Senior Structural Engineer

Senior Structural Engineer

Advitech is seeking an experienced structural engineer to supervise and lead Advitech’s committed team of structural engineers. The successful candidate will have considerable experience in structural design across sectors including heavy industry, mining, materials handling and consulting, with strong leadership skills.  This is a great opportunity to be involved in key projects – from start to end.


  • Leading and supporting the Structural Engineering team in the provision of engineering design and asset integrity services
  • Ensuring services are fit for purpose and compliant with relevant codes and regulatory standards
  • Performing hands-on engineering investigations, analysis and assessments
  • Reviewing and signing-off designs and associated documentation prepared by other team members
  • Proactively coordinating and managing project scopes of work, budgets and delivery schedules
  • Managing relationships with existing clients and developing new business relationships
  • Preparing cost estimates and proposals for new opportunities
  • Supporting the development, well-being and resourcing of team members
  • Playing an active role in the business leadership group through regular meetings, workshops, training and business development activities

About You

To be our Senior Structural Engineer, you will meet the following essential criteria:

  • Degree qualification in Structural Engineering, recognised by Engineers Australia
  • CPEng, RPEQ and RPEV accreditation, or eligibility to obtain
  • Comprehensive knowledge and proven technical experience in structural steel and reinforced concrete design including AS4100, AS1170, AS3600 etc.
  • A strong working knowledge with a range of structural design software packages such as SPACEGASS, IDEA StatiCa, Strand 7 or similar would be highly regarded
  • Ability to perform hand calculations as required
  • Experience or ability to perform site investigations including structural integrity with risk rating, dilapidation surveys of reinforced concrete and steel structures
  • Ability to co-ordinate with multiple engineering disciplines and drafting team within the company on project basis
  • Experience in the application of engineering design guidelines, relevant acts, regulations and standards
  • Competent in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Highly developed interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Current drivers licence

Senior Structural Engineers meeting the following desirable criteria will be considered favourably:

  • Demonstrated leadership, business development and project management skills
  • Local, consulting experience

About the Position

Position Type: Permanent, Full Time or Part Time or Casual – you decide!
Reports To: Structural Group Leader
Location: Advitech office, located in the Emergent Group Headquarters, Newcastle. Hybrid and flexible work practices apply for this role
Salary: Competitive salary plus superannuation and generous income protection insurance, wellbeing vouchers, referral program bonus, overtime options, professional membership training subsidised, and monthly Group lunches.

Benefits of Working Here

Advitech provides high-level engineering and environmental services, advice, and management across sectors. We believe it’s our people that set us apart from the competition. We seek passionate and qualified professionals who share our commitment to helping our clients achieve their operational goals.

When you work for an Emergent Group company you become part of a team of people committed to applying science and technology solutions to the world’s biggest challenges.

We do our best to maintain a healthy, collaborative and friendly work culture, where individuality and difference are respected and all voices are heard.

The wellbeing of our people is our top priority. We offer great benefits including flexibility of working arrangements and career development opportunities.

To Apply

If you have the legal right to live and work in Australia, and want to be part of our great team, Submit Your Application and upload your resume and a cover letter addressing how you meet the requirements for this role.

We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive culture that promotes the skills and insights of all its people irrespective of their gender, ethnicity, ability, age or sexual orientation.

We know teams perform best when they’re diverse and every team member feels like they belong. It’s our mission to unleash potential in every team.

Applications close: 28 June 2024

We are a 2024 Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to respond to every applicant. We appreciate the time and effort it takes to prepare and submit your application. As a Circle Back Initiative Employer we are committed to reviewing and responding to every applicant. We don’t just contact the short-listed candidates, or leave you wondering.

Position Reference # 2024_A03

More Information

For more information regarding this position, call us on 02 4924 5400.