Lead Civil Engineer / Associate

$150,000 - $159,000, Transport Infrastructure Consulting Environment, Brisbane or Gold Coast offices available.

Lead Civil Engineer / Associate 

  • $150,000 - $159,000
  • Transport Infrastructure Consulting Environment
  • Brisbane or Gold Coast offices available

About the business

Empower Management is proud to be partnering with one of Australia's leading infrastructure consultancy services business offering expertise in technical advisory services, planning, delivery, design and project management across the transport infrastructure and community urban development sectors. The business has developed a strong client base with consistent repeat works. They are looking to further develop their capabilities by expanding the service offering with new targeted segments across private industry, government, associations, project partners and contractors. The focus is on Transport and Urban development design and planning services

About the role

If you're an aspiring Senior / Lead Civil Engineer looking to step up into a leadership role then this is the career opportunity for you. Due to a strong pipeline of work in the QLD region, we are currently seeking engineers with exposure to the transport infrastructure space. Reporting to the QLD Manager the purpose of this role is to provide engineering capability to our project team including managing risk on proposals and projects. This position provides technical expertise across the civil/roads/rail and urban development projects and includes involvement in the development of proposals and managing junior staff.

You should be an experienced qualified and registered Engineer in the roads sector, with experience in leading teams and providing technical leadership across roads and civil projects. Good communication (written and oral) and presentation skills

Key Accountabilities:

  • Business Development 50%, High-level customer relationship management role
  • Project Delivery, Design and Planning 30%
  • Business Governance & Staff Management 20%
  • Securing revenue through business development activities.
  • Provide high-quality client service delivery in relation to outputs produced for both internal and external clients in accordance with the quality technical standards.
  • Evaluate opportunities for improved efficiencies and effectiveness including identifying, developing and implementing standards, systems, tools, and processes to support continuous improvement within the organisation and apply agreed improvements to future projects/work.
  • Help solve client/project teams problems by lateral thinking and creating innovative solutions. Consult with colleagues to ensure the best ideas are captured.
  • Effective strategic planning and management of the functional area
  • Achieve sustainable growth of the business through targeted client relationship management (CRM) and business development (BD) activity
  • Provide project governance, at the project director or project management level, of projects in the functional area to achieve reliable project performance in terms of sophistication, timeliness and quality.
  • Delivery of projects to meet financial and technical requirements.
  • Ensure tender submissions are of high quality and review and recommend the pricing strategy

On Offer

If you are an ambitious, proactive and technically gifted leader who wants to take the next step in your career, then we want to hear from you.  Supportive team culture, exciting projects and excellent remuneration for the right candidate. More importantly, this must be viewed as a career move rather than a stop-gap. Our client has a long history of looking after their people and nurturing their careers.


To be successful:

  • Lead team with sound technical delivery experience: (ie ex Project Manager / Construction Manager / Senior Engineer or similar as there is a high degree of constructability in the service offering to ensure their advice is robust.
  • Must be RPEQ registered.
  • Must be able to manage concurrent project assignments ie multi-task and operate across concurrent clients and deadlines
  • Must have detailed civil infrastructure experience with a proven background in transport infrastructure projects or urban infrastructure experience. (Earthworks, Road, Stormwater, Water and Sewer)
  • The candidate should be comfortable with client interface, verbal and written communication.
  • Cultural fit is key: Team player / Good leader with high emotional intelligence
  • Ideally a minimum of 10-15+ years infrastructure experience in both consultancy and contractor environment.
  • Formal civil engineering qualification preferred

To Apply:

If you are interested in being a part of an established business that is rapidly expanding and that acknowledges its staff as one of the company's most important assets, please submit your CV directly


26/04/2021 $0 Brisbane 1 Engineering
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