Senior Civil Engineer- Water and Wastewater



  Full Time   Employee


Title: Senior Civil Engineer- Water and Wastewater

Location: AU-SA-Adelaide

Job Number: 1044052

KBR Adelaide 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 investigations and designs for major water pipelines and sewer rehabilitation, mechanical and electrical pumping and treatment works upgrades, dams and retarding basins.

We are seeking a Civil Engineer with 7 plus years’ experience in the water sector, and previous experience working for SA Water and other water authorities. We are seeking a person with strong technical knowledge, who is able to lead detailed investigations and all stages of design development.

Some site experience in construction management and commissioning would be advantageous. Experience in delivering design services in a Design & Construct environment would also be an advantage.

Key Skills

Demonstrated practical knowledge in the use of hydraulic modelling software for infrastructure planning purposes (e.g. WaterGEMS, HAMMER, etc.)

Competence in undertaking and/or supervising concept and detailed design of a broad range of water and wastewater systems, including gravity and pressure pipelines, open channel flow, pumping systems and irrigation systems

Ability to lead a small project team to deliver one element (e.g. pipeline design) for a large multi-disciplinary project

Ability to lead a multi-disciplinary project team for a small to medium water or wastewater project

Ability to prepare and verify design calculations (including self-checking) using either manual methods or with the aid of computer programs

Ability to guide designers and drafters in the preparation of drawings and to undertake review of these drawings

Competence in preparing and reviewing reports and technical specifications

Ability to liaise with clients, statutory authorities and other consultants

Willingness to provide technical assistance and guidance to designers and less experienced engineers.


Bachelor of Engineering (Civil)

CPEng accreditation or evidence of likely attainment within the next 6 months

7 plus years’ experience within the water sector on investigations, design, and site engineering for capital projects

Knowledge of SA 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 – Civil

To apply for this job, contact:
RJ Maggard

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