May 26, 2021

Senior Water Planning Engineer

  • GHD
  • 145 Ann Street, Brisbane City QLD, Australia
Full time Engineering


Effective water use is part of all business, industry and community life. GHD has a powerful global network of water skills and experience that we apply to local scenarios.

We offer a broad range of services covering feasibility studies, planning, design, project management, construction and asset management services as well as operational optimisation. Our people use selective research, perform pilot trials, fine-tune existing systems and transfer technologies from other industries to improve quality and manage asset costs.

Our Brisbane-based Water Systems team is expanding and inviting applications from experienced Senior Water Planning Engineers. In this rewarding role you will be involved with:

  • Managing and delivering high quality technical outcomes autonomously and as part of a team, including investigation, analysis and design tasks to support water and wastewater system planning 
  • Contributing to multi-disciplinary, high-performance teams delivering major infrastructure planning projects and providing water and wastewater infrastructure related services
  • Working with our clients to deliver water and wastewater system solutions
  • Leading and contributing to winning work and market-led digital and innovative offerings.

What you will bring to the team:

  • Engineering Degree (Civil and/or Environmental) and have attained, or be progressing towards, Registered Professional Engineer of Queensland (RPEQ) status
  • Minimum 8 years’ experience in a similar role, ideally in a consultancy environment
  • Skills and experience in the planning, modelling and analysis of water and wastewater infrastructure and associated works
  • Experience with industry standard network modelling and surge analysis software packages
  • Established Project Management experience and multidisciplinary team leadership.

Why GHD?
Being the best we can be is in our culture.
We are a family of smart, innovative and creative problem solvers. In our employee-owned company, everything feels like it matters more. Challenge us and help us come up with new solutions to ensure water, energy and urbanisation are made sustainable for generations to come.

Our commitment to you
Commitment is a powerful word that defines how we do business, how we serve our clients and how we care for one another. We will support your needs by giving you the tools to do your best work and then recognise achievements. We will set your curiosity free to allow brilliant minds to do their best work. We will invest in new ideas, removing barriers where we can. Finally, we will encourage you to collaborate with thousands of diverse people across our global business.

Who we are
We are committed to solving the world's biggest challenges in the areas of water, energy and urbanisation. GHD is a global professional services company that is a leader in engineering, construction and architectural expertise. Established in 1928, we remain wholly owned by our people. We are 10,000+ diverse and skilled individuals, yet we are proudly ‘One GHD’ across more than 200 offices, spanning five continents – Asia, Australia, Europe, North and South America, and the Pacific region. Delivering extraordinary social and economic outcomes, we are passionate about building lasting relationships with our partners and clients.

Interested? Apply now
Contact Hennie Coetzee

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



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Engineering Degree (Civil and/or Environmental) and have attained, or be progressing towards, Registered Professional Engineer of Queensland (RPEQ) status

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