Jeremy Symes

Associate Director, Infrastructure

Jeremy comes from an industry background, having worked as a surveyor and underground driller. For over 12 years he has recruited across industries he has 1st hand knowledge of, including road, rail and mining. Having created and implemented traineeship packages in regional areas to typically male-dominated industries, providing long-term skills to new entrants, with a special focus on indigenous & female participation.

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Bridge Design Leadership


Sitting down with the Sydney leadership, it's impressive to hear the number of projects this consultancy has bid on and been awarded through its different divisions. They have delivered major projects worldwide and have an impressive list of local and international awards. This current role is testament to the impressive pipeline of major projects and has come about due to the high volume of NSW bridge work being won. Currently, bridge design is serviced through offices in other states, and now the time has come for a local leader to head up this high performance division. Due to this being such a warm opportunity it comes with a few major bonuses You have a solid stream of current work and the pressure isn't immediately on to win The transition in to the business has no time pressure, with the current team remaining most available and in the business As you build up the local team's numbers, you have an opportunity to guide the makeup and set the cultural tone. On top of a generous remuneration package, on par with the best I’ve seen in Sydney, you’ll work on major and impressive projects. There is a full suite of employee benefits and amazing flexibility outside of the salary package to also entice the highest quality of people. The role You will need to retain some hands on skills, especially through the growth phase, so that whilst this is a true leadership role, your skills are still relevant enough to make a difference to those around you Have overarching responsibility for delivery of bridge design, from conception to completion Undertake a technical review of projects with verification Co-create and innovate on designs providing creative solutions Conduct investigations and inspections Lead & provide project management guidance Perform engineering analysis Create technical documentation and reporting Provide guidance and mentoring to others Advise external clients and collaborate with these key clients, promoting organisational capability seeking new opportunities Provide internal advisory Engineers will ideally have Extensive practical experience and strong technical skills in the design of bridges in NSW Experience of delivering Australian bridge projects, preferably within NSW to TfNSW (RMS) standards Strong analytical and design skills Established concrete structures experience for Rail and Highway Bridges The ability to produce designs, reports, proposals and specifications to delight clients Proven project and design management skills Proactive, innovative and results driven with excellent communication skills Proven ability to work cohesively as part of a multi-disciplinary team For a confidential discussion please call Jeremy Symes on 02 9146 6660 / 0478 644 655 or email

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