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Structures Design Manager

Structures Design Manager

Sydney NSW
The position of Design and Methods Manager is pivotal in the application of professional knowledge, expertise and leadership to ensure Freyssinet provides clients with high quality, innovative and cost-effective engineering solutions.This is a leadership position that has accountability for establishing objectives and managing the performance of direct reports. This role will be 50 percent managing a small team and 50 percent designing.



 This position has the following primary accountabilities:

  • Apply knowledge and expertise to deliver design engineering solutions for projects.
  • Act as a senior design representative for the business, liaising with clients and contractors.
  •  Apply engineering standards, methods and expertise to complex design requirements.
  •  Model scenarios and a range of solutions.
  •  Produce and maintain the required design documents and records.
  • Understand the commercial context and ensure tenders and proposals have fully costed and fit for purpose design and resource estimates.
  • Apply strong project management disciplines to ensure projects are delivered on time, to standard and to budget.
  • Follow the Engineering costs and ensure its remains under the budget(in collaboration with the Project Manager)
  • Ensure our works are in line with our contract (in collaboration with the Project Manager)
  • Provide forecasts and performance updates.
  • Manage engineering resources and sub-contractors
  • Keep up to date on innovative methods and approaches.
  • Managing the design team and design program according to priorities and deadlines
  • Provide guidance support and clarity to the drafting and design team, share experience and best practice.
  • Centralizing the design requests from BD and operations from NSW and other states, agreed on deadline and objectives
  • Provide clear directives and objectives to the team


You will need experience in the following to apply:

  • 10 years’ experience in designing Complex Structures/Bridges (Steel & Concrete)
  • Contractor experience
  • Previously managed a team
  • Degree in Civil Engineering (or other relevant)


Freyssinet Australia Pty Ltd is a multifaceted specialist contractor providing innovative solutions for structure remediation, post-tensioning and specialist civil engineering and a member of the Soletanche Freyssinet and Vinci Groups present in 100 countries around the world. The Freyssinet name is synonymous with post-tensioning, but we also offer diverse and significant work opportunities in the fields of bridge construction methods, bridge products, heavy lifting, structure strengthening/monitoring and renewables.