We are equally proud and humbled to have been awarded The Australian Business Award for Employer of Choice [EOC] 2021.

Our success depends on the quality of our employees; Millar Merrigan is committed to developing a diverse and creative workforce and provides individuals with the opportunity to contribute to business success.

We are always happy to hear from industry professionals, particularly those with experience in the land development industry who may be looking for a change of scene.

We encourage our employees to develop career paths that will enable them to maximise their contribution to the company, achieve job satisfaction and reach their full potential.


Current vacancies

Looking for an exciting opportunity with development opportunities?

Millar Merrigan is looking for a bubbly, bright and well-presented person.

We are an established Land Development Consultancy Company with over 55 years in the industry.

This position to work on our busy business support team, giving a professional first impression to all clients and guests. The candidate will need to be available at least 3 days per weekday at the Croydon office.
Initially, your daily activities will include, answering and transferring calls, meeting and greeting all visitors, managing meeting rooms, distributing the office mail, and providing administrative support to other departments.
You will have first-class communication skills and proficiency in using Microsoft suites. Previous experience in land development or council is preferred however not essential.

We have a large Business Support Team that services all principles within the company: Survey, Engineering Design & Construction, Services, Asset Recording, Landscape & Environment, Planning, and Design, therefore opportunities to develop and advance skills in a specific area are readily available.

Join the friendly team at Millar Merrigan and enjoy a long career in a and stable work environment. Email your resume and cover letter to: careers@millarmerrigan.com.au

Millar|Merrigan Inspires Better Living for our clients and employees with a friendly, professional, and supportive work environment.

We are an integrated multi-disciplinary organisation and a specialized consulting group. Providing civil and construction engineering, town planning, asset recording, land surveying, landscape architecture, and environmental services for a wide range of development projects.

An enjoyable, personal and family-oriented company culture that embraces personal development.

Millar Merrigan is situated in a convenient suburban location – Croydon Victoria.

This role is a newly created position to assist with the increasing demands of the Planning & Design department.

The suitable person will thrive in a busy environment and enjoys working towards team deadlines in an environment that embraces continuous improvement.


The Role:

  • Advise and assist multiple departments and Managers on a range of planning matters
  • Offer well researched and innovative planning solutions to achieve positive outcomes for our clients
  • Prepare planning applications and see them through the process to permit stage
  • Assist with post permit matters as required
  • Provide support to the Planning Manager
  • Mentor other staff members as appropriate



Provide planning department with senior-level support including but not limited to:

  • Supply statutory and strategic planning and development advice to clients and internal enquires
  • Ability to ascertain required inputs for a project (such as plans and specialist reports)
  • Outline required scope internally and externally for a range of planning projects and obtain consultant quotations where required
  • Liaise, negotiate and respond with local government and authorities for approvals
  • Liaise, negotiate and respond with clients and sub-contractors throughout the planning process
  • Ability to deal with clients and review instructions under the guidance of the Project Manager
  • Provide input into fee proposals as requested by Project Managers
  • Strong understanding of statutory and regulatory requirements
  • Attend internal project and department meetings
  • Attend and present at a range of external meetings, including pre-application meetings, consultation meetings and Council meetings
  • Meet with clients under the instruction of the Project Manager
  • Manage permits that require professional assistance
  • Assessment of complex planning compliance matters
  • Investigating alternative solutions
  • Reviewing permit conditions and determining inputs required
  • Involvement in design reviews


Have proficient report, technical and business writing skills for:

  • Preparation of planning reports for a wide range of applications
  • Responding to Council and authority further information requests
  • Peer review of reports/letters


Have plan checking skills to:

  • Check a range of planning drawings including site analysis plans
  • Provide advice on compliance with planning policies including Rescode



  • Experience in VCAT report preparation and hearing attendance
  • Experience with rural planning projects
  • Ability to prepare farm plans and land management plans


Our Ideal Person:

  • Is Degree qualified with experience in a similar role
  • Will display all MM Values
  • Is relationship and solution-focused



Please submit your current resume and a covering letter outlining why you feel you would be ideal for the role to careers@millarmerrigan.com.au

Land Development. Interesting & Varied Projects | Cohesive Teams | Innovation | Company Growth |  Fantastic Culture | Advancement Opportunities 


Company Description: 

Millar | Merrigan Inspires Better Living for our clients and employees with a friendly, professional and supportive work environment. 

We are an integrated multi-disciplinary organisation providing civil and construction engineering, town planning, asset recording, land surveying, and landscape architecture services for a wide range of development projects.  

An enjoyable, personal and family oriented company culture that embraces personal development. 

Millar Merrigan are situated in a convenient suburban location – Croydon Victoria. 


About the Role 

This role is a newly created position to assist with the increasing demands of the Construction Engineering Department (CEP). 

The suitable person will thrive in a busy environment and enjoys working towards team deadlines in a workplace which embraces continuous improvement. 

The Construction Engineer is a vital team member of the CEP team with a strong focus on: 

  • Site and contractual management of water and sewer construction projects typically subdivision and related works. Includes supervision and certification of water and sewer reticulation assets in accordance with MRWA requirements.
  • Building and maintaining relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Maintaining quality assurance, environmental and safety audit documentation.


