Senior Structural Engineer

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The details:

  • Permanent Full Time | 9 day fortnight
  • Total Remuneration Package of $114k to $121k pa
    (base of: $101k to $108k + 12% super)

    Qld Local Government Industry Award (Stream A) - Level 6 of EBA5
  • 72.5 hour fortnight
  • Hybrid, flexible working environment, including some work from home days.
  • Location: Our Strathpine office has local parking on-site and is in close proximity to public transport networks.

Are you a passionate and skilled structural engineer, ready to play a key role and make significant impact in a newly created team that is instrumental in the growth and development of the City of Moreton Bay.

This opportunity plays a pivotal role in the planning, design, and execution of landmark projects that define the City’s transport network. Your expertise will be crucial in ensuring structural integrity, safety, and innovation in projects. 

About our opportunity

As our Senior Structural Engineer, we will look to you to provide specialist technical advice based on best practice structural design principles, relevant standards, guidelines and Council policies on the structural components of transport infrastructure  projects.

This is an opportunity to expand on your experience in bridge design and civil structures such as culverts, retaining walls, manholes and gully inlet pits.

You will be kept busy as you work on multiple projects at once and have opportunity to experience one of the many benefits in working for Local Government seeing your quality work delivered and benefiting the local community.

Reporting through to our newly appointed Team Leader Civil Structural, you will initially form part of the dynamic duo and quickly establish yourselves as the trusted source of advice on civil structures in the City’s transport planning and design team.

You will be a natural communicator, confident to be a subject matter expert and build those key stakeholder relationships both internally and externally.

You'll also:

  • assist with structural reviews of transport infrastructure designs
  • assist with structural assessment of existing transport structures
  • assist with the preparation of concept designs for transport structure solutions that respond to user needs.
  • support the development and updating of relevant Council policy and design standards for bridge and civil structural components.
  • provide technical input into the annual capital and operational works programs and assist in their review and update.

About you

This is a new position within our Transport Engineering team and we looking for someone energised by this opportunity, keen to bring their skills and dedication to the role. To be successful in this role, you will bring:

  • degree qualification in Civil or Structural Engineering.
  • experience in providing structural engineering advice as it relates to transport infrastructure projects - including bridge design.
  • good working knowledge in relevant standards and principles - such as AS5100, AS3600, AS4100 and DTMR and standards - and bridge design software such as MIDAS.
  • demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects at once.
  • RPEQ registration and Bridge Inspection Qualifications are desirable, but not mandatory.

If you are seeking a new challenge in a growing organisation, working on diverse projects that you get to actually see come to fruition in the community, and keen to experience genuine work/life balance... this may be the opportunity you have been waiting for!

Position Description

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Why join the City of Moreton Bay Team?

As the third largest local government area in Australia, the Moreton Bay region boasts beautiful beaches and waterways, amazing manufacturing hubs and picturesque hinterland hamlets. Moreton Bay has a strong and connected community that enjoys all the traditional Jinibara, Kabi Kabi and Turrbal country has to offer within our region.

With a diverse workforce of more than 2,000 team members dedicated to servicing the needs and enhancing the lifestyle of nearing 500,000 residents, each team member has an intrinsic ability to impact our community. Whether you’re a manager or working on the frontline, your role will make a difference - bring your expertise and join our driven team today.

Aside from an opportunity to build a rewarding career within a diverse and growing organisation, we offer a range of team member benefits including:

  • Flexibility depends on the type of work you do but could include options such as work from home, part time, 9-day fortnights and flexible days. Talk to us about what flexibility means to you!
  • Discounted Health Insurance.
  • Free flu vaccinations every year.
  • Fitness Passport program offering discounted membership for you and your family to selected facilities.
  • Our team members are encouraged to undertake study for career development in their area of employment under our Study, Training And Research Scheme (STARS).
  • Generous employer and employee super contribution scheme.
  • Salary packaging options on novated leases, superannuation payments, smartphones and devices.
  • We want you and your family to feel well supported when you need it most - as a team member you will have access our 24/7 confidential counselling service, leader support hotline, chaplaincy program and our Mates in Construction program.

How to Apply

Click on the 'Apply' button below to complete your online application. Please upload your current resume that demonstrates how you meet the requirements of this role.

Please note: applicants will be required to undergo a National Police History Check as part of the recruitment process for this role.

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