Senior Civil Engineer (Roads)

Job No: PEAK294
Location: Queensland

About the Organisation 

Established in Goondiwindi in 2008, the Proterra Group are a civil engineering, asset management and waste operations company who are proud of their values of being down to earth, flexible, practical, progressive and connected. With a versatile and committed team, they are able to get the right skilled professional where they are needed and have the ability to efficiently service most regions throughout regional Australia. 

Proterra Group Pty Ltd specialises in partnering with councils in regional and remote areas delivering proven value and practical solutions. They are a service operator who provides a comprehensive range of services from project management, site supervision and civil & design works. With many years of collective experience in their team, the Proterra Group understands the requirements of local government and has a great track record in achieving cost savings for their clients while managing their risk. They are committed to delivering the outcomes as expected by key stakeholders, ultimately benefitting the Council and the ratepayers.
As a mid-sized consultancy, their services are adaptive and responsive to regional and remote challenges. They will take the time to understand the local issues and needs, and deliver services that are fit for purpose and not over-engineered. They appreciate that those needs are different for many clients, and work with the stakeholders to develop the right solutions for your Council. 

About the Position

The Proterra Group are searching for an experienced Civil Engineer who is RPEQ certified, with a demonstrated focus on road projects, and the ability to share this knowledge with their team and colleagues. This is a key role as the 2IC of the engineering team and as such, will be required to mentor and develop their team, be the subject matter expert as well as troubleshooting on projects as needed. You will report directly to the Manager Projects and Engineering and be supported by a fellow Senior Civil Engineer located in Goondiwindi.

You will need:

  • Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) or similar
  • Demonstrated successful road/highway projects you have been part of designing and delivering 
  • Many years' experience building your technical knowledge of road infrastructure and design
  • Experience utilising your knowledge and skills for report writing and preparation of bid tender proposals
  • A good understanding of how local government operates
  • Confidence to develop strong relationships at all levels including the Director of Engineering and CEO 
  • Proven experience in leading and mentoring other engineers, design and technical staff
  • 12D or Civil3D
  • RPEQ 

As the 2IC, you will be the point of reference for technical and design queries and troubleshooting project issues plus the development of your team. As Proterra Group currently support clients across Queensland and NSW, travel to regional communities north, west and south of Toowoomba will be part of this role.

Peak Recruitment Services is working in conjunction with the Proterra Group exclusively on this position. We offer expertise across a wide range of professional fields, specialising in local government and providing tailored solutions for our clients. We work closely with our clients to deliver effective and meaningful outcomes in recruitment and contracting services

How to Apply

Before you apply for this position, please read the position description carefully to assess your eligibility and suitability for the position.  You will be required to answer a few questions that relate to the criteria on the online application below.  Please note that you cannot submit your application without attaching your resume.  A cover letter is not mandatory, but may be added if so desired. When uploading your Resume or documents please ensure file names should only include 'A-z', '0-9', '.' and '-' characters.

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For a confidential conversation, please call Celia Jones at Peak Recruitment Services on 0409 119 561.


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