Project Engineer (Structures) - Laing O'Rourke - Adelaide, SA

Last updated 40 minutes ago
Location:South Australia
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 Project

Overseen by managing contractor Laing O’Rourke, the Osborne North Development Project will see the construction, refurbishment and modernisation of purpose-built facilities specifically designed to enable the most effective build of Australia’s Future Submarine fleet. The design and construction activities for the new Future Submarine Construction Yard will be incredibly important and complex. The project will transform the naval shipbuilding and ship sustainment industry here in Australia.

About the role

We are currently seeking a Project Engineer (Structures) to join us on this exciting infrastructure project in Adelaide, South Australia. This is a rare opportunity to join Laing O’Rourke - a privately owned, people-centric, international engineering enterprise with a culture of innovation.

Key responsibilities

Reporting to the Senior Project Engineer, your role will focus on coordinating engineering activities; providing supervision and oversight of subcontractors through the delivery phase of the project whilst ensuring the project is delivered to exceptional safety standards, and within budget, time, and the required level of quality.

About you

To be considered for this role you will have experience in structures and delivering the full lifecycle of complex building projects – experience with industrial buildings would beneficial. You will hold a degree in Engineering or Construction Management, have a contracting background and leadership skills. Experience with managing contractor models and/or delivering Defence projects would be beneficial.


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.

As a proud RAP organisation, 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. Download our Innovate Reconciliation Action Plan at

Applications from recruitment agencies will not be considered.