KBR Lead 12D Civil Designer in QL, Australia

Title: Lead 12D Civil Designer

Location: AU-QL-Brisbane

Job Number: 1048979

Who are we?

Kellogg, Brown & Root (KBR) is a leading global engineering design consultancy with a 100-year reputation for delivering complex, high-profile projects. Predominantly supporting the infrastructure and minerals sectors, our projects are varied and include Water & Environmental, Transport (roads, rail & ports), Buildings and Resources (Oil & Gas, and Minerals).

At KBR you’ll have the opportunity to contribute your expertise to world-class projects, work with industry leaders, be rewarded for excellence, innovation and teamwork, and further develop your career.

The opportunity

We have been busy bringing in the work and winning major projects, and now we need a 12D expert to lead our civil drafting team to success.

Taking 12D projects under your wing and guiding a team of drafters and designers, you will play a pivotal part in their growth and development. Providing your leadership and guidance as well as your 12D expertise, you will ensure the smooth delivery of design amongst the team and continue to develop its capabilities. You will be responsible for leading the team on road and civil engineering projects, coordinating project related activities and contributing to the delivery of effective solutions for clients.

Key Responsibilities

This role will see you completing hands-on technical design and production of drawings for a range of projects, specifically using 12D, as well as guiding and mentoring the team to facilitate growth, development, knowledge transfer and learning.


The ideal candidate will possess 10

years experience across the Rail, Road, Water and Resources sectors with experience in the Transport & Main Roads sector being of particular importance. Extensive 12D experience is essential as is previous experience leading a team. Applicants must be able to demonstrate the completion of an Associate Degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent relevant qualification and familiarity with Australian standards. The ability to travel on short term interstate assignments will be essential for this role.


KBR offers a competitive package of lifestyle benefits that include discounted health insurance and other corporate benefits, as well as flexible working arrangements such as the ability to have a rostered Friday off every four weeks. We are committed to supporting the professional development of our staff at every stage of their career through in-house training, performance rewards and structured career paths.

To Apply

This is a rare opportunity to join an established team in a leading role. To submit your application, please click ‘apply’ now.

Job: Design/Drafting