Senior Water Resources Engineer – Flooding/ Hydraulics

Melbourne, Australia Countrywide
02 Sep 2016
28 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
About the opportunity

Jacobs Victoria is renowned for the excellence of our technical consulting and project delivery expertise in the water industry. With a wealth of projects in the pipeline we are seeking to recruit a Senior Associate to join our talented and respected Water business unit.

Key work areas of the role will include:

  • Supporting the delivery of the flood modelling component of projects (including large infrastructure projects) through technical inputs, project management, client communication and technical review
  • Developing Jacobs flood modelling business in Victoria
  • Providing technical leadership in surface water hydraulics throughout the Asia Pacific region
  • Assuming responsibility for management of small to medium scale projects. This will include cost estimates, tender submissions, technical documentation, and project scheduling and meeting deadlines and budgets
  • Maintaining appropriate systems and procedures to ensure reliability, viability and auditability of modelling tasks
  • Assisting in training and mentoring of Graduates
  • Fostering and maintaining good client relationships

What you need

  • Demonstrated advanced knowledge of surface water hydraulics, in:
    • Open channel and piped drainage modelling;
    • 2D floodplain modelling; and
    • Coupled hydraulic modelling.
  • Demonstrated advanced knowledge and competency in some or all of the following:
    • Hydrological modelling software (e.g. RORB, RAFTS);
    • Hydraulic modelling software (e.g. HECRAS, DHI software, Tuflow); and
    • Geographical information systems (e.g. ArcGIS, MapInfo).
  • Experience in process design within the water/wastewater industry coupled with an appropriate tertiary qualification.
  • Proven project management skills (achieving budgets, timeframe and customer requirements)
  • Consulting skills
  • Demonstrable experience in leading and developing employees and teams.
  • Sound analytical ability, excellent written and presentation skills.

Why Jacobs

As part of a high-performing, delivery focused team, you will have the opportunity to collaborate with a wide range of talented individuals. We offer rewarding careers, ongoing learning and development opportunities, a collaborative environment and flexible work practices that focus on wellbeing, diversity and inclusion.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone seeking that next step in their career and motivated in making a mark in the industry. #LI-JC1