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BMT • AUS - Sydney, AUS - Remote / Home

Senior Flooding Engineer - NSW

Employment type:  Full time
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4 days/week at home

Fully flexible hours

Job Description

Work at a global high-end design house and technical consulting firm solving complex real-world problems.

We Design. We Guide. We Protect. We Sustain. We Train. We Transform

Learn more about your next company -

Welcome to BMT!

BMT is a leading international design, engineering, science, and risk management consultancy with a reputation for excellence. We're driven by a belief that things can always be better, safer, greener, and more efficient. We provide our customers with the capability, capacity, and confidence to enable them to make the right decisions at the right time by drawing upon the expertise of over 1,300 professionals located in UK, Europe, Asia Pacific, Australia Pacific, and the Americas.

Delivering independent, complex design and consultancy capabilities for over 37 years, we pride ourselves on being equipped to support our customers to tackle the most complex design and systems issues, and challenges, which enables the industry to deliver safer, cleaner, and more fuel-efficient shipping for the future. We draw upon a wide range of experience and expertise to provide high-quality, high value products and services across the maritime sector. The group's assets are held in beneficial ownership for employees.

Your next exciting career opportunity -

To continue our success, we are looking for Senior to Principal Level Flooding Professionals to join our specialist flood team in Sydney and provide technical expertise and project management for a variety of flooding and water resources projects, as well as have an opportunity to share knowledge by mentoring and training others in the team. BMT offer you the opportunity to join one of Australia’s leading specialist flood teams, work on exciting projects and alongside the TUFLOW development team and strengthen or diversify your expertise with exceptional access to senior leadership.

In this role we will support you to:

  • Act as a technical specialist in the application of advanced concepts, principles and methods in flood modelling, floodplain management and/or flood response, warning, and intelligence.
  • Develop innovative yet commercially focused flooding solutions to deliver quality project and organisational outcomes for a range of public and private customers.
  • Perform high quality and professional technical work involving considerable independence in approach and a high degree of originality, ingenuity, and judgement.
  • Project manage/direct a range of projects to scope and within time, cost and quality requirements, as well as undertake client liaison and management.
  • Assist with business development initiatives by preparing proposals, client networking and relationship development, maintaining an awareness of emerging best practice methodologies and attending industry-related events.
  • Strengthen or diversify your expertise with support from senior leadership both in the people and technical space.
  • Supervise and review the work of other consultants in the team.
  • Share knowledge and act as a mentor.

Relevant Education, Experience, and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, environmental science, or other relevant area of study.
  • More than 6 years’ post-graduate experience. Level of role will depend on level of experience.
  • Proven track record delivering high quality solutions and project outcomes using hydrologic and hydraulic modelling software (ideally TUFLOW and application of ARR2019) or applying flood risk management best practice.
  • Project management skills coupled with aligned skills in verbal and written communication, time management, commercial acumen and client management.
  • Demonstrated ability and/or desire to provide support, training and mentoring to other team members in industry recognised best practice.
  • Existing client network in relevant market sectors.
  • Demonstrated business management acumen.
  • Experience working within a multi-site organisation.
  • Experience working within the engineering or resources sector.

Flexible Work -

BMT genuinely believe everyone performs at their best when they have the flexibility to make working for BMT work best for you! We’re officially ‘flexified’ with Flexa.

We are always interested speaking to talent considering BMT as your next employer regardless of where you’re located in Australia, we have offices located in nearly every capital city - Adelaide, Sydney, Melbourne, Canberra, Brisbane & Perth and offer remote and flexible work arrangements including work from home, hybrid and flexible and part time hours.

We genuinely understand that sometimes life can throw challenges in the way and flexibility is important. Whether you have to collect sick kids or care for family members we strive to offer a range of flexible options to help support our employees in achieving a healthy work-life balance, where your personal life is just as important as your professional life.

BMT Careers -

BMT have an encouraging culture nurtured by our belief in liberating the talent of our people. We want our employees to be part of our future success, which is why we support them throughout their careers, helping today's recruits become the experts of tomorrow. BMT offer outstanding opportunities to work on a wide variety of exciting projects at locations around the globe that supports retaining skilled talent, resulting in low staff turnover compared to other companies in our sector.