Key Responsibilities for this role include: 

  • Liaise with statutory authorities in relation to engineering construction matters e.g. councils on road & sewerage, other services. 
  • Organize and coordinate the activities according to the relevant procedures.
  • Ensure that the activities of the engineering contractors are controlled and comply with the relevant procedures.
  • Contractor site induction and feedback to the CM in project-related matters. 
  • Carry out defined engineering development verification activities. 
  • Site supervision, coordination with contractors, servicing authorities, an inspection of works. 
  • Facilitate and negotiate variations and outcomes with contractors and clients. 



  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a similar role. 
  • Work experience in residential and commercial land development, subdivision, roadwork and environmental. 
  • Previous management on a project both on site and office work (60 site/ 40 office split). 


Qualifications & Licenses: 

  • Tertiary qualifications in Civil Engineering or related business degree/ member of the Institute of Engineers, Australia.
  • Accreditation with Melbourne Retail Water Authorities 
  • Confined spaces (preferable) 
  • Driver’s License 


The Successful candidate displays: 

  • Desire and willingness to integrate with the Millar Merrigan Culture and Values system and contribute in a positive manner to all teams.
  • Sound knowledge of Construction Project Management techniques and best practises. 
  • A critical thinker, able to use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative approaches to problems. 
  • Strong initiative – a willingness to take on responsibilities and challenges. 
  • Good co-ordination skills, able to manage multiple tasks at any given time and take corrective action in response to the actions of others. 
  • Strong interpersonal skills, able to motivate, develop and direct a diverse workforce identifying the best people for the job. 
  • Strong communication skills – both written and verbal, with attention to detail.
  • Strong client service focus - Develop and maintain client relationships.
  • Ability to work in a composed and professional manner during high volume and or stressful periods. 


Please address key responsibilities, skills and include your favourite colour in a cover letter attached to your application.

Applications can be sent to careers@millarmerrigan.com.au

Over 50 years Millar Merrigan has provided a wide range of services including engineering, consultancy, town planning, architectural, landscape, asset recording and project management. Join our progressive team working on exciting land development projects across Victoria. It’s massively exciting because these projects are in the planning phase so you will be a part of shaping these projects.

A permanent full-time position has now become available for a Civil Design Engineer to join our engineering team at our Croydon office.

Reporting to the Engineering Manager, you will be joining our engineering team of 25 to which we require you to hit the ground running designing and documenting across subdivision projects involving bulk earthworks, roads, drainage, sewerage, and water and liaising with Councils and service authorities.  You will also be involved in significant infrastructure projects which can range from car parks, minor drainage and plumbing works to major drainage schemes, VicRoads signalized intersections and much more and general civil works.


To be successful in this role you will need to be proficient in 12D and ACAD, with a proven track record of delivering both concept and detailed designs across residential subdivisions and commercial or industrial projects.


Ideally you will have:

  • A high level of autonomy, however guidance is available dependent upon experience
  • Formal qualifications / Advanced Diploma in Civil Engineering / Bachelor of Civil Engineering
  • Strong knowledge in Australian codes and standards
  • Minimum 5 years' relevant land development experience
  • Hands on experience with 12D, AutoCAD, Drains, Music;
  • Excellent written and verbal skills and the ability to communicate well with senior management, the design team, authorities, and clients;
  • Be able to identify and assist in facilitating new areas of innovation
  • A sound understanding of relevant Australian Standards, VicRoads, AustRoads, WSAA and other Authorities policies and guidelines including local Council Standards.
  • The ability to apply a sound understanding of civil engineering principles to all projects
  • Experience producing designs, documentation, specifications, and reports to meet client requirements for projects of reasonable complexity with some guidance of senior staff
  • A highly organised and punctual approach
  • The ability to manage the workload of multiple projects.
  • A positive attitude and ability to work in a team environment
  • A valid car license (preferred)


As a workplace Millar Merrigan offer:

  • A fun, personal and family-orientated company culture
  • Eastern suburb based office with flexible working arrangements
  • Great support from the Senior Engineers and many experienced staff across our multi-disciplinary team
  • Competitive salary package
  • Modern office | Open plan environment with on-site carparking
  • Workplace where you feel valued
  • Opportunities to express your suggestions on innovative solutions
  • Significant projects to add to your portfolio.
  • Staff Investment program
  • Training and development programs;
  • A Employement Enagement Calendar with professional development and social opportunities
  • Millar Merrigan is an Equal Opportunities Employer.


This is a fantastic opportunity for a hands-on Civil Designer to continue their career in land development and infrastructure projects using the latest software and drawing from sound engineering principles. Be rewarded with a competitive remuneration package and work with top level engineers.


If you meet the above requirements and you're looking to fast track your career then take action and apply now!


Please note that at this stage, we can only review applicants with full Australian working rights


Please submit your current resume and a covering letter outlining why you feel you would be ideal for the role to careers@millarmerrigan.com.au

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The Millar Merrigan team are continuing to deliver award-winning projects, working remotely inline with Government recommendations. All regular contact lines remain open.

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