KBR Mechanical Engineer- Water in VI, Australia

Title: Mechanical Engineer- Water

Location: AU-VI-Melbourne

Job Number: 1047527

Do you thrive on a challenge and aspire to work with a company with a 90-year reputation for delivering complex, high-profile projects? This Melbourne-based position with one of Australia’s leading consulting firms may be your smartest career choice yet.

KBR Melbourne 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, and mechanical and electrical pumping and treatment works upgrades.

We are seeking a Mechanical Engineer with 5 to 8 years’ experience in the water sector, and previous experience working on projects for Melbourne Water and other Victorian water authorities. The preferred applicant will have a mix of design and construction experience, with an emphasis on design, in water and wastewater treatment facilities and pumping stations. We are seeking a person with cross discipline knowledge in the electrical, instrumentation and controls areas, with the ability to undertake design and site engineering roles involving management of mechanical and electrical construction projects.


Performing a Project Manager role on small to medium sized projects

Performing a Project Engineer role on significant projects

Undertaking design and site engineering roles

Managing bids for prospective projects

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


Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical)

Eligibility for membership of the Institution of Engineers Australia

5 to 8 years’ experience within the water sector on investigations, design, and site engineering for capital projects

Knowledge of Melbourne Water standards and practices strongly preferred

Ability to build relationships and maintain rapport with clients

Strong technical writing skills.

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.

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Job: Engineering/Technical - Mechanical