Civil Engineer - Materials Handling Centre of Excellence

Requisition ID: 275760 

  • Relocation Authorized: None 
  • Telework Type: Part-Time Telework 
  • Work Location: Brisbane, QLD 


Bechtel Mining and Metals has an opportunity for a Civil Engineer – Materials Handling to join our Centre of Excellence team in Brisbane.


What We Offer:

There are many reasons why choosing to join Bechtel is one of the best career decisions you will ever make. In addition to working with talented, dedicated people and having the opportunity to play an integral role in stimulating and challenging local and international projects, Bechtel is committed to offering employees the benefits and resources to live healthy lives. With a market aligned salary package and annual discretionary performance bonus scheme in place, employee wellbeing is also at the centre of our business - promoted through our strong health and safety focus and private health cover including access to a leading employee assistance program.


About the Role:

As Civil Engineer – Materials Handling, you will be involved in the civil design and development of mining projects, including concept sketches and layouts. Your work will involve being a part of a multidiscipline team designing earthworks structures for drainage, access roads and overland conveyor arrangements.


Your responsibilities will include:

  • The use of engineering computer modelling programs (preferrably OpenRoads although CivilCAD, or12d) and provision of solutions to generate civil earthworks designs and 3D models for inclusion in multidiscipline projects.
  • Preparation of design calculations and the development of specifications to support both studies and detailed design activities.
  • Preparation or reviews of engineering studies and reports by others.
  • Review and check designs, drawings, and data prepared by contractors external to the Bechtel organisation.
  • Review design documents from subcontractors of a moderate degree of complexity and subsequently prepare comments and recommendations to be returned to those subcontractors.
  • Other responsibilities as designated.


What You Bring:

  • Degree in Civil Engineering from an accredited college or University with at least 5 years’ experience as a Civil Engineer.
  • Able to be registered as an RPEQ, or already registered as RPEQ is preferrable.
  • A high degree of capability in oral and written communication skills will be required.
  • Ability to assist in the preparation of forecasts, quantity take-offs, and change orders.
  • Working Rights in Australia without employer sponsorship are required.


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Why Choose Bechtel?

At Bechtel, we know that exceptional people deliver our customers’ projects—projects with a purpose that create a lasting positive legacy in the communities where we live and work. Just as we are committed to helping our customers achieve their visions, we are committed to offering the best people in the industry—people like you—with rewarding, challenging, and flexible long-term careers. Quality people are needed on projects that create jobs and grow economies; improve the resiliency of the world's infrastructure; connect communities to resources and opportunities; get us closer to net zero; tackle critical environmental challenges to protect people and the planet; and accelerate progress to make the world a cleaner, greener, safer place.


Shaping tomorrow together

Bechtel is one of the most respected global engineering, construction, and project management companies. Together with our customers, we deliver landmark projects that foster long-term progress and economic growth. Since 1898, we’ve completed more than 25,000 extraordinary projects across 160 countries on all seven continents. We operate through five global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy; Mining & Metals; and Manufacturing & Technology. Our company and our culture are built on more than a century of leadership and a relentless adherence to our values, the core of which are safety, quality, ethics, and integrity. These values are what we believe, what we expect, what we deliver, and what we live.

Bechtel is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, disability, citizenship status (except as authorized by law), protected veteran status, genetic information, and any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

Bechtel employees are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or show proof of a negative test result prior to accessing Bechtel sites/facilities to the extent required by applicable law or by customer requirements.