Jan 19, 2023

Water Engineer

  • GHD
  • Hybrid (Newcastle NSW, Australia)
Full time, Part time Consulting Engineering Project Management Wastewater Treatment Water Treatment


Join a global professional services leader.

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

We are seeking Water Engineers with water infrastructure or broader civil design experience to be based in our Water team in Newcastle.

You'll work as part of our experienced team on ambitious and interesting local projects, allowing you a balance of technical work, project management, construction phase involvement, operation support, business development and client engagement.

While working with region'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.

This role can be appointed on either a full time or part time basis.

This diverse and exciting position will see you involved in:

  • Producing design drawings, reports and technical documents for water infrastructure projects that includes pipelines, sewers, storages, pump stations, water and wastewater treatment plants
  • Supporting water and broader industrial planning projects
  • Joining a committed, multi-disciplinary group, eager to contribute to significant projects for the region and further afield

What you will bring to the team:

  • Between 5 and 10 years of experience in a civil engineering role that includes water infrastructure
  • Civil and hydraulic design skills in water infrastructure
  • Experience in producing and reviewing design reports, specifications and tender documentation
  • Experience in managing or supporting water projects
  • Experience in the development of engineering drawings
  • Experience in the use of civil and hydraulic design software

We support our people to bring their best selves to work every day. We recognise that for many of our people, this means finding effective ways to balance personal and professional commitments and requires a higher level of flexibility from their workplace.

Interested? Apply now.

Contact Alan Field
T +61 2 4081 3202 or alan.field@ghd.com

GHD is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities and invites applications from all nationalities, genders, and cultural backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

There may be government or client requirements which require an up-to-date COVID-19 vaccination for this position.

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



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Required work rights

Australian Working Visa

Degree targeted

Bachelor of Civil Engineering or similar related Engineering degree

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