Senior Bridge Engineer


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About the opportunity

Our Transport group employs more than 8,000 professionals who support clients with innovative solutions to efficiently move people and goods across the globe. We focus our efforts in Aviation, Bridge, Highway, Ports & Maritime, Planning Services, Transit & Rail and Tunnels.

An opportunity now exists for a Senior Bridge Engineer to join our Structures & Maritime team in our Melbourne office. Reporting to the Section Leader, this role requires technical output and direction in the design, rehabilitation and management of civil infrastructure within the Section and on projects; particularly for bridge structures.

About you

You will have designed and assessed bridges in both the road and rail environment in Australia and have a desire to work on some of Victoria’s key infrastructure projects.

You will have demonstrated experience in the design process, co-ordination of work with other design disciplines and the efficient management and delivery of designs. You will have a practical knowledge of construction methods and accustomed to producing high quality solutions delivering projects to client’s expectations. You will be proficient in preparing technical specifications and tender advice notes.

Whilst previous experience with the management and leadership of small teams is not essential it would be beneficial to the growth of this role. Experience working in and managing work in a design and construct environment is highly recommended.

Experience in bidding and delivering a range of bridge engineering works for a variety of clients will be highly regarded. Your experience may include, bridge design, bridge rehabilitation, proof engineering and bridge inspection and load assessment.

The skills required are\:
  • A high level of experience in delivering projects to required standards
  • A self-starter who shows initiative and can lead small projects, input into proposals and carry out bridge design with little or no supervision
  • A degree in engineering appropriate tertiary qualification in addition to relevant industry experience
  • Recent experience must include the structural design for transport infrastructure related projects whilst bridge design and assessment experience is mandatory
  • You will have applicable knowledge of design and documentation standards
  • You will draw from extensive experience to undertake detailed structural analysis, calculations and design work
Why Jacobs

We reflect our clients’ diversity at Jacobs. We value inclusion and diversity as it energises our people and encourages creativity, collaboration and innovation. Our global culture of caring fosters a workplace where we value the safety, positive mental health, inclusion and belonging of all our employees. Joining Jacobs introduces you to a variety of established global employee networks dedicated to empowering employees to maximise their potential through engagement and development opportunities across all career stages.
One of the many ways we thank our employees for their dedication and hard work, is offering quality, flexible benefit options that keep you and your family, physically and financially healthy. You’ll have access to several employee benefits including professional/educational support, flexible work arrangements, salary sacrifice options, monthly social events or community involvement programs.

It’s a great time to join Jacobs as we actively nurture and support our diverse employee and client networks across all ethnicities and cultures. Achieve more and thrive with a global brand! Apply online by clicking on the link below.

Please note\: If you are being represented by a recruitment agency you will not be considered, to be considered you will need to apply directly to Jacobs.