Project Engineer

Project Engineer Full Time

Cermak Peterka Petersen Pty. Ltd. (CPP) is a leading global wind engineering consultancy specialising in wind tunnel testing of large-scale building structures. We have a growing office in Sydney and are looking to appoint an enthusiastic project engineer to work within our engineering office and wind tunnel laboratory. 

Education and Experience

  • Tertiary qualifications with excellent academic record in civil, wind, or environmental engineering.
  • At least 2 years experience in engineering consulting, including experience in report writing, and technical proposal writing and project management within the wind engineering and/or environmental engineering industries


Primary Responsibilities

  • Assist in preparation, running and management of wind tunnel experiments and subsequent data analysis.
  • Manage projects and liaise with clients. 
  • Work with technical instrumentation within the lab.
  • Assist in the maintenance and development of instrumentation and data acquisition systems.
  • Prepare reports, presentations and technical documents relating to the above activities.
  • Review and interpret tender documents to understand project requirements and establish and implement bid effective methodologies and submission requirements.
  • Work with teams and individuals within the consultancy to compile proposal specifics and content.
  • Assist in development of software tools and analysis codes to aid the above activities.
  • Provide support to workshop and laboratory staff and senior engineers.
  • Support construction of detailed scale models, typically building models of cities.

Requirements for the role:

  • Desire and skills to work in a consulting environment, typically on short term projects and liaising directly with clients. 
  • Basic knowledge of experimental wind tunnel testing techniques and CFD simulation. 
  • Excellent technical writing skills.
  • Good knowledge of computer programming and experience with Labview or Matlab programming languages. Advanced skills in these packages will be looked on favourably.
  • Basic knowledge of CAD systems, particularly any experience with AutoCAD, Solidworks, or Creo Parametric (formerly ProEngineer).
  • Excellent general computer skills.
  • Ability to work in a highly collaborative team.
  • Basic Workshop and/or laboratory experience including data acquisition.
  • Ability to read technical drawings.
  • Work within Occupational Health and Safety practices.

Remuneration of between $55,000 to $65,000pa, plus superannuation will be awarded for this full-time position depending on skills, experience, and qualifications.

CPP is a non-smoking workplace and is committed to the policies and principles of equal employment opportunity and cultural diversity. CPP is proactive in offering a Safe Working Environment.

CPP reserves the right not to proceed with the appointment of any position for financial or other reasons.


30/03/2021 $0 CBD, Inner West & Eastern Suburbs 1 Engineering
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