Feb 01, 2021

Senior Hydrologist and Flood Modeller

  • Jacobs
  • Melbourne VIC, Australia
Full time Wastewater Treatment Water Treatment


Our People & Places Solutions business – reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomizes the “why” of what we do – the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society as a whole. From facilities delivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to enabling the connection of people through all modes of transportation and providing access to technology – we’re integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smart environments of tomorrow.

Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow.

Your Impact
As one of the world’s most value resources, our team is solving some of the world’s most complex water issues. Whether it’s treating, distributing or storing water, Jacobs reaches across boundaries and collaborates to successfully deliver customized innovative solutions. We provide you the means and tools to work on a wide variety of interesting and challenging projects to grow your career and help protect this valuable resource.

Here’s What You Need
The purpose of this role is to undertake hydrological and flood modelling projects and to collaboratively work with other disciplines. You will be required to write proposals for, win and manage both complex and smaller hydrological projects. 
You will be responsible for

  • Undertaking and leading a range of hydrology and flood modelling projects
  • Completing office based hydrological and flood modelling assessments, including the use of a variety of modelling software packages
  • Preparation of risk assessments and method statements
  • Data collation and analysis
  • Providing specialist hydrological and flood modelling support to other technical disciplines within Jacobs, including for infrastructure projects.
  • Liaison with clients, stakeholders and regulators.
  • Liaison with Jacobs teams across the globe
  • Presenting information to senior management at meetings in a concise and effective manner.
  • Authoring complex assessments / reports
  • Report checking and review
  • Mentoring of staff
  • Contributions throughout the region
  • Driving a culture of innovation / looking to do things differently 

Jacobs. A world where you can.

From our inclusive employee networks, to our positive mental health champions – we’re committed to driving a culture of caring where you can be you. Joining Jacobs not only connects you locally but globally – and together, our diverse perspectives and unique backgrounds power our collective strength. We collaborate and share! By supporting one another, we all succeed.

With safety and flexibility always top of mind, we’ve gone beyond traditional ways of working so you have the support, means and space to maximise your potential. You’ll uncover flexible working arrangements, benefits and opportunities to do good too – from participating in our global giving and volunteering program, to exploring new and inventive ways to help our clients make the world a better place. No matter what drives you, you’ll discover how you can cultivate, nurture and achieve your goals – all at a single global company.

Please note: If you are being represented by a recruitment agency you will not be considered, to be considered you will need to apply directly to Jacobs.


Jacobs Group Australia

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Required work rights

Australian Permanent Resident

Degree targeted

A tertiary degree in environmental, civil or chemical engineering.

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