Senior Civil Engineer

Melbourne - Victoria - Australia - Oil, Gas & Mining - Oil & Gas - Engineering & Design - Professional Bachelor

Brunel are seeking an experienced Senior Civil Engineer to join our EPCM clients Geotechnical and Civil Engineer team. Based in Melbourne CBD working 40 hours per week, the Senior Civil Engineering role will be offered on a Fixed-term 12-Month contract.

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Abigail Aitken, Account manager

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About this role

This role is responsible for design, specification and services related to Civil and Geotechnical Engineering, including drainage, foundation engineering and landslip remedial and stability assessment works.

  • Responsible of the provision of Civil and Geotechnical Engineering services in support of project scope of work delivery
  • Develop designs for brownfields modification projects without supervision that comply with local laws and regulations, as well as industry and company codes, standards and practices
  • Undertake the role of technical lead to a team of senior, junior and graduate engineers
  • Develop project risk registers defining key risks to start-up of the overall project and its constituent projects
  • Develop verification requirements to determine the probability of risk occurrence
  • Review results of verifications and advise on required mitigations to overcome foreseen risks to projects
  • Define requirements for and participate in assurance activities to assess effectiveness in closure of risks.

About you

  • 10 years minimum experience in the Oil and Gas industry;
  • At least 7 years shall have been in the civil and geotechnical areas with exposure to and knowledge of the civil discipline;
  • Demonstrated ability to conceptualize, assess and develop civil and geotechnical designs from field data, including from remote locations that are relevant to the local construction and physical environment;
  • Ability to develop briefs for third party geotechnical consultants or site investigation companies to deliver inputs relative to the design project;
  • Familiarity with construction methods and standards of local civil contractors, road and statutory authorities. The competent use of Civil design programs such as 12D will be expected;
  • An engineering degree from an accredited, recognized State College or University. A post graduate qualification in the geotechnical disciplines will be highly regarded;
  • Familiar with discipline relevant US and Australian Industry Design Codes;
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to effectively communicate with the client;
  • Effective time management skills and ability to prioritize;
  • Ability to transfer skills and knowledge to other engineers including remote teams working in different cultures.

What we offer

over 105 offices in 35 countries we are proud to offer this exciting career
opportunity with an industry leader. As a Senior Civil Engineer employed by our
Client, you will be guided through this process by your dedicated Account
Manager, who is available at any stage to answer questions, provide feedback,
and work with you to ensure your new role is a success.

As this is a fixed term full time
contract, you will be employed directly by our Client, but receive supported
throughout the full term of your assignment, by Brunel's Service and
Recruitment team. We provide the tools for success; world class training
and advanced technology to ensure you succeed within Brunel, and our Global
clients In addition, Brunel also provides excellent upward and
international mobility worldwide.

About us

Brunel is one of the world's premier specialist recruitment companies successfully working across industries such as Oil & Gas, Mining & Construction, Energy, Renewables, Rail, Infrastructure & Engineering supplying contractor and permanent placements.


  • Vacancy number: PUB200564
  • Location: Melbourne
  • Market: Oil, Gas & Mining
  • hours per week: 40
  • Branche: Oil & Gas
  • Education level: Professional Bachelor
  • Area of Expertise: Engineering & Design
  • Closing date: Tuesday, February 26, 2019
Apply now

Feel free to contact


Abigail Aitken

Account manager Brunel Energy Australia Perth

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