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  • Job reference: RMS0202093

Senior or Principal Coastal Engineer

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: Melbourne, Victoria
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 26/11/2018
  • Duration: permanent
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (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, lucrative bonuses, profit share options and a terrific team environment.


The Opportunity

This is an outstanding opportunity for a suitably qualified and experienced Coastal Engineer to join their Melbourne 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:

  • Building strong relationships with clients through fostering on-going relationships with the existing client-base and providing opportunities to develop and grow the coastal capabilities
  • Managing key projects to ensure output is of a technically high standard
  • Working closely with the floodplain, stormwater, waterways, and ecology groups to deliver projects
  • Involvement with/leading maritime projects including design of maritime and coastal structures and dredging studies
  • Involvement with/leading coastal and estuarine processes investigations (hydraulics, sediment transport and water quality) including expertise with appropriate numerical modelling and analysis tools
  • Involvement with/leading coastal hazard assessments including coastal risk and adaptation

Role Requirements:

  • Appropriate engineering and/or scientific qualification(s)
  • CPEng accreditation (or actively working towards)
  • 8+ years of experience in coastal engineering
  • Strongly developed written & verbal communication skills
  • A commitment to delivering outstanding service & quality to clients
  • Local industry experience - ideally VIC or NSW based

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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