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  • Job reference: RMS0202099

Coastal Engineer

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: Brisbane, Queensland
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 26/11/2018
  • Duration: permanent
  • Time left:
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    (07/01/19)
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The Company

Our client is a well-established successful boutique consultancy, with a strong reputation for achieving technical excellence in the delivery of services to Australia's water, coastal, and environmental sectors. Central to their success is their staff and they encourage an open, innovative and supportive culture. As a professional, well respected business, they appreciate and value the contribution of all of employees and provide excellent working conditions (promote a healthy work/life balance & offer flexible working arrangements), competitive salaries and a terrific team environment.


The Opportunity

This is an outstanding opportunity for a suitably qualified Coastal Engineer to join their Brisbane team. The coast and environment team specialise in coastal and estuarine analysis, including engineering and numerical modelling to support investigations associated with the planning and design of ports and harbours, shoreline protection works, climate change vulnerability assessments, geomorphic and environmental studies.


Key Responsibilities of this role include:

  • Analysing coastal and estuarine processes
  • Expertise with "simple" numerical modelling and analysis tools
  • Involvement with coastal hazard assessments, including coastal risk and adaptation strategies
  • Design of maritime and coastal structures, foreshore protection works, dredging studies
  • Preparation of project construction plans and specifications
  • Ensure design conformance to applicable Australian and international Standards
  • Preparation of clear and concise engineering reports and other technical documentation
  • Ability to prioritise and accomplish multiple tasks efficiently and effectively
  • Develop and manage excellent client relationships
  • Preparation of proposals
  • Drafting skills (CAD) (highly desirable)
  • Basic GIS skills (desirable)

Role Requirements:

  • Appropriate engineering and/or scientific qualification(s)
  • 2 - 7 years of experience in coastal engineering
  • Local industry experience - ideally QLD based
  • Possess strong technical and analytical skills
  • Desire, drive and passion to gain knowledge and experience to advance your career, working in a consulting firm environment
  • A commitment to delivering outstanding service & quality to clients
  • Self-motivated worker capable of working both independently and in a team setting
  • Strongly developed written & verbal communication skills


In return the client is offering a market leading salary package, excellent working conditions, support and encouragement in your continued professional development and opportunities to work on high profile projects across Australia and the Pacific.


Our client supports a diverse and inclusive work environment and welcomes all applications from candidates with full Australian working rights. Your application will be treated as strictly confidential. For a confidential discussion regarding this opportunity, please contact Melanie Smith, or (07) 3233 2307.



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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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