Senior Civil Engineer
Location: Brisbane, Queensland

Company Overview

Since 1898, we have helped customers complete more than 25,000 projects in 160 countries on all seven continents that have created jobs, grown economies, improved the resiliency of the world’s infrastructure, increased access to energy, resources, and vital services, and made the world a safer, cleaner place.

Differentiated by the quality of our people and our relentless drive to deliver the most successful outcomes, we align our capabilities to our customers’ objectives to create a lasting positive impact.

We serve the Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy, and Mining & Metals markets. Our services span from initial planning and investment, through start-up and operations.

Core to Bechtel are our values – ethics, safety, quality, people, culture, relationships, innovation and sustainability, and our covenants – integrity, respect, collaboration, trust, and delivery. They are what we believe, what customers can expect, and how we deliver.

Position Overview

Bechtel has an opening for a degree qualified, RPEQ Civil Engineer based in Brisbane to move into our imminent pipeline of upcoming work. 

We have roles for greenfield and brownfield projects, from studies through to execution in the mining and metals industry across a range of commodities in our Fortitude Valley office in Brisbane. 

There are many reasons why choosing to join Bechtel is one of the best career decisions you will ever make. In addition to working with talented, dedicated people and having the opportunity to play an integral role in stimulating and challenging local and international projects, Bechtel is committed to offering employees the benefits and resources to live healthy lives. 

With a market aligned salary package and annual discretionary performance bonus scheme in place, employee wellbeing is also at the centre of our business – promoted through our strong health and safety focus and private health cover including access to a leading employee assistance program.

What You’ll Be Doing:

In your new role, you will plan, develop, coordinate and review engineering work within the Civil discipline on projects in the Mining and Metals global business unit. 

Supervising day-to-day technical work of discipline engineers, designers and drafters including minor structural engineering works, as relevant you will conduct annual performance reviews in accordance with approved procedures and holds career development discussions. 

Among other duties, you will prepare or oversee the preparation of discipline job hour estimates and work plans in accordance with project scope, schedule and budget, and manage implementation and performance accordingly.  

What You’re Good At:  

To be successful in your new role, you will have demonstrated design experience in the mining and/or heavy industry environment including design of: 

  • Haul roads 
  • Light vehicle on-site and off site access roads 
  • Site drainage, sedimentation systems and ponds 
  • Bulk earthwork and building pads 
  • Track/rail system experience preferred but not essential

You will have experience in study phases (Pre-Feasibility Studies or Feasibility Studies) or detailed design in execution phase. 

Able to travel to the project sites from time-to-time to meet project requirements, you also take pride in your interpersonal skills, hold a positive outlook and remain open to change.  

Why Choose Bechtel? 

At Bechtel, we know that people like you deliver our customers’ projects—projects with a purpose that create a lasting positive legacy in the communities where we live and work. 

Just as we are committed to helping our customers achieve their visions, we are committed to offering the best people in the industry—people like you—with rewarding, challenging, and flexible long-term careers. 

People like you are needed on projects that create jobs and grow economies; improve the resiliency of the world’s infrastructure; connect communities to resources and opportunities; get us closer to net zero; tackle critical environmental challenges to protect people and the planet; and accelerate progress to make the world a cleaner, greener, safer place. 


Please note, Right to Work in Australia without employer sponsorship is required for this role. 


Shaping tomorrow together 

Bechtel is one of the most respected global engineering, construction, and project management companies. Together with our customers, we deliver landmark projects that foster long-term progress and economic growth. Since 1898, we’ve completed more than 25,000 extraordinary projects across 160 countries on all seven continents. We operate through four global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy; and Mining & Metals. Our company and our culture are built on more than a century of leadership and a relentless adherence to our values, the core of which are safety, quality, ethics, and integrity. These values are what we believe, what we expect, what we deliver, and what we live. 

Bechtel is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, disability, citizenship status (except as authorized by law), protected veteran status, genetic information, and any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. 

In accordance with Bechtel’s duty to provide and maintain a safe workplace for our employees and to safeguard the health of our families, customers, and visitors, we have adopted mandatory COVID-19 safety protocols for each work location, which may include a vaccination or testing requirement. Please speak with your Bechtel recruiter to determine which protocols apply to the work location for the job you are seeking. 


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