Lead Structural Engineer

Lead Structural Engineer

Advitech is seeking a 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.


  • Leading 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
  • Implementing and promoting the company’s Integrated Management System policies and procedures
  • Supporting the development, wellbeing and resourcing of team members
  • Playing an active role in the business leadership group through regular meetings, workshops, training and business development activities
  • Adopting continuous learning and improvement processes in all aspects of the position

About You

To be successful in this role, you will meet the following essential criteria:

  • Degree qualification in Structural Engineering, recognised by Engineers Australia
  • CPEng and RPEQ accreditation, or eligibility to obtain
  • Comprehensive knowledge and proven technical experience in structural and concrete design including AS4100, AS1170, AS3600 etc.
  • A strong working knowledge with a range of structural design software packages including SpaceGASS
  • Experience in the application of engineering design guidelines, relevant acts, regulations and standards
  • Superior report writing experience
  • Competent in Microsoft 365
  • Highly developed interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Current drivers licence

Structural/civil engineers meeting the following desirable criteria will be considered favourably:

  • Demonstrated leadership, business development and project management skills
  • Able to control business unit costs, manage budgets and monthly invoices
  • Local, consulting experience
  • Working at heights and confined spaces accreditation
  • A current Order 43 Medical

About the Position

Position Type: Permanent, Full Time or Part Time
Reports To: Manager – Engineering
Location: Emergent Group Headquarters Newcastle is preferred, but we remain open to other options. Flexible work practices apply for this role.

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 work in Australia and are looking for a company with an enviable culture, please send us your resume and a cover letter addressing how you meet the requirements for this role.

We are a 2023 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 # 2023_A07

More Information

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