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Stantec Senior Civil Engineer – Buildings in Melbourne, Australia


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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

Our established and vibrant Melbourne team is looking for a Senior Civil Engineer. This role is suitable for a qualified candidate to take the lead on a diverse range of projects. The candidate will ideally have 5+ years experience in the design of ‘Commercial Buildings’ civil projects, the management of junior staff, sound client handling and wider project coordination skills.

You will be able to draw on your practical and commercial experience in the civil industry, in coordinating the delivery of teams and passing on your expertise and understanding of the consulting process.

Duties & Responsibilities:

• Deliver quality engineering and technical activities to achieve successful projects

• Experienced dealing with a range of clients and stakeholders including local authorities, government bodies and commercial companies

• Self-management skills will be as important as your technical design and project management abilities

• Prioritise workloads whilst ensuring our Clients' needs are met whilst maintaining strong and trusting working relationships with your colleague's both locally and across the international Stantec team.

• Build and develop your professional profile both internally and externally by consistently demonstrating an ability to successfully deliver projects.

• Maintain an appropriate level of service to Clients.

• Assist with project management and business development.

• Support other PE’s in completing projects in terms of program, profitability, technical risk management and overall Client satisfaction.

• Execute project design, documentation and contract administration services including regular project reviews

• Be accurate, diligent and professional.

• Participate in meetings with clients and other consultants.

Skills & Experience:

• Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering; or similar

• Ideally 5-10 years professional experience in the consulting or engineering industry.

• Skills in design software such as 12D and AutoCAD would be advantageous but not essential.

• Sound knowledge of relevant Australian Standards

• Ability to apply technical expertise in a way which balances commercial profitability, QA adherence, risk management and the morale of others.

• Good communication and interpersonal skills

• Technically very strong in terms of understanding the key elements of the design and construction associated with Civil Engineering works.

• Ability to prioritise workloads to meet deadlines

• Strong attention to detail

• Ability to use initiative and think outside the box

• Positive, can-do attitude

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

• Income Continuance Insurance (ICI)

• Service Recognition Awards

• Employee Assistance Program


Senior Civil Engineer – Buildings


Bachelor Degree in Civil Engineering

Employment Type: Full-Time

Job Type: Regular

Job Category: Civil Engineering

About Stantec:

We’re active members of the communities we serve. That’s why at Stantec we always design with community in mind. We believe growing a great design company happens from the inside out. We look for people who are drawn to use every talent they possess, plus creativity, determination and a drive to do the extraordinary.

The Stantec community unites approximately 22,000 employees working in over 400 locations across six continents. We collaborate across disciplines and industries to bring projects to life. Our work as architects, engineers, and consultants from initial project concept and planning through design, construction and commissioning is built on a solid history of success. 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. Redefine your personal best. Join us!

Location :

Australia-Victoria Melbourne