Principal Civil Engineer

Perth, Western Australia, Australia

Job Reference 1193373

Location Perth, Western Australia, Australia

Industry Process - Mining & Metals

Function Engineering & Design

Job Type Contract

Date Added August 29, 2023

Due to recent project wins and growth, our client has an opportunity for a Principal Civil Engineer to join our Perth office. This business-critical role will see you joining a team working on projects to design rail network expansions for new mine developments. The work includes greenfield scopes as well as upgrades to the existing infrastructure including passing loops and yard upgrades

About the Role:
  • Work on multiple projects to design rail network expansions for new mine developments.
  • Work on both greenfield scopes of work as well as upgrades to the existing infrastructures.
  • Join a company with over 20 years of experience in delivering high-quality rail projects.
This will see you working closely with the leadership team as you take on responsibilities such as:
  • Provide technical expertise and guidance across both greenfield and brownfield parts of the rail projects and at all project stages starting from the design strategies.
  • Provide leadership and mentoring to ensure the civil and track engineering staff are appropriately trained and competent to carry out their roles safely and efficiently.
  • Apply a comprehensive understanding of Engineering principles to devise and deliver practical and economical solutions that meet client requirements.
  • Coordinate the production of documentation, specifications, and project deliverables within agreed project timeframes and budget.
About you:
  • Bachelor of Engineering degree in Civil Engineering.
  • 12+ years of relevant professional experience, and demonstrated experience working on projects located in the Pilbara region.
  • Demonstrated experience working on design projects within the heavy haul rail or mining industry.
  • Familiarity with rail engineering practices and previous heavy haul experience will be well regarded.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills, having impact and influence with the capacity to build professional relationships both internally and client-facing.

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