Nov 17, 2021

Senior Drainage Engineer

  • AECOM Australia
  • Newcastle NSW, Australia
Full time Engineering (civil/structural)


Job Summary

As a result of our significant project pipeline, and with an increase in our long-term major projects across Australia and New Zealand, AECOM’s Civil Infrastructure group in the Hunter has an opportunity for a Senior Drainage Engineer to join our team.

This role presents an opportunity to fast-track your technical and business development skills, working with a range of specialists across the globe, delivering a wide range of major infrastructure projects while establishing and building existing client relationships.

We are seeking a future leader with an interest in succession and long-term growth in AECOM - an individual who is looking to develop their career within a global organisation – whether that be through people management, technical specialisation, or project management.

AECOM are known as industry leaders in the delivery of water resources projects, particularly in the areas of flood impact assessment, hydrological and hydraulic modelling, drainage design and surface water quality.

The Hunter team is currently helping deliver large infrastructure projects such as Singleton Bypass and Muswellbrook Bypass, whilst also supporting Easing Sydney’s Congestion, Canberra Light Rail and Gold Coast Light Rail projects. The work involves large-scale technical drainage and flood packages that interface with other disciplines, from concept level design through to detailed design. We also support our major internal clients for transport, water, mining and minerals, oil and gas, ports and marine and power sectors.

Minimum Requirements 

  • Bachelor of Civil Engineering
  • High level of interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills
  • Successful track delivering work within a consultancy environment
  • Experience developing water balance models and flood studies
  • Demonstrated experience with water resource modelling and design package (DRAINS, 12D)
  • Passionate about developing yourself to be a future leader within AECOM.
  • Experience in related disciplines such as flood modelling, erosion and sediment control, water quality and water balance modelling would be highly regarded.

 What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.



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