Senior / Bridge Engineer

  • Company:
    GHD
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    1 day ago
  • Category:
    Engineering

The North Queensland region provides for an enviable work life balance for coastal living. Due to continued growth our Transport team has a new opportunity for an experienced Senior/Bridge Engineer to obtain valuable career development across exciting transport infrastructure projects. Location is flexible in either Townsville, Cairns or Mackay .

This position offers great variety of projects, and will see you involved in:-

  • Planning and leading the delivery of a range of projects including bridges, civil structures, cut and cover and large retaining walls to name a few
  • Provide technical expertise to clients and support projects through other Business Groups and offices as required
  • Provide engineering design, and work with other bridge engineers and drafters
  • Coordinate bridge design with other disciplines in a coordinated design team
  • Manage small to medium sized design teams including engineers and drafters to complete projects to the standard required within budget and on time
  • Prepare proposals for small to medium sized projects and pursue opportunities with clients, as directed by the Team Lead and Business Group Leader
  • Preparation of structural engineering investigations and designs
  • Perform site inspections and prepare site surveillance reports
  • Technical report writing following both client and GHD guidelines
  • What you will bring to the team

  • Proven excellence at all stages of the project life-cycle, from preparing bids to feasibility studies, consenting, detailed design and data analysis, and stakeholder management
  • Demonstrated professional judgement and commercial acumen, including identifying, assessing, evaluating and solving problems to brief and budget
  • Robust written and verbal skills, with the ability to communicate complex issues concisely
  • An interest in coaching and mentoring to technically strengthen the team capabilities
  • Understanding of key drivers of DTMR and Local Authority / Infrastructure clients and ability to engage with this industry group for project opportunities
  • Demonstrated experience in transport projects, with a particular focus on bridges
  • Qld (DTMR, QR) and NSW (RMS) bridge design experience desirable
  • Proven experience and a sound understanding of current bridge engineering technologies and client standard specifications
  • Marine structures, mining and heavy industrial structures considered beneficial
  • Bachelor degree qualifications in a civil or structural discipline
  • Engineers Australia Chartered engineering status and RPEQ achieved, or application commenced.
  • Our commitment to you
    Fostering gender balance, diversity and acceptance of flexible working is central to the way GHD does business. We offer a professional, friendly and inclusive culture based on our core values of Safety, Teamwork, Respect and Integrity.

    In addition to a competitive salary, GHD provides attractive career options including professional development via our GHD Business School, additional leave, and family-friendly flexible work arrangements.

    Why GHD?
    Be a part of a high functioning team, where everything we do is inspired by a level of passion and professional pride that comes from being employee owned. This ownership is what sets us apart and means our people enjoy an unrivalled amount of autonomy in their roles. It helps drive our passion and accountability in how we serve our clients, deliver projects, and pursue new opportunities.

    So, do you have what it takes: passion, collaboration, imagination and values that match our own?

    About GHD
    As one of the world’s leading professional services companies, GHD delivers iconic projects that shape our landscapes, support our communities and set the path of our collective future. To do this, we actively seek and nurture the very best people in their respective fields to join our team of over 10,000 professionals operating in the markets of water, energy and resources, environment, property and buildings, and transportation.

    In return, we offer remarkable career shaping opportunities to extend your skills and gain global experience.