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Principal Civil Engineer

Cardno Posted: 11/01/2022
Location: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Type:  Full Time
Disciplines:  Civil Engineering
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Be part of team working on exciting major infrastructure projects and passionate about making a difference in the wider community.

Job Description:
Cardno is a global provider of integrated professional services which enrich the physical and social environment for the communities in which we live and work. Our team of multidisciplinary specialists around the world has 75 years' experience in designing, developing and delivering sustainable projects and community advancement programs.
At Cardno we invest in our people - providing exceptional development programs and benefits to support and reward you along the way. Embrace the opportunities our global network offers, as we work together to keep our business, clients and communities thriving.
We also believe that balance and flexibility is the key to happiness and fulfilment. We're more than just who we are at work, and we value who you are beyond Cardno, so we support you to thrive in all aspects of your life. We have embraced 'Work Your Way', which enables flexible working tailored to your individual circumstance through an environment of empowerment and trust.

The Role
Cardno have an exciting opportunity for a Principal Civil Engineer to join our Transport Infrastructure team in Melbourne. Reporting to the Transport Business Leader, the purpose of this role is to provide senior project leadership for the design delivery of Transport and Civil Infrastructure projects. You will be a strong communicator, able to liaise effectively with clients and stakeholders and able to motivate a team of talented professionals and designers to deliver quality output for our clients.
The role includes technical oversight, effective management of subconsultants and specialists and application of verification skills in your field of expertise. The role also provides support for the maintenance of existing client relationships, the development of new relationships and winning new work in engaging in opportunity pursuits with key clients.
We are currently helping to deliver multiple large infrastructure projects such as the Level Crossing Removal project, West Gate Tunnel project, North East Link Early Works and variety of Major Road Upgrade projects. Your experience in working with similar major projects means you will have the opportunity to provide direct supervision, leadership and mentoring to our budding junior employees to assist in their professional development.
Ideally you will have skills in the following areas:
  • Tertiary qualification in Civil Engineering combined with minimum of 20 years' experience within a civil infrastructure project environment (with specific exposure to roads and highways).
  • Chartered Professional Engineer Status with Engineers Australia and Registered Professional Engineer in Victoria.
  • The ability to lead the technical input and direction in the design of Transport and Civil Infrastructure in the capacity of either a Design Manager or Package Civil Lead. Project types may include concept, detailed design, D&C tenders, D&C delivery, alliances or PPP projects for transport infrastructure.
  • The ability to lead technical reviews, independent check and approve/verify Transport & Civil design completed by others.
  • Strong client focus, high level of motivation and dedication and the ability work well in a team environment.
  • Ability to develop long-term business relationships with clients
  • An in-depth knowledge of industry related Australian Standards, VicRoads Standards and other road design standards
  • Commitment to self-improvement and continuing professional development

What Cardno would like to offer you?
By joining Cardno, you can bring your true self to work every day. We are committed to inclusion and celebrating our diverse workforce, their individual talents and the innovation they bring to work. We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and abilities, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, LGBTQ+, women, mature age workers and people with different abilities.
At Cardno, we provide our team with a diverse and inclusive work environment and offer many benefits to ensure their professional development & wellbeing.
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Industry leading Parental Leave
  • Purchased leave options
  • Salary packaging
  • Discounted financial, travel, vehicle, retail and technology offers
  • Health and Wellbeing benefits
  • Professional and technical development opportunities.

Your professional development is as valuable to us as it is to you and it will be a priority. Cardno provides visible career paths in technical eminence, client & key account management, project management and people leadership. We offer meaningful opportunities to make an impact and leave a legacy for local communities, globally.

Notice to recruitment agencies: Please note that Cardno does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or recruitment agencies.
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Cardno does not accept unsolicited resumes from any 3rd party agencies. No fee will be paid to 3rd parties who submit unsolicited resumes to any Cardno employee. Resumes from approved vendors must be specifically requested by Cardno and approved by the Cardno Talent Acquisition Team.

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