Principal Civil Engineer

Perth, Western Australia, Australia

Job Reference 1193377

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 a great team of highly skilled professionals. Joining our Mining & Infrastructure business, you will take on a business-critical role reporting directly to the Operations Manager.
  • Autonomous and hands-on staff role.
  • Opportunities to contribute to the strategic direction of a growing business.
  • Diverse range of multidisciplinary projects for tier 1 and tier 2 clients.
This will see you working in an autonomous and hands-on role within a dynamic and friendly team environment while you take on responsibilities such as: 
  • Work closely with the leadership team and enjoy the opportunities to contribute to the strategic direction of our business as we continue to grow. 
  • Work on a diverse range of multidisciplinary projects for tier 1 and tier 2 clients with project scopes ranging from earthworks, roads and drainage to mine closure and rehabilitation.  
  • Provide technical expertise and advice during all different stages of the project lifecycle starting from feasibility studies and design strategies to construction and commissioning. 
  • Deliver high-quality proposal documentation, fee estimation, methodology development, client liaison and contract negotiations.
  • Review technical deliverables such as technical option reports, engineering principles and studies, detailed designs and test procedures to ensure compliance with relevant standards.
  • Apply a comprehensive understanding of engineering principles to create 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.
  • As required, provide support through peer reviewing other projects within the business.
About you:
  • Bachelor of Engineering degree in Civil Engineering.
  • 12+ years of relevant professional experience and experience working as a Principal Engineer in design projects.
  • Experience working on projects with a focus on heavy civil earthworks design, roads, rail, drainage structures, and mine sites.
  • A drive for quality outcomes, and a commitment to ensuring quality management system is adhered to.
  • Ability to interview, verify competency, mentor and guide junior team members.
  • Ability to manage both engineering and design teams.
  • Proficiency in planning the execution of engineering and design works, input to schedules, estimates, and engineering management plans.
  • Experience in the development of proposals.


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