Mar 09, 2020

Senior Water Resources Engineer

  • Jacobs
  • Brisbane City QLD, Australia
Full time Consulting Design Engineering


Our People & Places Solutions business – reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomizes the "why" of what we do – the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society as a whole. From facilities delivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to enabling the connection of people through all modes of transportation and providing access to technology – we're integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smart environments of tomorrow. 

About the opportunity

Reporting to the Section Lead – Water Resources, you will be a key member of our Water Resources team based in Brisbane. You will be responsible for the delivery of water resources projects in the areas of Transportation, Water and/or Mining, Oil & Gas – all areas where we have a significant existing and forward pipeline of work.
You will typically lead delivery of water resources packages and projects such as:

    • Flooding assessments and design for major infrastructure projects
    • Dam hydrology, dambreak and consequence assessments
    • Water resources, development and feasibility studies

You will be responsible for management of task and package delivery and oversight of inputs by junior technical staff and cross-discipline inputs.

About you

Essential Skills and Qualifications required for the role:

  • Relevant Engineering Degree
  • RPEQ accreditation
  • Intermediate to senior level experience in flood modelling for the design of major infrastructure, particularly linear infrastructure, including:
    • Hydrologic modelling (RAFTS, WBNM, URBS, and/or RORB)
    • Hydraulic modelling including 2D modelling (TUFLOW and/or MIKE-21)
  • Experience in project, package or task management
  • Ideally bring practical experience delivering packages of work within Queensland on infrastructure projects
  • Experience in scour assessment would also be well regarded

Why Jacobs

We reflect our clients’ diversity at Jacobs.  We value inclusion and diversity as it energises our people and encourages creativity, collaboration and innovation.  Our global culture of caring fosters a workplace where we value the safety, positive mental health, inclusion and belonging of all our employees.  Joining Jacobs introduces you to a variety of established global employee networks dedicated to empowering employees to maximise their potential through engagement and development opportunities across all career stages.
One of the many ways we thank our employees for their dedication and hard work, is offering quality, flexible benefit options that keep you and your family, physically and financially healthy.  You’ll have access to several employee benefits including professional/educational support, flexible work arrangements, salary sacrifice options, monthly social events or community involvement programs. It’s a great time to join Jacobs as we actively nurture and support our diverse employee and client networks across all ethnicities and cultures.  Achieve more and thrive with a global brand!  Apply online by clicking on the link below.



Job ID

BI 0008ZY

Required work rights

Australian Citizen

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