Jul 26, 2022

Senior Waterways and Drainage Engineer

  • GHD
  • Perth Western Australia, Australia
Full time Engineering Wastewater Treatment Water Treatment Natural Resources -Water


Senior Waterways and Drainage Engineer

Effective water use is part of all business, industry and community life. GHD has a powerful global network of water skills and experience that we can apply to local scenarios.

We offer a broad range of services covering feasibility studies, planning, design, project management, construction and asset management services as well as operational optimisation. Our people use selective research, perform pilot trials, fine-tune existing systems and transfer technologies from other industries to improve quality and manage asset costs. 

Working with a leading water resources and water infrastructure team, this position offers great variety of projects, and will see you involved in:

⦁    Leading waterways and drainage studies for mining and resources clients, as well as transportation infrastructure projects including some of Western Australia’s prominent major projects
⦁    Being part of a team that includes leading practitioners in the Western Australian industry
⦁    Providing creative solutions to fit the needs of our clients and communities
⦁    Carrying out hydrology and hydraulic modelling and infrastructure designs to inform planning studies through to detailed design of new infrastructure
⦁    Leading and contributing to the preparation of proposals and technical reports
⦁    Developing and maintaining client relationships
⦁    Management of project teams to deliver services within agreed financial and time budgets
⦁    Mentoring junior team members

What you will bring to the team:

⦁    Suitable qualifications, ideally Bachelor of Engineering - Civil or similar, with 5-10 years experience in a similar role 
⦁    Proven experience at all stages of the project lifecycle, from preparing bids to feasibility studies, consenting, detailed design and data analysis, and stakeholder management
⦁    Experience with hydrology and hydraulic modelling software
⦁    Demonstrated experience in professional service delivery
⦁    Advanced written and verbal skills, with the ability to communicate complex issues and gain buy in to decision making
⦁    An interest in coaching and mentoring to technically strengthen the team capabilities

Contact Kate Chamberlain
T 08 6222 8403

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.

We respectfully ask that no agency resumes be presented at this stage. 




Required work rights

Australian Permanent Resident

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