Engineering Manager - High Rise


One of Australia's success stories. With a solid pipeline of work, build mid-high rise & luxury residential towers for this award winning developer.

  • Significant development pipeline, great security
  • Strong team to work with
  • Developer side role!!
As Engineering Manager, you will be required to manage, organise and coordinate the engineering of several developments at any one time.
We're looking for a great team player, senior project engineer or senior design manager who's working with a mid to high rise developer, with greater than 5 years experience. We already have strong consultancy side experience in the team, so ideally, you'll hold site experience. 
You'll be a clear communicator, who enjoys solving challenges and has a strong understanding of steel, RC, PT & precast structures in the mid to high rise development market.
You'll get to work on some of the most significant and exciting large scale projects in Sydney, and with a significant development pipeline, this option provides for a long term career for high performers.
Your Key Duties Include:
  • Coordination and design management of residential developments from DA through tender, detailed design documentation, construction and occupation, with a focus on engineering and construction, on time and within budget.
  • Manage the delivery of design documentation from external consultants.
  • Conceptual scheme designs at DA stages.
  • Design and implementation of scope of works and standards for external Engineers and Architects consultants.
  • Coordination and management of external consultants and subcontractors – Architects, civil/structural/hydraulic/electric/mechanical engineers, construction teams etc.
  • Provide and manage engineering conceptual design strategies, methods, and solutions.
  • Review consultants designs for code compliance and in accordance with our construction methods.
  • Review scheme to 
  • Review of structural and architectural designs and documentation for tender and construction, including discrepancies and design deficiencies, find value engineering to minimise construction costs &/or program.
  • Cost analysis/feasibility/buildability on engineering/construction options and decision making.
  • Running weekly design coordination meetings and workshops with all consultants, subcontractors, and stakeholders.
  • Prepare, issue, manage and review, the appointment of tenders for designed scope of works for various subcontracts.
  • Provide technical solutions requested by the construction team to manage any design change to suit site conditions and constructability issues.
  • Working with government bodies for development and construction approvals.
  • Onsite inspections and rectification workshops and solutions to issues encountered during construction.
  • Managing and training onsite site engineers, including writing job duties and responsibilities, reports to be completed, and reviewing output and workload.
  • Lead internal structural design and drafting team through project lifecycle
  • Architectural Design competition reviews.
What you need to succeed:
  • A full cycle experience of high or mid-rise building as site engineer, or other site roles, fully understand Australia construction site practice on high rise building or multi-story building 
  • A strong understanding of construction methodologies throughout all areas of residential development
  • Confident in working within a high pace environment
  • A strong understanding of and ability to create and track documentation and construction programs
  • Must be cost and time conscious with respect to structural design and detailing
  • Experience with contracts management, including monthly claims and variations

For a trusted discussion please call Jeremy Symes on 02 9146 6660 / 0478 644 655 or email