Civil Engineering

Robert Bird Group’s civil engineering team holds a track record for delivering innovative engineering solutions, bespoke services and delivering value for our clients in a range of market sectors, including property, transport infrastructure, and mining. Our experienced civil engineering specialists draw on knowledge gained through years spent providing engineering services to a range of projects, from urban renewal projects, to major road and rail projects, and mining infrastructure projects.


The Civil Engineering team provides engineering support from concept and planning to design and construction, with ongoing management and advice for the operating life of a project.


Our team is highly skilled in the provision of civil engineering services to major development and infrastructure projects including:

  • Land Development (major subdivisions)
  • Property Development (including stormwater management and environmental outcomes)
  • Airport Infrastructure
  • Road Infrastructure
  • Mining Infrastructure
  • Rail Infrastructure
  • Port Infrastructure
  • Energy and Communications Infrastructure

Key to our approach is an intimate knowledge of approvals processes with local authorities, which is critical to minimising the time and cost of civil works on all projects. Our civil engineering teams include locally-based specialists who interface with our other services, and the client, to achieve best-for-project results. On complex and challenging projects in particular, this approach is key to ensuring maximised benefits to our clients.

Robert Bird Group’s civil engineering services include:

  • Feasibility Studies
  • Master Planning
  • Statutory Authority Liaison, Negotiation and Approvals
  • Design & Documentation
  • Contract Administration
  • Construction Methodology
  • Construction Supervision
  • Construction Phase Services
  • Asset and Conditions Surveys
  • Risk and Opportunity Assessments

We have expertise across many Civil Engineering works including:

  • Erosion and Sediment Control
  • Earthworks
  • Pavement design
  • Hydrology and Flood Analysis
  • Stormwater Management, Drainage and Flood Control
  • Water Sensitive Urban Design
  • Water Supply, Reticulation, Distribution and Treatment
  • Earth Retention Systems
  • Bridge Design - road, rail and pedestrian
  • Wharfs, Piers and Trestles (Jetties)
  • Design management of specialists consultants including survey and traffic