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At GHD, we don’t just believe in the power of commitment, we live and breathe it every day
 GHD has an exciting leadership opportunity for a Senior Bridge Engineer to join our Northern NSW Structures team. The specialist bridges team are experiencing strong demand for its services throughout Newcastle and Queensland and created this new opportunity. This role will see you working on a range of transport infrastructure projects including road and rail bridges and other civil structures.Working with the Northern NSW Structures Team you will provide engineering design and technical guidance, review work, manage projects and project teams, as part of a highly regarded multi-discipline team. This role can be either based in Brisbane or Newcastle. Key responsibilities will include:

  • Undertake engineering investigations and design of bridges and other civil structures, and manage other bridge engineers and drafters.
  • Coordinate structural design activities with other disciplines and integrate into a multi-discipline team.
  • Technical report writing following both client and GHD guidelines.
  • Perform site inspections and prepare site surveillance reports.
  • Prepare proposals and pursue opportunities with clients in conjunction with the Team Lead and Structures Manager.
  • Undertake verification and technical review of projects, including investigations, inspections, engineering analysis, design and documentation. 
  • Undertake project management, including financial management of projects, timely and clear reporting and recording. 
  • Establish, develop and maintain a collaborative working relationship with the GHD Bridge Service line. 
  • Support and mentor team members to facilitate a learning and collaborative environment. 

What you will bring to the role:

  • Highly motivated, you will be degree qualified with 7+ years' experience in Engineering relevant to this position.
  • Extensive practical experience in the design of bridges. TfNSW and ARTC bridge design experience desirable.
  • Proven project and design management skills within a consulting environment.
  • Proactive, innovative and results driven with excellent communication skills.
  • Proven ability to work cohesively as part of a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Proven ability in mentoring and training of junior engineers.
  • Bachelor's degree qualifications in a civil or structural engineering discipline.

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.Interested? Apply now.
Contact Gideon LauE [email protected] is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities and invites applications from all nationalities, genders, and cultural backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.There may be government or client requirements which require an up-to-date COVID-19 vaccination for this position.We respectfully ask that no agency resumes be presented at this stage.


Come together and make a meaningful impact. We bring our people together to create something bigger and solve some of the world's most complex problems. Come and experience the power of commitment and see strategy and ideas come to life when you join GHD. Let's drive real change.Our Pledge to You
At GHD, we don’t just believe in the power of commitment, we live and breathe it every day.That’s why we pledge to empower all of our people to make a positive impact. Combining our deep technical expertise with the capabilities of our clients and partners, we respond to some of the most complex challenges facing our planet today. See where your commitment could take you.
That’s the #PowerOfCommitmentWho we are 
GHD is a global professional services company that leads through engineering, architecture, and construction expertise. We are an employee-owned company with over 11,000 diverse and skilled individuals, across more than 200 offices spanning five continents.
The Power of Commitment is our brand promise. It’s what makes us different. We are bound to our stated vision and determination to address humanity’s most urgent needs: to ensure water, energy and urbanisation are made sustainable for generations to come.