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Principal Civil Engineer (Design Manager)

Jacobs Posted: 11/01/2022
Location: North Sydney, Australia Type:  Full Time
Disciplines:  Civil Engineering
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Job Description
The world needs innovators and problem solvers who turn challenges into greater opportunities. We have an insatiable curiosity about solutions to move people and goods safely and efficiently across the globe. From rail systems mobilising accessible transit, to ports linking land and sea - when it comes to connecting the people and places of tomorrow, the future of transport depends on us.
A new opportunity exists for a Principal Civil Engineer (Design Manager) based at our Sydney office. Reporting to the Section Leader - Roads & Highways, the purpose of this role is to provide senior project leadership for the design delivery of major, complex 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 to our Sales team for the maintenance of existing client relationships, the development of new relationships and winning new work in engaging in opportunity pursuits with key clients. #APMETransport #LI-AP1 #APMETransport #ANZTransport #ANZTransportDesign #ANZTransportDrafting #ANZTransportRoads #ANZTransportHighways
• Appropriate relevant Qualifications (e.g. Degree Civil Engineering)
• Significant knowledge and experience of civil & roads engineering principles, methods, and deliverables for infrastructure projects.
• 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, independently check and approve/verify Transport and Civil design completed by others. This includes, as appropriate, supporting the Independent Certification (IC)/Independent Verification (IV) team with potential IC/IV assignments to major projects (including site-based assignments).
• Leadership in coordinating and communicating Transport and Civil design with other disciplines

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From our inclusive employee networks, to our positive mental health champions - we're committed to driving a culture of caring where you can be you. With safety and flexibility always top of mind, we've gone beyond traditional ways of working so you have the support, means and space to maximise your potential. You'll uncover flexible working arrangements, benefits and opportunities to do good too - from participating in our global giving and volunteering program, to exploring new and inventive ways to help our clients make the world a better place. No matter what drives you, you'll discover how you can cultivate, nurture and achieve your goals - all at a single global company.
We aim to embed inclusion and diversity in everything we do. We know that if we are inclusive, we're more connected, and if we are diverse, we're more creative. We accept people for who they are, regardless of age, disability, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, mental health, race, faith or belief, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, and whether you're pregnant or on family leave. This is reflected in our wide range of Global Employee Networks centred on inclusion and diversity - ACE, Careers, Enlace, Harambee, OneWorld, Prism, Vetnet, and Women's Network - find out more about our employee networks here .
We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage candidates of diverse backgrounds to apply. First Nations peoples are strongly encouraged to apply. Jacobs aims to provide cultural safety at our interviews and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are invited to nominate for a cultural representative to participate on the interview panel, please let your recruiter know in your application.
Please note: If you are being represented by a recruitment agency you will not be considered, to be considered you will need to apply directly to Jacobs.

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