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Senior/Principal Drainage Engineer

Advertiser: AECOM3.5155 out of 53.5 overall rating (162 employee reviews) More jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
31 Aug 2020
Location
Melbourne, CBD & Inner Suburbs
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Engineering, Civil/Structural Engineering

Senior/Principal Drainage Engineer

AECOM have an exciting opportunity for a Senior/Principal Engineer join our Water team in Melbourne.The focus for this role will be to support a variety of projects in the transport, water and urban development markets located across Melbourne and Australia. You will work with teams of professional engineers, scientists, technicians and support staff to deliver flooding and drainage design packages for major infrastructure projects, as well as take responsibility for delivering a range of exciting water resources projects in their own right. The role will also involve leading and supporting business development activities, including client liaison and proposal preparation.

Your experience in the analysis and design of stormwater drainage and flood management infrastructure means you will have the opportunity to provide direct supervision, leadership and mentoring of junior staff to assist in their professional development.  The role also offers a significant opportunity to establish yourself within a diverse and growing team of water resources professionals, and to ultimately broaden your experience across the wider water resources sector.

Essential criteria include the following:

  • Bachelor’s degree in civil or civil/environmental engineering.
  • At least 10 years post-graduate experience, most likely in consulting engineering or a similar local/state government role, with exposure to medium-large and multidisciplinary infrastructure projects.
  • Strong client focus, high level of motivation and dedication and the ability work well in a team environment.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Well-developed organisational and time management skills,
  • An appetite for fast-paced major projects, and the ability to work to deadlines and under pressure.
  • High level of proficiency using industry-standard hydrologic and hydraulic modelling software packages (eg. DRAINS, WBNM, RAFTS, HEC-RAS and TUFLOW).
  • Experience using GIS (eg. MapInfo or ArcGIS), 12d and CAD software.

To be successful in this role you will be a clear and confident communicator, with a keen interest in further developing your existing skillset but also broadening your experience across a wide range of projects. The Melbourne Water Team will highly value your positive attitude to work and provide a fun and inclusive work environment for you to reach your potential.

Benefits at AECOM

The Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) recognises AECOM as taking a sophisticated, holistic approach to supporting women and men's 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;
  • State of the art, modern and contemporary offices;
  • Paid parental and partner leave;
  • Purchased additional annual leave + salary packaging;
  • Corporate Employee discounts from up to 400 retailers;
  • Wellbeing benefits e.g. Vaccinations, health insurance discounts;
  • Employee stock purchase plans;
  • Study assistance;
  • Professional and technical development opportunities.
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AECOM have an exciting opportunity for a Senior/Principal Engineer join our Water team in Melbourne.The focus for this role will be to support a variety of projects in the transport, water and urban development markets located across Melbourne and Australia. You will work with teams of professional engineers, scientists, technicians and support staff to deliver flooding and drainage design packages for major infrastructure projects, as well as take responsibility for delivering a range of exciting water resources projects in their own right. The role will also involve leading and supporting business development activities, including client liaison and proposal preparation.

Your experience in the analysis and design of stormwater drainage and flood management infrastructure means you will have the opportunity to provide direct supervision, leadership and mentoring of junior staff to assist in their professional development.  The role also offers a significant opportunity to establish yourself within a diverse and growing team of water resources professionals, and to ultimately broaden your experience across the wider water resources sector.

Essential criteria include the following:

  • Bachelor’s degree in civil or civil/environmental engineering.
  • At least 10 years post-graduate experience, most likely in consulting engineering or a similar local/state government role, with exposure to medium-large and multidisciplinary infrastructure projects.
  • Strong client focus, high level of motivation and dedication and the ability work well in a team environment.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Well-developed organisational and time management skills,
  • An appetite for fast-paced major projects, and the ability to work to deadlines and under pressure.
  • High level of proficiency using industry-standard hydrologic and hydraulic modelling software packages (eg. DRAINS, WBNM, RAFTS, HEC-RAS and TUFLOW).
  • Experience using GIS (eg. MapInfo or ArcGIS), 12d and CAD software.

To be successful in this role you will be a clear and confident communicator, with a keen interest in further developing your existing skillset but also broadening your experience across a wide range of projects. The Melbourne Water Team will highly value your positive attitude to work and provide a fun and inclusive work environment for you to reach your potential.

Benefits at AECOM

The Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) recognises AECOM as taking a sophisticated, holistic approach to supporting women and men's 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;
  • State of the art, modern and contemporary offices;
  • Paid parental and partner leave;
  • Purchased additional annual leave + salary packaging;
  • Corporate Employee discounts from up to 400 retailers;
  • Wellbeing benefits e.g. Vaccinations, health insurance discounts;
  • Employee stock purchase plans;
  • Study assistance;
  • Professional and technical development opportunities.

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