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Senior or Principal Hydraulic & Fire Services Engineer

Arcadis Posted: 15/11/2021
Location: Melbourne, Australia Type:  Full Time
Disciplines:  Fire Engineering
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At Arcadis we focus on attracting, retaining and developing people who share our passion and commitment to improve quality of life. In return we offer you the opportunity to transform your world and the world around you, that could be through client work, upskilling yourself, championing equality and inclusion or getting involved in charity work, to name just a few. Our people value different perspectives, they care about the sustainability of our planet and dare to shape the future.
One of our core values is 'people first', and supported by our Lovinklaan foundation, we invest in you for the long term, to ensure you reach your full potential. You'll have the opportunity to own your career and work on industry-defining projects, finding solutions to real challenges that make a difference to people's lives. You're encouraged to have a growth mindset and are given the space to develop personally and professionally, building a flexible career that works for you.

Role description:
Due to our continued growth, a new opportunity is now available for a Senior or Principal Hydraulic & Fire Services Engineer to join our building design team and support delivery of major infrastructure projects across Victoria.

Role accountabilities:
  • Delivery and sign-off of both wet and dry fire services, and hydraulics services design on significant building projects across infrastructure, commercial, retail, health and transport sectors;
  • Working on re-development and upgrade of existing buildings, new builds and complicated structures. Experience in infrastructure projects an advantage;
  • Proactively managing selected projects (or components of projects), taking responsibility for resource allocation, managing subcontractors, managing the production of analysis and design (including drawings and reports), ensuring the integrity of the overall design (in collaboration with other design disciplines), quality assurance and client feedback;
  • Seeking new opportunities through project work by building on and creating new working relationships;
  • Gaining a good understanding of the background of the client's business and industry to facilitate building effective and enduring relationships and consolidating both company and personal credibility in the industry; and
  • Providing direction to the project team and promoting awareness of technical and commercial risk assessments and mitigation and best value design options.

Qualifications & Experience:
  • Extensive experience on delivery of hydraulic/wet and dry fire design projects within a broad range of sectors including infrastructure, commercial, health, education, retail and transport projects;
  • Relevant engineering qualifications and Chartered membership with Engineers Australia;
  • Demonstrated experience in delivery of medium to large scale projects to clients through all project phases; and
  • Strong client focus and the ability to work within or lead a project and the ability to work in a complex challenging environment.

Why Become an Arcadian?
Our work with clients has a direct impact on people's lives and on the planet. We make moving, living and belonging in cities safer, more resilient and more sustainable. By partnering with our clients as responsible custodians of our earth's resources, we can create a sustainable planet.
We continue to think of new ways to make positive impacts and create better experiences for people; data driven and digital solutions have become part of the Arcadis DNA. Working together with clients and using techniques like design thinking, we can get to the heart of our clients' most pressing challenges and work together to solve them.
As a global business, we have committed to support five of the UN's Sustainable Development Goals to ensure that our projects contribute to a better and more sustainable future for all. But it's not just the work that we do on client projects that benefits communities and our planet. As a global business, we are committed to making a positive impact to society by supporting local communities where we operate.
To help protect our planet, we monitor and measure non-financial information to inform business decisions and reduce our own environmental impact as part of our commitment to be net zero carbon as a global company by 2030.

Our Commitment to Equality, Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging
We want you to be able to bring your best self to work every day, which is why we take equality and inclusion seriously and hold ourselves to account for our actions. Our ambition is to be an employer of choice and provide a great place to work for all our people.
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