SNR/Principal Civil Engineer - Roads/Highways

SNR/Principal Civil Engineer - Roads/Highways

Job Title: SNR/Principal Civil Engineer - Roads/Highways
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Melbourne
Start Date: Immediate
Reference: 2939953
Contact Name: Teddy Murphy
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 02, 2019 11:16

Job Description

Senior/Principal Civil Engineer - Melbourne - Roads/Highways

Our client is a well respected Civil Engineering Consultancy who have multi-discipline teams in their Melbourne Office. The team now require a Principal Engineer for projects within the arterial road/highway sector in Victoria. 

The ideal candidate for this role will have a strong technical background in Road/highways Design and be keen to get involved in Project Management, Tender Design and Business Development. They will also have the ability to coordinate drainage, utilities and road furniture.
Our client can offer multiple large projects, career longevity and clear career development and progression.

  • Assist with developing a growing team of dedicated professionals in the highways engineering industry within VIC.
  • Contribute to the global Infrastructure Group with regards to leadership and management of large, complex infrastructure projects.
  • Particular focus on Major Infrastructure projects with strong relationships with Tier 1 Contractors. 
  • Reviews design outcomes
  • Quality assures design concepts
  • Develops design concepts on major or complex projects, unique solutions across multiple disciplines
  • Lead design activity on major, highly complex projects with significant pressures and drivers, requiring unique and innovative solutions; industry-leading engineering involving large and complex interfaces across numerous disciplines.
  • Advises within the company on leading research, innovation and industry developments
  • Lead and project manage major, highly complex design projects
Business Development
  • Identifies new opportunities and follows up on work
  • Identifies projects, bid and win
  • Supports proposals, bids and negotiates on major/complex projects
  • Builds direct relationships with senior managers in client organisations (with an emphasis on Tier 1 VIC Contractors)
  • Undertakes strategic business development
Business Operations
  • Leads medium/large teams
  • Leads business streams
  • Manages engineering and technical staff
  • Bachelor of Engineering (accepted by Engineers Australia)
  • CPEng - expected
  • NPER - desirable
  • Good contacts with Tier 1 VIC Contractors within the civil infrastructure industry.
Whilst the position is ostensibly a Senior/Principal role in the Major Infrastructure Project space, and as such business development skills are a pre-requisite.

What this opportunity can offer you
  • Opportunity to join a busy growing Consultancy
  • Consultancy in Melbourne on major Infrastructure projects
  • Career development and opportunities to excel and progress towards Project Management
  • Competitive salary package with a healthy work/life balance and benefits.
Applications from candidates overseas with no local experience will not be considered or acknowledged.

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To apply for this position, hit APPLY NOW or please send an updated CV to For more information please call Teddy Murphy at Design & Build on 03 853 53100.