Role Overview

Do you love all things bridges? Our client has a great bridges and civil structures team who have been led by a technical director in recent years who has had a profound impact on their development and performance. With this person moving on they are looking for someone who can take on this technical leadership role.

The role will suit someone who is most passionate about the technical engineering aspects of concept, detailed design and technical verification who has the ability to engage with more junior team members, helping to guide them and support them to develop their technical capabilities and growth.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Providing expertise in structural analysis and design - covering structural steel and reinforced concrete. Bridge design experience is essential.
  • Engaging with project directors and key stakeholders on technical matters.
  • Attending client meetings with your colleagues, asking and responding to key questions, working through options to solve their project challenges.
  • Guiding and supporting younger engineers in the project team.

Experience and Skills Required:

  • Significant experience in engineering/civil infrastructure fields, including consulting experience.
  • Demonstrable project experience on pedestrian, road and rail bridge engineering projects in line with Australian standards.
  • A technical problem-solving mindset - an interest in the detail.
  • Strong verbal communication skills that align with the role of a technical mentor/discipline guru.
  • Strong technical writing/communication skills.
  • An appreciation of the commercial pressures that must be balanced with maintaining exceptional technical standards.

About the Company

This is a firm with significant national and international resources that also offers a more team culture and supportive culture than many of its competitors. Work with a close-knit team and a leader they trust in an environment where your opinion and inputs matter and will give you the chance to build and develop new capabilities and services to improve client value.