Jul 07, 2021

Professional Water & Wastewater Engineer

  • AECOM Australia
  • 420 George Street, Sydney NSW, Australia
Full time Engineering Engineering (civil/structural)


  • Looking to work on large and complex technical projects?
  • We are looking for a Professional Engineer to join our successful Water team
  • AECOM offers a fully flexible work environment for you to grow

The Role

AECOM is expanding its dynamic and innovative Civil Infrastructure business in Sydney and is looking for an enthusiastic and experienced Professional Water & Wastewater Engineer to join our Water team. Our services include network and treatment planning and design for water, wastewater and recycled water projects. In joining our dynamic and market-leading team, you will contribute to the delivery of our growing portfolio of large infrastructure projects across NSW, Australia, and the broader region and provide our range of clients with brilliant and innovative solutions.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Contributing to and supporting the leadership of project teams in delivering concept designs, detailed designs, and construction support for network and treatment projects (municipal and industrial) including pumped and gravity flow hydraulics, pumping stations, pipelines, civil works – may require travel
  • Collaborating with local, regional, and global AECOM colleagues as part of project delivery including within design, environment, geotechnical, digital engineering, community consultation, advisory, asset and information management
  • Establishing and maintaining a positive rapport with internal and external water and related clients including major and regional urban utilities, developers, local and state government, etc.
  • Delivery of high-quality and timely technical outputs that meet with client expectations
  • Proactive in project delivery to maintain a high performing, engaged and supportive team culture
  • Assisting with the review of project deliverables – calculations, specifications, reports where required
  • Facilitating pursuits and supporting general business development activities where required
  • Providing guidance and support to graduate engineers within the team.

Ideally, you will have:

  • Bachelor of civil or mechanical engineering (or equivalent) – essential
  • RPEQ/CPEng or eligibility – highly desirable
  • Relevant years of professional experience on water and wastewater infrastructure design projects within a consulting environment
  • Network and treatment planning and design experience that demonstrates the development and evaluation of options to arrive at a preferred solution – water, recycled water, sewerage
  • Basic knowledge of structural design
  • Knowledge of water industry standards, codes, and common practices in the industry
  • Proficiency in CAD – 12D or AutoCAD Civil 3D
  • Construction site and/or commissioning experience
  • Demonstrated initiative to find solutions, learn from others around you, and share learnings
  • A passion for achieving excellence in the water industry and as a team player
  • An ability to undertake concurrent activities according to assigned priorities without reducing productivity
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • An ability to travel as required for project and business development activities.

What We Offer at AECOM

The Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) recognises AECOM as taking a sophisticated, holistic approach to supporting women and men’s equal participation throughout our workplace.

We provide a diverse and inclusive work environment and offer many benefits to ensure your professional development & wellbeing.

  • Flexible start and finish times, working from home, part-time and job share options
  • Working from Home Tool Kits + Mobile Phone
  • State-of-the-art, modern and contemporary office
  • Paid Parental and Partner Leave
  • Purchased additional annual leave and salary packaging
  • Corporate Employee discounts from up to 400 retailers
  • Wellbeing benefits e.g. vaccinations,  health insurance discounts
  • Employee stock purchase plans
  • Professional memberships
  • Study assistance
  • Professional and technical development opportunities.



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