Senior Project Engineer, Melbourne

  • 5 years relevant professional engineering experience
  • Chartered Engineering (or equivalent) status is desirable
  • Well developed understanding of relevant Standards and Building Codes for your region

About the Company

Norman Disney & Young, A Tetra Tech Company (NDY), is a leading firm of consulting engineers with a global presence. We set ourselves apart by our ability to deliver highly innovative and tailored solutions for clients in a wide range of markets including civic, education, health, industrial, mission critical, offices, residential & hotels, retail & transport. Established in 1959, we have a long history of engineering excellence and our expertise extends to a range of unique specialties.

In 2018, NDY greatly expanded its engineering and design resources by joining Tetra Tech, Inc., a global alliance offering consulting, engineering, and technical services. With a purpose of ‘Leading with Science’, and more than 16,000 associates in 400 offices around the globe, Tetra Tech enhances NDY’s delivery of smart and sustainable solutions to clients through a much larger global network of experts.

NDY values Excellence, Leadership, Integrity, Collaboration, Accountability & Ownership and Innovation in our employees and we seek to provide you with more than a job. We encourage professional and personal development and provide support through our progressive learning and development programs.

We have a strong focus on technical proficiency and accurate documentation. The successful candidate will be a key part of the team to help deliver projects with this focus.

Work life balance is essential for high performance and we run active social programs and encourage flexible work arrangements. We provide a market leading 25 days annual leave and also offer a number of health and wellbeing initiatives.

About the Position

This role primarily works independently applying deep technical knowledge and skills on large/complex projects. May be involved in mentoring less experienced team members, act as a Project Leader responsible for project performance over time and/or manage a small team (typically 1-2 direct reports).

Key Accountabilities:

  • Finance – focusing on commercial results and delivering value to our business
  • Engineering & Operations – delivering technical excellence
  • Client – delivering superior client service
  • People Learning & Development – driving performance through our people

Requirements for Success:

You will be expected to

  • Support our brand in the market by providing superior client service and promoting our interests and reputation
  • Play an active role in ensuring a harmonious, safe and productive work environment for yourself and others in the workplace by maintaining a high standard of performance and conduct in accordance with the company’s Values, Code of Conduct, policies and procedures and reasonable business directives.

Qualifications & Certifications     

  • A relevant tertiary qualification combined with equivalent training, accreditation and experience
  • Chartered Engineering (or equivalent) status is desirable
  • Well developed understanding of relevant Standards and Building Codes for your region
  • Well developed understanding of Project Stages and Delivery methods (e.g. full design, design and construct)

Skills & Experience:

  • Minimum 5 years relevant professional engineering experience across the full project lifecycle and responsibility for delivering projects.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate information of a complex nature both verbally and in writing with all stakeholders across multiple disciplines including colleagues and clients
  • Ability to lead, manage and affect change and handle ambiguity
  • Demonstrate political savvy with team members and clients
  • Ability to exercise well developed problem solving skills and use substantial initiative and judgement to work independently to meet objectives
  • Consistently produce accurate work without errors
  • Willingness to accept and implement constructive feedback
  • Role may require domestic or international travel for short periods.


Please apply via the Seek Ad: by 30 May 2019.