Job title: Senior Project Engineer | Full time Tendering & Bid Support
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Salary type: Annual
Salary: negotiable
Location: Fortitude Valley
Job published: 24/10/2023
Job ID: 32656

Job Description


Senior Project Engineer | Full time Tendering & Bid Support

  • Civil Infrastructure project value ranges from $50-150m in size
  • Permanent role: Bid Management support/planning
  • P6 experience required.

Are you a Senior Project Engineer with a passion for tendering and estimating? Are you tired of the daily grind of project delivery and ready for a new challenge? Well, have we got the job for you!

Introducing the Senior Project Engineer/Pre-Contracts role! It's the perfect opportunity to use your experience and expertise in supporting bid management. In this role, you'll ensure detailed and successful tender submissions. You'll coordinate resources, prepare cost estimates, and develop 'winning' strategies to impress the leadership team.

And let's not forget the fun stuff! You'll get to analyse tender documents, schedule activities, and even dabble in Primavera P6. It's like being a construction superhero! This career-focused role offers tons of support where hard work and fun merge.


The following steps if you are interested:

If you are a driven and experienced professional looking for a new challenge, don't miss this opportunity. Connect with ryan@empowermanagement today to discuss the role in more detail.



  • Ensure detailed tender submissions.
  • Plan and coordinate allocated estimating resources for the tender to maximise success with the submission. Where required, prepare cost estimates and technical proposals for tender submissions directly within the scope of appropriate drawings, specifications, quantities and cost data.
  • Ensure estimating resources fully understand their roles and responsibilities for compiling the tender
  • Regularly communicate with Operations and Regional Managers to review all aspects of the tender, including Construction Methodology, Commercial/Technical Risks and Opportunities, Alternatives, Submission Documentation, Production Rates, Material and Subcontract Enquires and any Programming Requirements.
  • Prepare tender Strategies – develop ‘winning’ strategies in Construction Methodology and Submission Requirements. Brainstorm.
  • Construction Programming (Primavera P6);
  • Preparation of tender schedules;
  • Ensure tender deadlines are met.
  • Analysis of tender documents.
  • Scheduling engineering, procurement and construction activities.



  • Minimum 8+ years of relevant site-based delivery experience.
  • Must hold a Bachelor's in civil engineering
  • Sound negotiation and problem-solving skills
  • Strong communication, verbal and written
  • Primavera P6
  • Creative and innovative thinking
  • Relationship-building and influencing skills
  • Demonstrated knowledge of civil transport infrastructure at a tier 1-2 level.
  • Specialist knowledge of the tendering process and a sound understanding of plant and equipment.
  • Ability to support bid phase.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and apply innovative but practical solutions to complex issues.
  • Focussed on meeting objectives and timeframes through the use of Company processes.
  • Competent in the use of relevant in-house software. Expert
  • Communicate clearly and concisely.


The benefits:

  • Join a tight-knit team focused on advancing its capabilities across QLD.
  • Head office role
  • First-class work-life balance/ quality of life!
  • Gain experience working on projects large and small.
  • Excellent relationship with clients
  • Working on your initiative.
  • High support family culture


The following steps if you are interested:

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