McMillen Jacobs Associates
  • 17-Mar-2020 to 16-May-2020 (MST)
  • Melbourne, AUS
  • DOE
  • Salary
  • Full Time

McMillen Jacobs Associates Sydney and Melbourne offices are looking for a Structural Engineer with 12+ years of relevant experience. The successful candidate will have a strong skillset and familiarity with common methods for structural analysis and design of structures using relevant codes and standards. Applicants must be registered or eligible to be registered as a Chartered Engineering (CPEng).  Candidates with a background in design of tunnels, underground structures, and temporary excavation support systems, are preferred.


To perform this role successfully, the candidate will be responsible for but not limited to the following:

  • Structural Design, analysis and report.
  • Reinforced concrete and steel structure design.
  • Prepare conceptual and detailed designs, design criteria reports, design reports, drawings, and quality assurance reviews, and perform site inspections.
  • Leading and managing structural engineering tasks in accordance with scope, schedule, budget and procedures to ensure successful project completion.
  • Provide technical guidance to junior staff members.
  • Provide technical guidance and engineering support for construction activities
  • Work in a variety of office and field environments


  • BS in Civil Engineering with emphasis in structural engineering.
  • Master's Degree in Structural Engineering preferred.
  • Structural design experience for ground support, tunnel linings, retaining walls, and shafts would be an advantage.
  • Ability to develop and review design drawings, specifications, and technical memoranda
  • Ability to work on multiple projects in a team environment with a variety of staff and project members from other firms.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English and strong analytical skills.
  • Willing to travel for short term assignments.
  • Experience in seismic design for underground structures would be an advantage.
  • Strong hands-on working knowledge and experience of structural analysis software (SAP2000, STAAD,, Strand7, RISA, or equivalent).
  • Solid knowledge of Australian design codes and standards specifically AS3600 and AS5100. ¬†
  • Working knowledge of Eurocodes related to reinforced concrete and steel structure design.
  • Experience with AutoDesk products including the use of Revit, Navisworks, and AutoCAD an advantage but not essential
  • Right to work in Australia

Company Bio:

McMillen Jacobs Associates is a full-service engineering, environmental, and construction firm in the transportation, heavy civil underground, water resources, hydropower, and fisheries, markets. We are able to contribute to a project at the planning stage, navigate the regulatory requirements, develop a design, manage and self-perform construction, start-up, and commissioning.

Currently serving clients with over 430 staff members from 21 offices located in four countries, our superior technical skills include: geotechnical, civil, structural, mechanical, and electrical engineering; tunnel and underground project engineering; hydraulics and hydrology. We also have leading professionals in design and construction-related services for underground tunnels and stations, large-diameter wastewater and water tunnels and pipelines, heavy rail, light rail; fisheries; hydropower; Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) licensing and regulatory assistance; dam safety; spillway, intake, and water conveyance design and rehabilitation; as well as claims and dispute resolution.

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