Bridge Engineer

North Sydney, Australia Countrywide
19 Oct 2016
30 Nov 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. Jacobs is a leading provider of technical and project delivery services in the Transport sector.

About the opportunity

Our Transport Structures section is experiencing significant growth due to recent project wins. We have a number of engineering positions at varying levels to assist with the project workload and grow our team sustainably with great people. As a Bridge Engineer, you will use your technical expertise and sound judgement to deliver interesting and high profile projects.

The Transport Structures team specialises in the design and development of bridges and other civil structures. We work as part of multi-disciplinary teams to deliver major infrastructure projects for our clients who include government transport agencies, major contractors and asset owners. We are involved in projects throughout NSW, Australia and globally.

As a Bridge Engineer, your project responsibilities will include:

  • Undertake structural design tasks for simple and complex bridges and other civil structures (e.g. culverts, retaining walls, tunnel support elements, gantries and overhead support structures);
  • Ensure the designs and drawings developed are in accordance to relevant authorities/Australian Standards;
  • Develop innovative design solutions whilst applying best practice;
  • Prepare design reports;
  • Participate in bids and contribute to tenders;
  • Undertake regular site visits/inspections and manage any site investigation works;
  • Attending project and client meetings to communicate project updates, progress and other matters relating to project constraints;
  • Work collaboratively with other team members to develop design solutions and deliver documentation;

About you

  • Tertiary qualification in Civil Engineering;
  • Strong technical experience and knowledge in structural designs, including bridges;
  • Demonstrated experience in the use of structural analysis software such as Microstran and finite element analysis packages;
  • Good knowledge of AS5100 and other relevant Australian Standards;
  • Demonstrated ability to prepare design reports;
  • Strong communication skills including excellent command of English
  • Experience working with NSW transport authority, RMS and Sydney Trains will be highly regarded;
  • Experience in managing delivery of small tasks and mentor junior members;

Why Jacobs

At Jacobs we offer rewarding careers with ongoing development opportunities, flexible working arrangements and a culture that is collaborative and inclusive. We believe in collaboration and knowledge sharing, from global virtual teams to local work sharing options.

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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.