Senior Structural Engineers

Job Description

  • Great team and workplace culture
  • Mining, ports and commercial projects 
  • Well respected consultancy with 35+ industry experience
  • Brand new office in Central Mackay

The Position:

Due to business growth, we are looking for mid to senior level structural engineers to join the team. Based in Mackay, you will work on a range of mining, ports and transport infrastructure (bridges, roads, rail) remediation design projects. 

This is a full-time permanent opportunity in a highly regarded and established consultancy that values its staff, invests in their professional development and rewards generously.


  • Work on ongoing critical projects with a key focus on safety and quality.
  • Work on structural design projects including computer-based analysis of mining/marine/transport infrastructure structures with concrete and steelwork;
  • Act as client contact as appointed for specific projects;
  • Conduct condition assessments, audits, surveys;
  • Liaise with staff members in other offices; and
  • Other tasks as allocated by senior staff.

Selection Criteria:

Whilst there will be on-the-job training and the opportunity for career progression, the successful applicant will ideally have:

  • Degree in Civil/Structural Engineering
  • 5-7 years' industry experience minimum (client side or consulting) 
  • Knowledge and experience using structural analysis software packages i.e. SpaceGass, Strand7;
  • Sound knowledge and experience in structural design, analysis, client/stakeholder management and project delivery;
  • Understanding/experience on major construction projects;
  • Hold or be working towards CP Eng and RPEQ;
  • Highly developed communication, negotiation and interpersonal skills;
  • Strong attention to detail and take pride in their work;
  • Open unrestricted drivers licence;
  • Be currently residing in Australia; and
  • Fluent in English.

Experience with Cathodic Protection design and durability engineering working with marine, mobile machines, bulk materials handling or shafts/tunnel assets will also be advantageous.

Why work with RKF ES

RKF ES offers a great workplace culture, competitive salary and some fantastic staff benefits. Working with us, you will enjoy flexible work hours, brand new office facilities, paid professional development courses and industry membership fees, paid parental leave, company-wide retreats as well as many other perks and incentives.

How To Apply

RKF ES is an equal opportunity employer and encourages all candidates who meet the selection criteria to apply.

For further information or to apply, please email a copy of your CV to

Only successful applicants will be contacted.

(Agency referrals will not be accepted).