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Structural Design and Electrical Engineers

Emergent Group
Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
Closing date
8 Jul 2023

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Live well and work better in Newcastle Australia

We are an engineering, technology and environmental consulting business based in Newcastle, just two hours’ drive north of Sydney. Our region, known as ‘The Hunter’ is a fast developing commercial, industrial and tourism hub of New South Wales (NSW), Australia.

Living here offers the benefits of all the major facilities of a big city, with the joy of beautiful beaches and countryside within easy reach. Recently named the ‘Top Tourism Town’ in NSW, Newcastle also offers a range of great schools, major retail centres, creative arts and a diverse and thriving industrial core.

We’re looking for both structural and electrical engineers who care about the future and have a desire to contribute to their community’s evolution into a more sustainable and robust society. If this is you, take a look at the details below and contact us for a chat about a potential future for you and your family in sunny, progressive Newcastle, Australia.


We are seeking an experienced structural design engineer to lead our dynamic structural engineering team. The successful candidate will have 10 years’ experience including structural design across multiple sectors such as heavy industry, mining and materials handling. Prior consulting experience would be highly regarded.


  • Leading the Structural Engineering team in the provision of engineering design and asset integrity services
  • Ensuring services are fit for purpose and compliant with relevant codes and regulatory standards
  • Performing hands-on engineering investigations, analysis and assessments
  • Reviewing and signing-off designs and associated documentation prepared by other team members
  • Proactively coordinating and managing project scopes of work, budgets and delivery schedules
  • Preparing cost estimates and proposals for new opportunities
  • Managing relationships with existing clients and developing new business relationships

About You

Most importantly, you are a highly motivated, creative individual who strives for the best outcome for clients in a collaborative environment. You will ideally possess the following:

  • Degree qualification in Structural Engineering, recognised by Engineers Australia
  • Chartered Membership of the Institution of Structural Engineers
  • Comprehensive knowledge and proven technical experience in structural steel and concrete design
  • Experience in the application of engineering design guidelines, relevant acts, regulations and standards
  • A strong working knowledge with a range of structural design software packages including SpaceGASS
  • Superior report writing experience
  • Competent in Microsoft 365
  • Highly developed interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Current drivers licence


We are seeking a senior electrical engineer with at least 5 years’ experience to join our Risk and Functional Safety team. This role will suit an adaptable engineer who has experience in functional safety and risk management and experience in design of control systems. Candidates with TÜV or equivalent qualification in Functional Safety will be highly regarded.


  • Conducting technical assessments (e.g. design verifications), functional safety assessments (e.g. SIL determination) and facilitating risk workshops (e.g. HAZOP)
  • Preparing assessment documentation and reports with analytical and technical robustness
  • Interpreting technical and complex information
  • Coordinating project scopes of works, budgets and schedules
  • Actively maintaining good relationships with new and existing clients

About You

Most importantly, you are a highly motivated, creative individual who strives for the best outcome for clients in a collaborative environment. You will ideally possess the following:

  • Degree qualification in Electrical Engineering, suitable for membership to Engineers Australia
  • Demonstrated experience in functional safety, technical analysis, auditing or critical analysis of similar nature
  • Experience with manufacturing, mining, heavy industrial or processing plants
  • Sound commercial judgement
  • Demonstrated high level technical report writing skills
  • Strong communication skills and ability to present well to customers
  • Effective time management skills


About the Positions

Position Type: Full Time

Position Location: Flexible – work from our Newcastle office, or in a hybrid arrangement, working from home with regular office and or site visits

About us

Emergent Group’s flagship consulting company, Advitech, provides high-level engineering and environmental services, advice, and management across sectors. We believe it’s our people that set us apart from the competition. We seek passionate and qualified professionals who share our commitment to helping our clients achieve their operational goals.

When you work for an Emergent Group company you become part of a team of people committed to applying science and technology solutions to the world’s biggest challenges.

We do our best to maintain a healthy, collaborative and friendly work culture, where individuality and difference are respected, and all voices are heard.

The wellbeing of our people is our top priority. We offer great benefits including flexibility of working arrangements and career development opportunities.

See the 'Imagine Newcastle' website to find out about our amazing region:



Emergent Group is a group of specialised engineering and technical sciences companies collaborating to deliver innovative solutions. 

Emergent Group brings together a strategic blend of technical and science expertise and commercial acumen to give businesses and government the advantage they need.  

We have the skills, experience, connections and agility to deliver innovative solutions to complex challenges across a range of sectors including resources, manufacturing, agriculture, transport and defence. 

Emergent Group has been built on the philosophy that we are better and stronger together. True greatness would come from blending our experience, expertise and perspectives. 

Our team of engineers, scientists, mathematicians, data analysts and technicians allows the group to constantly rethink and remodel our organisation, adapting the way we do things and evolving in response to our changing environment. 

Our group consists of Advitech, Novecom and Acubis. This diverse portfolio of companies allows us to provide integrated solutions from planning and assessments; to manufacturing; to operations, maintenance, upgrades and asset management. 

Our services include: 

  • Engineering Consulting 
  • Environmental Consulting 
  • Energy and Renewables 
  • ESG and Sustainability 
  • Contaminated land assessment and validation 
  • Project Delivery 
  • Risk and Compliance 
  • Remote Environmental Monitoring  
  • Industrial IoT 
  • Data Analytics 
  • Smart Radar Technology 
  • System Integration 
  • Remote Communications 
  • Wireless Networks 
  • Applied Mathematics – Analytics and Optimisation

Contact us: 

+61 2 4924 5400 






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7 Riverside Drive
Mayfield West

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