Elevate Your Career With Connexus Recruitment in Structural Design Engineering

At Connexus Recruitment, we're at the forefront of recruiting for structural design engineering roles. Explore diverse positions and new challenges that could reshape the trajectory of your career. Our team, comprised of recruitment specialists, is dedicated to assisting you in navigating the design engineering industry.

Each design consultancy has its unique ethos and requirements. We delve deep to understand your aspirations and skills, ensuring a match that benefits both your personal and professional growth. Ready for a transformative career move? Reach out to us.

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Navigating the myriad of design engineering opportunities can be daunting when your expertise is sought after.

We provide the guidance and insights you need to make informed career choices. With our finger on the pulse of the industry, we'll introduce you to the most fitting opportunities within top-tier design companies, enabling you to cultivate your career with conviction.

Our dedication at Connexus Recruitment is to empower design engineers to thrive in their roles. Our relationships with a wide range of design consultancies means that we can guide you to your next ideal position.

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Recognising your potential in design engineering is our forte, but we also understand that each job seeker has unique goals. That's why we tailor our approach, aligning you with opportunities that resonate with your ambitions. Our extensive affiliations with leading design firms offer exclusive openings, many of which aren't publicly advertised. Keen on a fresh challenge? Chat with our recruitment experts today.


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Devina Marcelyn
Senior Recruitment Consultant

Design Engineering
Recruitment Experts

We understand what you want from a career in design engineering but every job seeker is different, that’s why we listen to your needs and only match you to the right opportunities. We have a strong network of engineering firms who trust us with their hiring needs, which means many of the roles we work on are never advertised. If you’re interested in exploring a new career, contact our friendly recruitment team today.

Structural Design Engineering FAQs

Salaries for structural design engineers fluctuate based on experience and specialisation.

  • Graduates in design engineering can earn $55,000 - $65,000.
  • Junior design engineers can earn $60,000 - $75,000.
  • Mid-level design engineers with a few years of experience can earn $75,000 - $100,000.
  • Senior design engineers can earn $100,000 - $130,000.
  • Associate design engineers can earn $135,000 - $155,000.
  • Design Managers can earn $150,000 - $180,000.

Directors can earn $200,000 - $270,000.

*Note: Salary does not include super, may differ based on specialisation, location, qualifications, and an individual's portfolio or project history.

Beneficial skills for design engineers include:

  • Knowledge of designing buildings with different material types, such as Steel, Reinforced Concrete and Timber 
  • Understanding of the design and construction lifecycle
  • Knowledge of the Building Codes of Australia and Australian Standards
  • Proficiency in software tools such as AutoCAD, Revit MEP, Microstran, Etabs, Tekla, and STAAD Pro.
  • Excellent report writing skills
  • Ability to coordinate with other disciplines, and take on other people's viewpoints
  • Ability to use initiative, and think outside of the box

As a design engineer, there are ample avenues for professional growth. One can specialise in technical design, lead project teams, or transition into supervisory roles within a design firm.

There is is potential to gain experience and move into either technical, project or team leadership within a consultancy environment, step sideways into a contractor or take the leap into client-side project management, advisory or even development.

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