Senior Bridge Engineer, Newcastle

Aurecon is now recruiting several positions for our growing Newcastle office. With world-class beaches, challenging projects, a great office culture and the famous Hunter Valley only a short drive away – the region offers a relaxed and enviable lifestyle all-year round.

Aurecon is an engineering and infrastructure advisory company, but not as you know it. We’ve reimagined engineering. We create clever, innovative solutions to some of the world’s most complex challenges, adding value through deep technical and advisory expertise.

In 2018, we were listed in LinkedIn’s Top Companies 2018, the only engineering consulting firm in Australia to make the list. In 2017, we were also honoured to be named ‘Large Firm of the Year’ by Consult Australia, and we were ranked #5 in the Australian Financial Review’s Most Innovative Companies list. We challenge the status-quo and we want to work with people who, like us, are passionate about leaving a legacy in the 24 countries we operate.

Our Newcastle office has recently acquired several exciting projects critical to the growth and development of the local region, and broader New South Wales. The projects build on our portfolio of exciting projects in Australia such as Barangaroo, Wynyard Station, and 5 Martin Place .

A Senior Bridge Engineer is sought to join us in Newcastle.

Do you have a strong bridge design background and understanding of the construction of bridges and civil structures?   Do you have a flair for collaboratively within multi-disciplinary teams?  If so, we would love to hear from you.


  • Perform design and analysis of complex concrete/steel bridge structures and temporary works in accordance with the relevant design codes and standards. 
  • Deliver design documentation including drawings, specifications and reports in accordance with Client quality standards.
  • Assist in the supervision and guidance of junior engineers and overview design calculations and details of the other engineers and drafters. 
  • Develop innovative design alternates for options studies, tender designs, cost savings, etc.
  • Ability to work on fast paced design and construct projects and pursuits. 
  • Provide construction phase support on a wide array of projects and structural types.
  • Perform load ratings for bridge structures.
  • Other assignments as needed.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering and to have, or be eligible to obtain chartered status with Engineers Australia or a mutually recognised organisation.  
  • Design and documentation to Roads and Maritime/Sydney Trains/Transport for NSW/ARTC experience preferred.
  • Minimum of 7 years bridge design experience.
  • Strong technical skills in complex structural analysis including construction stage analysis and design of various types of bridge structures is required. 
  • Experience with Midas Civil/Midas FEA software packages is an advantage.
  • Design and Construct experience is an advantage.

What We Provide

We are committed to fostering a culture that empowers our people, promotes teamwork and encourages sustainability.

This is a unique career-development opportunity for an experienced professional to join a dynamic, growing company that offers:

  • Diverse, interesting and challenging work
  • Local, national and international career opportunities
  • Ongoing technical/non-technical training and personal development
  • Attractive remuneration that recognises and rewards performance
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • A great team atmosphere and a busy social scene.

Working within the global Aurecon team provides extensive career prospects whilst providing an environment that empowers, encourages sustainability and promotes team work. For an example of some of our projects, visit

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