Xavier Knight is one of Sydney’s fastest growing engineering consultancy firms in Sydney. We are now looking for a well-rounded Civil Engineer to join our Civil team. Perhaps that’s you!

You will be at the heart of a dedicated team of industry experts who value collaboration and knowledge sharing. As a valued member of our team, we will help you meet your goals, value your ideas, creativity, and innovation.

Our values are at the heart of what makes us different.

  • People-Centric – We have a fun and flexible team culture
  • Excellence – We are at the forefront of engineering excellence, committed to achieving the best outcomes
  • Curiosity – We celebrate innovation and encourage ourselves to think like there is no box
  • Stewardship – We take on our clients’ projects as if they were our own, delivering practical and well-balanced solutions
  • Integrity – We have the best interests of our people, clients and communities at heart.


  • Lead high-profile projects across Sydney from concept to completion
  • Apply and develop your technical skills to creatively tackle complex engineering problems, delivering high-quality and detailed designs.
  • Representing XK, you will manage and develop valuable relationships with project partners, including architects, consultants, project managers and builders.


  • A strong work ethic with great energy and passion for civil engineering
  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering
  • Minimum 3 years of engineering design experience within an engineering consultancy
  • High attention to detail and motivation towards furthering your technical skills
  • Love to engage with others to build positive and long-lasting relationships
  • Ability to work effectively independently and in a team environment

As an experienced Civil Engineer, you have a demonstrated experience in the following:

  • Solid understanding of Australian Building Codes and Standards, and their application
  • Understands current industry practices, proprietary products, and their application within projects
  • Experience in development value management and value engineering concepts
  • Produce technical reports and developing concepts that add value to a project
  • Civil 3D or 12D software, and experience using other relevant software including DRAINS, MUSIC, AutoCAD, HEC-RAS and XP-RAFTS.
  • Experience in civil design works for urban development including buildings projects, subdivision, roads, pavements and public domain areas
  • Experience in hydrologic and hydraulic modelling, with sound knowledge of ARR 2019, design of minor and major drainage systems, design of OSD systems, WSUD strategy development and including water quality modelling.
  • Solid understanding of project management principles and application in day-to-day tasks and project delivery
  • Able to lead design development and manage the quality of deliverables produced by the project team
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Why Us?

We put people first – and this approach extends to the committed employees who make our organisation the progressive, proactive firm that it is. Your Career at XK will see you work on complex and high-profile projects in a diverse and inclusive workplace environment.

We will invest heavily in your professional development to ensure that we amplify your personal growth and the outcomes of your projects.

Like many of our projects, one solution doesn’t fit all. We believe that the same applies to personal and professional lives. This is why we offer many benefits to support your personal and professional goals:

  • Opportunities for growth and career progression
  • Professional and technical training
  • Work with experienced industry leaders
  • Flexible start and finish times, working from home
  • 2 min walk from Town Hall Station
  • Wellbeing benefits eg. Vaccinations, sporting activities, etc
  • Blood Donor Paid Leave
  • Fun and flexible team culture

If this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you. Please apply via the below form or email your resume to info@xavierknight.com.au

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