News & Insights
No results found
Global0footprint kent
Kent Recruitment

Senior Project Engineer

Brisbane - Australia
Date Published
Join us. Unleash your energy within.

If you have world-class ambitions to reach the stars while keeping your feet on the ground, we’re the team for you. We've created a new breed of company – future-focused with reimagined ambition across all disciplines within the energy sector.
We love people who know their own potential and are not afraid to use it. We know that together, we’re far more than the sum of our parts. So, we celebrate people who want to grow and develop as we work together on some of the largest projects on the energy world stage.

Our Purpose and Beliefs:

As Kent, we’re tackling the greatest challenge of our time - to bring our world the energy it needs in the most responsible way ever imagined.
It’s the energy of every member of our team driven by our beliefs that is making this happen. Whatever our skill, our language, or our culture. These beliefs define and direct us every day to be the very best - for ourselves, our clients, our key stakeholders, the communities we operate in and the planet:


Read more about the Purpose, Beliefs and Guiding Principles that drive us:

Our vision for Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging:

We recognise that diversity & inclusion are catalysts for success. We’re heightening awareness on the benefits of people diversity, diversity of experiences and diversity of our perspectives. Creating a culture of inclusivity where all employees feel a sense of belonging. Our combined energy is fueled by different nationalities, across 6 continents and 24 countries. Our commitment is to celebrate character – no matter what ethnic background, gender, age, religion, identity, or disability.

The Opportunity:

We are looking for a Senior Project Engineer to join our Brisbane Projects Team. Experience in Fired Heaters Package is desired for this role. You will work closely with engineering and technical disciplines on an exciting industry leading project. As part of this role, the (SPE) will support our client to deliver this fast-track project. The (SPE) will oversee the operating processes used to complete projects. They check that staff members perform their duties to a high standard to ensure the project runs smoothly, overseeing the needs of the client, and finding ways to improve processes.

In this role, you will undertake the following duties:
  • Develop, or assist in the development of project execution plans, proposals and estimates.
  • Develop project objectives by reviewing project proposals and plans and conferring with management.
  • Identify any issues and put actions in place to mitigate them. Report key issues to senior management.
  • Proactively manage project change by identifying variations to the agreed scope and agreeing variations with the client.
  • Project closeout including capture of lessons learned and appropriate archiving activities
  • Take responsibility for the health of the project including the cost performance.
  • Controls project costs by approving expenditures and administering contractor contracts.
  • Maintain an accurate estimate of the costs to complete and update the PSR each month
  • Comply with Kent business and legal policies including the Integrated Management System and Quality Processes for Project Execution
  • Obtain, coordinate and manage the resources and tools required to execute the project
  • Ensure the correct resources are planned for the project and are available to execute the project.
  • Preparation of a risk & opportunities register during the project proposal phase.
  • Maintain the project risk register, implementing mitigating actions as appropriate
  • Co-ordinate all parties involved, including engineering teams, other business units and sub-consultants

We foster an environment where you are challenged professionally and empowered to take the lead on your career development with the support and guidance of our leaders. We’re committed to making sure that every single person uses their time with us to gain valuable experience and skills for their future, so why not pursue your career with us today!

Kent | The Energy Within

Applicants must have the right to live and work in Australia.
Don’t wait, Apply NOW!
the energy within.

By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Privacy Policy.