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    GHD has been involved in dams since the company's birth almost 90 years ago. We have the largest dedicated dams engineering team in Australia and one of the larger teams across the globe. We have more than 100 technical dams people in Australia and growing numbers globally, particularly throughout the Americas, United Kingdom, within Asia and New Zealand. 

    In response to continued growth and exciting project wins, we are now looking for a Senior Dams Engineer to join the Dams team. Located in Brisbane, you will work alongside nationally and internationally recognised dam specialists across our interstate and global operations. 

    This position offers good variety of work and will see you involved in: 

    • Providing specialised technical services to clients on a diverse range of dam-related projects including feasibility studies, design and construction support for new build and improvement projects
    • Providing technical leadership to our dams-focussed design teams, whilst working with other geotechnical, structural and hydraulic professionals on embankment and concrete dams projects
    • Leading dam safety risk assessments including assessment of piping and seepage through embankment dams and stability and seepage through concrete dams
    • Undertaking dam safety inspections and risk assessments to satisfy dam safety requirements
    • Have a strong background in risk assessment for dams, with additional skills in geotechnical, structural and hydraulic engineering considered favourable
    • Preparing construction contract documentation and providing construction support
    • Mentoring and training other GHD staff • Assisting in the growth of the dams service line
    • Establishing and maintaining effective relationships with industry networks and clients
    • Delivering services to meet client requirements and expectations
    • Establishing strong relationships with internal clients
    • Liaising with the Business Group Manager and Technical Director Professionals to manage project development activities (networking, marketing, proposals, etc.) strategically and centrally.  

    What you will bring to the team:
    • Experience in dams engineering is essential
    • Ideally 8-10 years post graduate experience in a consulting environment, with experience in risk assessment and failure modes analysis and its application to dams
    • Knowledge of geotechnical, structural and hydraulic engineering of dams is desirable
    • Minimum Bachelor Degree qualifications in civil engineering or related discipline as appropriate
    • Chartered status, eg CP Eng or RPEQ, or equivalent highly desirable and if not, conscientiously working towards achieving it
    • Proven experience in the dams engineering and a proven track record in project and technical delivery
    • An ability to create strong relationships with clients and team members, working collaboratively to delivery for our clients.

    The Projects

    Our commitment to you 
    Fostering gender balance, diversity and acceptance of flexible working is central to the way GHD does business. We offer a professional, friendly and inclusive culture based on our core values of Safety, Teamwork, Respect and Integrity. In addition to a competitive salary, GHD provides attractive career options including professional development via our GHD Business School, additional leave, and family-friendly flexible work arrangements.

    Why GHD?
    Be a part of a high functioning team, where everything we do is inspired by a level of passion and professional pride that comes from being employee owned. This ownership is what sets us apart and means our people enjoy an unrivalled amount of autonomy in their roles. It helps drive our passion and accountability in how we serve our clients, deliver projects, and pursue new opportunities.

    So, do you have what it takes: passion, collaboration, imagination and values that match our own!

    About GHD
    As one of the world's leading professional services companies, GHD delivers iconic projects that shape our landscapes, support our communities and set the path of our collective future. To do this, we actively seek and nurture the very best people in their respective fields to join our team of over 10,000 professionals operating in the markets of water, energy and resources, environment, property and buildings, and transportation. In return, we offer remarkable career shaping opportunities to extend your skills and gain global experience.

    We have streamlined our application process to make it easier for you to apply and look forward to reviewing your application. At GHD, we only accept applications submitted online via the "apply" button, and we will connect with you once we have reviewed your Resume and Cover Letter.

    For further information, contact Jane Wood, Talent Acquisition Team Lead
    T +61 7 3316 3262

    GHD is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities and invites applications from people of all nationalities, genders, and cultural backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders.

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