Senior Structural Engineer

FMG Engineering is a very well-known and highly regarded multi-disciplinary National Engineering Consultancy providing services and solutions to the development, property and urban infrastructure sectors. With offices in Adelaide, Melbourne and Sydney, we employ over 140 staff, comprising engineers, scientists, technicians, and support staff.

In the structural team our work is varied and challenging. Our clients include Architects, Builders, Developers, Councils and Government Organisations. Projects vary, typically up to $20M in construction value

Due to exponential growth our team require a senior structural engineer with at least 8 years of demonstrated structural design experience. Developed technical abilities, being chartered, strong people management, communication, project leadership and project management skills as well as being able to build strong client relations will be highly regarded.

Your role would see you working closely with the department lead, the structures team and the wider office to deliver quality outcomes on projects and achieve company and customer objectives. Deliver quality to the highest standard whilst meeting client service levels will be of high importance. You should be comfortable that your communication skills will allow you to communicate clearly with clients, builders and architects

Our project work is diverse and ideally suited to someone who enjoys new challenges and meeting clients needs. We will develop your technical and softer skills and opportunities will exist to develop your career. You will also be expected to share technical knowledge and mentor more junior members.

FMG works to balance work and private lives and is an equal opportunities employer.

As the ideal candidate you will have: 

  • University degree qualifications in structural engineering
  • A minimum of 8 years of structural engineering consultancy design experience
  • Charted Engineers status
  • Demonstrated experience within Australia of commercial building structural engineering design
  • Melbourne experience
  • Demonstrated experience of successful project management
  • Demonstrated ability to liaise with a variety of people including builders, architects and clients
  • Commercial acumen

Your personal attributes should also include:

  • A team first approach
  • A desire for excellent project outcomes
  • A passion for structural design and engineering and documentation
  • A desire to grow and develop your career
  • Good communication skills; both written and verbal
  • Professional and friendly personality
  • Enjoy mentoring junior engineers
  • Motivated to nurture professional relationships and secure project work.

What we can offer you:

  • Flexible working life. Work-life balance is important, FMG Engineering offer staff the ability to mix working in the office with a working from home capability
  • A competitive salary commensurate with experience
  • A chance to develop your professional skills
  • An opportunity to work in a team of likeminded and experienced engineering professionals
  • Exposure to a variety of business sectors and range of responsibilities developing and delivering challenging projects
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program: A free service that includes counselling for you and your immediate family members

If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit your resume and cover letter (outlining which of the above mentioned criteria makes you suitable for this role) via SEEK or email to

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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