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Materials & Remedial Engineer - Queensland

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Job no: 499274
Work type: Full Time
Location: Brisbane, Gold Coast

  • Global engineering consultancy with great career opportunities
  • Opportunity to work on a variety of interesting projects both locally and internationally
  • Friendly working environment across the business

About SMEC

SMEC has joined forces with Surbana Jurong to provide global engineering and consultancy expertise in urban, infrastructure and management advisory. Our new partnership has created a talent pool of 13,000 dedicated people working across a network of 95 offices in 40 countries.

SMEC employs passionate and innovative people who are driven to deliver exceptional outcomes and who want to feel valued in a diverse and inclusive workplace.

We are committed to developing our people. We encourage them to see things differently, to be creative, to push boundaries and to work on a broad range of projects that help build a better future.

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

The role

We are currently seeking an experienced Engineer to join the Materials Technology team on the Gold Coast or Brisbane. You will work on a variety of projects ranging from medium-scale projects to large multi-disciplinary projects.

With a minimum of 5+ years’ experience in Materials/structural engineering, you will play a key role to:

  • Provide durability engineering services to SMEC functional groups within the QLD region and on interstate and overseas projects as required.
  • Undertake condition assessment and diagnostic testing on wide variety of structures including reinforced concrete, steel and timber structures and prepare condition assessment reports and repair specifications for the structures.
  • Develop and build upon group's capability in condition assessment and remediation of existing structures.
  • Contract administration and supervision on a range of remedial projects
  • Train and mentor less experienced team members.
  • Support the development and maintenance of key client relationships.
  • Prepare EOI and Proposal submissions.
  • Ensure that durability projects are completed on time and on budget.
  • Ensure that appropriate technical standards and BMS requirements are maintained on projects to SMEC standards.
  •  Ensure documentation, reporting and communication to appropriate quality.
  • Be part of multidisciplinary teams to deliver durability services.

With a track record of achievement in a similar role, you will have gained your experience in an engineering design consultancy and have a passion for building trusted relationships to drive positive change and win new work.

Suitable applicants will have/be:

  • Minimum of Bachelors Degree (Engineering) or Equivalent
  • Demonstrated ability to develop durability plans and reports for new infrastructure projects.
  • Strong technical expertise in durability modelling and service life forecasting
  • Demonstrated ability to develop materials specifications and to provide sound materials selection advice.
  • Demonstrated ability to undertake condition assessment of existing structures and to develop high quality inspection reports and repair specifications
  • Experience in providing construction-stage durability support services
  • Demonstrated ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to market and develop client relationships.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop proposals and to contribute to winning new work.

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

SMEC is an equal opportunity employer. Diversity is a source of strength for our people, our clients, our partners and our communities.

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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 Nicholas Fischer-White –

To find out more about SMEC, please visit our careers page at

All recruitment activities go through our Resourcing function and currently, this role doesn’t require agency input. Please do not forward resumes directly to SMEC employees/managers; we do not accept unsolicited resumes and are not responsible for any associated fees.

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