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Structural Engineer

South Brisbane
Full time
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Stantec Australia
1,001-5,000 employees
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Structural Engineer - ( 2300025V )


About the role

Our well established and growing Structural team in Brisbane are currently seeking a Structural Engineer to join our Queensland Buildings Team.

We are looking for someone with a rounded engineering technical skillset and excellent communication skills. The ideal candidate should be able to demonstrate ownership of their project responsibilities from concept through to construction. Our team structure will provide the support and mentorship to further the technical and overall development of the successful candidate as they work towards RPEQ status. With appropriate senior guidance, you will be able to undertake tasks independently to support project delivery.

You will have the pleasure of working on iconic and exciting building projects across Queensland and the opportunity to support national projects. You will service projects for multiple clients ranging from relatively small school buildings, where you will be given exposure to take a leading role. To relatively large size projects where you will be a key member of the delivery team on these highly complex projects.

We operate across all building types, including health, education, sports and leisure, defence, retail and commercial buildings. The role will enable you to thrive in a successful global firm during this exciting chapter of growth.

Day to day tasks would involve:

  • Assist senior staff in the management and delivery of structural building projects.

  • Liaise with the internal multidisciplinary team, external architects, clients, and contractors.

  • Prepare sketches and calculations in support of design concepts.

  • Execute project design, detailed calculations, documentation, and contract administration.

  • Attend internal and external project design meetings.

  • Undertake site inspections and reports.

  • Undertake project QA in accordance with our procedures.

  • Mentor Junior staff members who would be at a Graduate level

  • Contribute to the development of the Structural team and to our company culture.

  • Adhere to Stantec professional standards, ethics and Stantec quality procedures.

To be successful for this role you'll need:

  • Bachelor Degree in Structural Engineering

  • Ideally have 3 years previous experience working in an engineering consultancy environment working on buildings projects. Projects within the education, health and defence sectors would be advantageous however not compulsory.

  • Knowledge of the Building Code of Australia and relevant Australian Standards

  • Structural software knowledge of SpaceGass, RAM Concept, ETABS or similar design programs

  • Knowledge of building stability analysis and corresponding detailing

  • Knowledge and capability across post-tensioned and reinforced concrete, steel, masonry and timber design fields

  • Ideally be well connected/networked within the industry

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to prioritise workloads to meet deadlines

  • Problem solving mindset with strong interpersonal skills

What we offer

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

  • Genuine Flexible Working Arrangements - Including work from home opportunities, provision for school term contracts, job sharing and part time employment.

  • Option to purchase up to 4 weeks additional leave.

  • 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

  • A friendly team environment, with dedicated and enthusiastic staff committed to producing high quality service and deliverables

  • A large break-out room with table tennis and pool table facilities

  • Professional Memberships

  • Salary Continuance Insurance (SCI)

  • Mental Health and Wellbeing Programs

  • Service Recognition Awards

  • Employee Assistance Program

About Stantec

The Stantec community unites approximately 26,000 employees working in over 400 locations across six continents. We collaborate across disciplines and industries to bring buildings, energy, resources, water, environmental, transport and infrastructure projects to life.

Our work from initial project concept and planning through design, construction, and commissioning begins at the intersection of community, creativity, and client relationships.

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.


Stantec is serious about healthy work-life balance, diversity, inclusion & equity, indigenous relations, innovation, community engagement, corporate sustainability, and social wellbeing. We have employee groups for women, LGBTQI , neurodiversity, and more! Our employees play sport, fundraise, volunteer, learn, and have fun together.

How to apply

If this position is of interest, please apply via the link below.

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



Primary Location : Australia-Queensland-South Brisbane

Work Locations :

Brisbane Merivale St QLD

Organization : BC-3010 Buildings-AU Queensland

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : No

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Jul 18, 2023, 5:21:27 PM

Req ID: 2300025V

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