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Intermediate Highways Engineer

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Date: Jun 22, 2022

Location: Melbourne, Victoria, AU

Company: Hatch

Requisition ID: 64862 

Job Category: Infrastructure 

Location: Melbourne, Victoria, 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.

Our expertise in infrastructure includes aviation, highways and bridges, planning and advisory services, ports, rail and transit, tunnels, and water. Want to be part of the creation and construction of our cities? Then the infrastructure team is for you!


Our Infrastructure business is experiencing growth due to a pipeline of high-profile Projects and future workforce planning requirements. Due to this growth, we are looking for an experienced Intermediate Highways Engineer to lead our Australia Highways team. The location can be across Australia.


The candidate will be is responsible for preparing engineering calculations, technical specifications and reports for both front end planning studies and the detailed engineering phase for multi-disciplinary projects. The candidate will contribute to: team development, client engagement and proposal preparation. 


Key responsibilities: 


  • Perform conceptual and detailed digital models, engineering design and drawing deliverables
  • Contribute and/or prepare engineering calculations
  • Contribute and/or prepare technical specifications 
  • Contribute and/or prepare technical memos and reports, within areas of expertise
  • Coordination with designers and engineers within the civil discipline and with other disciplines
  • Prepare and contribute to the submission of proposal work 
  • Understanding of relevant codes and standards.

Qualifications and experience:


  • A relevant degree in Civil Engineering.
  • Strong project experience 
  • Experience with road/highway modelling and design in Civil 3D, Openroads, 12D
  • Understanding of design and analysis of roads, freeways, intersections and drainage;
  • Ability to both work as an individual or in a multidiscipline team with minimal supervision;
  • Flexible in attitude and ability to both lead and direct a small team of technical staff;
  • Sound knowledge of Australian Standards in current engineering and construction principles, methods and practices; for TMR, Vicroads, TfNSW and with Australian Standards;




  • Professional Engineer registered with Engineers Australia or other relevant country registration;
  • Experience and interest in business development initiatives, and in the development and maintenance of client relations;
  • Ability to communicate effectively and professionally with all levels of staff and clients (both written and orally);
  • Analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills;
  • Interpersonal and teamwork skills in complex and changing environments.


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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