Senior Civil Design Engineer

Location: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Salary: competitive
Sectors: Engineering
Job Type: Permanent
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Job Description

Working within the transport team, you will be able to work independently through substantial tasks under the overall supervision of the Director of Civil, along with leading a small team on transport packages.

Minimum requirements:

  • Degree in Civil Engineering
  • 8+ years 3D modelling within live local projects
  • Advanced use of OpenRoads/ 12D and AutoCAD/ Microstation software
  • Experience in leading a team
  • Exceptional written and verbal communications

Responsibilities of the Senior Civil Design Engineer:

Manage and take responsibility for delivering project documentation in accordance with Client brief, relevant Australian Standards, and local authority requirements.

Regular meetings with managers within several projects to track progress and discuss design issues

Design of roads (Major and minor), car parks and earthworks utilising OpenRoads and Microstation to relevant codes and guidelines.

Lead a team of Engineers and Designers on packages delegated to you by the Head of Civil

Understanding of stormwater drainage, roof drainage, On Site Detention and Retention design.

Checking team member designs, ensuring they are correct and following standards

Attendance of co-ordination meetings to resolve design issues between the various consultants and clients.

Write concise project communication and design reports.

Brief CAD staff on the design documentation and ensure that the drafted design is accurate.

Work within the project design budgets with the ability to tell if budgets are realistic or not

Mentor junior staff in a constructive way by providing feedback to develop skill sets.

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