Timber Engineer I

Wood Research and Development Aust are looking for a reliable and detail-oriented Timber Engineer I to develop and design timber repairs and new construction for a variety of structures. The Timber Engineer I will also review design parameters to provide value engineering options for various timber structure types. 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 expertise and support to field inspectors
  • Provide field work oversight under direction
  • Provide clear, detailed direction to the CAD department for the development of design, construction, and shop drawings
  • Assist 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
  • 0-3 years' experience in an engineering role
  • Prior experience within the timber structure industry
  • Thorough and reliable
  • An understanding of the construction process
  • Ability to plan and see the "big picture"
  • Competent in conflict and crisis management
  • 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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