Senior Structural Engineer

Darwin, Australia Countrywide
08 Sep 2016
18 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Jacobs is one of the world's leading providers in technical, professional and construction services. We specialise in architecture, engineering and construction, operations and maintenance, as well as scientific and consulting. Our client portfolio includes industrial, commercial, and government clients across multiple markets and geographies.

About the opportunity

Jacobs in the Northern Territory is renowned for the excellence of our technical consulting and project delivery expertise. With a wealth of projects in the pipeline we are seeking to appoint a key role in our Structures team. Based in Darwin and reporting to the Section Leader, as a member of the structural engineering team, this position will allow the successful candidate to contribute to the design, management and direction of projects within the Structural Engineering Section. Whilst your key focus will be on project related design work, you will also have the opportunity to support the wider Jacobs business, both nationally and internationally.

About you

You enjoy a regional lifestyle and have built a solid career in either the Northern Territory or other remote parts of Australia. You will have demonstrated experience in the design process, co-ordination of work with other design disciplines and the efficient management and delivery of designs within budget, program and quality constraints. You will have a practical knowledge of construction methods and accustomed to producing high quality solutions delivering projects to client's expectations. Whilst previous experience with the management and leadership of small teams is not essential it would be beneficial to the growth of this role. Experience working in and managing work in a design and construct environment is highly recommended.

The skills required are:

  • A high level of experience in delivering projects to required standards
  • A self-starter who shows initiative and can lead small projects, input into proposals and carry out bridge design with little or no supervision
  • A degree in engineering appropriate tertiary qualification in addition to relevant industry experience
  • Recent experience must include the structural design for transport infrastructure related projects whilst bridge design experience is mandatory
  • You will have applicable knowledge of design and documentation standards
  • You will draw from extensive experience to undertake detailed structural analysis, calculations and design work

Why Jacobs

At Jacobs we offer rewarding careers with ongoing development opportunities, flexible working arrangements and a culture that is collaborative and inclusive. As part of the Jacob's APAC team you will have access to a wide range of lifestyle benefits and corporate discounts. We believe in collaboration and knowledge sharing, from global virtual teams to local work sharing options. Achieve more with a global brand. Apply online by clicking on the link below or call Michelle Duffy, Recruitment Lead - Northern Region +61 7 3026 7998 for further information.

Please note: If you are being represented by a recruitment agency you will not be considered, to be considered you will need to apply directly to Jacobs.