Engineering Lead

Last updated 10 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 is recruiting an Engineering Lead to join our growing business in Melbourne. With an exciting pipeline of major infrastructure projects, it’s a fantastic opportunity to be part of a great team and culture.

Key responsibilities

You will be responsible for the leadership of all technical aspects of projects in the sector (design, engineering delivery, digital engineering and quality) ensuring we deliver value and technical certainty that exceeds our client expectations.

About you

The role is suited to an engineering leader with strong project management skills with a technical bent that understands the design, procurement, construction and commissioning of works in a construction environment.

You will be degree qualified in a technical base subject, complimented with a professional chartership from a recognised professional institution. A masters qualifications providing a technical or leadership extension to base degree is preferred

Demonstrated collaborative working with clients, across business units and with our delivery partners (JV’s, sub-contractors, consultants) sharing knowledge.


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.