Civil Engineer - Water Resources - Military veterans preferred

Kellogg Brown & Root (


  full-time   employee



Joining a global company like KBR will expose you to some of the most exciting projects in Australia and enable you to work alongside and learn from the very best industry specialists. A career at KBR opens doors to opportunities both locally and globally.

The Opportunity

As a member of KBR’s Water Resources team in Brisbane you will have the opportunity to be involved in a wide variety of challenging projects that expand your skill base and keep you engaged. On any given day you could be designing a mine culvert that you will see built a few weeks later, contributing to the design of a major piece of infrastructure that will be seen and used by large communities or assisting a Local Government to manage their floodplain risk through comprehensive modelling.

You will work with a group of friendly and fun engineers, scientists and designers who value technical expertise and innovation, regularly get away from their desks to apply practical on-the-ground problem solving and engineering solutions and work with their Clients collaboratively to successfully deliver.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Has gained a strong set of foundation skills and is actively striving to further develop them
  • Is motivated by achievement and a sense of pride in a quality deliverable
  • Is outcome focused, understanding when less is more
  • Presents professionally and in a friendly manner to peers and clients

Key Responsibilities

  • Undertaking hydrological and hydraulic investigation and design for a wide range of studies including transport and mine infrastructure, floodplain management, stormwater management and mine water management.
  • Working effectively within multi-disciplinary teams to support the delivery of design solutions that meet Client and community expectations.
  • Maintaining an interest in technological advances and applying innovation to project delivery.
  • Producing technical models and reports to a high standard, contributing to KBR’s reputation for the delivery of quality project outputs.
  • Committing to safe delivery of our projects.


  • Bachelors Degree in Engineering or related field
  • Higher degree in hydrology, hydraulics or water resources (preferred)
  • Experience in hydrology and hydraulic models, including RORB, XP-RAFTS, HEC-RAS, TUFLOW, MUSIC, GOLDSIM.
  • Experience with GIS applications (QGIS, ArcGIS)
  • Experience in technical and study report writing
  • Experience managing small to medium sized projects
  • Eligible for full membership of IEAust and Registered Professional Engineer of Queensland (RPEQ)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Benefits of KBR

KBR is committed to supporting the professional development of staff at every stage of their career through in-house training, performance rewards and structured career paths. We offer a competitive package of lifestyle benefits that includes family-friendly work hours and an optional rostered Friday off every four weeks.

To Apply

If what you've read resonates with your values, experience and career aspiration then we want to hear from you! Just click apply and upload your resume and cover letter.

Job: Engineering, Technology, & Science

Primary Location: AU-QLD-Brisbane

Req ID: 1080299