VIC, Australia

Associate / Team Manager - Structural Design Engineering

 Job Description:

The opportunity:

National award-winning multi-disciplinary design consultancy with an impressive YoY growth (even in 2020) has a unique and rare opportunity for an Associate/State Manager/Principal Engineer within their Structural Engineering divisions on Melbournes Southbank.  

The position is new due to pure growth and will see you partner with existing Associates to run their ever-expanding teams and collaborate with other functions and disciplines across NSW. 

These positions are permanent, full-time, with a potential pathway to Directorship or equity partner for the right incumbent.

About you: 

You are technically astute for delivering niche and unique projects whilst leading, coaching and mentoring your team to achieve complex, innovative solutions. 

You work closely with Architects and clients to realise a vision and make dreams come true in this luxury niche market. You enjoy the challenges and intricacies of residential engineering - from big to small. 

If you enjoy first principles structural engineering, have exemplary attention to detail and a flair for innovation and stepping outside of the boundaries, then these positions are for you!  

No boring tower blocks or mammoth infrastructure JV's here. Just award-winning engineering in its purest form. 

This is a very social, flexible and inclusive environment. As an out-going people person, you'll be able to forge strong working relationships relatively quickly across the VIC and NSW teams. Full support and backing are provided with no unrealistic expectations! 

Your expertise and/or interests: 

  • Luxury Residential houses/mansions 
  • Multi-Residential, Public Domain, Street Art
  • Heritage and Sustainable buildings 
  • Unique / one-off designs - all sectors 


  • BSc/MSc Qualified in Civil/Structural
  • 10++ years of experience
  • Strong familiarity with AS codes and standards relating to structural engineering in Steel, Timber, RC, Facade Glass etc.
  • Residential Design - preferable high-touch / high-end
  • Innovative design engineer who partners with clients and architects to realise the vision and make it come to life! 
  • Proven team leadership 
  • A people person - social and approachable 
  • Solid Project Management skills 
  • A respected Structural or remedial engineer and subject matter expert within your discipline

The organisation:

National award-winning engineering practice offering stability, flexibility, collaboration, interesting projects and realistic remuneration packages. 

Having placed many Engineers with this organisation over the years (all of which are still there!) We can, with confidence, say they are a great company to work for. 

In return:

We believe we work with some extremely level-headed and flexible businesses that have been proven to value and invest in their employees future. We genuinely place for the long-term, with the T's and C's being the best outcome for everyone involved. 

Transparency, confidentiality, respect and a mutually beneficial outcome is the objective with all of our placements. 

Applications are strictly confidential, and we will not distribute your resume without prior communication and permission. Every applicant will receive a response from Virtue Talent.

We partner with you as much as we partner with our clients - we are facilitators, assisting and advising you where we can every step of the way.

Please read some of our many reviews on LinkedIn and our website links below.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, applications are only open to those with Australian Citizenship or Permanent residency who are onshore at the time of the application.

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