van der Meer is at the cutting edge of innovative & creative engineering design

van der Meer has a commitment to continuously push the boundaries in order to deliver exceptional and unique results, alongside practical and cost effective designs. Our impressive portfolio demonstrates the flexible, inspirational and intelligent minds behind the structures we deliver.



OUR CAPABILITIES                           OUR KEY SERVICES



Our Services


van der Meer Consulting provides a consistently high level of structural design expertise and experience, accompanied by an outstanding knowledge of the demanding and ever evolving property sector.

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Health & Aged Care





Justice & Defence

Fabric Membranes

Car Parks

Viva by Crown

Aqua Apartments Bondi

Community Bank Stadium


Our civil services range from early planning development skills such as the preparation of stormwater management plans, flooding and water quality reports through to detailed design of land subdivisions, earthworks, pavements, stormwater drainage and water quality devices.

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Temporary Structures

van der Meer is Australia’s leading engineering consultancy for events, the arts, music and film industries. Our experience has made us a world leader in temporary structure design.

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Nitro Circus Tour 2015

Handa Opera on the Harbour

Aussie F1 Grand Prix

Hammerhead Crane Scaffold

Royal Rehab Ryde

VIC Uni Student Led Health Clinic

UNSW Rural Clincial School

Shop Detailing

van der Meer Consulting has extensive experience in providing structural steel and precast panel shop detailing services across many market sectors Australia wide.

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3D Modelling

van der Meer has integrated the use of BIM (Building Information Modelling) across a large number of projects, and is recognised as an industry leader in the delivery of comprehensive 3D models.

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The Pixel Building

Dallas Brooks Community Primary School

Dominion Residences Darlinghurst

Dilapidation & Remediation

We are an industry leader in providing structural investigation and detailed dilapidation reports

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Fleet Street Parramatta

Ninja Warrior - Cockatoo Island

St Leonards Square

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van der Meer partner with some of Australia’s most outstanding and highly respected industry leaders.
The projects that are delivered demonstrate the collaboration of innovation, sustainability and design excellence.
We are proud to be associated with so many award winning projects and are always striving to challenge, inspire and achieve.

 Urban Taskforce 2017 Winner Medium Rise Development in Australia

Laurier by Helm,
Cremorne NSW

2017 MBA NSW, Excellence in construction Residential and Mixed Use

Skye by Crown,
Parramatta NSW

2017 Master Builders Association NSW Best Contract Home over $5M

Mollymook Beach House,
Mollymook NSW

2017 Urban Taskforce Winner for Master Planned Community

Oran Park Town,


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Urban Taskforce Excellence Award 2017 for Master Planned Community Development
The Residences at Cardinal Freeman, Ashfield NSW

Urban Taskforce Excellence Award 2017 for High Rise Metro Apartment
V by Crown, Parramatta NSW

UDIA NSW Awards for Excellence 2017 - Medium Density Development
Laurier, Cremorne NSW

MBA Excellence in Housing Awards NSW 2017 - Apartments $800,0001 & Over
Laurier, Cremorne NSW

UDIA NSW Awards for Excellence 2016 - High-Density Development
Bayview, Ramsgate Beach NSW

International Property Awards Asia Pacific 2016 - Best Residential High-Rise Architecture
V by Crown, Parramatta NSW

AIA NSW 2016 Residential Architecture Award - Houses
The Farm, Gerroa NSW

MBA Excellence in Housing Awards 2015 - Housing
Viking by Crown, Waterloo NSW

Urban Taskforce Excellence Award 2015 - Innocative Development
Viking by Crown, Waterloo NSW

IPA Asia-Pacific Awards 2014 - Best Residential Development Award
Viva by Crown at Top Ryde City Living, Ryde NSW

 Urban Taskforce Development Excellence 2015 – Urban Renewal Development Award
Shepherds Bay Urban Renewal, Meadowbank NSW

Urban Taskforce Development Excellence 2015 – Adaptive Re-use Medium Density
Dominion Residences, Darlinghurst NSW

HIA-CSR Australia Housing Awards 2015 - Best Outdoor Project
Viva by Crown at Top Ryde City Living, Ryde NSW

