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We're Looking for a Senior Design Engineer or Engineering Technologist

16th April 2015
We're Looking for a Senior Design Engineer or Engineering Technologist

Our Adelaide Office has a vacancy coming up in June for a Senior Design Engineer or Engineering Technologist.  If anyone is interested, key details about the role and essential requirements of the position are shown below.

Initial expressions of interest are welcomed from applicants meeting the essential requirements, and can be lodged through our official job advertisements on Seek or LinkedIn, or via an email to sa@hdsaustralia.com.au marked "Senior Design Engineer - Expression of Interest".  A complete Position Description and Person Specification, along with Standard Employment Agreement, will be emailed to those expressing interest in the position, following which full applications can be lodged.

Applications close on Friday 8 May.

The position of Senior Design Engineer / Engineering Technologist has three primary objectives, namely:

  1. Coordinate all road safety audit projects undertaken by the company, with lead responsibility to conduct audits in South Australia and the Northern Territory (assisted by other road safety auditors depending on availability) as well as technical review of road safety audits conducted in Victoria and other states.  In this capacity, the Senior Design Engineer / Engineering Technologist operates autonomously, under the general direction of the Engineering Manager;
  2. Act as design manager and technical design lead for all road design projects undertaken by the company in South Australia and Victoria, supported in the geometric design process by an experienced road design technician(s).  This task includes detailed checking of design drawings, but high level technical oversight of the design and final drawing approval is provided by the Principal Engineer Road Transport; and
  3. Provide technical support to the Principal Engineer Road Transport with other traffic engineering and road transport planning projects undertaken in South Australia, including undertaking traffic impact assessments and road deficiency assessments, as well as preparation and/or evaluation of various road grant funding applications.

‚ÄčEssential Requirements for the Successful Candidate:

  • Qualified in civil or traffic engineering at the professional engineer (degree) level or engineering technologist (diploma) level.
  • Minimum seven years (professional engineer) or ten years (engineering technologist) experience since graduation, working in road safety and road design.
  • Accredited with the Department of Transport Planning and Infrastructure (South Australia), VicRoads (Victoria) or equivalent state body as a Senior Road Safety Auditor.
  • At least two years demonstrated experience managing projects, including client liaison, with minimum supervision from a superior manager.
  • Eligible for corporate membership of the Institution of Engineers Australia.
     

General Skills and Knowledge will include:

  • Self starter
  • Drive and enthusiasm, with a strong desire to be successful
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Ability to work without supervision and with limited direction
  • Ability to work to deadlines and budgets


This is a great opportunity to lead a team while being mentored by a leading specialist in road design and road transport planning.