<principal civil engineer | associate>



Fortitude Valley, Brisbane QLD

Full time

About BEC:

Built Environment Collective (BEC) is an Australian-based multi-national engineering design & project management consultancy. 

We are a ‘family-orientated’ open-minded team in the top 5% of Australian engineering consultancies.

We believe in strong client relationships, a collaborative approach to project delivery, triple-bottom-line sustainability, work-life balance [with additional annual leave over the Xmas break], and an enhanced focus on continual professional development.

The ‘ABCs’ of BEC are:

  • Award-winning
  • Big
  • Complex

We provide Civil, Structural, Building Services, & ESD/Energy Efficiency consultancy services across the globe. Presently we are working on projects in four different (4) countries across a wide range of sectors including residential, commercial, multi-res, education, and hospitality.

About this role:

We’re looking for a hands-on, very experienced & competent principal civil engineer. You will report to the General Manager & be responsible for leading & growing our multi-national civil team to deliver projects around the world. As a member of our management team you will benefit from profit-share bonus incentives as well as future ownership/share-holder offers.

Your key responsibilities will include the quality-assured delivery of:

  • Client liaison & meetings
  • Compliance with BEC’s Quality Management System
  • Site-based Stormwater Management Plans
  • Engineering Services reports
  • Erosion & Sediment Control plans
  • Operational Works including:
    • Roadworks
    • Drainage
    • Water & Sewerage infrastructure
  • Site inspections
  • Traffic engineering reporting
  • Flood modelling & reporting

 What you’ll need to succeed:

  • Bachelor of Civil Engineering
  • RPEQ
  • Minimum 15-years’ experience in a South-East Queensland civil consultancy
  • Self-motivation
  • A collaborative approach & interest/ability to deliver in a multi-disciplinary environment
  • An interest in sustainability
  • A keen eye for detail 
  • Ability to navigate/interrogate AutoCAD, 12D, Civil 3D, &/or Civil Site Design
  • Experience with both single-allotment & subdivision projects (MCU & ROL)
  • Experience with projects under the auspice of the following authorities – BCC, LCC, ICC, RCC, Urban Utilities, UnityWater
  • Familiarity with the SEQ-Code, Planning Schemes, & Australian Standards
  • Evidenced ability to manage projects & also staff

What you’ll get in return:

Successful delivery & management-team contribution will be rewarded with:

  • The opportunity to work amongst a friendly, supportive & dynamic team
  • A competitive salary package
  • Profit share performance bonus
  • Bonus leave
  • Flexibility of hours 
  • Salary sacrificing for EV vehicle
  • Future ownership/share-holder offers

If you think this sounds like you, please forward your current resume and a brief covering letter to hr@bec.studio.