Principal Water Resources Engineer

Sydney, NSW, Australia
Position Type: 
Organization Type: 
Private Sector
Experience Level: 
Not Specified
Degree Required: 
Bachelor's (Or Equivalent)


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Job Summary

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, 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.

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)
  • Extensive years 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
  • 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

Preferred Qualifications

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

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. 235478BR

Clearance Required No

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.