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Job Description


There’s no pledge more important than the one we make to look after our environment, and we’re committed to helping you do exactly that!Join us as we strive to ensure a sustainable future for our communities and the world we live in. Become part of our global network of skilled engineers, scientists, auditors, planners and environmental specialists, all working together to leave this world better than we found it.Who are we looking for?   GHD's Dams Group is seeking a  Senior Dams Engineer to work with our North American and Global team on local and international projects.In an ever changing world, it requires creativity and innovation to stay ahead.We’re seeking the curious, those who are stimulated by fresh thinking and a desire to shape our communities in new, positive ways.As part of a truly global team, working on complex and rewarding projects, you'll be at the forefront of driving change.See what the power of commitment can do for you!Working with an energetic and high performing team, this position offers a variety of work and will see you involved in:

  • Provide engineering design for dams and hydro-power projects
  • Delivering successful project outcomes
  • Mentoring and developing junior team members
  • Actively participate in client relationship management, business development, development of proposals, reports and technical analysis
  • Building GHD’s profile in dams and hydro-power
  • Securing project opportunities for the team
  • Work on both international (Australian) and local project in the US NE and in the Americas

What you bring to the team:

  • Engineering Degree with a PE in good standing
  • 12 – 15 years of experience
  • Provision of engineering design, documentation and reports for new dams, upgrading of existing dams and hydropower projects
  • Ability to work independently on tasks with limited supervision
  • A willingness to travel both nationally and internationally as required for projects, 
  • Provide dams and hydropower design advice during construction
  • Completion of tasks for multiple projects within budget, to committed programs to support the timely completion of projects
  • Contribution to the preparation of successful proposals to clients
  • Ongoing compliance with GHD’s Quality, Environmental Management and Occupational Health Safety & Rehabilitation Systems 
  • Clear, concise reports and presentations for clients
  • Build internal and external relationships and assist in development of GHD’s dams and hydropower business
  • Post graduate qualifications will be favorably regarded

Take on some of the world’s toughest challenges - with everyone at GHD backing you every step of the way. We'll give you control over your career, empower you to find innovative solutions and help you create a lasting impact.See where your commitment could take you with GHD.As a diverse and inclusive organization, we encourage individual achievement and recognize the strength of a diverse workforce. GHD is an equal opportunity employer. Upon request, GHD will provide reasonable accommodation for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment and selection process. #LI-TW1Salary range for NY State locations: $94,400 - $141,600 based on experience