Senior Structural Remedial Engineer

Inhouse Consulting Engineers

Our firm provides a huge variety of structural design work in residential and public buildings, we have a niche client base providing structural design of culverts, bridges, drainage works and retaining walls in land development. We also have a significant role in the investigation and reporting on building defects, insurance issues and remedial work specifications and reporting.

We are seeking a senior structural engineer to share the lead of our team of engineers and drafters in our long established and growing consulting engineering practice in Western Sydney.  The person we need will have an advanced technical background and team leader experience along with developing management skills.

All our staff enjoy the following:

  • Flexi-time and time of in lieu of normal hours, plus casual working from home options.
  • Set up of working from home equipment and networking back to the office.
  • Encouragement and support to maintain CPD.
  • Relaxed workplace in modern air-conditioned office.
  • Convenient location, with no traffic hassles, easy car parking.

To the right person, we offer:

  • Competitive salary (equivalent to Grade 4 – 5 of I.E. Aust. latest salary review)
  • After proving your suitability, we offer a company vehicle or allowance for your vehicle.

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Direct liaison with architects, Council, clients, construction contractors for establishing scope of work, fee proposals, concept designs, problem solving and job management.
  • Supervision of other design staff, checking and approving the documentation for issue.
  • Application of current Australian Design Codes, NCC, and structural design principles.
  • Prepare accurate, legible, written design calculations and computer analysis, preparing detailed sketches and notes for drafting.
  • Carry out site inspections and provide technical advice to clients and staff.
  • Carry out investigations of problems in buildings and prepare professional technical reports suitable for NCAT, Expert Witness, Insurance and Building claims.

Your application will not be considered unless you have:

  • A Degree in Civil/Structural Engineering with CPEng and NER status from IE Aust.
  • At least 10 years local Australian and clearly relevant experience since graduation that includes detailed design work and remedial engineering on residential structures.
  • Expert in design of slabs, footings and framing to new residences plus additions and alterations, retaining walls and pools using concrete, steel, timber, and masonry.
  • Knowledge of Australian construction practices and materials, historically and current.
  • OH&S Induction Training for Construction Work (White Card).
  • Excellent written and spoken technical English and report writing (examples will be required)
  • Current NSW Drivers Licence and clean driving record.
  • Have Australian Permanent Residency or Citizenship.
  • Local stormwater drainage design for small to medium building projects is desirable.

Applications are to be forwarded with a covering letter to your resume, that notes your earliest available start date, by email to roger@inhouseengineers.com.au or post to

The Manager, Inhouse Consulting Engineers Pty Ltd, P.O. Box 752, Kingswood, NSW 2747.

Posted 4m ago
Full time
Kingswood NSW
Closing Saturday, 12 March 2022

How to apply

Applications are to be forwarded with a covering letter to your resume, that notes your earliest available start date, by email to roger@inhouseengineers.com.au or post to

The Manager, Inhouse Consulting Engineers Pty Ltd, P.O. Box 752, Kingswood, NSW 2747.