KBR Expressions of Interest - Senior Water Engineers - Irrigation in VI, Australia

Title: Expressions of Interest - Senior Water Engineers - Irrigation

Location: AU-VI-Melbourne

Job Number: 1049362

KBR delivers consulting services and Design & Construct projects in the water sector. This provides a very broad range of opportunities and experience for our team. We are currently working on major water pipelines and sewer rehabilitation, mechanical and electrical pumping and treatment works upgrades, dams and retarding basins, irrigation modernisation and related investigation/feasibility studies.

Clients include Rural Water Authorities, Melbourne Water, SEW, CWW, BW and a number of Regional Urban Water Corporations.

We are seeking Expressions of Interest from Civil Engineers with 10 years plus design experience in the water sector and experience working in the rural water (irrigation) industry to be part of a delivery team on a major project in regional Victoria. The preferred applicant will have a mix of investigation, design and project management experience focused in the areas of irrigation modernisation, water supply infrastructure, waterways, storages and drainage.

Knowledge and experience relating to the various aspects of the design, construction, monitoring and operation of irrigation assets, water supply delivery infrastructure and drainage is essential.

Responsibilities include:

Performing Project or Design Manager role on medium to large projects

Performing Lead Engineer role on significant

complex and multi-disciplinary projects

Assisting in the

preparation of work programs and scheduling

Preparing and reviewing designs, technical reports, drawings and technical specifications for water infrastructure

Liaising and cooperating with other discipline lead engineers, CAD teams and construction contractors to develop integrated designs

Managing bids for prospective projects

Building strong relationships with key client personnel and identifying and developing business opportunities

Supporting ongoing professional development of less experienced team members.


Bachelor of Engineering (Civil)

CPEng accreditation will be well regarded

10 plus years’ experience within the water sector on investigations, design, and site engineering for capital projects ideally with experience as Project Manager and/or Technical Lead in multidisciplinary design teams. At least 5 years’ experience in the rural water industry is essential and a willingness to work and locate in regional Victoria would be an advantage.

Knowledge of Rural Water Authority standards and practices essential

Strong client and stakeholder relationships within the rural water industry, DELWP and CMAs

Ability to build relationships and maintain rapport with clients and community stakeholders

Strong interpersonal, technical writing and verbal English language communication skills

Ability to work to deadlines and under pressure in a team environment

Enthusiasm for fast-paced major projects.

Benefits of KBR

KBR is committed to supporting the professional development of staff at every stage of their career through in-house training and structured career paths. We offer a competitive package of lifestyle benefits that includes family-friendly work hours. KBR is a quality assured equal opportunity employer.

Job: Engineering/Technical – Civil