Senior Civil Engineer - Water

CBD & Inner Suburbs
Civil/Structural Engineering
Full time
Posted 26d ago

Are you looking to expand your horizons and deliver high profile, exciting projects and leave a legacy?

Join us, on the journey.

Creativity, collaboration, and excellence are at the heart of KBR’s vision. Does this resonate with you?

We value an inclusive and diverse work environment and are working together to build a culture that embraces each other’s unique strengths and experiences.

Our people are important to us and you will play a key role in contributing to the success of our business. We believe in empowering our employees, nurturing development within a culture of trust. We are looking for someone that is willing to step up and build upon opportunities. We will encourage and empower you to work in a way that suits your style and look forward to discussing the ways in which we can build success.


The Opportunity

This is an opportunity for a Senior Civil Engineer with Water Industry Design or Construction Experience. This key position will have you leading, developing and empowering a very talented team of high performing engineers through an exciting growth phase for our business.

You’ll be a key member of our Water team, who has secured a variety of challenging projects. This includes supporting Melbourne Water in delivering better outcomes for the industry, community and environment through its latest Engineering Services Panel. KBR is part of a team (known as Water4Good) that is striving to create a positive legacy through supporting social and sustainable initiatives on projects as well as a number of regional water utility panel positions (including Gippsland Water, Barwon Water, Yarra Valley Water, Southern Rural Water & Goulburn Valley Water).

As part of our team, you will play a key role in team development and strongly contribute to client relationships, technical oversight and the commercial success of the business unit. You will work with a diverse team of talented people who are committed to supporting our clients through long-term partnership arrangements; not to mention a key contributor to delivering projects.

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 areas where we can add greater value to clients.

Our team is also exploring new ways to integrate virtual reality and artificial intelligence on projects, offering you the opportunity to future proof and broaden your skills in the digital sphere.


Who are you?

We are looking for a driven Senior Civil Engineer looking to take the next step expanding into technical leadership. You will have a focus on delivery to join our high performing Victorian team.

You will have the following skills and experience:

  • Hold an accredited Bachelor of Civil Engineering
  • Design experience with knowledge of industry standards. Preferable is experience with undertaking designs in accordance with the Melbourne Region Water Authority Design Standards (MRWA WSAA Standards).
  • Proven ability to work in, and lead, engineering and design modelling teams, work directly with Water Authority clients, and manage projects to scope, budget and program.
  • Previous experience gained within an engineering consultancy environment
  • You are a Chartered Engineer (CPEng) or have eligibility to apply for this accreditation.


What we do

KBR’s Infrastructure Services Australia business offers a wide range of professional consulting services to private and public sector clients to deliver projects of any size in both urban and remote environments in transport, water and environment, buildings, defence infrastructure and program management consultancy. Our workforce of over 750 is technically and geographically diversified to match the characteristics of our principal markets and has the capability to service our clients’ requirements through all phases of project development and implementation.

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At KBR, we value you – here’s how’

While our people are busy delivering leading science, technology and engineering solutions, we’re committed to providing them with a supportive, trusting environment and benefits that enable them to thrive and continue doing what they do best.

We can offer you flexible and family friendly working arrangements including flexibility with hours as well as your work location. You will receive ongoing professional development and the opportunity to work with technically eminent professionals.  Employees of KBR may benefit from up to 8 additional hours of accrued flexible leave every 4 weeks.

KBR has all the benefits of a global organization with a local company feel. You’ll get to know everyone in the Victorian business and won’t just be a number.

See what life at KBR looks like from our employees here:

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Help shape tomorrow by applying today!

Don’t miss out on this opportunity to leave your impact on our society with one of Australia’s leading infrastructure businesses. Apply now and follow us on LinkedIn to stay up to date with all the latest news and job opportunities.


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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