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Senior Civil Engineer

Requisition ID: 260399 

  • Relocation Authorized: None 
  • Telework Type: Full-Time Office/Project 
  • Work Location: Perth, WA 


Position Summary

Bechtel is an innovative organisation, and we are currently looking for people who want to dispute the norm in how we engineer and execute projects in Western Australia.   


An exciting opportunity currently exists for a Senior Civil Engineer to join our Mining & Metals team in Perth.


With a strong pipeline of projects ranging from front end development studies to full EPCM project execution now is truly the right time to join this innovative multi-discipline team and play a key role in driving success.


If you are a dynamic, self-motivated individual who is interested in being part of our exciting and expanding team, then this opportunity could be for you. 


Join us and enjoy working in a friendly, inclusive and professional project environment, where you will be genuinely thanked and appreciated for your contribution.

This is your opportunity to be involved in projects that not only create jobs, grow economies, and improve the resiliency of the world's infrastructure, they also increase access to energy, resources, and vital services, and importantly, make the world a safer, cleaner place.


For this role, we are open to hearing from people who are looking for either contract or employee opportunities and/or flexible working arrangements.


Key Responsibilities

Reporting to the Lead Civil Engineer your responsibilities will include:


  • Providing technical direction and assigning work to engineers, designers, drafters and others who assist in performing specific assignments.
  • Generating civil calculations and development of civil designs.
  • Planning, coordinating and preparing civil specifications, scopes of work, bid evaluations and award recommendations.
  • Reviewing and checking work of other civil engineers.
  • Preparing and/or assisting in the preparation of cost estimates and quantity take-offs.
  • Performing conceptual designs, studies, reports and proposals.
  • Working with construction team to develop designs that are safe and cost effective to build.
  • Participate in constructability workshops.
  • Answer questions from client or construction group on civil scope within assigned responsibility.
  • Supporting the creation of a work environment that fosters openness, trust, communication, teamwork, empowerment, innovation, and satisfaction.
  • Complying with and promoting Bechtel (and client’s) safety in design procedures to ensure that the asset delivered by Bechtel can be operated and maintained safely.


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 rewarding local and international projects, Bechtel is committed to offering employees the benefits and resources to live healthy lives.


With a competitive salary package and annual discretionary performance bonus scheme in place, employee wellbeing is also at the centre of our business - promoted through private health cover and includes access to specialist medical advice (‘Best Doctors’) and a leading employee assistance program.  


We are serious about setting you up for success from the very beginning. Experience an established online onboarding process, gain access to learning and development opportunities via the Bechtel University and participate in our Talent Management and Reward and Recognition programs.


About you

  • A recognized degree in Civil engineering from an accredited college or university. (CPEng preferred).
  • Solid experience in Civil engineering.


Additional Qualifications

  • Experience in leading civil design activities and interfacing within a broader multiple discipline project team.
  • Experience in the mining and metals industry including mine site earthworks, HV and LV roads, drainage and flood protection preferred.
  • Demonstrated technical capabilities in front end engineering studies preferred.
  • In depth knowledge of industry and regulatory standards, design criteria, guides & procedures and codes relevant to civil discipline.
  • Knowledge of technical responsibilities of other discipline teams associated with the total design effort.


Please note, Right to Work in Australia without employer sponsorship is required for this role. 


Applications will be reviewed as they are submitted, so don't delay in applying to join the Bechtel team! Everyone who applies will receive a response. 

Have questions about the role or want to know more about what it’s like to work for Bechtel before you apply?

Contact our recruiter directly (Rebecca Hendrickse - Bechtel Talent Acquisition Specialist via email:, or message her on LinkedIn.


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 four global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy; and Mining & Metals. 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.

In accordance with Bechtel's duty to provide and maintain a safe workplace for our employees and to safeguard the health of our families, customers, and visitors, we have adopted mandatory COVID-19 safety protocols for each work location, which may include a vaccination or testing requirement. Please speak with your Bechtel recruiter to determine which protocols apply to the work location for the job you are seeking.