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Experienced Designer | Urban Development

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Job no: 498810
Work type: Full Time
Location: Melbourne

Exciting opportunity, Urban Engineering - residential housing land development projects in Melbourne. Smec has won a number of major projects and we are currently looking to ramp up our Urban Engineering and Design Offices to cater for the additional work load.

  • Flexible and friendly working environment
  • Global multidisciplinary engineer firm
  • Outstanding career prospects, dynamic team

About SMEC

SMEC has joined forces with Surbana Jurong (SJ) and the Robert Bird Group (RBG) to provide global engineering and consultancy expertise in urban, infrastructure and management advisory. Our new partnership has created a talent pool of close to 15000 dedicated people working across a network of over 100 offices in about 40 countries.

At SMEC, we understand that our continued success within the urban development industry is the result of building long-term client relationships to provide integrated consulting services to plan, design, construct and manage complex urban development and built environment projects in tandem with our other integrated Business Units.  SMEC provides unique opportunities to work on iconic industry projects with experienced colleagues and leadership teams. We support and empower employees to drive innovation initiatives within a well-established and growing organisation.

Consistently recognised for technical excellence and design innovation, SMEC continues to receive industry awards and accolades from around the world.

The Urban Development Consulting Division of SMEC employs professional staff including Civil Engineers, Surveyors, Town Planners, Urban Designers and Master Planners, Landscape Architects and Project Managers.  We provide integrated consulting services needed to plan, design, construct and manage projects from concept to completion.

The role

We are currently seeking and Experienced Designer / Engineer to contribute to the development and production of project deliverables in our Melbourne offices on urban development projects.

You will have developed a sound understanding of civil design principles and advanced skills using 12D model for the preparation of drawings.

We are happy to receive applications from both degree qualified Civil Engineers, as well as Civil Designers (who typically would have a Diploma in Civil Engineering).  Candidates should have at least 5 years’ experience working in residential housing land development in one of the Australian capital cities.

In addition, ideal candidates should be able to demonstrate:

  • Clear and effective communication skills
  • 12D experience (must have experience in large scale subdivisional design)
  • Proficient in 12d drainage network analysis
  • Problem solving and analytic skills
  • Ability to apply theoretical concepts to analyse and interpret information
  • Ability to effectively manages one's time and workload
  • Exposure within a professional working environment

In return, SMEC offers you the benefits that come from working in a global multidisciplinary consultancy in an environment where your fresh ideas and enthusiasm will be welcomed and rewarded.

How to apply

All applications must be submitted online. To apply, click on the "Apply Now" link below and follow the prompts.

For a confidential discussion regarding this opportunity, please contact: David Wood | Senior Resourcing Specialist | SMEC – Australia & New Zealand Division | Level 10, 71 Queens Road, Melbourne, VIC, 3004, Australia | T +61 3 9869 0920 | E  


SMEC is an equal opportunity employer. Diversity is a source of strength for our people, our clients, our partners and our communities. To find out more about SMEC, please visit our careers page at

Currently, this role does not require Agency input. SMEC does not accept unsolicited resumes from Recruitment Agencies and is not responsible for any associated fees.

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