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At 5QS we put our people first. We offer outstanding career opportunities for candidates who share our values and are looking to take their career to the next level.

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Undergrad 3rd/4th Year

Job Description

5QS Consulting Engineers is a multidisciplinary consulting engineering firm providing comprehensive services across eastern NSW, including the Far- and Mid-North Coast, Hunter Valley, Central Coast, South West Slopes Regions, ACT, and Norfolk Island. Our engineering disciplines include: Civil; Structural; Geotechnical; and Environmental engineering. We are a progressive employer that provides flexible working options and variety of interesting professional activities. 5QS has experienced mentors able to provide practical ‘on the job’ support to help develop crucial skills.

These are undergraduate, Casual positions based in our Newcastle and/or Port Macquarie Offices. This role requires the applicant to have a strong understanding of the principles of civil/structural engineering.

The primary role of the Undergraduate Engineer will be to assist the Senior Engineers in preparing civil, structural, and geotechnical documentation for projects such as new residential/commercial developments, renovations/additions, swimming pool and retaining wall projects which will involve you to take and understand instructions, work under minimal supervision, present calculations and documentation in a clear and concise manner and discuss technical assumptions and decisions. The role will require working from the office as well as fieldwork on an occasional basis for investigations and inspections.

We seek an individual with:

• Interest in structural engineering.

• High level of academic achievement at University.

• Excellent report writing and communication skills, including communicating with clients.

• Well-developed problem-solving skills.

• Show initiative.

• Take and follow instructions.

• Ability to work independently under minimal supervision and as part of a team.

• Present calculations and documentation in a clear and concise manner.

• Pride in their work.

• Attention to detail is essential.

• AutoCAD experience.

• Understanding of current Australian Standards and the Building Code of Australia.

• Driver's license.


Casual employment is intended to be offered to accommodate candidates throughout their 3rd and/or final years of undergraduate study. Most who complete this program take up full-time employment with 5QS as a graduate professional engineers.

Only applications with a academic transcript attached will be reviewed.


Please note that 5QS does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or recruitment agencies.  In the event a recruiter or agency submits an unsolicited resume or candidate, 5QS explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency, as any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of 5QS.

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