Lead Structural Engineer

Adelaide, Australia Countrywide
18 Sep 2018
19 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Jacobs is a global provider of technical, professional and scientific services including engineering, architecture, construction, operations and project maintenance. Our client portfolio spans industrial, commercial, and government clients across multiple markets and geographies.

About the opportunity

The Jacobs Adelaide structures team is a multi-skilled team providing innovative structural solutions across a range of market sectors. Our key markets include Buildings, Transport Structures, Ports and Maritime, Industrial Structures, Water Structures and Power. Our current projects and opportunities include aircraft hangars and support facilities, pharmaceutical buildings, ports and maritime, renewables and water projects.

We are seeking a Lead Structural Engineer to join our team, providing leadership in structural engineering projects in Adelaide and interstate. The role will provide a technical focal point for the team, contributing to Jacobs Communities of Practice, driving project delivery excellence, attracting and retaining key clients and talent.

Reporting to the Section Leader, key responsibilities include:

  • Building strong client relationships, delivering quality work and attracting ongoing workload for the structural team across buildings, industrial and power markets.
  • Coordinate structural engineers and drafters across a portfolio of projects to deliver innovative, quality solutions and deliverables for our clients.
  • Provide leadership to project teams, liaising with Project Managers, Design Managers, Discipline Leads, Engineers and Drafters.
  • Provide quality structural input on projects
  • Produce high quality project outcomes, deliver on time and on budget

About you

With a track record of achievement in a similar role, you will hold relevant tertiary qualifications and significant industry experience. With proven leadership capability you will demonstrate a strong delivery focus and have a positive communication style to effectively engage with clients and stakeholders to drive positive change and win new work. Your strong commercial drive coupled with passion for design will ensure your success in this role.

  • Tertiary qualifications in Civil/Structural Engineering and chartered status with Engineers Australia (preferred)
  • Competent user of SpaceGass, Microstrand, Lusas, Midas or equivalent analysis software and Revit understanding.
  • Creative problem solver
  • Strong analytical and logical thinking skills
  • Good organisational skills and attention to detail
  • Good communication skills
  • Works collaboratively with others.
  • Demonstrates commitment to achieve group objectives

Why Jacobs

At Jacobs we value careers, diversity and lifestyle and having the right balance strengthens our ability to deliver and exceed our clients' expectations.

Working alongside industry leaders, you will have the opportunity to develop your career working on key projects in an environment which encourages collaboration, knowledge sharing and innovation. To support your professional growth, Jacobs flexible working arrangements, extended leave options and host of social, health and wellbeing events and initiatives underpin our commitment to you.

Rethinking how you work, our culture at Jacobs means it's all about what you do, not where you are, which counts!

It's a great time to join Jacobs. Achieve more with a global brand. Apply online by clicking on the link below. #LI-JC1

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.

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