Principal - Roads & Highways

Jacobs (South Brisbane QLD, Australia) 12 days ago

Job Description  

The world needs innovators and problem solvers who turn challenges into greater opportunities. We have an insatiable curiosity about solutions to move people and goods safely and efficiently across the globe.  From rail systems mobilising accessible transit, to ports linking land and sea – when it comes to connecting the people and places of tomorrow, the future of transport depends on us.

Due to a strong pipeline of work in the Northern region, we are currently seeking a Principal – Roads & Highways Engineer to join our thriving office in Brisbane. Reporting to the Section Leader – Roads & Highways, the purpose of this role is to provide engineering capability to our project team including managing Jacobs risk on proposals and projects. This position also provides technical expertise across the civil/road’s projects and includes involvement in the development of proposals and managing junior staff. 
You should be an experienced qualified and registered Engineer in the roads sector, with experience in leading teams and providing technical leadership across roads projects. You should be well versed in managing and maintaining existing client relationships whilst fostering new relationships and market opportunities.

Key requirements for the role:
  • Relevant Tertiary Qualification (minimum bachelor level qualification in Engineering) 
  • Registered Professional Engineer Queensland (RPEQ)
  • Vast amount of experience in the Roads/Highways Sector 
  • Current knowledge of local engineering methods, applicable codes and specifications associated with road and highway engineering infrastructure projects
  • Experience in management of multidisciplinary projects 
  • Liaison with clients including delivery partners
  • Knowledge of planning and design processes for road and bridge projects
Jacobs. A world where you can.

From our inclusive employee networks, to our positive mental health champions – we’re committed to driving a culture of caring where you can be you. Joining Jacobs not only connects you locally but globally - and together, our diverse perspectives and unique backgrounds power our collective strength. We collaborate and share! By supporting one another, we all succeed.

With safety and flexibility always top of mind, we’ve gone beyond traditional ways of working so you have the support, means and space to maximise your potential. You’ll uncover flexible working arrangements, benefits and opportunities to do good too – from participating in our global giving and volunteering program, to exploring new and inventive ways to help our clients make the world a better place. No matter what drives you, you’ll discover how you can cultivate, nurture and achieve your goals – all at a single global company.

Please note:  If you are being represented by a recruitment agency you will not be considered, to be considered you will need to apply directly to Jacobs.



Should you wish to discuss the role in more detail please contact Kay Hamilton, Senior Talent Acquisition Partner - Transport on +61 3 8668 6399 or email
:   Australia-Australia Countrywide-South Brisbane-AU - Brisbane Cordelia Street

Principal - Roads & Highways

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