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Structural Engineer

Job No: 113638
Location: Perth and Adelaide

  • Exciting work from home opportunities for experienced Civil/Structural Engineers within award-winning engineering consultancy business
  • Choose your base - Perth or Adelaide!
  • Huge variety, impressive client base - mining or marine industry experience a must!
  • Competitive remuneration package plus ongoing training and career progression opportunities

About the Organisation

RKF Engineering Services is an award-winning specialist engineering consultancy with offices in Perth, Brisbane, Adelaide, Wollongong and Gladstone, working within the Australian mining, marine, transport and heavy industries.

In operation for over 30 years, RKF Engineering Services has long been recognised amongst its peers as a leader in structural engineering, remediation and design, concrete technology and cathodic protection. The organisation has worked with some of Australia’s leading companies and continue to be sought after by local and international clients abroad for the technical expertise, specialist knowledge and superior value that they bring to each and every project.

To learn more about RKF's projects and services visit their website here. 

About the Opportunity

Due to ongoing growth, RKF Engineering Services now has 2 x opportunities for experienced Structural Engineers to join their team. These are full-time roles based in Perth and Adelaide. The successful candidates will work from home when not on site, with the opportunity to establish a small satellite office as the business expands.

As part of the RKF Design Team, these roles will see you delivering unique, technical engineering solutions to a diverse range of clients across the mining, marine and/or transport sectors, with varying size and business focus. As well as conducting advanced method structural analysis, you will conduct site inspections, audits and physical testing of structures in varying conditions as well as working with clients in managing the maintenance and operation of their assets. This will include developing remediation designs for degrading structural components and elements. 

On a day-to-day basis your duties will include (but not be limited to):

  • Undertaking detailed site condition audits and investigations into steel and concrete structures;
  • Preparing and analysing detailed company reports including structural investigations, concrete and steel condition audits and relevant repair strategies;
  • Managing the engagement and performance of external contractors and suppliers;
  • Expanding RKF ES’ presence through effective stakeholder management;
  • Managing ongoing critical projects with a key focus on safety and quality; and
  • Undertaking structural design including computer-based analysis of mining/marine/transport infrastructure structures with concrete and steelwork.

About You

To be considered for one of the positions you will hold tertiary qualifications in Civil/Structural Engineering, with considerable experience in site management, concrete, construction, corrosion or design. You will have a solid understanding of and experience working on major construction projects, with at least a portion of your experience gained within either the mining or marine sectors.

Any experience using structural analysis software packages such as SpaceGass and Strand7 and/or working with yard machine tracks or shafts/tunnels, will be highly regarded.

You will be comfortable conducting site investigations, condition assessments and writing technical reports and be willing/able to travel for client meetings and site inspections as required.

As you will be working from a remote home office, the ability to work autonomously and manage your own schedule will be key to your success in this role. You will have excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to speak and write clearly and concisely, and have good attention to detail and pride in your work. 

Please note: Only candidates currently residing in Australia with permanent working rights will be considered for this position. 

About the Benefits

RKF Engineering Services is a people focused organisation who believe that the continual professional development and support of their staff results in the best outcomes for their business and clients. You will be joining an agile and collaborative team working across multiple geographical locations in Australia with a focus on excellence in project delivery and client satisfaction.

In return for your hard work and dedication, you will be rewarded with a highly attractive salary (commensurate with experience and qualifications) plus generous superannuation above 9%.

You will also have access to a range of additional benefits including:

  • Laptop, phone and all you need to successfully set up your home office;
  • Ongoing professional development;
  • Study Assistance, including negotiable reimbursement of course fees for further study;
  • Career advancement opportunities;
  • Job security within an established company; and
  • Networking opportunities.

You'll love the flexibility that comes from working from home and managing your own time, whilst still being part of a national, award-winning organisation. If you think you have what it takes to join the RKF team then we want to hear from you so don't wait - apply now!


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