Jul 25, 2022

Hydrologist / Flood Modeler (Dams)

  • GHD
  • Melbourne VIC, Australia
Full time, Part time Engineering Engineering (civil/structural) Engineering (environmental) Science Natural Resources -Water


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We are committed to solving the world’s biggest challenges in the areas of water, energy and urbanisation.

We are seeking a Hydrologist / Flood Modeler to work closely with members of both our Hydrology and Dams community across GHD to deliver a variety of Dams related hydrological and hydraulic modelling and Loss of Life estimation projects. 

You’ll join our Water Resources Group, and you'll work as part of our experienced team, playing a key role in the delivery of ambitious and interesting projects that allow you a balance of technical work, project management, operational support, business development and client engagement.

While working with Victoria’s unique water resources, you'll also have access to the wider professional development and multi-disciplinary opportunities offered by a leading global consultancy. We have a long-standing relationship with the water sector, municipal councils, state government and broader industry, and we strive to understand and deliver on our clients' needs for improved community outcomes.

If you thrive working as part of a high performing team where your input is valued, and you are free to provide creative, technical solutions that contribute and meet the needs of our clients and communities. We would like to hear from you now!

We value wellness and flexibly, your role can be part-time or full-time, and you can be based in any of our Victorian offices, with a preference for Melbourne.

This challenging position has great variety and will see you involved in:

  • Undertaking hydrology, hydraulic modelling, flood modelling and mapping and Consequence Category aspects of projects including informing design of new dams or required upgrades
  • Contributing to and/or leading the preparation of proposals, providing creative solutions and technical reporting

What would you bring to the team?

  • 5 or more years of proven experience demonstrating sound knowledge and application of flood estimation methods, including understanding and application of ARR 2019 developments
  • Sound knowledge of Hydraulic modelling (Knowledge of TUFLOW and HEC-RAS is favourable)
  • Sound knowledge of GIS
  • Sound knowledge of Flood forecasting, Extreme event and dam hydrology
  • ANCOLD Consequence Category Assessments including Loss of Life and Damages calculations
  • Life-Sim or CFD modelling experience will be beneficial
  • BE / BSc Engineering or similar

Interested? Apply now.
Contact: Paul Inglis
T +61 3 8687 8619

GHD is an equal opportunity employer and we want everyone to be able to fully participate in our recruitment process. We value a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people of all identities.



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