Mar 02, 2020

Senior Structural Engineer, Water

  • WSP
  • Brisbane City QLD, Australia
Full time Engineering


About us: 

With approximately 50,500 talented people globally and 5,400 talented people based in more than 50 offices in Australia and New Zealand, we engineer projects that will help societies grow for lifetimes to come. We are dedicated to our local communities and propelled by international brainpower. We are technical experts and strategic advisors including engineers, technicians, scientists, architects, planners, surveyors and environmental specialists, as well as other design, program and construction management professionals. Our purpose is simple, we exist to future proof our cities and our environment.

If you wish know whether you will like working with WSP and align with its Culture and Values, please visit our website

Due to the continued success of our Australian operations, we currently have an exciting opportunity for Experienced/Senior Structural Engineers to work within our Brisbane Water teams.

While we are a large global business, we aren’t tied down by bureaucracy. We strive to give our people the freedom and flexibility to make their own decisions, whether this is in their daily work or for progressing their career.

The Opportunity

  • Prepare concise technical calculations, quality technical reports, and engineering drawings
  • Undertaken design reviews
  • Undertake safety in design reviews
  • Design or project management of small projects or discrete work packages
  • Assist in managing project communications, project integration and preparing the costing of proposals
  • Carry out structural inspections of new and existing infrastructure

What we'll love about you

  • Have a Bachelor of Engineering Degree.
  • 5 to 10 years’ experience as a civil/structural engineer, ideally with experience in the water industry.
  • Will preferably have worked on major water infrastructure projects in South East Queensland
  • Have demonstrated experience in the design of structures, reinforced concrete, structural steel, and structural inspections.
  • Be technically competent with reinforced concrete and steel design to Australian Standards including AS3735.
  • Ideally, be Chartered and RPEQ qualified, or well advanced in working towards this 
  • Practical experience using Microstran, Spacegass, and Strand 7.
  • Ability to work in a team environment and communicate effectively.

What we will offer you:

At WSP we provide a diverse and inclusive work environment and offer many personal and professional development opportunities that are aimed to help you deliver your best self to the role whilst managing your personal life in balance. We have been recognised for the second consecutive year as a Great Place to Work® with year-on-year increases in employee engagement.

Some of the many benefits we offer our employees include:

  • Flexible working hours and working from home
  • Global mobility
  • Parental leave & purchased additional annual leave
  • Corporate employee discounts and offers
  • Salary continuance insurance
  •  Wellness at work & social club
  • Workplace giving /volunteering
  • Employee reward & recognition program
  • Professional and technical development opportunities

Inspired by Diversity, Driven by Inclusion…….

Discover a forward-thinking culture that incorporates some conventional yet non-negotiable qualities—like respect, integrity and trust. We welcome to the table all perspectives, strengths, skills, creeds and genders because we know that diverse ideas breed extraordinary results.

WSP supports a diverse and inclusive work environment as well as equal employment opportunities. We encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and people of culturally diverse backgrounds to apply. 

Please note we will not be engaging the services of recruitment agencies for this role.



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