Maritime Engineers - Military veterans preferred

Kellogg Brown & Root (


  full-time   employee



Maritime Engineers

Are you an engineering leader of the future?

Is the future as exciting to you as it is to us?

Creativity, collaboration and excellence are at the heart of KBR’s vision. Does this resonate with you?

Are you excited by the thought of working on some of Australia’s largest game changing projects across exciting industries that are helping to shape Australia’s future? Join us, on the journey.

We value an inclusive and diverse work environment and are working together to build a culture that embraces each other’s unique strengths and experiences.

Our people are important to us and you will play a key role in contributing to the success of our business. We believe in empowering our employees, nurturing development within a culture of trust. We are looking for someone that is willing to step up and build upon opportunities. We will encourage and empower you to work in a way that suits your style and look forward to discussing the ways in which we can build success.

The Opportunity

This is a fantastic opportunity for you to join one of the most talented and respected engineering teams in Australia. Working within our Brisbane Maritime Centre of Excellence (KBR worldwide), you will be getting involved with design activities for large scale multi discipline maritime facilities for a variety of industries including; Defence, general cargo facilities, oil & gas and emerging markets (i.e. Hydrogen terminals).

This role will see you delivering fit for purpose solutions for our clients, including design and construction phase services. You will work closely with a diverse group of engineers and support staff who are committed to delivering the best outcomes for our clients.

Multiple roles available at different levels of experience to support a growing team.

Who are you?

If COVID-19 has taught us anything, it’s that working together to reach common goals cannot be done without passion and commitment behind them. The below skills and experience is preferred;

  • Experience in the design, evaluation and reporting on ports, harbours, coastal works and marine structures
  • Solid experience working with the Defence sector and a deep understanding of how the defence sector manages projects (preferred)
  • Experience in the assessment, analysis, design and remediation of maritime structures (wharves, jetties, port developments, marinas, seawalls, pontoons etc)
  • Demonstrated skills in providing guidance and mentoring to less experienced staff to enhance their skills and capability
  • Familiarity with maritime (Australian or other) design codes and guidelines in Australia and Asia
  • Capability and experience in using structural/maritime analysis software (desirable skillset: SPACE GASS, Strand 7, OPTIMOOR, STAAD.Pro, SESAM)
  • Degree qualifications in Civil or Structural Engineering
  • RPEQ accreditation or similar Australian Professional Engineering Accreditation that will allow to obtain RPEQ accreditation in Queensland within agreed timeframe

Benefits of KBR

  • We offer flexible and family friendly working arrangements including flexibility with hours as well as your work location
  • Ongoing professional development opportunities
  • Employees may benefit from up to 8 additional hours of accrued flexible leave every 4 weeks
  • A global business with a local feel
  • A variety of work across a wide range of projects and market sectors
  • An opportunity to work with technically eminent professionals

About Us

KBR have been established for over 100 years and we pride ourselves on being an innovative and forward-thinking company with a reputation for delivering on challenging and complex engineering projects. We deliver science, technology and engineering solutions to governments and companies around the world.

So how do I apply?

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

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.

KBR is a global provider of differentiated professional services and solutions across the asset and program life cycle within the government services and technology sectors. KBR employs approximately 28,000 people worldwide with customers in more than 80 countries and operations in 40 countries. ?

KBR is proud to work with customers across the globe to provide technology, value-added services, and long- term operations and maintenance services to ensure consistent delivery with predictable results. At KBR, We Deliver.

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