Nov 26, 2019

Senior/Principal Water Engineer

  • Mott MacDonald
  • Brisbane City QLD, Australia
Full time Design Engineering (mechanical) Engineering (environmental) Engineering (process)


Job Description

We are seeking Civil, Environmental or Mechanical Engineers with experience in water and wastewater infrastructure including pipelines, drainage systems, pumping stations, water-retaining structures and treatment facilities to join our team in Brisbane. As a growing team you will be presented with a unique opportunity to build your own team, suggest business improvements and add-value in decision making processes with our senior leadership team. It is a rare opportunity for all professionals to showcase their technical, managerial and, if applicable, entrepreneurial capabilities to strive for a better outcome for all involved.

You could be involved in

  • Detailed design of pipelines, water-retaining structure/ water facilities working with contractors in a design and construct environment
  • Developing water and wastewater infrastructure designs for clients outside of Queensland.
  • Design management of water and wastewater infrastructure projects
  • Design of drainage and flood mitigation infrastructure

Role Specific duties, depending on level of experience, will include:

  • Develop feasibility and detailed designs in water and wastewater infrastructure
  • Project direction and management
  • Financial and quality performance of projects being delivered in the QLD Water Team reporting to the Water Sector Leader
  • Business development
  • Raising the profile of Mott MacDonald in the QLD marketplace through involvement in institutions, presentations at conferences and networking
  • Technical Mentoring of junior employees
  • With Mott MacDonald’s global resources – collaboration with colleagues across the world to ensure quality outcomes.

Candidate Specification

The ideal candidate for these positions will be:

  • A tertiary qualified Engineer, with chartership/RPEQ required for senior positions
  • Project experience in design of water and wastewater infrastructure and an understanding of network modelling
  • Working knowledge of Australian Design Codes / discipline relevant design software packages
  • Broad understanding of the water industry
  • Influential connections and good reputation with QLD Water industry clients
  • Enthusiasm to connect with our global business to bring the best of Mott MacDonald to our clients

This role would suit somebody looking for a new challenge, within a growing team and an interest in developing best practice with the local water industry. The role requires an enthusiasm to work with a truly connected global business.

Job Profile

The Mott MacDonald Group is a dynamic and innovative management, engineering and development consultancy working on landmark projects worldwide. Wholly independent and employee owned, we have staff worldwide working in all sectors including transport, energy, buildings, water and the environment, health and education, industry and communications.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate, and take positive steps to create an inclusive culture.


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