Principal Bridge Engineer

Stantec Australia

Location: Perth

Job Type: Full time


Principal Bridge Engineer - ( 2300001X )


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

As a Principal Bridge Engineer, you will provide work leadership and training to junior team members and provide technical guidance to less experienced professionals. You may also be involved in approving and preparing proposals and cost estimates and evaluating all project progress and recommend changes. The role would also be responsible in planning, conducting and coordinating engineering assignments, involving several smaller and some higher revenue projects, of varying complexity.

Day to day tasks would involve:

  • Perform more advanced engineering design tasks on assigned projects under minimal supervision, including engineering drawings, engineering reports, presentations, and required applications to regulatory and/or funding agencies.

  • Apply advanced knowledge of current principles and practices of structural engineering and keeps informed of new methods and developments.

  • Contribute to the development of new standards and specifications of Bridge and Civil Structures design.

  • Lead project coordination meetings with internal team members and/or external consultants, owner and contractor, sub-contractors, and vendors.

  • Assist and/or lead the development of proposals and contract negotiation.


To be successful for the 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)

  • Experience with structural analysis software such as SPACEGASS, STRAND7, MIDAS

  • Familiarity with WA Structural Engineering and Bridge Branch manuals, Austroads and Australian Standards, especially AS5100.

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 25,000 employees working in over 400 locations across six continents. We collaborate across disciplines and industries to bring buildings, water, energy, resources, water, environmental, transport and infrastructure projects to life. Our work from initial project concept and planning through design, construction and commissioning begins the intersection of community, creativity, and client relationships. 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.

Please note that no agency applications will be accepted at this time.

Primary Location : Australia-Western Australia-Perth

Organization : BC-3050 Transpt-AU Delivery

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : No

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Jan 8, 2023, 10:58:26 PM

Req ID: 2300001X

Stantec provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for future and current employment and prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, referral, promotion, compensation, fringe benefits, job training, terminations or any other condition of employment. Stantec is in compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations and ensures equitable opportunities in all aspects of employment. EEO including Disability/Protected Veterans

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