Discipline Manager - Civil Engineering

< Back to Job Search

KBRMore Jobs from this Company


Remuneration: $ per annum

Location: Melbourne

Type: Full Time

Posted: 17/02/2020


Are you an experienced civil engineering leader looking for the next step in your career?

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.

This role will expose you to a range of exciting civil projects in Melbourne and enable you to work alongside and lead some of the very best industry specialists.

The Opportunity

The Civil Engineering Discipline Manager (DM-Civil) will lead and manage our Victorian Civil team and be accountable for team development and welfare, and strongly contribute to client relationships, business development and sales, technical oversight and the commercial success of the business unit. You will work with a diverse team of highly regarded people who are committed to ensuring we remain a key partner to our clients.

You will have input into the strategic direction of our Victorian business by drawing on your experience, knowledge and contacts to identify market trends, future opportunities and potential clients. You will collaborate with interstate colleagues on major infrastructure projects and guide and support your local team of approximately 15-20 civil professionals.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead and manage the civil engineering team of professional and para-professional engineering staff
  • Guide and coach junior and mid-career engineers, designers and drafters in the preparation of models, designs, drawings and undertake review of these drawings
  • Manage your teams overhead budget allocation in terms of time and expenses, as well as allocated project and proposal budgets
  • Establish strategies for achieving individual and work unit goals
  • Manage some small to medium projects and proposals as a seller/doer
  • Contribute to the business development for projects in Victoria with civil engineering work scope
  • Assist the formulation and implementation of strategic relationships with organisations that will assist KBR in expanding the Civil business
  • Proactively identify opportunities for improvement that are integrated into client consultation and Discipline delivery

Qualifications & Experience

This is a senior appointment and as such we are seeking a highly skilled individual who is at the forefront of the Vic Civil market

  • Bachelor of Civil Engineering
  • Postgraduate degree highly regarded
  • 15+ years of consulting/design/technical experience in the infrastructure field
  • Project management and proposal preparation experience along with the ability to write clearly and fluently about technical subjects or project delivery methodologies
  • A proven track record leading successful teams of professionals
  • Preparation of bid budgets, writing proposals and preparation of marketing materials;
  • Demonstrated expertise in writing high level technical reports, conference papers and presentation material

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’s office is located on leafy green 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, with a free tennis court and membership based gymnasium on site. A wide range of cafes and after work venues are close by and KBR has a range of corporate and social responsibility activities every year that you can participate in.

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.

Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40

Sorry, this job has expired

Share This Job

Dont miss out on new jobs like this

Get the latest jobs delivered to your inbox. Unsubscribe at anytime