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Trusted for over 40+ years of service.

Working at Donovan Associates is more than just a job

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We're looking for more than just a relevant qualification. If you're a high-performance individual, you could slot perfectly into our dynamic team.
Trusted for over 40+ years of service.

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Work with industry leaders in NSW

40,000+ successful
projects

40+ years industry
experience established 1983

40+ specialist team
members

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Working at Donovan Associates is more than just a job, and we’re looking for more than just a relevant qualification. Are you ready to jump into a rewarding role that will define and shape your career?
POSITIONS AVAILABLE
Senior Structural Engineer
Registered Surveyor
Registered Surveyor - Part Time
Survey Technician / Graduate Technician
Civil Stormwater Engineer

Senior Structural Engineer

We are looking for a dedicated full time Senior Structural Engineer who will jump into a challenging and exciting head of department role. If you are looking to flourish in a collaborative environment, take control, enjoy freedom and flexibility, and become an ambassador for the high standard of excellence we have built over 40 years, then we want to hear from you.

You will need a degree-level qualification in Civil Engineering (or similar), as well as a minimum of 8 years of experience. You should be capable of performing the role of Senior Design Engineer as well as Checking Engineer. In order to have the level of efficiency and enthusiasm our team upholds, you must be proactive, take initiative, and have leadership abilities that suit working both autonomously and as part of a multi-disciplined team.

Do you have the passion and motivation to add value and excellence to our high-performance team? If you’re interested in furthering your career at one of Sydney’s most well-renowned Engineering and Surveying firms, please follow the link to read more about this exciting role.

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REGISTERED SURVEYOR

Donovan Associates wants to expand their team with the addition of an experienced Registered Surveyor. You will be ready for a new challenge with more responsibility and eager to make your mark with a reputed company. You will have the opportunity to work with an inspiring group of individuals whose wealth of knowledge will pay dividends in your own progression, confidence, and overall work satisfaction.

You must be a registered as a Land Surveyor in NSW and have had strong, relevant experience in NSW. In order to have the level of efficiency and enthusiasm our team upholds, the ideal candidate for this role must be proactive, have initiative, and capable of working autonomously and as part of a multi-disciplined team.

Deliver excellent customer value that exceeds client and stakeholder expectations, add to a portfolio of 40,000+ projects, and be unanimous with our leading reputation. Are you ready to be an important part of Sydney’s favourite Engineering and Surveying firms? Follow the link to read more about this exciting role.

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REGISTERED SURVEYOR - PART TIME

Donovan Associates wants to expand their team with the addition of an experienced Registered Surveyor. You will be ready for a new challenge with more responsibility and eager to make your mark with a reputed company. You will have the opportunity to work with an inspiring group of individuals whose wealth of knowledge will pay dividends in your own progression, confidence, and overall work satisfaction.

You must be a registered as a Land Surveyor in NSW and have had strong, relevant experience in NSW. In order to have the level of efficiency and enthusiasm our team upholds, the ideal candidate for this role must be proactive, have initiative, and capable of working autonomously and as part of a multi-disciplined team.

Deliver excellent customer value that exceeds client and stakeholder expectations, add to a portfolio of 40,000+ projects, and be unanimous with our leading reputation. Are you ready to be an important part of Sydney’s favourite Engineering and Surveying firms? Follow the link to read more about this exciting role.

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SURVEY TECHNICIAN / GRADUATE TECHNICIAN

We are looking to expand our specialist team with a full time Survey Technician or Graduate Technician. If you are highly motivated and want to grow within a professional and respected environment, then this job role may be a perfect fit.

Primarily responsible for providing technical assistance to Surveyors over a range of projects, this role reports to the Survey Manager. The successful candidate will demonstrate appropriate qualifications, operate modern surveying equipment and enjoy analysing and processing technical data. Duties include performing cadastral and topographic field work, working with survey control networks and producing quality assurance reports and documentation.

We need a creative problem-solver who is able to learn complex information and communicate their ideas and viewpoints to others easily. Prior experience in the project home building industry is beneficial but not essential, but a positive attitude and sense of humour is key! If you think this job role will suit you, and you’re ready to jump into a fulfilling role, then please click the link to learn more and apply.

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CIVIL STORMWATER ENGINEER

Are you looking for long-term role within a respected and established team? If you long to exceed client and stakeholder expectations, use the latest and best technology and software, and be part of a team that consistently raises the standard of excellence, then this may be the perfect job role for you.

A degree in Civil Engineering (or similar) is required, as is 5+ years’ experience in designing and documenting civil/stormwater engineering in the Sydney Metropolitan catchment. You will be capable of preparing Stormwater designs, Civil design, Flood study analysis and associated documentation, and be competent in a variety of software like DRAINS and AutoCAD. Communication is key to liaise with engineers, project managers and local councils, and you will need great timekeeping skills to ensure an efficient delivery in line with client requirements.

Do you want to preserve and continue the excellent reputation we have established over decades of experience? Do you want to learn from the best in the business? If the answer is a resounding yes, then click on the button below to read more about the role!

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Join our team of specialists in Sydney

Do you want to play a pivotal role in shaping residential, commercial, industrial and public sector projects in Sydney and NSW? If you are motivated to continually surpass expected value, thrive working in a diverse team, and aim to build your reputation to the highest standard, then a career at Donovan Associates is for you.

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Working at Donovan Associates

As a family-run business since 1983, we are Sydney’s only truly unified structural engineering and surveying firm. Our impeccable high standards and enthusiasm have built the reputation we have today - one of efficiency and cost-effectiveness.

We work with the latest innovative technology and software, which of course helps us maintain a leading role in the industry, but it is our high-achieving, valued team who have built and maintained our best in class reputation.

With a universal ambition to go above and beyond, our team constantly surpass the expectations of our clients and stakeholders.

We know that talent, knowledge, and an unwavering desire to succeed should not go unnoticed.

We reward our employees with a range of social and wellbeing benefits, as well as many opportunities for professional development. You will be offered freedom and flexibility, and learning from esteemed industry leaders will become second nature. It is not only our company which glows with great reputation, but our employees as well.

Donovan Associates is based in Parramatta, only a 5-minute walk to the nearest train and bus stop, and we offer ample free on-site parking.

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someone like you

​If you like the sound of working with us at Donovan Associates, and you can't wait to exceed expectations for our clients, then please get in touch by following the link to the relevant role. We look forward to hearing from you!

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