State Manager

Shepparton, Victoria, Australia Full-time

State Manager (Victoria)

  • Regional Victoria - Shepparton
  • Leadership and Management
  • Relocation Assistance

Deacon Engineers is an expanding and progressive engineering consultancy, with offices in Victoria and Western Australia, specialising in heavy engineering analysis, design and manufacturing across sectors such as utilities, mining, mineral processing, oil & gas and transportation.  Our projects are diverse however we are often engaged for our expertise in mechanical and process equipment in the water utilities.

Our success is built on a foundation of exceptional people with a passion for engineering, which enables us to produce great engineering solutions for our clients. We thrive in a global engineering market by inventively using our diverse skills and experience to help our clients. This is being realised in our use of state of the art technology and an increasing demand for our specialist services.

As the Victorian State Manager, working out of Shepparton, you will be instrumental in driving new engineering opportunities, providing project oversight and managing a multi-disciplinary team. You will have direct responsibility for key strategic decisions in the design and engineering activities ensuring that projects are completed to specifications.  Your remit will also include the preparation and submission of proposals based on client standards and requirements. You will use your ability to build collaborative relationships with clients and your experience to deliver and manage a profitable business.


First and foremost, you must be passionate about your career and have genuine experience in the management of the engineering design section in a multi-faceted design/manufacturing engineering business across heavy engineering mining or a similar industry. You will be a Chartered Professional Engineer (CPEng) and have had previous experience in mentoring junior engineering and drafting personnel. Your experience in materials handling and heavy engineering/industrial equipment is well proven. With your management experience comes the ability to oversee drafting and documentation systems as well as exposure to mechanical engineering processes. Your demonstrated ability in customer relationship development and management as well as familiarity with Electrical Instrumentation, civil and structural engineering drafting and design principles is well proven. This coupled with your project management skills and the ability to manage multiple projects and effectively priorities key elements to achieve successful outcomes will ensure that you are an ideal candidate for this role.

We encourage suitably experienced engineers who are both, willing to take on a management role and be hands-on, and who want to work in a great engineering business that subscribes to the highest values, to apply.

In return, you will be able to retain, or adopt a country lifestyle whilst maintaining a high caliber leadership and engineering career where you will be empowered and supported by the Managing Director headquartered in WA.  You will be duly remunerated with a great package, vehicle and relocation assistance for the right person (if required). In engendering ownership, Deacon Engineers offers profit sharing in the business to employees based on aptitude, performance and contribution with the option for key employees to convert this into equity in the business.


If you would like to know more, please contact Ken Meyer (0420 227 647) or Adrian Di Natale (0418 559 764) after submitting your CV and cover letter.