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Senior Structural Engineer

Date: Dec 6, 2018

Location: Melbourne, Victoria, AU

Company: Hatch

Requisition ID: 17905 

Job Category: Engineering 


With over six decades of business and technical experience in the mining, energy, and infrastructure sectors, we understand that challenges are changing rapidly 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.


  • Full-time, permanent opportunity with a tier-one engineering consultancy
  • Become a valued senior member of a professional, dynamic and inclusive team
  • Project Lead role - Infrastructure Projects for reputable, well-known Clients
  • Convenient, central CBD office location


Our Melbourne Infrastructure business is experiencing further growth due to recently secured, high profile Projects. We are currently seeking applications from Senior Structural Engineers with extensive experience supervising and leading teams to successfully achieve required Infrastructure Project outcomes.


The ideal candidate will not only bring their technical expertise in the Infrastructure sector, they relate well to and motivate others. We are looking for a leader who will support and bring out the best in their team – ensuring the focus remains on safety, quality, cost and schedule in the planning and execution of the Project work.


Some of the key responsibilities of this role will include:

  • Developing a thorough understanding of the project requirements as they relate to scope, cost and schedule
  • Organize, execute and coordinate task assignments from project set-up to completion that contribute to overall Project(s) delivery
  • Developing and maintaining the project’s scope of work documentation and revise as required during the design evolution
  • Preparing a list of engineering deliverables and time-based functions to facilitate the planning and control of the engineering budget
  • Supervise and direct technical project staff in conjunction with the Engineering Manager in the preparation of preliminary engineering reports, designs, plans and specifications, and contract bid documents
  • Managing and reviewing the Engineering Work Packages (EWP) associated with all deliverables and time-based functions to ensure that budgets and schedules are being met, and taking corrective action if necessary
  • Supervising, training and motivating Project personnel to achieve Project KPIs and desired outcomes
  • Reviewing and approving structural engineering and design standards
  • Reviewing and approving structural technical deliverables (specifications, datasheets, drawings, etc.)
  • Performing design reviews and engineering discipline coordination


The successful candidate will possess the following skills, experience and attributes:

  • Bachelor of Structural engineering degree and registration as a Professional Engineer
  • Demonstrated experience leading Structural teams for Infrastructure (Bridges) Projects
  • Previous experience in an Engineering consultancy or construction environment
  • Ability to rapidly understand and assimilate project and client specific requirements
  • Demonstrated leadership and Client liaison skills
  • Strong deliverable focus and ability to plan work
  • Excellent understanding and belief in safety principles, standards and legislation
  • Well-developed communication, negotiation and interpersonal skills


If you are passionate about elevating and inspiring others to deliver innovative, first class Projects to Clients then we really want to hear from you. 


This is an opportunity to join a professional, progressive organisation and become a part of an inclusive, supportive team. You will be able to network and share with colleagues locally, regionally and globally to achieve career success. 


An employee owned organisation, by joining Hatch you will have the opportunity to be recognised and rewarded for your efforts. You will be provided with many benefits including: competitive remuneration and above statutory superannuation payments; optional salary sacrifice for additional annual leave, and participation in various employee reward and recognition and health and wellbeing programs.


To be eligible to apply you must be an Australian citizen or hold permanent residency status.

To submit your application please click the "Apply" button below.

Unsolicited resumes from recruitment agencies will not be accepted for this position


As an 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.  If you have any special needs requirements, please let us know and we will do our utmost to accommodate. Hatch also supports and encourages a flexible workplace.  We offer our employees comprehensive benefits, including up to 12 weeks annual leave per year as part of our Purchased Leave Program.





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