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  • Job reference: RMS0163420

Senior Civil Engineer

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: Brisbane
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 16/12/2015
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (19/01/16)
This vacancy has now expired.
The Company:
Global EPCM delivering hydrocarbon and infrastructure projects.

The Role:
Responsible for study, design, specification and services of transportation systems (road, rail, airport, seaport), bridges, infrastructure, drainage, underground utilities, hydrology/hydraulics, water treatment and distribution, wastewater collection and treatment, water resources and raw water supply, tunnels, geotechnical design, and other civil engineering works. Under general supervision, performs all conventional aspects of the functional area subject matter. Devises new approaches to problems encountered. Plans, schedules, and conducts work requiring judgment in the independent evaluation, selection, and adaptation of engineering techniques, procedures, and criteria. Performs work which involves conventional engineering practice but may include a variety of complex features such as conflicting design requirements, unsuitability of conventional materials, and difficult coordination requirements. Provides technical guidance to designers and less experienced engineers.

Job tasks, correctly performed, impact indirectly on cost containment, efficiency, profitability or operations. Skills are typically acquired through an undergraduate degree in Engineering and a minimum of 4 years related experience, with average experience ranging from 6-10 years.

Technical
• Responsible for undertaking or assisting in engineering design and assessment techniques and their applications to a wide range of studies and/or projects;
• Provide input to Civil projects in the fields of water, rail and road engineering;
• Plans, schedules and conducts work requiring judgment in the independent evaluation, selection and adaptation of engineering techniques, procedures, and criteria;
• Performs work which involves conventional engineering practice including a variety of complex features such as conflicting design requirements, unsuitability of conventional materials, and difficult coordination requirements;
• Uses design tools to streamline the production of technical deliverables;
• Actively maintains and enhances technical reputation and relationships;
• Devises new approaches to problems encountered;
• Provides technical guidance and supervises less experienced engineers
• Works independently and/or under the instruction of the Project Manager to complete a wide range civil engineering tasks as required;
• Undertakes the management of a design team to complete concept and detailed design of civil engineering projects;
• Prepares reports, contract documents and technical specifications;
• Liaises with Project Manager and/or Client to ascertain needs and provide regular project updates;
• May undertake reasonable travel as required;

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• Qualifications in Civil Engineering or equivalent
• Eligible for full membership of the Registered Professional Engineers of Queensland (RPEQ), and ability to achieve within 12 months.
• Extensive experience across a broad range of infrastructure projects
• Experience in the preparation of pavement designs and rehabilitation for existing pavements
• Strong experience in field investigations and pavement condition assessment
• Previous understanding working within a multi-disciplinary environment
• Strong knowledge of construction and pavement materials;
• Substantial experience in general road engineering, particularly Main Roads, BCC and general Civil infrastructure design
• Experience in preparation of contracts and specifications
• Previous experience working in a Design and Construct environment would be desirable.
• Previous experience gained within an engineering consultancy environment (advantage)
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