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Principal Water Resources Engineer

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

Job Information

Job Listing Date
10 Sept 2020
Location
Sydney, CBD, Inner West & Eastern Suburbs
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Engineering, Water & Waste Engineering

Principal Water Resources Engineer

The Role

We have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Principal Water Resources Professional to be part of the AECOM Sydney Water Resources team.  Join a team of industry leaders who pride ourselves on the delivery of water resources projects, particularly in the areas of flood impact assessment, hydrological and hydraulic modelling, water sensitive urban design, drainage design and water quality.

The focus of this role will be to support a large variety of projects across all market sectors, with a focus on transport (road, rail and air), water and private sector markets located across Sydney and NSW. You will have the opportunity to support our offices across ANZ and to collaborate with other geographies as part of the wider AECOM network.

As a senior member of our team, you will develop strategic internal and external client relationships, actively contribute to the development and winning of proposals for a range of clients across transport, mining and minerals, oil and gas, ports and marine and power sectors.  You will be empowered to lead and run your own projects and drive your career forward.

About You

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. 

Essential criteria include the following:

  • Bachelor’s degree in civil or civil/environmental engineering (focused on water engineering)
  • Extensive experience 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
  • Experience with leading a team would be an advantage 
  • High level of proficiency using industry-standard hydrologic and hydraulic modelling software packages (TUFLOW, MIKE, DRAINS, HEC-RAS (1D and 2D), RORB, XPRAFTS, URBS, 12d, MUSIC, GoldSim, OpSim, IQQM, Source etc.)
  • Experience using GIS (eg. ArcGIS, MapInfo), 12d, CAD and terrain modelling software

The Water Resources Team will provide a fun, inclusive and flexible 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 equal participation throughout our workplace.

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

  • 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
  • Professional memberships
  • Study assistance
  • Professional and technical development opportunities

AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or recruitment agencies. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM and in the absence of a signed Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any recruitment fee.

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The Role

We have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Principal Water Resources Professional to be part of the AECOM Sydney Water Resources team.  Join a team of industry leaders who pride ourselves on the delivery of water resources projects, particularly in the areas of flood impact assessment, hydrological and hydraulic modelling, water sensitive urban design, drainage design and water quality.

The focus of this role will be to support a large variety of projects across all market sectors, with a focus on transport (road, rail and air), water and private sector markets located across Sydney and NSW. You will have the opportunity to support our offices across ANZ and to collaborate with other geographies as part of the wider AECOM network.

As a senior member of our team, you will develop strategic internal and external client relationships, actively contribute to the development and winning of proposals for a range of clients across transport, mining and minerals, oil and gas, ports and marine and power sectors.  You will be empowered to lead and run your own projects and drive your career forward.

About You

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. 

Essential criteria include the following:

  • Bachelor’s degree in civil or civil/environmental engineering (focused on water engineering)
  • Extensive experience 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
  • Experience with leading a team would be an advantage 
  • High level of proficiency using industry-standard hydrologic and hydraulic modelling software packages (TUFLOW, MIKE, DRAINS, HEC-RAS (1D and 2D), RORB, XPRAFTS, URBS, 12d, MUSIC, GoldSim, OpSim, IQQM, Source etc.)
  • Experience using GIS (eg. ArcGIS, MapInfo), 12d, CAD and terrain modelling software

The Water Resources Team will provide a fun, inclusive and flexible 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 equal participation throughout our workplace.

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

  • 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
  • Professional memberships
  • Study assistance
  • Professional and technical development opportunities

AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or recruitment agencies. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM and in the absence of a signed Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any recruitment fee.

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