Senior to Principal Structural Engineer

Stantec Australia

Location: Nelson

Job Type: Full time


Senior to Principal Structural Engineer - ( 230000J3 )


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.

The opportunity | Ko te āheinga

Due to ongoing successful tenders for a variety of projects, we require senior - principal level structural engineers with exceptional current design skills and the ability to review and discuss options with others in the team.

Day to day tasks would involve:

  • Detailed designs and calculations across a variety of transport and water related infrastructure projects.

  • Project leadership including design and construct project delivery methods.

  • Detailed report writing.

  • Ability to carry out structural assessments, inspections, risk assessment and asset management.

  • Construction supervision as required.

  • Working closely with project teams and project manager to ensure timely and cost-efficient delivery.

  • Mentoring and development of junior team members.

What we offer | Nga huanga mōu

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

  • Flexible Working Arrangements – including school term contracts, job sharing or part time employment.

  • Learning and Talent Development programs.

  • Mentoring for you own development.

  • Professional Memberships.

  • Health Insurance | Income Protection Insurance | Life Insurance.

  • Service Recognition Awards.

  • Mental Health and Wellbeing programs and support.

  • Employee Assistance Programs.

  • Options to purchase additional leave.

About us | E pā ki a mātou

The Stantec community unites approximately 26,000 employees working in over 400 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 | Me pēhea te whakauru

To discuss in more detail contact Margaret McMeel 09 580 4502 or 027 544 2930 or apply directly online.


About you | E pā ana ki a koe

To be successful in this role you’ll need:

Experience in transport infrastructure projects, ideally including large span bridge designs as well as water and wastewater infrastructure projects such as tanks and pump stations. You will have some experience in the delivery leadership of projects.

Senior Role: To be a CPEng Chartered structural engineer or working towards Chartership and in the range of 7 years professional experience in the consulting industry.

Principal Role: To be a CPEng Chartered structural engineer and in the range of 10 years professional experience in the consulting industry.

Primary Location : New Zealand-Nelson-Nelson

Organization : BC-3102 Transpt-NZ New Zealand

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : No

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Feb 1, 2023, 6:02:43 PM

Req ID: 230000J3

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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