Civil Engineer

Location: Toowoomba

Position Status: Permanent/ Full Time

 Key Roles and Responsibilities: 

The key responsibilities of the position will include:

  • To conduct and project manage engineering projects including fieldwork, where required, and design of earthworks, foundations, pipes, roads, storm water system and, catchment modelling.
  • Prepare engineering specifications and reports.
  • Conduct audits of engineering works, contracts and engineering QA documentation.
  • Review and assess engineering works and certify as a RPEQ and/or NER.
  • Conduct forensic assessments of failures in engineering works and provide recommendations for remedy.
  • Build client confidence and enhance business relationships with a view to securing productive, long-term relationships with clients.
  • To identify opportunities, research and construct business proposals, liaising with internal and/or sub-contract staff as required.
  • Effect good communications at all levels within the company with a particular emphasis on effective support for the staff in the design team.
  • Maintain professional skills by keeping abreast of the literature, attendance at appropriate workshops, conferences or seminars and by liaison with fellow professional, technical and administrative staff.
  • Administrative duties, as required.
  • Compliance with the company's Quality Assurance systems.
  • Work to required company HSE standards.
  • Other duties as directed by management.

Required Qualifications and Experience: 

  • Tertiary qualifications in civil or agricultural engineering.
  • Minimum of five (5) years commercial experience in a professional position within a consultancy.
  • Demonstrated high level project management experience.
  • Post graduate qualifications would be highly regarded.
  • Registered Professional Engineer of Queensland (RPEQ) and/or CPEng NER.
  • Current manual driver's license.
  • White Card and First Aid Certificates.

 Selection Criteria: 

  • A proactive self-starter who is independent, experienced, reliable, trustworthy and able to operate autonomously.
  • Proven ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing. Enjoys communicating with clients and people from all walks of life.
  • Proven ability to manage time and prioritise projects with competing interests.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively work with a team to deliver project outcomes on time and with quality results.
  • Engineering design experience.
  • Background in private industry and experience working in a professional consultancy.
  • Demonstrated advanced computing skills.
  • Passionate about rural Australia with a rural background or experience working in rural areas.
  • Comfortable with travel away from home. Note that this role involves work in regional, rural and remote Australia.