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Lead Civil Engineer

Perth, Western Australia, Australia

Job Reference 1175396

Location Perth, Western Australia, Australia

Industry Process - Mining & Metals

Function Engineering & Design

Job Type Contract

Date Added November 17, 2022

Position - Lead Civil Engineer
Location - Perth, WA
Duration - Initial 12 Months

The scope of the project includes the mine pit development, internal haul and access roads, processing plant, power supply (Solar / Renewables alternatives), water and site wide communications systems and supporting infrastructure and maintenance facilities, an airport and construction and operational accommodation (up to 800 rooms).

A key element of the work is the assessment of the Ore Transport options (Heavy Haul Rail or Road) from the mine site 70kms to the existing Roy Hill railway.


  • Reporting into a Principal Civil Engineer
  • Operating as part of a combined mine & rail civil team
  • Seeking strong background in road geometric design
  • Pavement experience a plus
  • Will support existing hydro centric team
Required Experience
  • Extensive experience in an EPCM/ESP environment, ideally working on mining and infrastructure projects
  • A strong background in road geometric design, pavement experience is a plus
  • Ability to interpret and communicate information of a more complex nature and understanding of confidentiality of information
  • Highly developed verbal communication and interpersonal skills to effectively liaise, influence and negotiate with key stakeholders
  • Bachelor of Civil Engineering, plus extensive relevant technical experience or demonstrated supervisory skills

Please note: you will need to be based in WA and have the right to work in Australia to be considered for this role

About Airswift

Airswift is an international STEM workforce solutions provider. Airswift serves as a strategic partner to our clients, offering a turnkey workforce solution to capture and deliver the top talent needed to complete successful projects by aligning with the unique needs of our clients. With over 800 employees and 6,000 contractors operating in over 50 countries, our geographical reach and pool of talent available is unmatched in the industry.


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