AECOM Principal Water Resources Engineer – Flooding & Drainage in Sydney, Australia

Australia - New South Wales, Sydney

Job Summary

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 urban development 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.

You will lead a team of highly motivated 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 focus on maintaining existing and developing new client relationships. You will be able to apply your extensive industry experience to lead and support business development activities, including internal and external client liaison and winning work.

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 Water Resources Team will provide a fun, inclusive and flexible work environment for you to reach your potential.

Minimum Requirements

Essential criteria include the following:

  • Bachelor’s degree in civil or civil/environmental engineering (focused on water engineering)

  • At least 15+ years 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

  • High level of proficiency using industry-standard hydrologic and hydraulic modelling software packages (eg. TUFLOW, DRAINS, WBNM, RAFTS and, HEC-RAS)

  • Experience using GIS (eg. ArcGIS, MapInfo), 12d, CAD and terrain modelling software

Preferred Qualifications


What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Job Category Engineering - Water / Wastewater

Business Line Water

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Australia

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 195027BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.