Jacobs Principal Bridge Engineer in South Brisbane, Australia

Principal Bridge Engineer


Jacobs is one of the world’s leading providers in technical, professional and construction services. We specialise in engineering, architecture, construction, operations and maintenance, as well as scientific and specialty consulting. Our client portfolio includes industrial, commercial, and government clients across multiple markets and geographies.

About the opportunity

Jacobs Queensland is renowned for the excellence of our technical consulting and project delivery expertise. With a wealth of projects in the pipeline we are seeking to appoint a Principal Engineer to join our Bridges - this is a key delivery role based in South Brisbane.

As a senior member of the structural engineering team, this position will allow the successful candidate to contribute to the design, management and direction of projects within the Structural Engineering Section. You will contribute to the growth of the JACOBS business, leveraging off existing and new clients both internally and externally.

You will also be expected to mentor engineers, strengthening the core capability of the SEQ team to support the growth of our successful business in transport infrastructure. Whilst your key focus will be on the project related design work, you will also have the opportunity to support the wider Jacobs business, both nationally and internationally.

About you

The successful candidate will have a demonstrated background of the design process, co-ordination of work with other design disciplines and the efficient management and delivery of designs within budget, program and quality constraints. You will have a practical knowledge of construction methods and accustomed to producing high quality solutions delivering projects to client’s expectations.

Whilst previous experience with the management and leadership of small teams is not essential it would be beneficial to the growth of this role. Experience working in and managing work in a design and construct environment is highly recommended.

To be considered for this role you will have a relevant tertiary qualification (minimum BEng), RPEQ plus extensive structural engineering design experience. Recent experience must include the structural design for transport infrastructure related projects whilst bridge design experience is mandatory. You will have applicable knowledge of design and documentation standards. You will draw from extensive experience to undertake detailed structural analysis, calculations and design work.

Why Jacobs

At Jacobs we offer rewarding careers with ongoing development opportunities, flexible working arrangements and a culture that is collaborative and inclusive. We believe in collaboration and knowledge sharing, from global virtual teams to local work sharing options. Achieve more with a global brand. Apply online by clicking on the link below.

Please note: If you are being represented by a recruitment agency you will not be considered, to be considered you will need to apply directly to Jacobs.


Primary Location Australia-Australia Countrywide-South Brisbane

Travel Yes, 10 % of the Time

Req ID: NOR0000FD