-feasibility studies & early identification activities for new projects. Furthermore, the preparation of business cases will be a core activity.

    This is a FIFO role on a 5:2/4:3 (days) roster.

    About the Role

    We have an opportunity for Project Engineers within the rail engineering team. Reporting to the Lead Project Engineer your responsibilities will include:

    • Plan, prepare, deliver & update pre-feasibility plans
    • Plan, prepare, deliver & update business cases
    • Provide input into project budgets, plans and schedules.
    • Manage the defined scope, budget, schedule, standards, and specifications in accordance with relevant processes.
    • Producing the specified key deliverables within projects in a timely manner to an appropriate quality.
    • Supporting the Project Engineer to manage project cost and schedule according to allocated budget, rectifying any variances and ensuring sufficient contingencies are in place to allow project success
    • Reporting on project in terms of budget, schedule, risks and issues to internal stakeholders on a monthly basis.
    • An overriding commitment to health, safety, environment responsibility and sustainable development.
    • Cultivating positive relationships through effective engagement, communication and consultation.

    About You

    To be successful in this role you will possess:

    • A Tertiary qualification in Project Management or Engineering
    • Experience in managing electrical/mechanical projects in the mining or related industry is highly desirable
    • The ability to work autonomously with distinctive proficiency in executing Engineering Projects.
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to effectively engage with and manage a variety of external consultants and internal stakeholders.
    • High motivation to succeed with the agility to adapt to varying project conditions and make carefully measured decisions whilst still complying with internal procedures and processes.
    • Ability to work under pressure - your projects may become critical path in a planned plant shutdown and the early project planning, direction and decisions you make will be key to ensure project success.
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suites including Microsoft Project is desirable
    • Proficiency with Primevera P6 is desirable
    • Minimum of C class manual drivers licence

    This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Project Engineers to further develop their career within a leading organisation in Western Australia's resource sector.

    For more information or a confidential discussion, please contact Taj Pozzi at Programmed Professionals on or email

  • Skills (required)

    • Project Engineering
    • Project Management

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