Cost Engineer - Sutherland

Location:New South Wales
Job Type:Full Time

About Laing O’Rourke

Laing O’Rourke is a $6 billion international operation with over 50 years of involvement in Australian construction and infrastructure including more than a decade under the Laing O’Rourke banner. We are currently delivering some of Australia’s most exciting projects across the transport, building construction, defence, airports, mining, civil and social infrastructure sectors. Laing O’Rourke is committed to becoming the recognised leader for innovation and excellence in the construction industry. Laing O’Rourke is proud to hold the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) Citation - Employer of Choice for Gender Equality.

About the role

We are currently seeking a Cost Engineer for a major infrastructure project in Sydney, NSW. This permanent role offers great career prospects with a privately-owned tier 1 constructor and international engineering enterprise.

Key responsibilities

You will directly oversee and implement cost, risk and change management functions. Within this, you will have accountability that the project team implements the necessary disciplines and procedures to ensure that the project controls procedures and processes are controlled and adhered to.

About you

You will have a Graduate Diploma / Degree in Construction Project Management or similar, along with having gained a working knowledge of project controls techniques, methodologies and processes.
You will be experienced in developing and maintaining complex programmes and other cost / time related material, along with implementing robust project controls and accurate reporting and forecasting.

Your previous experience, ideally working for a Tier 1 Contractor on Construction projects, will have given you hands on cost management experience developing an ability to review, analyse, and report cost information.

You will have PRISM G2 experience (or equal) and the ideal candidate will be preferably be experienced in Primavera P6.


We work hard to create an environment that brings out the best in our people. We believe in building careers through providing a safe, connected and innovative culture that supports ongoing growth and development. We offer industry-leading benefits such as specialised learning and development programs, a mental health and wellbeing program, industry leading paid parental leave policy, family friendly work practices, additional purchased leave option and coaching programs for staff on parental leave.

Diversity & Inclusion

We are committed to building a workforce that reflects the diverse society in which we live and work. We recognise the increasing importance of flexible work arrangements and family friendly work practices to enable and maintain a diverse, adaptive and high performing workforce.

Laing O'Rourke is committed to achieving a diverse workforce and strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.

Applications from recruitment agencies will not be considered.