Associate Structural Engineer

Posted on August 6, 2021


The Opportunity

Inertia is an engineering consultancy specialising in delivering structural, civil 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 are seeking an Associate Structural Engineer to bring their passion, technical ability, and team building experience to our Buildings team.

On Offer

  • Rewarding remuneration package
  • Diverse projects spread across multiple sectors
  • Flexible working to suit individual needs
  • Autonomy to lead and deliver multiple projects concurrently, with resources provided and plenty of senior support.
  • Opportunity to foster existing and develop new relationships in a client-focused orientated business
  • Opportunity to be part of a growing, successful business
  • An excellent company culture based on mutual respect, enjoying what we do and doing it well. Come and have a chat to see for yourself 🙂


  • A minimum qualification of Bachelor Degree in Civil/Structural Engineering from a recognized tertiary institution.
  • Chartered professional engineer status / Registered Professional Engineer Queensland (RPEQ) qualified
  • Experience in the design of structural/residential/commercial, residential multi-level building structures, with at least 5 years recently in the building industry in Australia and preferably 15 in total.
  • Either currently an Associate or a Senior Engineer ready to step-up into this role
  • Experience in interacting with clients and project teams, agreeing on deliverables, and managing resources to deliver projects.
  • Strong technical skills, from first principles to using software.
  • Advanced ability to interpret the requirements of Australian standards and building codes.
  • A network of clients who have been satisfied with your approach to structural consultancy.
  • Proven track record of coordinating teams, designs and projects.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills and an ability to convey information accurately.
  • Well-developed oral and written communication skills.


  • Like working in an energetic and fun culture, while being committed to excellent project outcomes
  • Have a team orientated attitude and ability to support and nurture less experienced staff
  • Have a drive to further develop your career and assist with business development
  • Have an ability to build rapport with all types of clients and project stakeholders.
  • Want to work on interesting projects that will challenge your skills and creativity
  • Have technical and mentoring skills to assist and develop Structural Engineering personnel
  • Have the ability to delegate tasks and ensure projects are delivered on time and on budget
  • You should have full working rights to live and work in Australia.


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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