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Principal Maritime Engineer

Job Information
LocationAustralia, Brisbane
Salary$130k - $80k (AUD)
Job TypePermanent
EducationBSc Eng Sci
Experience15 years

Job Description

Primary Purpose of Position:

• The position of Principal Maritime Engineer is a combination of technical, project management and business development roles. The position holder will work closely with the Ports and Structures Manager. The role will involve work in all phases of maritime projects including feasibility, planning, detailed design and rehabilitation

• The effective management of the maritime / structural engineering team and Coordination of works within the Group through various functional groups

Key Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

• Appropriate degree/higher degree from accredited university/college/institute

• Minimum 15 years of practical and relevant experience in port planning / structural design engineering to meet TOR

• Chartered Professional Engineer or equivalent (essential)

• Registered Professional Engineer of Queensland (desirable)

• Good interpersonal and communication skills to work effectively within a culturally diverse and multi-disciplinary environment

• Professional delivery and presentation to ensure the Group/company image is maintained

• Courteous and business orientated manner when communicating with stakeholders to foster and promote good working relations

• Co-operative and flexible work style to work in a team environment

• Willingness to learn new skills and acquire new knowledge

• Ability to apply new knowledge and

• Able to work under pressure

Specific Experience:

• Proven Project Management experience, encompassing administrative, commercial and technical aspects

• Demonstrated excellent supervisory skills and ability to lead and develop staff in a design team environment (10 – 12 Engineers)

• Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and work in a high pressure environment

• Sound knowledge of relevant software packages, standards and guidelines e.g. Space Gass, Microstran

• Demonstrated good negotiation skills and an ability to influence outcomes

• Ability to write effectively in English to furnish reports and to prepare business development materials including proposals

• Demonstrated knowledge and use of appropriate software applications and design tools for example, Microsoft Office

• Demonstrated ability to successfully undertake and deliver to the client’s TOR and

• Project Management and hands-on experience, encompassing administrative, commercial and technical aspects, in delivering within project based budgets and timelines

Should you meet the requirements for this position, please email your CV to or fax to 086 572 8866. You can also contact Caroline/ Madelaine/Meghan/Riana on 021 551 8638.

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