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  • Job reference: RMS0185248

Senior/Principal Flood & Stormwater Engineer

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Gold Coast, Queensland
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 27/11/2017
  • Duration: permanent
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (25/12/17)

Our client prides themself on a positive work culture and highly value their passionate team members, clients, partners and the community. Our client offers industry leading salary and incentive packages along with flexible work conditions.

The Role:

Due to rapid growth within their business and a bolstered pipeline of projects one of our leading Engineering clients is currently seeking to appoint a Senior or Principal-level Civil/Environmental Engineer. This role will see the successful candidate play a pivotal role within the team in delivering the next generation of iconic projects across Queensland. This role will ideally suit a Flood and Stormwater specialist with a consultancy background with over 15 years' experience.

The Water Engineering team services primarily the private urban development sector, Local Councils & State Government, producing the following technical outputs:
- Flood and Stormwater Studies & Investigations
- Flood Hydraulic Impact Assessments
- Stormwater Management Plans
- Flood Emergency Evacuation Plans
- Drainage & Flood Mitigation Strategies & Design
- Water Quality Management Plans
- Site-based Management Plans
- Monitoring and Analysis (Surface & Groundwater)

Key Skills & Experience Required:

- An Engineering certification (CPEng/RPEQ) pertaining to hydrology and hydraulics is mandatory
- At least 15 years experience within water engineering
- A proven track record & passion for leadership and mentoring within a multidisciplinary team
- Hydrologic Modelling using programs like XP and WBNM
- Hydraulic modelling using programs like XP, TUFLOW, HEC-RAS, MIKE, and 12D DRAINAGE/PC-DRAINS
- Water Quality Modelling using MUSIC
- Conversant with QUDM, ARR and City of Gold Coast Land Development Guidelines, in particular relating to flooding and stormwater
- Intermediate to advanced knowledge/experience GIS applications (Q GIS, MapInfo/VM) would be advantageous
- Basic 12D and AutoCAD competency would be beneficial
- Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
- Strong Technical Report Writing ability
- Experience writing proposals and winning work
- Ability to build strong relationships with clients and engage/assist in business development activities
- Vision to gain or have experience with Project Management

If you believe your professional background and skill-set align with the role please submit your current CV (in word format). Alternatively, for a confidential discussion please contact Melanie Smith on (07) 3233 2307.

About Fircroft: Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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