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Principal Civil Engineer

Principal Civil Engineer

Job Title: Principal Civil Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Australia, Melbourne
Industry: Engineering
Reference: 3337754
Contact Name: Teddy Murphy
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 07, 2021

Job Description

Our client is a well established Engineering Consultancy who specialise in civil structural and land development projects with offices across NSW, ACT and VIC.

They are now looking to expand their Melbourne office and are seeking a Principal Civil Engineer to join their team in Melbourne.

Roles and Responsibilities of the Civil Engineer will include 
  • Building the civil business, the company brand and winning work with a focus on land development subdivision projects in VIC.
  • Background in design and engineering work including preparation of civil works specifications, engineering reports, tenders and fee proposals.
  • You will be responsible for meeting deadlines, monitoring budgets and controlling expenditure to meet your targets
  • Liaising with internal and external stakeholders including clients, contractors, other consultants local authorities, referral agencies and other team members
  • Report writing and mentoring and developing junior engineers.
To be considered for the role of Civil Engineer, you will
  • Degree in Civil Engineering (or other relevant)
  • Ideally 15+ years experience in the local land development sector.
  • Have a strong network in VIC to grow the team by hiring designers and construction engineers in the future.
  • Ability to produce designs, reports, proposals and specifications to meet client requirements.
  • Project Management and Co-ordination skills working on VIC projects.
  • Ideally CPEng Chartered with Engineers Australia
  • Knowledge of local Government and Service Authority, construction standards, specifications and processes
  • A solid understanding of the planning process
  • Impeccable communication skills (written and verbal) to aid in continuous interaction with team members and outside stakeholders.
What this opportunity can offer you
  • Opportunity to join an exciting growing well respected Consultancy
  • Career development and opportunities to excel and progress towards Project Management
  • healthy work/life balance.
  • $200,000 - $250,000 salary package (opportunity for shares).
Applications from candidates overseas with no local experience will not be considered or acknowledged.

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If you feel your experience matches the person specification please contact Teddy Murphy on 0412 182 171 / or click apply.

Please note only short listed candidates will be contacted and your application will be treated as strictly confidential.