Apr 17, 2019

Water / Wastewater Planning Engineer - Mid to Senior level - Melbourne

  • WSP
  • Melbourne VIC, Australia
Full time Engineering Engineering (civil/structural) Engineering (environmental) Urban planning/design


Due to the continued success of our Australian operations, we currently have an opportunity for Mid to Senior level Water / Wastewater Planning Engineers to join WSP based in Melbourne in Fixed Term Contract or Permanent roles…

The successful candidate will join WSP’s National Asset Management and Planning team offering a variety of opportunities, however, our immediate need is for someone who is proficient in Infoworks ICM to be involved in some exciting new projects. 
We are looking for candidates with skills and experience in one or more of the following areas:

  • Water and/or Wastewater planning
  • Hydraulic modelling (water, wastewater, flood or stormwater)
  • Concept design and feasibility studies
  • Preparation of concise technical calculations, quality technical reports and engineering drawings
  • Ability to guide Safety in Design
  • Design or project management of small projects or discrete work packages
  • Support/Management of project communications, project integration and the costing of proposals

To be successful in the role you will have: 

  • Have a Bachelor of Civil or Environmental Engineering degree
  • Typically 5 to 10+ years’ experience
  • Have demonstrated experience in design and/or planning
  • Experience in water/ wastewater planning at either a master planning/ detailed planning level
  • Wastewater calibration experience is an advantage but not essential for the right candidate
  • Experience in the construction and manipulation of water and wastewater models, including the following platforms - SWMM, InfoWorks ICM, InfoWater, Water GEMS
  • An ability to effectively manage budgets, systems and various stakeholders to achieve an exceptional outcome
  • Ability to work in a team environment and communicate effectively
  • Maintain knowledge and appropriate technical standards, legislation, codes of practice and Australian standards

Working benefits at WSP
We are proud to be one of the world’s leading engineering professional services consultancies; certified as a ‘Great Place to Work’ and recognised as a 2018-19 WGEA Employer of Choice for Gender Equality. Our comprehensive benefits include:

  • A global network to draw upon for resources and support
  • The opportunity to work on the nation’s most exciting projects 
  • Personalised career growth and skills development
  • A suite of benefits including health and wellness initiatives
  • An organisation that truly values and practices flexible working options
  • Ability to purchase additional annual leave
  • Professional memberships
  • Mentoring and career development programs
  • Study assistance

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Required work rights

Australian Working Visa

Degree targeted

Bachelor of Civil or Environmental Engineering degree

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