Local recruitment: Water Professionals


Sydney NSW, Australia 🇦🇺

Melbourne VIC, Australia 🇦🇺

Brisbane QLD, Australia 🇦🇺

Southport QLD, Australia 🇦🇺

At Arcadis we focus on attracting, retaining and developing people who share our passion and commitment to improve quality of life. In return we offer you the opportunity to transform your world and the world around you, that could be through client work, upskilling yourself, championing equality and inclusion or getting involved in charity work, to name just a few. Our people value different perspectives, they care about the sustainability of our planet and dare to shape the future.

One of our core values is ‘people first’, and supported by our Lovinklaan foundation, we invest in you for the long term, to ensure you reach your full potential. You’ll have the opportunity to own your career and work on industry-defining projects, finding solutions to real challenges that make a difference to people’s lives. You’re encouraged to have a growth mindset and are given the space to develop personally and professionally, building a flexible career that works for you.

Role description:

Arcadis are excited to be growing their Water Optimisation team. We are looking for enthusiastic water professionals to join our team to work on a range of water related projects with a focus on sustainability and resilience.

Role accountabilities:

  • Contribute to the delivery of plans, strategies and designs supporting key water related issues of today and the future such as climate change, water scarcity and flooding;
  • Work on climate change adaptation, integrated water management and resilience related projects;
  • Provide technical design expertise in areas such as water infrastructure, the modelling of flow, relocation of utilities or drainage systems;
  • Coordinate and verify designs including drawings, reports, specifications and studies with project teams working across multiple offices, including our international design hubs and other engineering disciplines;
  • Help grow teams as well as both internal and external relationships;
  • Embrace and promote a leading digital work environment and delivery culture; and
  • Work in collaboration with other design disciplines to ensure the integrity of the overall design.

Qualifications & Experience:

First and foremost, you share our passion for improving the quality of life. You pride yourself for the part you play in transforming the world around you and understand the importance of teamwork. You are a technically capable with experience in design of water infrastructure projects and come to us with:

  • Experience in several facets of the project lifecycle from tendering and concept design through to construction;
  • Demonstrated self-management; the ability to work autonomously and take ownership of outcomes;
  • Proven skills with software such as TUFLOW, 12D, GoldSim, IQQM, WaterCAD, HydroNET, Innovyse Suite, Hammer desired;
  • Experience working with a variety of clients;
  • Knowledge of water infrastructure standards;
  • The desire to work collaboratively in a high performing team environment; and
  • Ambition to grow your technical skills and personal influence.

Why Become an Arcadian?

Our work with clients has a direct impact on people’s lives and on the planet. We make moving, living and belonging in cities safer, more resilient and more sustainable. By partnering with our clients as responsible custodians of our earth’s resources, we can create a sustainable planet.

We continue to think of new ways to make positive impacts and create better experiences for people; data driven and digital solutions have become part of the Arcadis DNA. Working together with clients and using techniques like design thinking, we can get to the heart of our clients’ most pressing challenges and work together to solve them.

As a lobal business, we have committed to support five of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals to ensure that our projects contribute to a better and more sustainable future for all. But it’s not just the work that we do on client projects that benefits communities and our planet. As a global business, we are committed to making a positive impact to society by supporting local communities where we operate.

To help protect our planet, we monitor and measure non-financial information to inform business decisions and reduce our own environmental impact as part of our commitment to be net zero carbon as a global company by 2030.

Our Commitment to Equality, Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging:

We want you to be able to bring your best self to work every day which is why we take equality and inclusion seriously and hold ourselves to account for our actions. Our ambition is to be an employer of choice and provide a great place to work for all our people.

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IHE Delft MSc in Water and Sustainable Development