Associate Civil Engineer

AtkinsRéalis March 4, 2024
Sydney Full Time  


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AtkinsRéalis is one of the world’s leading Professional Services and Project Management organisations since 1911 with over 35,000 employees worldwide. Our purpose is to engineer a better future for our planet and its people. We create sustainable solutions that connect people, data and technology to design, deliver and operate the most complex projects across the world. We are committed to having a diverse, flexible and inclusive team that drives and shapes our business and we are proud to create opportunities for enthusiastic individuals looking to build their careers in Australia and globally.

AtkinsRéalis in Australia

AtkinsRéalis is growing rapidly in Australia with new project wins offering exciting opportunities to learn and develop. Our regional business servicing the Australia & New Zealand markets is divided into three sectors: Consulting & Advisory, Program & Project management and Design & Engineering. We're looking to grow our teams in each area.

We have plans to expand our existing team of 120 talented individuals across the East Coast of Australia and are in search for experienced, agile engineers to join us in this exciting growth phase.

Role Summary

AtkinsRéalis’ Engineering Design business provides multidisciplinary engineering services and integrated solutions across a wide range of projects and markets.

We are in search of an Associate Civil Engineer based in either our Sydney or Brisbane office, to support our portfolio of growing projects. This is a fantastic opportunity to take a leading role, providing input to some challenging projects within the infrastructure and renewable energy sectors.

The successful applicant will be a Principal or Associate Civil Engineer with a degree in either civil or structural engineering and hold chartered status with Engineer’s Australia. Applicants across all engineering industries (water, power, urban development, infrastructure and mining etc) are encouraged to apply as we value the diversity of skills you would bring to the team.

Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Technical responsibility for Civil Engineering design delivery across a range of projects, including roads, drainage, and earthworks.
  • Leading, managing and coordinating multi-disciplinary project teams to complete projects to meet client aspirations
  • Inspire, lead and support the technical development of the civil team as well as providing mentorship to engineers and technicians both in Australia and overseas
  • Management of project programmes, budgets and overall quality
  • Lead/Contribute to the development of complex project proposals/cost estimates and participate in the process of securing new business opportunities or expanding the scope of existing projects.
  • Support business development and work winning / bidding activities by establishing and  maintaining relationships with key existing and prospective clients

Desired Skills, Experience and Capabilities

  • Proven civil engineering design experience and strong numerical/analytical capabilities.
  • Detailed working knowledge in the design of common civil infrastructures as well as current design standards and working practices.
  • Project Management - Experience and understanding of the needs and approaches to the engineering consultancy and design markets, including relationships with clients, work planning and commercial management.
  • Excellent interpersonal and technical skills and the ability to develop, motivate and lead the technical excellence of our growing team
  • Practical problem solver and a natural lateral thinker with a desire to apply innovative civil engineering solutions across varied project types
  • Strong collaborative and network behaviours to interface with other disciplines and businesses
  • Good commercial track record in negotiating and running successful jobs with experience preparing bids and tendering opportunities
  • Relevant Tertiary qualifications in Civil or Structural Engineering and ideally CPEng or NER

If this role sounds like a good fit for you and you would like to expand your career with us, apply for this exciting and rewarding opportunity today!


We are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community - a place where we can all be ourselves, thrive and develop. To help embed inclusion for all, from day one, we offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements and employee networks to support staff from different backgrounds. As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we value applications from all backgrounds, cultures, and ability.

At AtkinsRéalis, we recognise that there are many well-qualified people who are looking to further their careers, but who cannot commit to full-time employment. We support flexible working arrangements and are interested to discuss how we can accommodate individual requirements.  As part of this commitment, we understand the need for a diverse and flexible workforce, where a work-life balance is important. So, by default AtkinsRéalis offers flexible working, where there is no fixed 9 ‘till 5, no need for a 5-day week, no requirement for a full-time contract, and no requirement to spend all your working time in the office.

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