Regional and Outer Metropolitan

About us

Transport for NSW keeps our State moving by providing safe, integrated and efficient transport systems. We put our customers at the centre of everything we do – and we do a lot. We connect people, communities and industry and manage how they use our road, rail and maritime networks and services, and even active modes like walking and cycling. The work we do connects the journeys you take every day.

We are a state government organisation made up of more than 28,000 people and we’re in the middle of delivering the largest transport infrastructure program in Australia’s history. We work across planning, policy and procurement, harnessing data and technology to develop smarter and more adaptive transport solutions.

That means job opportunities in metropolitan and regional areas right across NSW – you have the chance to be part of creating a lasting legacy that will benefit generations to come.


The Division

The Regional and Outer Metropolitan division is focused on understanding the needs of regional communities across NSW and delivering customer-centred integrated transport services and infrastructure.


The Networks and Assets Branch looks after the assets that connect our communities and their purpose is to make regional and out metropolitan NSW a better place to live, work and visit.


The opportunity

We have an exciting full time permanent opportunity for a Project/Contact Manager to join the Maintenance and Delivery – Project Services West team, located in the West region based out of either Dubbo or Parkes.


Project Services West are part of the Maintenance and Delivery section of the Network and Assets Branch. This is a newly formed team that offers the successful candidate extensive support, training to deliver an interesting and varied project workload.

We are the front door for the development of construction and maintenance projects that concern the road and bridge assets within the West Region’s Transport Network. For this reason, our program of work is over $120M annually and requires the collective skillset of professional engineers to ensure that our customer impact is minimised by being safe, smart, and fast in our project management. We need to be agile, creative, and innovative to develop the sustainable solutions necessary for a resilient network. Our workbook ranges from technically challenging slope repair projects, complex bridge construction and demolition staging and initial sealing projects that ensure that connections between remote communities are enhanced.


As a Project Contract/Manager you will be responsible for project development and delivery, management and implementation of bridge and road infrastructure and maintenance projects to achieve Transport for NSW and Government road safety, asset management and network efficiency objectives.


Reporting to the Senior Project Manager (Central Precinct) you will be primarily responsible for the development and delivery of bridge and road maintenance and construction projects.


This will include.

  • managing designs and investigations
  • estimating and managing project financial controls
  • arranging environmental impact assessments
  • creating contract documents and contracts
  • facilitating safety in design and constructability workshops; and,
  • ensuring engagement of diverse and passionate stakeholder groups including rural communities, businesses, and freight customers.


The execution of these duties will require travel around the region to develop high quality connections throughout the project development and delivery cycle.


You will also support the Senior Project Manager with the development and delivery of other upcoming projects across the West Region and within the Central Precinct. You will be entrusted with managing project delivery processes including the engagement and management of external contractors and Council Delivery Partners (RMCC Contract) to ensure highway maintenance and construction projects are developed and delivered to agreed time, cost, quality and scope requirements. The role may also involve tendering and site supervision of bridge replacement projects as an authorised delegate under major GC21 conditions of contract at sites throughout the West Region.

What you will be involved in

  • Providing efficient and effective project and contract management services by ensuring that the nominated road, bridge or traffic infrastructure and/or maintenance projects are developed and delivered to specified, time, cost, quality and scope requirements and to meet Government and TfNSW objectives.
  • Leading the investigation, design, estimating and procurement processes for nominated project to deliver required client objectives.
  • Managing the development, tendering, awarding and administration of professional service, construction and maintenance contracts by controlling the scope, managing contract risks and issues, and by fulfilling the role of TfNSW Representative.
  • Leading multidisciplinary project teams to drive and deliver project objectives and targets by modelling high performance behaviours including teamwork, initiative and flexibility, and developing less experienced team members through mentoring and coaching.
  • Building and maintaining effective working relationships and collaborate with our customers, colleagues, stakeholders and partners to understand and manage risk and influence sustainable outcomes on projects by the development and implementation of effective stakeholder and community involvement plans.



About you

To be considered for this role you will have tertiary qualifications in civil/structural engineering and be able to demonstrate experience capacity working across various large-scale road and bridge development projects with exposure to collaborating with a broad spectrum of stakeholders including all levels of government, agencies and consultants.


You will be a proactive analytical thinker and possess high level communication skills. The ability to astutely manage time, delegate and work collaboratively and closely with stakeholders to deliver is paramount as is your dedicated commitment to safety and quality.


This is an exciting and rare opportunity to create your own success where your contribution will be truly valued and positively impact communities across regional NSW.


Want to know more?


Please click here to view a copy of the Role Description.


Salary and Benefits

Engineer Level 3 $130,623 – $142,750 + Super


Our Commitment to Diversity

Great people come from all walks of life. At Transport for NSW, we are committed to creating a diverse, inclusive and flexible workforce which reflects the community and the customers we serve. We actively promote gender diversity in our workplaces, the employment of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and the employment of people with a disability. We welcome and encourage applications from all people regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, cultural background, or sexual orientation. If you need an adjustment in the recruitment process, please call/text or email the contact person for this role.


How to apply

To apply for this position, please submit a resume and address the question in the application.


Close date: 23:59 Sunday 3rd July 2022 


We are the community we serve

We are committed to being an inclusive, diverse and flexible workplace where differences are valued. We welcome people of all backgrounds, experience and abilities.

We enable our people to work in ways that work for them. Working virtually and from different locations including regional locations, staggering work hours and job sharing are just some of the ways our people can work flexibly.

Please contact the Talent Specialist below if you require any adjustments to be made to how you interact with us throughout the recruitment process or would like to discuss flexible work options. ?

For any enquiries, please email Jacob at jacob.stockman@transport.nsw.gov.au


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