Sep 19, 2022

Professional or Senior Level Flooding / Hydrology Specialist

  • AECOM Australia
  • 727 Collins Street, Docklands VIC, Australia
Full time, Part time Engineering Natural Resources -Water


The Role

We have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Professional or Senior level Water Resources Professional to be part of the AECOM Water Resources team based in Melbourne. 

This is a career-defining opportunity for a driven professional to play an instrumental role in the continued growth of our water-related service offering across Victoria.

The focus of this role will be to support a large variety of projects across all market sectors, with a focus on transport (road, rail and air), water, power and private sector markets located across Victoria and beyond.

You will have the opportunity to support our offices across ANZ and to collaborate with other geographies as part of the wider AECOM network. We are specifically seeking an individual with a strong flood risk management, flood modelling and hydrology/hydraulic assessment background.

Your experience in this field means you will have the opportunity to work on a diverse range of interesting projects and where appropriate provide direct supervision, leadership and mentoring of junior staff to assist in their professional development.

The role also offers a significant opportunity to establish yourself within a diverse and growing team of water resources professionals, and to ultimately broaden your experience across the wider water resources sector.

About You

To be successful in this role you will be a clear and confident communicator, with a keen interest in further developing your existing skillset but also broadening your experience across a wide range of projects.

Essential criteria include the following:

  • Experience in consulting engineering or a similar local/state government role, with exposure to medium-large and multidisciplinary infrastructure projects
  • Strong client focus, high level of motivation and dedication and the ability work well in a team environment

  • Experience with leading a team would be an advantage 

  • High level of proficiency using industry-standard hydrologic and hydraulic modelling software packages (for example, TUFLOW, RORB etc.)

The Water Resources Team will provide a fun, inclusive and flexible work environment for you to reach your potential.

Benefits at AECOM

AECOM is a place where you can maximize your innovative thinking and collaborate with a diverse range of highly intelligent and talented people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, transformational, and iconic projects.

We're an Equal Opportunity Employer and we've committed to creating a culture that embraces flexibility for all team members. We provide a diverse and inclusive work environment and offer many benefits to ensure your professional development & wellbeing.

  • Flexible start and finish times, working from home, part-time and job share options

  • Working from Home Tool Kits + Mobile Phone

  • State of the art, modern offices

  • Paid Parental and Partner Leave

  • Purchased additional annual leave + salary packaging

  • Corporate Employee discounts from up to 400 retailers

  • Wellbeing benefits e.g., vaccinations, health insurance discounts

  • Employee stock purchase plans

  • Professional memberships

  • Professional and technical development opportunities.



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Degree targeted

  • Bachelor’s degree in civil or civil/environmental engineering (focused on water engineering).

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