Location

Melbourne, Victoria

Contact

Maddie Stanboultgis

People & Culture Coordinator
BG&E Melbourne
Senior to Associate Level Drainage Engineer

About BG&E

At BG&E, we are united by a common purpose – we believe that truly great engineering takes curiosity, bravery and trust, and is the key to creating extraordinary built environments.

Our 850-strong team in 15 offices across Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, the United Kingdom and Middle East, design and deliver engineering solutions for clients in the Property, Transport, Ports and Marine, Water, Defence, Renewables and Resources sectors.

We work in partnership with clients and other stakeholders – to challenge conventional wisdom, pioneer new benchmarks in technical excellence, design safety into projects and leverage mutually-rewarding delivery models. BG&E’s projects are also shaped by changing demands in mobility, the impacts of climate change, emerging design trends and consideration of the entire lifecycle.

BG&E is an employee-owned engineering consultancy with more than half a century of experience. Our legacy and our future are underpinned by an unwavering commitment to providing premium client experiences.

BG&E’s values are: care and integrity, the pursuit of excellence, and one team. Our values inform our behaviours and the way we: help clients around the world, empower our people to be high-performing and creative, and contribute to communities. Living our values every day ensures that we demonstrate care and integrity, strive to pursue excellence and serve as one team, that is ‘The BG&E Way’.

About the Role

In response to the massive investment in infrastructure investment in Victoria, BG&E’s Victorian Civil team is growing and as a result we are seeking a Senior to Associate Level Drainage Engineer with recognised qualifications by Engineers Australia.

Our Melbourne business provides civil and structural engineering services, among others, for transport infrastructure projects in a wide variety of markets. Our highly-skilled technical experts are driven by a passion to help clients achieve their goals and improve society for today and future generations.

Reporting to the Victorian Civil Lead, we are looking for technically experienced, team-oriented and client-focused Senior to Associate Level Drainage Engineer to help build and grow our Drainage Engineering capability.

This is the opportunity for the right candidate to get in and help grow this discipline in the Victorian market.

What to expect day to day:

  • Apply principles and professional knowledge and judgement to plan and implement projects to the benefit of BG&E and our clients.
  • Represent BG&E and instil confidence in our clients and external stakeholders of the value we bring.
  • Build and foster internal and external relationships that lead to repeat work.
  • Demonstrate effective communication, presentation, networking and consulting skills.
  • Mentor less-experienced engineers to help develop their technical skills and knowledge.
  • Identify and manage technical and commercial risks on behalf of BG&E and our clients.
  • Take ownership of the final outcome on distinct projects / packages of work including management of resources and budgets, delegation of responsibilities and quality of deliverables.
  • Engage in business operations and demonstrate an understanding the impact of works practices on the financial outcome of projects.
  • Be passionate about learning and seek feedback to ensure professional and technical career development.

About you

  • Bachelor Degree in Civil Engineering or higher that is recognised by Engineers Australia.
  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of Austroads (Parts 5, 5A,5B), VicRoads Guidelines & Techical Notes and Australian Standards relevant to drainage design for road and highway infrastructure projects.
  • Robust understanding of drainage design principles relevant to civil and road infrastructure projects, and the interrelationship of drainage design and other design disciplines.
  • High degree of proficiency in the use of design software packages 12d and MUSIC in relation to drainage design and water quality modelling.
  • Working understanding of drafting software packages such as AutoCAD and Microstation.
  • Minimum 8+ years of experience in the design and delivery of road and highway infrastructure projects.
  • Robust experience in report writing, external client communications, TANs and Design Exception Reports.

Realising Your Career Aspirations (Life at BG&E)

  • Flexible working (incl. working from home)
  • Health and wellbeing support, as well as from an independent Employee Assistance Program provider
  • Attractive remuneration and Paternal Leave (up to 3 months paid parental leave)
  • On-the-job mentoring and support to help you be the best you can be
  • Learning and development initiatives (incl. contributions to training)

Diversity and Inclusion

Equality is part of BG&E’s DNA – it begins with our values and continues through our culture – and is fostered throughout our workplaces. We recognise and celebrate difference, and encourage our people and potential candidates to be comfortable in bringing your complete self to work. We value who you are. Click here for further information about diversity, equality and inclusion at BG&E.

BG&E is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we welcome applications from all candidates. For roles that are located in Australia, we particularly appreciate applications from Indigenous Australian, as we continue to play an important role in reconciliation and ‘Closing the Gap’ with the traditional First Nations Australians.

Wellbeing, Health and Safety

We ensure our people enjoy healthy workplaces, deploy practices that reduce risk, comply with workplace Health & Safety regulations, impose zero harm to the communities that we operate in and support each other so we can all go home to safely every day.

Applications

If you fulfil the above profile and attributes, and are excited about joining a fun, successful and growing engineering consultancy, please send your curriculum vitae and cover letter to Madeleine.Stanboultgis@bgeeng.com.

We invite inquiries and applications from candidates directly, hence agencies need not respond.

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