Join our talent community - Whether we're hiring for a role right now or planning for upcoming work when we find great people, we want to connect with them and keep the conversation going. Being part of our talent community means you'll be kept up to date with current vacancies, new job alerts, events we think you might be interested in and kept top of mind for opportunities that match your skillset and capability.

BMT Recruitment Process -

  • Submit your application.
  • Screening & skills evaluation.
  • Hiring Manager Interview
  • References and background checks
  • BMT Offer!
  • Onboarding

Our Benefits -

Our employee benefits are designed to ensure you have the resources you need to thrive. We value your contribution by offering the following benefits –

  • Competitive salary offering
  • A performance-related bonus scheme based on personal, and company performance.
  • Access to a comprehensive Employee Assistance Programme (EAP), comprising confidential health, legal and financial advice on a 24/7 basis.
  • Learning and Development opportunities to support you in achieving your business and personal objectives and releasing your full potential.
  • We are passionate about driving culture to embed sustainability into the core of our business.
  • We are a workplace that values diversity and individual talents.

Where possible, our benefits are globally harmonised to ensure equality and consistency across our collaborative teams; we also tailor benefits to ensure they remain competitive with the local geographies in which we operate.

Embracing Sustainability -

Through science, technology, and engineering, we are embracing sustainability across the entirety of our business to make a real difference. We see global challenges as opportunities to support our customers in managing their impact and becoming more resilient. We are also on a mission to improve how we operate as a business, so that we can lead by best practice, and have a positive impact on the environment and our local communities.

Culture & Diversity -

BMT is an equal opportunities employer, committed to an inclusive culture where our employees feel a sense of belonging, and encourage diversity among our global workforces. Our genuine guarantee to always recruit, retain and motivate the best possible talent into our business and pride ourselves on being an inclusive workplace where diversity of thought is sought after and valued.

We regularly review our policies and practices from recruitment and selection to development and progression with an equity lens to ensure that everyone regardless of their gender, gender identity, ethnicity, race, age, ability, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, nationality, life circumstance or marital status have what they need to succeed and thrive at BMT.

BMT continuously promote diversity awareness throughout the organisation at a global level through our employee learning and by recognising and celebrating our employees’ contributions, diverse background, and life experiences. Furthermore, we actively encourage everyone to improve the workplace and work together against harassment, bullying and discrimination.

Our Values –

We believe that an organisation can only be number one in its market if everyone in it works together as one. How we behave is just as important as what we do and BMT has a strong set of values that are embedded into the foundation for all our activities. Trust I Innovation I Passion I Respect I Collaboration

Notice to Recruitment Agency & Related Services -

Please note BMT receive job applications exclusively via our ATS system only. BMT do not warrant or agree to any unsolicited CVs submitted via any contact method including physical hard copies left with any employee at BMT or within our operational teams. We will not progress CVs shared on a speculative basis by email, and you accept our right to pursue such candidates with no obligation to third-party terms and conditions or liability to a fee.

Company benefits

Open to part-time employees
Open to job sharing
Open to compressed hours
Enhanced maternity leave – After 1 years service, enhanced maternity to max 18 weeks
26 days annual leave + bank holidays
Wellbeing allowance – £300
Location
93%
Employees are very happy with their working location freedom
Hours
90%
Employees are very happy with the flexibility in the hours they work
Benefits
84%
Employees are very happy with the benefits their company offers
Work-life balance
77%
Employees feel that they can switch off quite easily from work
Role modelling
82%
Employees feel that flexible working is part of the culture
Autonomy
87%
Employees feel they have complete autonomy over getting their work done

Additional employee ratings
(these do not contribute to the FlexScore®)

Diversity
66%
Employees feel that the diversity is good and there are continued efforts to improve it
Inclusion
74%
Employees feel that the culture supports equity and inclusivity well
Culture
79%
Employees enjoy the working environment
Mission
69%
Employees feel quite excited about the company mission
Salary
65%
Employees feel that their salary is good and matches the value they bring

Working at BMT

Company employees

1000

Gender diversity (male:female:non-binary)

66:28:6

Office locations

Teddington, Bath, Southampton, Fareham, Bristol, Plymouth, Weymouth, Leeds, Aberdeen, Glasgow

Hiring Countries

Australia

Canada

Netherlands

Singapore

United Kingdom

United States

Awards & Achievements

Most flexible companies

Most flexible companies

Flexa100 2024
Professional Services

Professional Services

Industry awards 2023

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