Principal Civil Engineer

Location: Brisbane
Job Type: Full time
Contact: Jason Ray
Email: email Jason
Reference: REF-001

Feeling like your voice is not being heard? Have you ever wanted to lead your own team and finally put all those great ideas into practice?

Whether you are an experienced Principal Engineer or a Senior Engineer looking to take the next step in your career, Inertia has an opportunity for you!

We have an opening for a Principal Civil Engineer to help us deliver a diverse range of projects within the infill, flood and infrastructure sectors.  This is a Senior role within Inertia and you will have a say in our future growth and direction!  Also, if you are the right person, we would even be open to discussing equity arrangements.

A typical week will consist of:

  • Leading team meetings and project kickoff sessions
  • Providing technical design direction on a range of infill, flood and land development projects
  • Attending business development activities (beers with clients is a popular one)
  • Mentoring your team members and helping them develop their skills
  • Arranging the preparation of fee proposals, tender documents and submissions


  • Must have a minimum of 8 years relevant technical engineering experience
  • Obtained RPEQ (civil) status or be ready to obtain (support provided – Inertia are a Chartered member of Engineers Australia)
  • Proven ability in leading, mentoring and managing a team of engineers, designers and drafters (support provided by external training consultants)
  • Proven ability to establish a rapport with clients and other consultants


  • Like working in an energetic and fun culture, while being committed to excellent project outcomes
  • Have significant technical and mentoring skills to assist and develop Civil Engineering personnel
  • Have a result orientated approach and can effectively communicate
  • Have leadership qualities and clear vision of where you want to be


  • We’re a friendly team with an excellent culture that includes; a great office, active social club, inter-office activities like BBQs & trivia, sports teams, and generally having lots of fun!
  • We offer flexible work arrangements and are family focused
  • We can offer you a broad range of projects and experience
  • We are committed to developing our people, in fact, we are a  have specialist consultants on board to help fast track your career progression!

If this sounds like what you have been waiting for, contact us today!

07 3857 7868

The position is only available to citizens or permanent residents of Australia