Structural 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.

Your commitment to the currently available position will place you in a service line that is at the vanguard of innovative projects across the world delivered by eminent engineers through leading digital techniques

The requirements of this position will include

  • Providing detailed design solutions and documentation
  • Delivery of the Structural components of larger scale diverse projects from inception to completion
  • Carrying out site inspections and investigations at a variety of sites
  • Project management of multiple work packages
  • Working closely with our clients to ensure timely delivery
  • Assist with the preparation of fee proposals and other work winning activities
  • Current drivers licence and ability to drive in rural and urban environments

The successful candidate will have experience in the following

  • Australian recognised Bachelor's Degree in Structural/Civil Engineering with a minimum of 2 years post graduate experience
  • Excellent understanding of relevant Australian Standards
  • Strong ability to use structural software packages such as Microstran, Spacegass, Strand7, Rapt etc, as well as spreadsheets to track and coordinate large numbers of deliverables
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including the preparation of engineering designs, specifications and technical report writing
  • Good aptitude to liaise professionally with Clients
  • Strong ability to deliver appropriate engineering solutions within a specified time frame
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a multi-disciplinary team

You will be a suitably qualified Structural Engineer, with full working rights in Australia and be able to communicate ideas successfully and collaborate with clients and colleagues to achieve goals.

Alignment with the Aurecon Attributes is also vital: Co-creative, Commercial, Sense-maker, Inquisitive, Engaging, Resourceful, Fearless and Unconventional Thinking. 

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 arrangement
  • 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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