You’re a senior civil engineer with ambitions to continue growing your career and take the leap into leadership. You’re already managing clients and your own projects. You have your own ideas and thoughts, and you want to turn them into reality. However, your current employer is already well-established. They already have a leader, and future development pathways seem a long way away!
Perhaps you’re fantastic technically, and you love dealing with people, however, because you’re not a ‘business development person’, you’ve been overlooked for a promotion.
Or maybe, you’re already an experienced associate civil engineer. You’re doing all the work! You’re doing business development, managing projects, recruiting, and training the team, and making the business money! But you’re not getting the reward for it.
If any of these apply, then we should absolutely be having a discussion.
Our client is a family-owned engineering consultancy that has been working in the industry for over 20 years. They are already well established on the building services side (circa 30 engineers) and following a recent merger with a highly regarded civil contractor + developer (80+ people) that brings a boatload of work with them (so they aren’t looking for a work winner!), now have plans to launch their civil design team.
They are looking to recruit an experienced civil engineer who has been waiting for an opportunity to lead. To build something from the ground up, put their own stamp on things, and be rewarded professionally and financially for their efforts. With support of course!
In the early days, you’d have to be a bit of a jack of all trades as you’d be doing most of the delivery yourself, however, they have 2 contractors available to support you if things get overwhelming, and they plan to grow the team quickly to 10+, so it’s not forever. As the team grows, the owners of the business will be there to support and mentor you.
The projects are mainly land development sites across regional NSW and would include the design and master planning of subdivisions, land and earthworks, minor roads and pavements, stormwater drainage and WSUD.
Culturally – these guys are one of our favourites to work with. They have built their business off the back of ‘just being good people’, and this transcends across the business. They put their employees first, promote and encourage diversity, and offer continuous development opportunities both professionally and financially.