Senior Civil Designer

Perth, Western Australia, Australia

Job Reference 1190214

Location Perth, Western Australia, Australia

Industry Process - Mining & Metals

Function Engineering & Design

Job Type Contract

Date Added June 15, 2023

Senior Civil Designer – Perth, WA

Airswift is an international workforce solutions provider within the energy, process and infrastructure industries. 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.

Airswift is seeking a Senior Civil Designer to work on a 12-month assignment in Perth, WA with a Mining Company.

You will bring your years of civil design expertise to Worley and join a high performing team who will value your diverse background and as well innovative thinking which suits brownfield expansion projects and sustaining capital works.

  • Work under the supervision of the lead structural/civil engineer to support a team of engineers and designers in delivering civil design projects, including underground services, drainage design, access roads, and construction pads.
  • Assist in the technical governance activities of the project, including reviewing work completed by remote offices.
  • Perform various supporting tasks such as attending meetings, preparing progress reports, following checking procedures, ensuring clarity of project scope, and managing changes according to project change management processes.
  • Provide assistance and advice during procurement, construction, and commissioning activities, which may involve tasks like writing requisitions, evaluating technical bids, and preparing purchase orders.
  • Take on the role of civil engineering lead for specific projects, involving scope management, overseeing junior engineers, and coordinating with other disciplines to ensure successful project delivery.
  • Proactively address any discrepancies between Worley and the project requirements set by BP (the customer).
  • Communicate effectively with the civil engineering team and project stakeholders, including the customer.
  • Identify and resolve issues, develop suitable solutions, and seek assistance when needed.

  • Awarded a 2 or 3 year technical diploma with discipline specific training or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
  • 15 years plus experience in civil design in the mining, energy and/or infrastructure sector
  • Prior experience of working within medium to large projects within multidiscipline environment is desirable but not essential.
  • Prior experience in supervising a small design team.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Be highly driven with a focus on delivery and service.

Technical and Industry Experience 
  • Highly effective technical and practical engineering skills and ability to consistently deliver quality, accurate and timely work to Worley and its customers.
  • A sound knowledge of applicable local and international standards and statutory and regulatory requirements.
  • Competent use of civil engineering specific software.
  • Familiar with software such as MicroStation, AutoCAD and CIVIL3D package will be advantageous.
  • Exposure to oil and gas facilities is desirable but not required.
  • Agile with working in multiple platforms and environment including the use of 365 suite and various other collaboration tools.
  • Experience in delivering complex civil engineering project in a multi-disciplinary projects and diverse teams.

If you would like to be considered for the position, please apply direct to this advertisement with your CV & contact details, or send the resume to

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