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Structural Engineer- Maritime Team Lead

KBR Careers - Gov Solutions - Brisbane Grove, NSW

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Structural Engineer- Maritime Team Lead
This is a fantastic opportunity for you to join one of the most talented and respected engineering teams in Australia. Working within our Brisbane Maritime Centre of Excellence (KBR worldwide), you will be leading the Team and getting involved with design activities for large scale multi discipline maritime facilities for a variety of industries including; Defence, general cargo facilities, oil & gas and emerging markets (i.e. Hydrogen terminals).

This role will see you delivering fit for purpose solutions for our clients, including design and construction phase services. You will also lead and develop a diverse group of engineers and support staff who are committed to delivering the best outcomes for our clients.

Key Responsibilities

  • Leads and manages the local Brisbane Maritime team, including supervision, training coordination and well-being leadership of personnel
  • Performs leadership roles including Engineering Manager, Proposal Leader, Project Manager, as well as hands on Designer and Checker roles for bids and projects as required
  • Collaborates with Project Managers to ensure that availability and resourcing of staff aligns with forecasted sales and secured projects.
  • Working with our clients in key market sectors such as Defence to fully understand their requirements so we are able to deliver the right solution.
  • Work with other key team members and other stakeholders delivering bids and tender responses
  • Studies, designs, documentation and reporting on maritime and coastal engineering projects
  • Preparation of expressions of interest and bids relating to maritime and coastal engineering
  • Project and or Engineering management to ensure the delivery of outputs to quality
  • Timeliness and budgetary expectations (including preparation of reports, drawings and calculations as required
  • Liaison with clients, statutory authorities and other consultants
  • Coordinating and managing job teams on projects relating to maritime infrastructure and mentoring less experienced team members

Skills & Qualifications
  • Experience in the design, evaluation and reporting on ports, harbours, coastal works and marine structures
  • Solid experience working with the Defence sector and a deep understanding of how the defence sector manages projects (preferred)
  • Approximately 15+ years professional experience in the assessment, analysis, design and remediation of maritime structures (wharves, jetties, port developments, marinas, seawalls, pontoons etc)
  • Demonstrated skills in providing guidance and mentoring to less experienced staff to enhance their skills and capability
  • Familiarity with maritime (Australian or other) design codes and guidelines in Australia and Asia
  • Capability and experience in using structural/maritime analysis software (desirable skillset: SPACE GASS, Strand 7, OPTIMOOR, STAAD.Pro, SESAM)
  • Degree qualifications in Civil or Structural Engineering
  • RPEQ accreditation or similar Australian Professional Engineering Accreditation that will allow to obtain RPEQ accreditation in Queensland within agreed timeframe
Who are you?

If COVID-19 has taught us anything, it’s that working together to reach common goals cannot be done without passion and commitment behind them. We are looking for a technical practitioner with a focus on delivery to join our high performing Engineering group. This is a great role with genuine opportunity for growth and we want to attract an individual to support us in delivering outcomes for our projects and our clients across all sectors in which we operate. We want someone who enjoys working with clients and mentoring people in their team.

About Us

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.

What We Offer

Our KBR FLEX policy is the best in class flexible work arrangement policy, enabling our employees to bring their best to work whilst balancing their wellbeing needs. Work hard, play hard.

Our growing portfolio of projects means our ambitious employees are spoilt for choice for career development opportunities and are supported on their journey through an extensive suite of internal and external training program.

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. Alternatively for a confidential discussion please call Jim Cooper on +61 427 823 163.

KBR values an inclusive and diverse work environment and we encourage candidates from all backgrounds, Our hiring decisions are based on the key requirements of each role and candidates are selected based on their unique strengths and experiences.

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