Position Details

Structural Engineer, Kingscliff

Full Time Location : Kingscliff, NSW
Start Date: Immediate Start

About Westera Partners Pty. Ltd. (Westera)

We are one of Southeast Queensland’s most respected Consulting Engineering firms. Our team spans four geographical office locations and we are dynamic, market focused and driven by excellence. Westera commenced operations on the Gold Coast before expanding to Brisbane, the Sunshine Coast and Northern NSW. Our expanding operations out of Kingscliff boast exciting opportunities for both Civil and Structural Engineers, with a particular focus at present on high-end residential projects in collaboration with boutique architects. With expertise in Structural, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Westera has an enviable reputation for delivering superior quality consulting engineering services. We are constantly developing talent to carry forth our distinctive expertise, which spans several decades across the following fields of Structural Engineering:

  • Luxury and Prestige Residential
  • Residential townhouses
  • Multi-residential
  • Commercial / Industrial
  • Aged Care facilities
  • Educational facilities
  • Community & Service Clubs
  • Civil Infrastructure / Bridges

About the role

We are looking for an experienced and capable Structural Engineer to join our fun, friendly, high-performance team in the idyllic beachside location of Kingscliff, Northern NSW.

Our ideal colleague will be a team player with three-four years’ experience on high-end, luxury residential properties in Australia and other structural engineering projects. This relevant experience will be leveraged by an ability to build great relationships within multidisciplinary teams, and a strong internal drive to deliver outstanding engineering consultancy services to our clients.

Applicants must be able to prove they have Australian Work Rights and Australian structural engineering experience to have either obtained their NER/CPEng status or be actively working towards achieving this this within 12 months.

This is a full-time, permanent role for someone who is serious about their professional development and looking to commit to the long-term success of the business.

The primary responsibility of this role will be to assist in the design and management of multiple structural engineering projects in a manner that aligns with Westera principles and current industry regulations.

Some mentoring will be required within and across projects and multidisciplinary teams. There is an expectation to develop strong internal and external working relationships with key clients, architects, government authorities and support services.

This is a dynamic role in and fast-paced but friendly environment that exposes you to the variety of challenging and stimulating projects we work on. The successful applicant will love finding excellent, innovative solutions for clients and seeing their work come to fruition.

All team members must comply with the company’s ISO Accredited Quality Management System and contribute to the continuous improvement of the business.

It would suit a dynamic but easy-going and highly customer-focused designer looking for a long-term career opportunity to continue their professional development, mentor others, and grow with the firm.


About you

To be successful in this role you will have over four years’ post-graduate experience, hold an appropriate bachelor’s degree in engineering, and be actively working towards NER/CPEng status in order to progress your career with us.

Sound project management and intermediate-to-advanced software design skills are essential in this role. You are both comfortable mentoring team members and working under supervision from peers as required.

You should be able to demonstrate your business acumen where you have, individually or within a team, maximised margin through an understanding of scope, cost, variation and your overall understanding of the financial and contractual obligations of projects you have worked on. Local knowledge will be an advantage.

You are competent at solving problems with routine technical matters. You apply creative, efficient and effective design solutions with strict adherence to regulations and code compliance. You similarly approach and apply solutions to complex matters under supervision, or with guidance of, senior professional engineers as required.

You should be approachable and demonstrate advanced communication skills to engage and build rapport with all internal and external stakeholders. You should be proactive in your learning, and enthusiastic about growing your career with us. You are driven to produce designs that are creative, compliant, cost-effective, and add value. Your ability to consistently deliver a service to our clients that exceeds their expectations will bolster your ongoing success and future development with us.

You must have current Australian work rights and hold a current, unencumbered driver’s licence to apply for this role.

About the benefits

Westera values the professional growth and development of all employees. Along with providing mentoring to team members, you will be offered informal mentoring and formal professional development opportunities throughout your career. The business requires all employees participate in the annual performance and development cycle, where employees are offered the opportunity to set their own developmental goals which include on-the-job training, learning from others and external training. We facilitate both annual salary reviews across the board and ad-hoc reviews as appropriate.

The business offers an Associate Program providing eligible employees the ability to share in the profits of the business.

Most importantly, you will enjoy working in a high energy environment with a team of dedicated professionals who love what they do!

Don’t miss this opportunity to make a difference and join a growing talented team in a well-respected Engineering Consultancy firm – Apply Now! *

*Note: Applications should reference PE-1S NSW and include your current resume and cover letter. Work examples are welcomed. We are not accepting international applications or referrals from recruitment agencies. Previous applicants need not apply. Please send to katew@westerapartners.com.au

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