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Jacobs Bridge Engineer in North Sydney, Australia

Bridge Engineer


At Jacobs, you will work with the most talented professionals and thought leaders to shape the future of the global professional services sector as we deliver ground-breaking and life-changing solutions for a more connected, sustainable world. With more than $12 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 50,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of services including scientific, technical, professional, construction and program management for business, commercial, government and infrastructure sectors.#LI-LM1234

Our people improve lives and connect communities through transformative transport, water, built environment and power projects. We are innovators and problem solvers who turn challenges into greater opportunities. Visit www.jacobs.com to see how you can make a difference. Our Buildings & Infrastructure line of business has access to 10,000 professionals across the globe. Our team of engineers, designers and planners work to deliver projects in Transport Planning, Roads, Rail, Bridges, Project Management, Security Services, Building Structures & Services and Asset Management Planning.

About the Opportunity

Our Transport Structures section is experiencing significant growth due to recent project wins. We have several key engineering positions at varying levels to assist with the project workload and grow our team sustainably with great people. As a Bridge Engineer, you will use your technical expertise and sound judgement to deliver interesting and high profile projects.

The Transport Structures team specialises in the design and development of bridges and other civil structures. We work as part of multi-disciplinary teams to deliver major infrastructure projects for our clients who include government transport agencies, major contractors and asset owners. We are involved in projects throughout NSW, Australia and globally.

As a Bridge Engineer, your project responsibilities will include:

  • Undertake structural design tasks for standard form bridges and other civil structures (e.g. culverts, retaining walls, tunnel support elements, gantries and overhead support structures);

  • Ensure the designs and drawings developed are in accordance to relevant authorities/Australian Standards;

  • Lead the design or project manage small scale commissions;

  • Develop innovative design solutions whilst applying best practice;

  • Prepare design reports;

  • Participate in bids and contribute to tenders;

  • Undertake regular site visits/inspections and manage any site investigation works;

  • Attending project and client meetings to communicate project updates, progress and other matters relating to project constraints;

  • Work collaboratively with other team members to develop design solutions and deliver documentation.

About You

  • Tertiary qualification in Civil Engineering;

  • Minimum 6 years technical experience and knowledge in structural designs, including bridges;

  • Demonstrated experience in the use of structural analysis software such as Microstran and finite element analysis packages;

  • Good knowledge of AS5100 and other relevant Australian Standards;

  • Experience in leading or project managing small commissions will be highly regarded;

  • Demonstrated ability to prepare design reports;

  • Strong communication skills including excellent command of English.

  • Experience working with NSW transport authority, RMS and Sydney Trains will be highly regarded;

  • Experience in managing delivery of small tasks and mentor junior members;

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.

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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.

Primary Location Australia-Australia Countrywide-North Sydney

Req ID: BI 00054H