Drilling & Grouting Project Engineer

Date: Dec 1, 2022

Location: New South Wales, Australia

Company: Webuild S.p.A.

Webuild is the new name of the Salini Impregilo Group, the global construction player specialized in building large works and complex infrastructure for the sustainable mobility, hydroelectric energy, water, green buildings and the tunnelling sectors.

Webuild is the expression of 114 years of applied engineering experience in 50 countries, in five continents, thanks to the talent of 50,000 people from over 100 nationalities. With a total backlog reaching €36.2 billion*, Webuild is a group guided by the passion for building and the pursuit of excellence, which renewed its commitment to building a sustainable future by applying its know-how to build innovative and valuable works.

                                                                                                                                                                                                *Consolidated Financial Results 2019




Webuild is seeking talented and driven Drill & Blast Engineer to help deliver new initiatives across Australia.



Responsible for the management and implementation of a section of works on a construction project to ensure time, cost, quality, safety and contractual targets are achieved. Responsible to develop and implement procedures to achieve quality, safety, timely production and compliance with budgets.



  • Tertiary Qualifications in Civil Engineering or similar discipline
  • White Card
  • C Class Driver’s License



  • Minimum 2 years’ experience working in the Construction Industry in a similar role
  • Experience working on large scale construction projects or other suitable projects works


Required Competencies:

  • Demonstrate a positive “can-do” attitude.
  • Demonstrate initiative and creative problem-solving skills
  • Self motivated.
  • Ability to implement and follow through on multiple issues and to achieve productive results
  • Sound interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively
  • Ability to work to deadlines and targets and can prioritise tasks under pressure
  • Good organisational skills with exceptional attention to detail
  • The ability to work quickly, effectively and positively in a demanding environment
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills


Core Accountabilities and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure the development, in collaboration with the Supervisors, of a detailed programme for day to day activities, look ahead programme and daily program changes, including resources required and material deliveries;
  • Develop better ways to deliver the Project works, including improved construction methodologies, alternative designs and alternative materials selection;
  • Ensure data for shift reports is reviewed and opportunities identified, for improvement to methods and reoccurring issues/delays.
  • Monitor progress of the planned works and regularly review the delay allowance status;
  • Coordinate resources to ensure the Project works progress in conjunction with other Section works;
  • Ensure the tracking of off-site procurement items against programme;
  • Actively participate in the application of resources to generate a target program based on the method, with a target completion that precedes the contracted completion by a suitable delay allowance;
  • Communicate the program to all relevant internal parties;
  • the tracking of off-site procurement items against program
  • Develop “One Team” culture so that the site teams cooperate well with each other and integrate effectively with the wider project teams;
  • Coordinate and ensure that Graduate and Site Engineers are clear what is expected of them and provide regular feedback to ensure effective performance;
  • Lead development of Graduate and Site Engineers to ensure development of their capability by identifying and addressing development needs of direct team members;
  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with clients and external parties, which are managed within the guidelines of the project code of ethics.
  • Seek, test, analyze and evaluate the latest blasting technologies and make the necessary recommendations prior to implementation to ensure viability.
  • Provide advice to relevant stakeholders on surface blasting practices to proactively alleviate or avoid any unnecessary problems and to always ensure statutory compliance.
  • Scrutinize, inspect and approve blast block designs to ensure safe blasting practices and conformance to set standards and design Drill Patterns
  • Monitor blasting activities, analyze results and submit recommendations to achieve the desired fragmentation.
  • Generate effective drill pattern, tie-in and charge designs.
  • Monitor and review data from drilling, explosive loading, and blasting to generate daily reports.
  • Produce Dip, Charge and Backfill sheets.
  • Refinement of drill and blast pattern designs based on short/medium term plans.
  • Ensure compliance with client policies, procedures and systems.
  • Maintain a positive and productive working culture.


The above listed authorities & responsibilities are only a guide and may change as directed by your Manager/Supervisor or as per the requirements of FGJV Management.


Working Location:

Australia - Cooma NSW is located 120km from Australia’s Capital City of Canberra ACT.


Webuild is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applications for vacant positions will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, gender, marital status, age, disability or beliefs.

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