Site Engineer – Building Services




13 June 2024





Hutchies is seeking an experienced Site Engineer – Building Services to join our Hobart Team.

The role is a site based role working as part of a large project team, leading on site coordination of the building services scope of work.

As a key member of the Hutchies team, you'll find yourself immersed in a supportive and collaborative work environment. We pride ourselves on our down to earth culture and the close knit relationships we build internally and through our projects.

The opportunities are diverse, providing you with unparalleled exposure to different projects and learning opportunities.

We value hard work and dedication, and we're excited to have your skills in our team.


As the Site Engineer – Building Services you will report to the Project Manager and Site Manager.

Alongside other members of the project team, you will participate in:

  • The procurement of the building services subcontracts and trade works
  • The planning, scheduling, and day to day coordination and management of the building services subcontractors
  • The budget management and cost control of the building services subcontracts

Independently of other members of the project team, you will be responsible for:

  • Managing technical submissions of the Building Services subcontractors including shop drawings, plant and equipment specifications and cut sheets
  • Issuing drawings, technical specifications, and other requirements to the building services subcontractors
  • Compiling, reviewing, and submitting building services operation and maintenance manuals to the design consultants and client
  • Managing the design query or request for information (RFI) process between the subcontractors and design consultants
  • Communicating the impact of planned service interruptions to the client in advance of any planned services interruption
  • Working with the building services subcontractors to develop suitable construction methodologies when working in existing operational facilities to ensure the risk of unplanned service interruptions is minimised
  • Ensuring the building services installations comply with the technical requirements of the drawings and specifications
  • Coordinating the commissioning, defect rectification and handover process


To be successful in this role, you should have:

  • Tertiary qualifications in a building services discipline, preferably mechanical or electrical engineering
  • A minimum 2 years graduate experience as a building services professional in the building, construction, industrial or civil infrastructure industries
  • In the absence of tertiary qualifications, a trade qualification in a relevant discipline and 5 years tradesperson experience
  • A demonstrated ability to solve complex problems while working within a large team
  • A demonstrated ability to communicate clearly with a variety of stakeholders

Agency submissions could be considered for this position.


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#The Hutchies difference

Hutchies has been building the structures in which Australians live, work, study, shop and play since 1912. From our early beginnings, we have grown into a dynamic and diverse construction company, delivering sophisticated projects across a comprehensive portfolio. 

We're not like other builders. Relationships are everything to us – whether it's with our people, our clients, or the local communities in which we live and work.

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#Exclusive benefits

As a Hutchies company member, you're not just part of a great work environment; you also be supported with training and continuous development along with access to exclusive perks. These include discounted personal travel and flights, savings on health insurance, and big discounts from top Australian retailers. Plus, we've got a calendar full of gatherings for social events, meetings, and conferences. And if you or your immediate family ever need support, our industry leading Employee Assistance Programs (EAP) are there to help.


#A fair go for all

Hutchies is all about equal opportunities and embracing diversity. Our commitment to an inclusive, people focused culture isn't just talk — it's who we are. Through initiatives like Statim Yaga and partnerships like NAWIC and UNIQ You, we're putting our values into action. So, whether you're part of our award winning Indigenous programs or advancing women in construction, you're part of a family that values long term relationships and community. We're not just building structures; we're building a workplace where everyone gets a fair go.

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