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Civil Design Engineer

If you are results-driven, a ‘people person’, and love a good challenge, then this role is for you! 

The Role

Reporting to the Civil Team leader the role of the Civil Design Engineer is to support the development and growth of the Meinhardt Bonacci Civil team, to provide technical input and design direction and leadership while working on varied projects within the civil team. 

The successful candidate will support the development and growth of the Meinhardt-Bonacci Civil Team by:

  • Pro-actively manage a small  design team across a wide variety of civil engineering related projects, including urban renewal,  high rise, medium rise, hospitals, schools, institutional, infrastructure, aged care, residential and industrial land subdivision, airports, car parks, roadways, drainage, stormwater, flooding and site works related to building and other civil works.
  • Represent Meinhardt Bonacci Group in a professional manner at meetings with clients and authorities.
  • Actively manage agreed project budgets and programs.
  • Ensure company and client deadlines, commitments and expectations are met.
  • Manage civil related projects to completion to the Meinhardt Bonacci QA processes and procedures.
  • Check information supplied by the client, surveyor, architect, or other sub-consultant to identify details that may affect the final design.
  • Prepare and review various technical reports, drawings and tender documentation.
  • Work with the Meinhardt Bonacci structural engineering team to facilitate and contribute to projects where required.
  • Provide assistance when required with the preparation of civil related proposals and other aspects of Business Development.
  • Liaise and seek agreements with all associated consultants, persons, council and government representatives, associated authorities as required.
  • Perform periodic site inspections of work under construction to verify that as-built work conforms to the design drawings and technical specifications.
  • Raise any aspect of the project with the Project Manager I Director that may affect commercial agreements in place.
  • Provide office administration support relevant to the position, which may include but is not limited to copying, filing and QA administration.
  • Experience using Drains, Music required. 12D, CAD, flooding software experience would be an asset.
  • A wide array of beginning to end Design /Construction PM skill sets would be highly valued.

This position is a fantastic opportunity for the right person to join an expanding engineering consultancy with room for personal growth and career development. 

Who Are You?

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering (Civil)
  • Minimum 5 years’ post graduate experience (Sydney experience preferred)
  • Superb written and verbal communication skills with both internal and external stakeholders
  • The capacity to efficiently manage workload of multiple projects whilst ensuring deadlines are met
  • Ability to work in a team

About Us

Meinhardt Bonacci is a multi-disciplinary engineering and technical services consultancy with over 60 years’ experience.  We work nationally out of Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Brisbane, Gold Coast and the Sunshine Coast and are part of the Meinhardt Group globally, with over 48 international offices.

We pride ourselves on collaboration of knowledge, expertise, and resources globally to service our clients’ needs. In doing so, we transform cities and shape the future.

We deliver iconic projects across the globe where we aim to provide cost-effective, innovative, and buildable design solutions that exceed our clients’ expectations. 

Why Meinhardt Bonacci?

At Meinhardt Bonacci, people are at the core of our success. We help plant the seeds and actively provide support to ensure our people flourish to the best of their ability.

Meinhardt Bonacci also hosts a range of social events across the year to create an engaged and fun environment for our people.

We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to promoting diversity and inclusion.

We have a strong future work pipeline in hand and an attractive remuneration package will be offered based on experience to the right candidate.  Senior Civil Design Engineers are also encouraged to apply.

Early reply applications encouraged.

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