Timber Engineer II

Wood Research and Development Aust are looking for a reliable and detail-oriented Timber Engineer II to develop and design timber repairs and new construction for a variety of structures. The Timber Engineer II will also review design parameters to provide value engineering options for various timber structure types. This position will oversee and guide Junior engineers and coordinate workflow to the CAD department.  This position reports to the Senior Timber Engineer III Design and Testing.


Key Responsibilities

  • Must be willing to travel worldwide
  • Design new timber structures
  • Design repairs for timber structures
  • Provide direction, guidance, training and coaching to Junior engineers
  • Provide expertise and support to field inspectors
  • Provide field work oversight of construction and inspection tasks
  • Provide clear, detailed direction to the CAD department for the development of design, construction and shop drawings
  • Guide staff in various departments in the development of standardised drawings and procedures
  • Performs work in a timely, yet accurate, fashion


Qualifications and Experience 

  • Ability to obtain valid passport and any required work visas
  • A degree in Structural engineering from a recognised tertiary institution
  • Demonstrated design experience including Timber bridge and structure construction
  • Experience with design software such as CAD and other computer programs
  • Demonstrated knowledge of industry and/or regulatory standards relating to timber design codes for Australia, Canada or the United States
  • Demonstrated report writing skills and experience
  • Prior experience within the timber structures industry
  • Minimum 5 years' experience in an engineering role
  • Corporate Membership of Institution of Engineers Australia desirable
  • Applicants with RPEQ registration will be well regarded
  • Thorough and reliable
  • Detailed understanding of all facets of the construction process
  • Ability to plan and see the "big picture"
  • Competent in conflict and crisis management
  • Leadership and human resources management skills
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Effective oral and written communication skills



This is an excellent long-term career move for an Engineer looking to step into more responsibility and work in a supportive yet autonomous working environment.

Salary negotiable to suit skills & experience

  • Work with and learn from industry experts 
  • A clear long-term career path
  • Friendly, fun work culture 
  • Fantastic office locations around the world
  • Travel opportunities

21/07/2020 $0 Brisbane 1 Engineering
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