Senior Structural Engineer

Stantec Australia

Location: Geelong

Job Type: Full time


Senior Structural Engineer - ( 230003GK )


About the role

Our well established and growing Structural team in Victoria are currently seeking Senior a Structural Engineer to join our buildings team.

You will be given the opportunity to work across two regional offices in Geelong and Ballarat, to assist in developing client relationships and delivering successful projects.

You will have the pleasure of working on iconic and exciting building projects across Victoria and the opportunity to support national projects. You will service projects including those of relatively large size, of high complexity and with multiple clients.

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:

  • Be a trusted advisor to our clients and other project stakeholders, notably architects, contractors, builders and end users to achieve efficient and cost-effective solutions with a high-quality outcome

  • Complete projects in terms of programme, design execution, technical risk management and overall client satisfaction

  • Run and manage structural building projects, from preparing proposals and presenting to our clients, trough to timely project delivery

  • Mentor and support junior staff members

  • Prepare drawings and calculations in support of design concepts.

  • Execute project design, documentation, and contract administration

  • Liaise with local authorities, clients and consultant team

  • Attend project meetings

  • Contribute to the overall strategy and 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:

  • Hold a Bachelor Degree in Structural Engineering

  • Chartered status with Engineers Australia

  • 5 years experience working in an engineering consultancy environment working on buildings projects across a range of sectors eg. Commercial, health, defence and education.

  • Australian experience is essential, with VIC experience being highly advantageous

  • 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

  • Be an enthusiastic and energetic Engineer, keen to contribute to the culture of the team

  • 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

  • Professional Memberships

  • Salary Continuance Insurance (SCI)

  • Mental Health and Wellbeing Programs

  • Service Recognition Awards

  • Employee Assistance Program

About Stantec

The Stantec community unites approximately 28,000 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-Victoria-Geelong

Organization : BC-3011 Buildings-AU Victoria

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : No

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Sep 12, 2023, 2:25:40 PM

Req ID: 230003GK

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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