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Lead Civil Engineer

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Date: Nov 24, 2022

Location: Brisbane, Queensland, AU

Company: Hatch

Requisition ID: 63261 

Job Category: Engineering 

Location: Brisbane, Queensland, Australia 

With over six decades of business and technical experience in the mining, energy, and infrastructure sectors, we see challenges evolving in every industry. We respond quickly with solutions that are smarter, more efficient, and innovative. We draw upon our 9,000 staff, with experience in over 150 countries, to challenge the status quo and create positive change for our clients, our employees, and the communities we serve.


About Us
Are you looking to take the next step in your career? Hatch is currently seeking an experienced Lead Civil Engineer to join our Dynamic Earth Solutions group in Brisbane.
Our Dynamic Earth Solutions (DES) group forms an integrated core that provides clients with outstanding project execution through our geotechnical, hydrotechnical, and civil site development expertise. From concept to operation, we are committed to providing traditional services alongside proprietary technologies and innovative thinking to deliver custom, cost-effective solutions.
From studies, analysis, and design to construction supervision and monitoring, our DES group specialises in site planning, spatial information and digital terrain modelling, surface and subsurface investigations, rock mechanics, underground structures, geotechnical laboratory services, flood forecasting and water resource management.
If you want to be pursuing and developing new technologies, unlocking constraints, and bringing more value to clients’ operations, join the Hatch team today!


About the Role
As the Lead Civil Engineer, you will form part of an Engineering team, providing Engineering services across large and small projects. You will support the Engineering Manager and be responsible for supervising a team of Civil, Hydrotechnical, Geotechnical, Civil Structures and Marine Structures Engineers, Designers, Draftspersons and GIS Analysts. This role will also assist the Engineering Manager with the delivery of project requirements as they relate to scope, quantities, cost, and schedule; prepare Engineering Work Packages (EWPs) in consultation with the Engineering Manager; assign work tasks (via signed off EWPs) to individuals and continuously monitor progress and quality.
Additional accountabilities include developing the Civil Work Plan for insertion into the Project specific execution plan; developing and maintaining the project scope of work documentation (Facilities Description Report) and revising as required during the design evolution; assisting in the compilation and delivery of monthly engineering status reports and providing and/or coordinating training for resources assigned to the project.


About You
To be successful in this role, you will bring the following essential qualifications and experience: 

  • A degree in civil engineering from a recognised tertiary institution
  • RPEQ accredited
  • 5+ years of experience in a similar role
  • A commitment to health and safety on civil projects
  • Demonstrated design experience in bulk earthworks, site grading, surface water management, access and haul roads, and earth structures
  • Prior experience within the public infrastructure, industrial and mining sectors would be highly regarded
  • Ability to manage and delegate to individuals to attain quality, cost, and schedule objectives
  • Sound understanding of design engineering codes and technical standards
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong planning and organizational skills 


To be eligible to apply, you must be an Australian / New Zealand citizen, hold permanent residency status, or alternatively, a Visa that entitles you to work in Australia.
To submit your application please click the "Apply" button.


Why join us?


What we offer you?


  • Flexible work environment
  • Long term career development
  • Think globally, work locally

As an accredited Employer of Choice for Gender Equality (WGEA) and Equal Opportunity Employer, we are committed to fostering a workforce in each of our locations that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we operate. Within Australia, this includes supporting and encouraging a flexible workplace and a comprehensive benefit offering. If you have any special needs requirements, please discuss with us and we will do our utmost to accommodate your request.

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