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Job Description

  At GHD, we don’t just believe in the power of commitment, we live and breathe it every day.Who are we looking for?We’re looking for a Structural Technical Director to join our Resources and Materials Engineering team.Join one of Perth’s largest multi-discipline Resource and Materials Engineering groups! Our team of Structural Engineers continues to work on a steady pipeline of exciting and innovative projects and are currently seeking another Structural Technical Director to complement their dedicated team.That’s why we pledge to support and empower all of our people to make a positive impact when working hand in hand with our business to drive change.We'll help you accelerate your career and empower you with the right technology and training as you bring ideas and projects to life. Together with your colleagues, clients and partners, you'll make an impact that is felt by all. See where your commitment could take you.Working with an energetic and high performing team, this position offers a variety of work and will see you involved in:

  • Input and review of project proposals, including scoping and engineering hours estimation 
  • Undertaking concept designs for new infrastructure as well as remedial works or improvements to existing infrastructure 
  • Guiding others in detailed structural design 
  • Providing technical mentoring for others 
  • Undertaking quality assurance activities and providing the final sign off on design documentation and reports  
  • Technical report writing including producing risk management documentation, ensuring compliance to regulatory requirements across engineering activities 
  • Contributing to GHD’s knowledge and skills in structural engineering including planning, design and construction. 

What you will bring to the team:

  • Degree qualified structural engineering with CPEng. registration in Australia 
  • 25+ years of engineering experience, with a focus in the local mining and resources sector  
  • Minimum of 10+ years in design consultancy 
  • Strong technical design experience, including static and dynamic structures and fatigue sensitive structures 
  • Experience and ability to navigate design analysis software such as Space Gass is essential, with Strand7 and ANSYS preferable 
  • Strong communication skills (both verbal and written) and confident interfacing directly with clients, have good people relationships and networking skills 
  • A drive to provide strong technical leadership, mentoring and advice to others.

Interested? Apply now.Contact Antonia TomassonePh +61 8 6222 8631

GHD is an equal opportunity employer, and we want everyone to be able to fully participate in our recruitment process. We value a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people of all identities.

GHD embraces hybrid work arrangements to create a work environment focused on well-being, flexibility and productivity where GHD people can thrive, this supports the diverse needs of our workforce while balancing the benefits of remote working with the value of face-to-face collaboration in the office.

We respectfully ask that no agency resumes be presented at this stage. #LI-AT1


Why GHD? Being the best we can be is in our culture.  
We are a family of smart, innovative and creative problem solvers. In our employee-owned company, everything feels like it matters more. Challenge us and help us come up with new solutions to ensure water, energy and urbanisation are made sustainable for generations to come.    Our commitment to you Commitment is a powerful word that defines how we do business, how we serve our clients and how we care for one another. We will support your needs by giving you the tools to do your best work and then recognise achievements. We will set your curiosity free to allow brilliant minds to do their best work. We will invest in new ideas, removing barriers where we can. Finally, we will encourage you to collaborate with thousands of diverse people across our global business.   Who we are We are committed to solving the world's biggest challenges in the areas of water, energy and urbanisation. GHD is a global professional services company that is a leader in engineering, construction and architectural expertise. Established in 1928, we remain wholly owned by our people. We are 10,000+ diverse and skilled individuals, yet we are proudly ‘One GHD’ across more than 200 offices, spanning five continents – Asia, Australia, Europe, North and South America, and the Pacific region. Delivering extraordinary social and economic outcomes, we are passionate about building lasting relationships with our partners and clients.


  • Job Identification8181
  • Job CategoryEngineering
  • Posting Date15/05/2023, 12:24
  • Apply Before15/06/2023, 12:24
  • Locations 999 Hay Street, Perth, Western Australia, 6000, AU