Technical Director - Surface Water, Cairns Regional

Australia, Queensland, Cairns Regional
Last update 2023-09-22
Expires 2023-10-22
ID #1844085385
Technical Director - Surface Water, Cairns Regional
Australia, Queensland, Cairns Regional,
Modified September 14, 2023


Technical Director - Surface Water The importance of water to the health of our world can’t be overstated. As the frequency and intensity of floods, droughts and storms increases, the water industry must continue to build resiliency and lead from the front. Together with our clients, we are thinking and doing things differently to help pre-empt and prepare for what's next. Be a part of this dynamic and committed team of diverse water specialists and drive change for your community. You’ll be able to apply our powerful global network of skills and decades of experience to create positive water outcomes that respect nature and nurture communities. Who are we looking for? In response to continued growth and exciting project wins, we are now looking for a Cairns-based Technical Director – Surface Water. As a motivated and experienced engineer, you will play a crucial role in the delivery of substantive hydrology and hydraulic elements for a variety of integrated projects. Working as a valued member of the GHD Surface Water Team will expose you to some of the largest and most interesting projects being undertaken nationally and internationally. There is flexibility to define your role (whether that be technical, business development or managerial) and drive career outcomes that are most important to you. This is all while working within the hydrology and hydrodynamics service line which is comprised of a large pool of industry leaders and technical experts both nationally and internationally. If you're looking for a dynamic and rewarding role, then apply today to join our team Responsibilities: Working on a broad range of civil infrastructure, which may include dams, weirs, fishways, stormwater drainage, linear infrastructure and mine water management schemes Working on a diverse range of projects based locally, interstate and internationally Undertaking complex numerical modelling studies of various types of water infrastructure to facilitate impact assessments, risk assessments, concept designs, and regulatory compliance Undertaking business development activities, building client relationships and project bidding tasks Requirements: Minimum 12 years relevant industry experience Bachelor’s degree in engineering, Environmental Engineering or similar Experience with a range of software such as: 2D hydraulic modelling software (TUFLOW, HEC-RAS, MIKE etc.) Geospatial Information Systems (ArcGIS, QGIS, MapInfo etc.) 3D CAD software (Inventor Pro, SolidWorks, AutoCAD 3D, FreeCAD etc.) would be an advantage Programming languages (Python, Java etc.) would be an advantage CFD simulation software (OpenFOAM, Ansys CFX or Fluent, Siemens StarCCM etc) would be an advantage Water balance and hydrology modelling packages (GoldSIM, IQQM, Source etc.) Project Management (highly regarded) Actively working towards CPEng obtainment (RPEQ Qualification for QLD) Interested? Apply online now. Contact Hennie Coetzee T 61 7 3316 3379. GHD is an equal opportunity employer, and we want everyone to be able to fully participate in our recruitment process. We value a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people of all identities. GHD embraces hybrid work arrangements to create a work environment focused on well-being, flexibility and productivity where GHD people can thrive, this supports the diverse needs of our workforce while balancing the benefits of remote working with the value of face-to-face collaboration in the office. We respectfully ask that no agency resumes be presented at this stage. LI-HC1

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Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Per annum
Occupation: Technical director - surface water
Min. Salary: 5.000
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