• Senior Structural Engineer Melbourne VIC
  • KBR, Inc in Melbourne VIC, , Australia
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  • 1 week ago

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Senior Structural Engineer
Apply locations Melbourne, Victoria, Australia time type Full time posted on Posted 30+ Days Ago job requisition id R2083535

Senior Structural Engineer

KBR are the Principal Design partner on the North Western Program Alliance (NWPA). The Alliance comprises of Level Crossing Removal Project (LXRP), Metro Trains Melbourne, KBR, and John Holland.

NWPA was established in 2017 and has delivered on approximately $3B of transport infrastructure projects for The State and community. Based on our success, LXRP have recently awarded NWPA a 5-year extension to our partnership providing us a strong, clear pipeline of transport opportunities through Melbourne till 2027.

With the significant demand present within the Victoria transport sector, a move to KBR to work on NWPA is an exciting step in your career. You’ll be working on community shaping projects such as the Pakenham & Keon level crossing removal with some... other diverse opportunities currently being developed and committed to NWPA.

KBR & NWPA are workplaces that strive hard to be considered by staff as ‘The place to be’ and we hold this theme at the centre our strategy and business operations. This translates into an environment that:
• Provides staff opportunities to diversify their skill set by working beside a broad range of business functions (engineering, stakeholder engagement, digital, construction, etc).
• Collaborative and no blame culture with resolution of project challenges and delivery.
• Supports each other in managing our workload.
• Various internal and external training opportunities including 101 training series.
• Flexible hybrid working approach with opportunities to work from home, head office and site offices.

The Opportunity

As part of the North Western Program Alliance we are looking for enthusiastic and delivery focused individuals to help deliver the project and keep Victoria moving. During this exciting growth period we have an opportunity for a Senior Structural Engineer to join our team. Our work on the alliance shows a visionary approach to re-thinking the design of heavy rail infrastructure

Whilst this position will initially join the NWPA, this is a permanent role with KBR which opens a door to working on other iconic infrastructure projects nationally.


Your responsibilities will be included but are not limited to:
• Plan, schedule and execute structural engineering design through evaluating and adapting engineering techniques, procedures and standards.
• Advise on complex features including conflicting design requirements, unsuitability of conventional materials and difficult coordination assignments.
• Consider commercial, cost, legal and safety requirements in design specifications
• Guidance of junior engineers, designers and drafters

What you will need to succeed

The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in structural engineering with experience in infrastructure projects working and ideally within a multi-disciplinary environment along with the following:
• Excellent communication skills
• A creative approach to thinking
• Design detail focus
• A demonstrated appreciation for Engineering solutions
• A background in project coordination and stakeholder engagement

What do KBR offer?

We are committed to social and environmental sustainability and delivering projects with a digital mindset that drives innovation within our business, for our customers and stakeholders.

Our people blend seamlessly into customer teams to help create a positive impact on the communities and environments they seek to improve. Our expertise and adaptability is unmatched and continues to meet the demands of tomorrow to help shape Australia’s future for the better.

Together, we deliver Infrastructure for a better tomorrow.

IS Australia overview brochure: https://kbr.foleon.com/is-australia/who-we-are/

IS Transport team overview video: https://vimeo.com/873517296

In addition to working on some fantastic projects, KBR offer an array of benefits focused on providing our people with a great working environment, continual career development, Family friendly flexible work arrangements and work/life balance. Our culture, and our genuine focus on our people is a major factor in our success and we want you to be part of our journey.

Typical benefits include:
• Industry leading salaries, reviewed annually
• 20 Days Leave per year + an additional day off every 4 weeks (33 days in total)
• Flexible work arrangements (start/finish times, WFH, Flex time)
• Project financial incentives
• Structured progression and development plans.
• Paid parental leave
• Salary packaging and novated leases
• Diversity and Inclusion support

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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