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Site Engineer

Apply now Job ID: 591079
Job type: Full Time - Permanent
Location: Melbourne, Dandenong
Categories: Engineering (All disciplines), Water

Who we are

Downer is the leading provider of integrated services in Australia and New Zealand. Through trusted relationships and world leading insight we work closely with our customers to design, build and sustain assets, infrastructure and facilities.

Position summary


Downer is a leading infrastructure group connecting industries and communities with vital infrastructure. Downer has a strong focus on Transport, Utilities, Facilities and Asset Services and is responsible for creating, operating and maintaining public and private assets serving millions of people every day.


Downer have secured a 10-year contract with leading water retailer South East Water. This will be 24/7 reactive maintenance on their water and wastewater assets. The contract will also include minor capital works. Due to obtaining this exciting new project within our Water Services portfolio, we will be looking to expand our already thriving and diverse workforce.

Reporting to the Project Manager, we have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Site Engineer to join our VIC Pipelines team supporting our SEW contract. Based primarily at our central depot in Dandenong South, the Site Engineer will ensure safe and efficient delivery of water and sewer maintenance services with the support of the delivery team and maintenance supervisors

The key responsibilities of the role include:

  • Establish, monitor and optimise delivery schedules ensuring program objectives are achieved.
  • Provide project progress reports and participate in monthly Project Management reviews.
  • Coordinate and maintain strong working relationships with sub-contractors to effectively and efficiently deliver the project
  • Maintain a culture of Zero Harm ensuring compliance with expectations from clients, communities, environmental management requirements and other legislative requirements.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or similar.
  • Experience within the Utilities sector (Water/Pipelines experience highly advantageous).
  • Prior exposure to coordinating and managing subcontractors or labour personnel.
  • A high level of written and verbal communication and the ability to work within a team environment.


  • Join us at a time of major growth and evolution and work within the booming water industry.
  • Suite of benefits including health and wellness initiatives.
  • Inclusive work culture that embraces diversity and inclusion.
  • Access to broader Downer group opportunities.
  • Competitive remuneration & Tool of Trade Vehicle provided.

Our aim is to create a workplace where people are respected and encouraged to fulfil their potential. We embrace all employee difference and foster a culture that supports diversity and inclusion.

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For further information contact:

Bonnie Lowson | Recruitment and Sourcing Business Partner |

Applications will not be accepted via email. Please submit your application via the advertisement.

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