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Senior Engineer/Project Manager - Dams & Tailings job in Perth

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Job Ref:  PER01593
Employer:  GHD Pty Ltd
Country:  Australia
County/State:  Washington
City:  Perth
05/10/2016 05:01
As one of the world's leading engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services companies, GHD has a connected global network of 8500 professionals committed to delivering projects with innovative practices, technical capabilities and robust systems.

Passionate about the communities in which we live, we have a reputation for providing sustainable water solutions covering every element of the water cycle for urban, rural and industrial water applications.

As a result of strong growth within our business, an opportunity has arisen for a Senior Engineer / Project Manager to join our high performing Dams & Tailings team, which services water, industrial, energy and resources clients in Western Australia and elsewhere. The successful applicant will be a degree qualified civil, structural or geotechnical engineer with a minimum of 6 years of relevant experience. Female candidates are encouraged to apply for this role.

Primary responsibilities of the position include design engineering and project management. Specifically this will include undertaking project related technical work of appropriate scope and complexity in relation to dams and tailings engineering projects. You will work alongside other technical staff under the direction and guidance of senior staff, as part of a team of engineers in the Perth-based Dams & Tailings Service Group.

Accountabilities will include:

  • Plan and deliver on time and within agreed budget technical input of appropriate scope and complexity for level of experience, for site investigations, design, documentation and reports relating to both new dams and tailings storage facilities (TSFs) and remedial works on existing dams and TSF's
  • Under the direction and guidance of senior staff produce client-ready deliverables in accordance with approved standard engineering techniques and practices
  • Prepare proposals to win new work
  • Deliver project outcomes to exceed client expectations whilst achieving positive safety, financial and continuous improvement outcomes for GHD
  • Develop and maintain client relationships to help secure forward workload for the team

In order to be successful in this role you will demonstrate capability in the following areas:

  • Skills and understanding of civil, geotechnical, structural, hydraulic and hydrological design aspects relevant to the fields of dam and tailings engineering
  • Ability to scope specific, smaller and non-complex technical work tasks
  • Ability to develop and contribute to technical designs, through applying approved standard engineering techniques and practices
  • Ability to manage time effectively and deliver on promise
  • Ability to communicate and proactively work both as a team member and autonomously
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Computer knowledge and skills, in particular of software relevant to dams & tailings engineering analysis
  • Ability to work on multiple projects concurrently
  • Ability to listen carefully, seek clarifications where necessary, confirm understanding, and accurately capture internal and external client requirements
  • Ability to acquire and convey technical knowledge in a meaningful and appropriate way
  • Commitment to establishing internal and external professional networks
  • Strong alignment with GHD's core values

We offer a professional and friendly culture based on our core values of Safety, Teamwork, Respect and Integrity. In addition to a competitive salary, GHD also provides attractive career and lifestyle options including professional development through the GHD Business School, flexible leave and family-friendly practices.

If you would like to apply for this position please submit your covering letter and resume via the link below.
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