Digital Engineer

Last updated 4 days ago
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.

About the role

Laing O'Rourke are recruiting for a Digital Engineer to join the South Eastern Program Alliance team based in Melbourne, VIC.

Laing O’Rourke, as part of the South East Program Alliance (SEPA), has been awarded the contract to remove the dangerous and congested level crossing at Toorak Road and deliver a new $89M rail bridge over the road, and is also working with LXRP, Metro Trains Melbourne (MTM) and Jacobs to develop and deliver value-for-money engineering solutions for multiple level crossing removals.

The Level Crossing Removal Project (LXRP) is a delivery entity created by the Victorian Government to remove 75 dangerous and congested level crossings across Victoria by 2025. It is one of the largest rail infrastructure projects in Victoria’s history.

Our current pipeline of works includes major station upgrades, track duplications and a range of other critical rail infrastructure works.

You will be joining one of Australia’s most advanced Digital teams with an ever-increasing focus on innovation and efficiency. Our industry-leading Digital Engineering team use the latest technologies and practical application of Digital Engineering to support our nation’s biggest and most challenging projects. We offer excellent training and development and the latest technologies.

Key responsibilities

Implement Digital Engineering on the project by applying appropriate influence, input, resource, process and protocols. Develop and maintain collaborative working relationships with key stakeholders, both internal and external, to deliver Digital strategies. Author and develop the 3D model, maintaining current knowledge of all project information and documentation. Mentor team members. Challenge current or outdated techniques and implement your own ideas and improvements. Apply cost modelling aspects of Digital Engineering. Utilise 4D and 5D principals to enable stakeholders to have visibility on progress / projected progress.

About you

Ideally, 5+ years of experience in Digital Engineering, a relevant Engineering Degree or Associate Diploma, and experience in Digital Engineering on large-scale building or infrastructure projects is preferred.


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.