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Dams Engineer

Stantec Posted: 03/10/2020
Location: Brisbane Type:  Full Time
Disciplines:  Civil Engineering
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Communities are fundamental. Whether around the corner or across the globe, they provide a foundation, a sense of place and of belonging. That's why at Stantec, we always design with community in mind.
We care about the communities we serve-because they're our communities too. We're designers, engineers, scientists, and project managers, innovating together at the intersection of community, creativity, and client relationships. Balancing these priorities results in projects that advance the quality of life in communities across the globe.
About the role:
Stantec is currently involved in four major dam augmentation projects in Australia that combine dam safety aspects with flood mitigation and/or water security objectives. These large projects are supplemented by other dam upgrades, dam safety inspections, safety reviews and risk assessments for a variety of clients across Australia.
With this backdrop of ongoing work and the strength of our pipeline of exciting projects, our Australasian business is looking to grow its team of experienced Dams Engineers in our Sydney office. Applicants with a preference to be based in either our Melbourne or Brisbane offices will also be considered.
About You
This is an opportunity to push your career forward as part of an international leader in Dams and infrastructure engineering. You will join an established multi-disciplined team in our Sydney office (alternatively, Melbourne or Brisbane), where there is a cluster of experienced Dams engineers and project managers who can guide and mentor you as your build your career. You will be applying the technical knowledge you have, working alongside senior and recognised specialists around the country, and contributing to a variety of challenging projects throughout Australia and elsewhere.
You will be building your people skills in dealing with a range of clients including local authorities, government bodies and commercial organisations. Our team enjoys positive long-term relationships with clients who've come to rely on us as trusted advisors.
The role in a snapshot includes the following:
• Providing technical inputs and support to project managers in the Dams sector
• Producing and checking technical calculations, specifications and drawings, with a solution-focused approach.
• Supporting business development by planning and coordinating projects, proposals, and reports
• Participating in project team and client meetings as required to present and discuss technical issues and solutions that meet our clients' high expectations
To meet the requirements of this exciting opportunity in a global company, you will be tertiary qualified in Civil Engineering (or equivalent) and have at least 6+ years' experience within engineering consultancies. Preferably, you will have experience in the Dams space, and a passion to continue a career down this path. You will be confident in your technical skills relating to Dams engineering, and have experience using relevant software along with proven effective communication and client relationship-building skills.
What we offer
Along with a competitive salary we offer many other benefits to ensure your professional development & wellbeing is ongoing
• Flexible Working Arrangements including purchasing up to 4 weeks additional leave and provision for school term contracts.
• Learning and Talent Development Programs including Global programmes, online learning and on-the-job learning
• Mentoring for your own development and the opportunity to mentor others
• Professional Membership fees
• Income Continuance Insurance (ICI)
• Service Recognition Awards
• Employee Assistance Program
Whilst the current focus of the role will be the Australian dams market, opportunities to become involved in projects elsewhere in the world do present themselves and these can be explored on a case-by-case basis if they are of interest.

Dams Engineer

Relevant Engineer degree (Civil or similar)

Job Category:
Civil Engineering

About Stantec:
The Stantec community unites approximately 22,000 employees working in over 350 locations across six continents. We collaborate across disciplines and industries to bring water, transport and infrastructure projects to life. Our work from initial project concept and planning through design, construction and commissioning is built on a nearly 200-year history. So, when we take on a project, we see the opportunity to make a lasting connection with the people and places where we live and work.

Location :
Australia-New South Wales Sydney, Australia-Queensland Brisbane, Australia-Victoria Melbourne


New South Wales, Queensland, Victoria

Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney

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