Civil Engineer - Water

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Remuneration: $ per annum

Location: Melbourne

Type: Full Time

Posted: 17/02/2020


KBR have been established for over 100 years and we pride ourselves on being an innovative and forward thinking company with a reputation for delivering on some of the most challenging and complex engineering projects in the world.

Our office is located on St Kilda Rd in inner city Melbourne serviced by excellent public transport connections, local car parking and bike “end of trip” facilities.  The office is adjacent to extensive parks for lunchtime recreation, a free tennis court and membership based gymnasium on site. A wide range of cafes and after work venues are close by.

Due to significant growth and a strong pipeline of future work we have an exciting opportunity for a talented civil engineer to join our Melbourne water team. This role will suit an up and coming engineer who is looking to build on 4-5 years of industry experience and take the next step in their career.  

Key Responsibilities

  • Work on the feasibility, concept design, tender design and detailed design of water/wastewater projects (pipelines, pump stations, reservoirs, treatment plants, networks)
  • Perform a “Project Manager” role on small to medium sized projects
  • Manage bids for prospective projects
  • Support junior engineers, designers and drafters in the preparation of models, designs and drawings
  • Work closely with mechanical, electrical, hydraulic and structural engineers to successfully deliver to the highest standards
  • Build strong relationships with key clients and identify/develop business opportunities
  • Promote and practice KBR’s Zero Harm policy

Qualifications & Experience

  • Bachelor of Engineering (Civil)
  • 4-7 years experience within the water sector typically in consulting on investigations and design for capital projects
  • Some site based experience would be highly regarded
  • Knowledge of Melbourne Water standards and practices would be advantageous
  • A natural ability to build and develop client relationships 
  • Experience preparing tender documents and proposal bids
  • Experience and success with business development and marketing activities will be highly regarded

Benefits of KBR

KBR is committed to supporting the professional development of staff at every stage of their career through in-house training and structured career paths. We offer a competitive package of lifestyle benefits that includes family-friendly work hours and an optional rostered Friday off each month.

KBR will support you on the pathway to obtaining CPEng and RPEQ equivalents.

So how do I apply?

If what you've read resonates with your values, experience and career aspiration then we want to hear from you! Just click apply and upload your resume and cover letter.

**Disadvantaged Victorians and encouraged to apply**

Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40

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