Maritime Structural Engineer

Engineer SpecialistsCivil and Structural EngineeringMaritimeExperienced
  • North Sydney
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Vacancy Intro

Haskoning Australia specialises in delivering customized engineering and scientific solutions to clients spanning Australia, the Pacific, and Southeast Asia. We excel in the maritime, river, estuarine, and coastal sectors, offering consultancy services and civil and structural design expertise across various industries.

In response to rising demand, we are actively seeking full-time Maritime Senior Structural Engineers to join our team. This role can be based in Sydney, Newcastle, or Brisbane. As a Senior Structural Engineer, you will contribute significantly to our business growth by expanding our client base and overseeing the execution of compelling projects across Australia, New Zealand, and the Pacific region.

What will you do

We're seeking a Senor Maritime Structural Engineer who is passionate about water-based structures, fostering local stakeholder relationships to enhance coastal environments.

As a Senior Structural Engineer specializing in Maritime projects like ports, harbors, seawalls, revetments, and navigational equipment, you'll lead and oversee engineering assignments, ensuring projects meet timelines and budgets. In collaboration with colleagues you will be open to sharing insights, be an innovative problem-solver, and your experience will be integral to the role.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Execute detailed engineering projects in maritime sectors.
  • Manage small to medium-sized projects in adherence to QHSE systems.
  • Develop commercial, technical, and financial proposals for engineering ventures.
  • Plan and schedule project resources effectively to meet deadlines.
  • Conduct preliminary studies, create a basis of Design and specification documents, and progress designs from concept to detailed phases.
  • Support senior team members and mentor junior engineers in technical tasks and professional growth.
  • Contribute to business development by engaging with clients, preparing capability statements, and marketing materials.
  • Review engineering outputs, both internal and external as required.
  • Conduct site visits and travel as necessary.

This role offers an opportunity to lead impactful projects while contributing to the growth and innovation within our team and industry.

Where you will work

For 140 years, we've been driving inclusive, sustainable development alongside our clients, leveraging our expertise to make a positive impact. Our team is committed to shaping a better future and leaving a lasting legacy.

As a networked organization, we connect the world's top talent to tackle global challenges. Together, we strive for financial health by applying collective intelligence in collaboration with clients and partners.

We are commercially astute engineers, project managers, and consultants who specialize in designing smart cities, airports, ports, and more. We innovate industries, co-create clean energy and fresh water using smart data, and accelerate the convergence of digital and physical worlds.

Partnering closely with clients, we harness data and algorithms to turn insights into actionable foresights. We drive digital transformation and support our clients in achieving their business ambitions swiftly and effectively.

Ultimately, we aim to enhance society together.

What you bring

Key Competencies:

  • Proficient technical and practical skills in structural or civil engineering.
  • Familiarity with industry guidelines, codes, and specifications.
  • Track record of achieving financial and business targets.
  • Strong client liaison and development skills, prioritizing client satisfaction and relationship building.
  • Directing and advising on technical matters, mentoring project teams effectively.
  • Consistently delivering high-quality, accurate, and timely work.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication abilities, adept at hosting meetings and workshops.
  • Effective self-management skills and experience in leading small teams.
  • Confident and capable as both a team leader and team player.
  • Independent thinker with strong organizational abilities.
  • Personable demeanor conducive to effective collaboration.
  • Contributing to business growth through identifying opportunities.

Qualifications and Experience:


  • Degree in Civil or Structural Engineering (or equivalent).
  • Excellent proficiency in English language.
  • Experience in digital engineering or coding.
  • 5 to 10 years’ consulting experience.
  • Proficiency in writing proposals and managing small to medium projects.


  • Chartered status with a professional engineering institution.
  • Involvement in extracurricular industry activities (e.g., PIANC).
  • Background and specialization in Maritime Engineering.


What we offer you

Royal Haskoning Australia is committed to fostering diversity and inclusion at every level. We believe in embracing individual differences as a catalyst for innovation, creativity, and collaboration. Our goal is for our workforce to mirror the diversity of our communities and customers.

In addition, we offer:

  • Competitive salary package + benefits
  • Paid Parental and Partner Leave
  • Option to purchase additional annual leave
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Technical development through on-the-job learning and structured training opportunities

Join us in creating a workplace where diversity thrives, and everyone is valued for their unique contributions.

Are you our new colleague?

We would like to meet you! Click on the apply button and upload your resume and Cover letter.

After receiving your application, we will contact you as soon as possible. The application process then consists of 2 - 3 interviews and a possibility of an assessment.

If you have any questions, please contact Natalie Iglesias our TA Manager based in Sydney: [email protected]

Royal HaskoningDHV Australia is an Equal Opportunities Employer. We have a clear goal of driving diversity and inclusion across all dimensions, we encourage women and people of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Island descent to be part of an organisation that promotes a diverse and safe workplace environment.

Together, we are embarking on a journey where each and every one of us, individually and collectively, welcomes and celebrates individual differences. We recognize that embracing diversity unlocks innovation and creativity and fosters collaboration. We want our employees to reflect the diversity of our communities and the customers we serve.

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Royal HaskoningDHV will not accept unsolicited applications or phone calls from recruitment agencies.

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