About us

Robert Bird Group (RBG) is a leading international specialist engineering consultancy business built upon delivering structural and civil engineering excellence worldwide. We transform inspiring visions into successful realities, offering innovative, collaborative, flexible, and proactive solutions. We integrate design excellence with construction and delivery expertise in close partnership with our clients.

RBG have been operating for over 35 years, we keep growing and continue to take on exciting and challenging local and global projects. Our team is pleased to provide structural engineering services for some of Australia’s most significant projects such as Cross River Rail, Australia 108, and the Osborne Ship Building Facility.

Currently the team in Adelaide are undertaking design work on the Aboriginal Arts and Culture Centre, 60 King William Street office building and 70 King William Street hotel. The team is also providing construction engineering services on the Granite Island Causeway, Ovingham Overpass and the 83 Pirie Street office building.

The opportunity

An exciting opportunity exists for a Buildings Structural Design Engineer to join our team in our centrally located Adelaide office.  Working with a highly skilled and energetic team you’ll have opportunity to play a key role assisting us successfully deliver current and future projects.

Apply your talents to a diverse range of private and public sector projects from all types of buildings to major social, utility, transport, and infrastructure projects. You may also have the chance to work on other large global projects supporting our other operations interstate and overseas in New Zealand, Hong Kong, the Middle East, the UK and North America.

RBG provides frequent opportunities for professional development and the chance to learn directly from our dedicated team of local talented engineers and the specialist engineers of our global business.

Our Adelaide team are highly motivated and we work to exceed client expectations. If you seek an engineering career challenge, variety of work, recognition for achievement and a team working environment, we’d love to hear from you.

We offer great projects, a great location, paid birthday leave, paid parental leave, an active social club, health insurance subsidies, recognition awards and a supportive team environment where healthy lifestyle balance is encouraged.

The successful applicant will have / be:

  • Growth mindset
  • 3-5 years’ experience in a similar Structural Engineering role
  • Strong steel and reinforced concrete design experience
  • Ability to work independently and be client facing
  • A creative problem solver with a proactive approach
  • Relevant academic qualifications
  • Australian experience including solid understanding of AU Standards and local authority requirements is desirable, but a right attitude and overall experience is more important

Robert Bird Group is an equal employment opportunity employer.

This role does not require agency input. Please do not forward resumes directly to RBG’s employees/managers; we do not accept unsolicited resumes and are not responsible for any associated fees.


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