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Water Resource Engineer

KBR Careers - Gov Solutions - Brisbane Grove, NSW

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Water Resource Engineer
Joining a global company like KBR will expose you to some of the most exciting projects in Australia and enable you to work alongside and learn from the very best industry specialists. A career at KBR opens doors to opportunities both locally and globally.

The Opportunity

As a member of KBR’s Water Resources team in Brisbane you will have the opportunity to be involved in a wide variety of challenging projects that expand your skill base and keep you engaged. On any given day you could be designing a mine culvert or contributing to the design of a major piece of infrastructure or assisting a Local Government to manage their floodplain risk through comprehensive modelling, anywhere in Australia.

You will work with a national group of highly regarded industry practitioners who value technical expertise and innovation. You will apply practical on-the-ground problem solving and engineering solutions and work with our clients collaboratively to deliver successful outcomes. You will lead projects and manage work-winning activities.

Key Responsibilities

  • Conduct hydrological and hydraulic investigation and design for a wide range of studies including transport and mine infrastructure, floodplain management, stormwater management and mine water management.
  • Work effectively within multi-disciplinary teams to support the delivery of design solutions that meet client and community expectations.
  • Maintain an interest in technological advances and applying innovation to project delivery.
  • Develop strong relationships with our clients.
  • Produce technical models and reports to a high standard, contributing to KBR’s reputation for the delivery of quality project outputs.
  • Commit to safe and sustainable delivery of our projects.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in engineering or related field
  • Minimum 4 years’ experience
  • Experience in numerical modelling (hydrology, hydraulics and groundwater), including RORB, XP-RAFTS, HEC-RAS, TUFLOW, MUSIC, GOLDSIM.
  • Experience with CAD applications (beneficial)
  • Solid experience with GIS applications (QGIS, ArcGIS, MapInfo)
  • Excellent skills in technical and study report writing
  • Desire to manage small to medium sized projects
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Desire to obtain Chartered professional engineer (CPEng) or RPEQ
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 skilled and passionate technical professional who wants to continue to progress their career. This role is perfect for the ambitious professional seeking opportunities to develop their technical, project management and general management skills.

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.

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.

KBR values an inclusive and diverse work environment and we encourage candidates from all backgrounds, to apply. 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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