Pavement Design Engineer Job Description

pavement design engineer


Pavement Design Engineer Job Description

The role as pavement Design Engineer will include a variety of duties with exposure to estimation, design of pavements and the opportunity to gain some site-based experience.

Usual Responsibilities

  • Liaising with clients and stakeholders to determine project brief
  • Researching and designing new ideas for products and systems
  • Ensuring designs are functional, safe and compliant
  • Presenting designs and demonstrations for client approval
  • Technical problem solving of construction issues
  • Develop paving plans


  • Relevant qualifications and 3+ years relevant experience
  • Previous experience in a design role, with on-site experience and exposure to pavements advantageous
  • High level expertise in the evaluation of 12-d and DWG files to assess designs
  • An understanding of MS Project and and P6
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and ability to form strong relationships with a variety of people
  • Confident public speaker requiring the organisation and delivery of presentations
  • Ideally pavement/asphalt design experience for roads or airport projects
  • Previous experience with clients on projects for inspections or consultancy background preferred
  • A solutions-orientated attitude with a desire to progress in your career
  • Basic knowledge of of relevant Occupational Health and Safety Act, regulations and legislation as applied to the civil industry

Average salary: $80k to $120k

Salary is based on © 2021 Seek statistics and research, view their website here.

This Pavement Design Engineer job description is a guideline only and will vary depending on the company, project and location within the Australian/ New Zealand market. 

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