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Senior Civil Engineer

Are you a highly skilled and experienced Senior Civil Engineer who wants to be responsible for overseeing and managing various civil engineering projects from conception to completion?

Do you want to work closely with other engineers, architects, and construction professionals to ensure that projects are completed on time, within budget, and to the highest standards of quality?

Inertia is an engineering consultancy specialising in delivering civil, structural, and water engineering solutions for clients within the built environment. We have built an enviable reputation for delivering high-quality, innovative solutions and are known for our multidisciplinary approach that delivers exceptional outcomes for our clients.

On the back of recent successes and a strong pipeline of work, we have a new position for a Senior Engineer to bring their technical experience, passion, and individualism to the team.

On Offer

• Diverse projects across Built Environment, Urban Development and Land subdivisions
• Opportunity to foster existing and develop new relationships in a client-focused orientated business.
• An excellent values-driven company culture based on mutual respect and enjoyment.
• Active social and wellness committee.
• Central and modern Brisbane location near a train station.
• A competitive salary package offered to reflect experience and skill.
• Opportunities to accelerate career development into leadership roles.


• Demonstrated and proven experience in a similar role and industry.
• Relevant tertiary qualifications including industry accreditation/membership (RPEQ/CPENG status).
• Demonstrated experience in stormwater drainage design, pavements, earthworks for various development sites.
• Extensive knowledge of the principles and practices of civil engineering, including a comprehensive understanding of Local Council Authority requirements and statutory authorities’ standards, codes and specifications.
• Demonstrated ability of reviewing project technical work, providing direction and guidance to project personnel and delivering results.
• Knowledge of Contract Administration (including AS 2124 and AS 4000 contracts) and Superintendent duties.
• Experience in interacting with clients and project teams, agreeing on deliverables, and managing resources to deliver projects.
• Well-developed oral and written communication skills.


• Like working in an energetic and fun culture, while being committed to excellent project outcomes.
• Want to work on interesting projects that will challenge your skills and creativity.
• Have technical and mentoring skills to assist and develop Civil Engineering personnel.
• Have the ability to delegate tasks and ensure projects are delivered on time and on budget.
• Have a result-orientated approach and can effectively communicate within a team and with our partners.
• You should have full working rights to live and work in Australia.


We like to have fun! The team have created a successful Cultural Committee with a Strive to Thrive Program with a ‘real’ focus on community, wellness, and growth. We provide an afternoon of trivia, a running club, mentoring program and a calendar of fun annual events.

We will:

• Recognise your efforts and celebrate your achievements.
• Provide you with opportunities to use your creativity, experience and skills to deliver outstanding projects and succeed as a professional.
• Support your desire to innovate, challenge the norm and push boundaries by enabling access to resources to enhance your knowledge and support your growth.
• Foster a culture where teamwork is championed, collaboration is valued and balance is achieved by enjoying what we do and who we are.

For any questions relating to this role or other career opportunities with Inertia please contact or click apply. Your application will be treated as strictly confidential.

Only Candidates demonstrating all of the above skills & attributes will be considered and only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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