UDIA National Awards for Excellence 2015 - Medium Density Development

UDIA Excellence Awards 2014 – Concept Design Award
Green Square by Crown, NSW

HIA-CSR NSW Housing Awards 2014 - Best Outdoor Project
Viva by Crown at Top Ryde City Living, Ryde NSW

HIA-CSR NSW Housing Awards 2014 - Apartment of the Year

HIA-CSR NSW Housing Awards 2014 - Apartment Complex < 10 Storeys

MBA Excellence in Housing Awards NSW 2014 - Units $700,001 - $1M

MBA Excellence in Pool Awards NSW 2014 – Commercial Pool Category
Viva by Crown at Top Ryde City Living, Ryde NSW

UDIA NSW Awards for Excellence 2014 - Medium Density Development

UDIA NSW Awards for Excellence 2014 –President’s Award

Urban Taskforce Excellence Awards 2014 - Highly Commended Medium Density Development

HIA-CSR Australian Housing Awards 2014 - Apartment Complex of the Year
Ocean Apartment Complex, Narrabeen NSW

AIA VIC 2014 Victorian Architecture Medal
Dallas Brooks Community Primary School, Broadmeadows VIC

AIA VIC 2014 Melbourne Prize
Dallas Brooks Community Primary School, Broadmeadows VIC

AIA VIC 2014 William Wardell Award for Public Architecture
Dallas Brooks Community Primary School, Broadmeadows VIC


Van der Meer’s Undergraduate Program is a comprehensive, structured development platform conducted over a three month period where students develop both personally and professionally. A maximum of four undergraduate placements are offered each year, spread across our Sydney & Melbourne offices. The Undergraduate Program allows you to complete your 12 week university required work experience and obtain invaluable skills. Our goal is to develop future professionals who understand the construction industry, the engineering design process, and van der Meer’s technical business environment. In order to be considered, students must have completed their third year, and entering into their final year of study in 2018 to be considered.

What you need to know about the program:

   - Structured interviews take place as part of the selection process
   - Paid three month vocational work is offered
   - Excellent learning and development opportunities provided
   - On-project and group development
   - In office and on site work experience
   - Mentoring support system

The majority of our Graduate Program placements stem from the Undergraduate Program, whereby the undergraduates who take part tend to get first preference in respect to full time graduate positions that may be offered.  Van der Meer’s ongoing commitment to becoming an employer of choice means we seek to attract, motivate and retain talented staff by providing excellent conditions of employment, director and senior staff mentoring, and exciting employment opportunities.

Undergraduate and Graduate Program applications are open between August and September each year, due to the high volume of applications received, we are unable to notify unsuccessful applicants.  If you have not been notified of the outcome of your application within four weeks of the closing date, please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.
To apply please email a copy of your CV, Cover Letter and Academic Transcript to

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Van der Meer are a leading and respected engineering firm boasting niche expertise in Structural Design, Civil Design as well as Structural Steel Detailing and 3D Modelling. Having recently secured a number of projects in our Sydney and Melbourne offices we are looking to expand our detailing team and are currently seeking enthusiastic and driven Steel Detailers and Designers. As a Structural Steel Detailer at van der Meer you will be working closely with the detailing and engineering teams to deliver innovative and creative structural steel and precast detailing projects. 

Ideally the successful applicant will have the following:
- Minimum 2-3 years' experience working as a Steel Detailer
- Knowledge and application of civil engineering codes, construction standards, specifications procedures and construction, and fabrication techniques
- Good interpersonal skills
- Teamwork and collaboration

- Competitive Salary
- Great range of benefits including social events, &flexible working arrangements
- Experienced Supportive Management and Team - Professional development prospects

To apply for this position please submit your CV to  Applicants who submit examples of project experience will be highly regarded. You must have rights to work in Australia.

Employment Enquiries


As a growing engineering practice, with a wide range of employment opportunities in Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney, van der Meer Consulting is always seeking new talent to join our highly experienced technical team.

We offer experienced professionals, graduates and undergraduates the opportunity to collaborate on a broad range of structural and civil projects in association with highly regarded industry leaders, across a multitude of industry sectors.

For further information contact

Level 8, 757 Ann Street,
Fortitude Valley QLD 4006
p 07 3667 8861
Level 6, 379 Collins Street,
Melbourne VIC 3000
p 03 8614 5555
Level 6, 39 Chandos Street,
St Leonards NSW 2065
p 02 9436 0433


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