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KBR Principal Transport Planner in Brisbane, Australia


Principal Transport Planner

Are you an engineering leader of the future looking for that next step in your career?

Creativity, collaboration and excellence are at the heart of KBR’s vision. Does this resonate with you?

Are you excited by the thought of working on some of Australia’s largest game-changing projects that are at the forefront in shaping Australia’s future?

Join us, on the journey.

We value an inclusive and diverse work environment and are working together to build a culture that embraces each other’s unique strengths and experiences.

Our people are important to us and you will play a key role in contributing to the success of our business. We believe in empowering our employees, nurturing development within a culture of trust. We are looking for someone that is willing to step up and build upon opportunities. We will encourage and empower you to work in a way that suits your style and look forward to discussing the ways in which we can build success.

The Opportunity

The Transport Team Leader will focus on the winning and delivery of Transport Planning projects including strategic reviews, option studies, feasibility studies and business cases in the transport sector.

Winning Work

  • Assisting with client plans including recording engagement activities as required by KBR

  • Assisting in the early pursuit positioning and pre-tender actions to improve the company’s probability of success prior to the tender brief arriving including developing win strategies and proposal methodologies that support winning new business

  • Overviewing and/or managing the preparation of tender proposals to clients that maximises the probability of a successful proposal

  • Collaborating with KBR Managers across Queensland and Australia as required

Delivering Work

  • Lead and manage transport infrastructure planning projects including concept infrastructure designs, transport modelling, reporting and recommendations

  • Complete the delivery of projects that meet or exceed client expectations, are within the agreed budget, and are delivered on or ahead of schedule

  • Undertake review and/or verification of work undertaken by others

  • Proactively provide direction, mentoring and support to project staff and partners to ensure compliance with technical and quality assurance standards

  • Prepare technically sound, well written and easily understood proposals and reports

  • Seek feedback from clients to maximise the future work opportunities

Who are you?

We are looking for an experienced Transport Planner with a demonstrated understanding of Queensland Governments infrastructure planning requirements and a proven track record delivering projects to their standards. Strong knowledge of the transport infrastructure planning sector and established commercial arrangements and relationships is important. A Bachelor of Engineering, Transport Planning or equivalent is essential and other relevant qualifications are highly regarded.

Benefits of KBR

KBR is committed to supporting the professional development of staff at every stage of their career through in-house training and structured career paths. We offer a competitive package of lifestyle benefits that include flexible work hours and an agile work arrangement.

About Us

KBR have been established for over 100 years and we pride ourselves on being an innovative and forward-thinking company with a reputation for delivering on some of the most challenging and complex engineering projects in the world.

So how do I apply?

If what you've read resonates with your values, experience and career aspiration then we want to hear from you! Just click apply and upload your resume and cover letter.

KBR values an inclusive and diverse work environment and we encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply. Our hiring decisions are based on the key requirements of each role and candidates are selected based on their unique strengths and experiences.

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KBR is a global provider of differentiated professional services and solutions across the asset and program life cycle within the government services and technology sectors. KBR employs approximately 28,000 people worldwide with customers in more than 80 countries and operations in 40 countries. ​

KBR is proud to work with customers across the globe to provide technology, value-added services, and long- term operations and maintenance services to ensure consistent delivery with predictable results. At KBR, We Deliver.