Bridge Engineer (Senior or Principal level)

Stantec Australia

Location: Sydney

Job Type: Full time


Bridge Engineer (Senior or Principal level) - ( 2300015H )


Communities are fundamental. Whether around the corner or across the globe, they provide a foundation, a sense of place and of belonging. That's why at Stantec, we always design with community in mind.

We care about the communities we serve—because they're our communities too. We're designers, engineers, scientists, and project managers, innovating together at the intersection of community, creativity, and client relationships. Balancing these priorities results in projects that advance the quality of life in communities across the globe.

About the role

Our Sydney based Transport Delivery team has had significant growth, and with many exciting major infrastructure projects in the pipeline, this role will be responsible in overseeing the delivery of projects to ensure the on-going profitability and success of the business by providing technical leadership on local design outputs and ensuring all work meet the requirements of the clients and stakeholders.

Day to day tasks would involve:

  • Management of design packages of small- and large-scale projects.

  • Develop design concepts and carry out detailed design of simple and complex bridges, underpasses, retaining walls and other infrastructure structures.

  • Provide bridge / structural designs, and technical reviews associated with various projects.

  • Prepare design documentation, technical reports and client specifications.

  • Provide design expertise on large and small projects during tender and proposal writing.

  • Lead the preparation of engineering development proposals and feasibility studies.

  • Liaise with stakeholders to ensure that work is within scope and complies with appropriate standards and guidelines.

  • Mentor, train and coach junior senior staff with respect to their career growth and professional development.


To be successful for this role you'll need:

  • Tertiary qualification in Civil or Structural Engineering with a demonstrated 10 to 15 years' experience in the delivery of multi-disciplinary infrastructure projects

  • Charted Professional Engineer (CPEng) would be preferred.

  • Experience in bridge design/engineering as well as other structural design projects, including bridge and road infrastructure, temporary works etc.

  • Analysis and modelling experience in a range of software packages, e.g. Microstran, Spacegass, Strand 7, Autodesk Structural Bridge Design (ASBD), MIDAS civil.

  • Strong working knowledge of Australian codes and standards, regulatory requirements, guidelines, current trends and legislation in order to deliver innovative and practical solutions.

What we offer

Along with a competitive salary we offer many other benefits to ensure your professional development & wellbeing is ongoing.

  • Flexible Working Arrangements including purchasing up to 4 weeks additional leave and provision for school term contracts, job sharing and part time employment.

  • Learning and Talent Development Programs including Global programmes, online learning and on-the-job learning

  • Mentoring for your own development and the opportunity to mentor others

  • Professional Memberships

  • Salary Continuance Insurance (SCI)

  • Mental Health and Wellbeing Programs

  • Service Recognition Awards

  • Employee Assistance Program

About us

The Stantec community unites approximately 22,000 employees working in over 350 locations across six continents. We collaborate across disciplines and industries to bring water, transport and infrastructure projects to life. Our work from initial project concept and planning through design, construction and commissioning is built on a nearly 200-year history. So, when we take on a project, we see the opportunity to make a lasting connection with the people and places where we live and work.

How to apply

If you are keen for a new opportunity and ready to make a difference, we welcome your interest in our team! Submit your application online including a CV and Cover Letter.

Notice to recruitment agencies : Please note that we do not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or recruitment agencies.

Primary Location : Australia-New South Wales-Sydney

Organization : BC-3050 Transpt-AU Delivery

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : No

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Mar 8, 2023, 1:23:04 AM

Req ID: 2300015H

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