Drainage Engineer / Senior Drainage Engineer


Australia - Queensland, Fortitude Valley

Job Summary

Through the current successes of the AECOM Water Resources & Coastal Management Team in Brisbane, we have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Drainage Engineer to be part of, and influence, the continued growth of our business.

You will be responsible for the technical delivery of drainage design for multidisciplinary civil infrastructure projects. As an experienced practitioner, you will be given the opportunity to actively participate in and contribute to the technical aspects of a range of projects so that they are consistently and successfully delivered according to plan.

This role will see you working closely with engineers and scientists of varying disciplines, along with drafters, and project administrators throughout the AECOM business. You will provide technical engineering and design support in the area of drainage and hydrology for civil infrastructure projects including road, rail and energy and resources.

We are currently helping to deliver large infrastructure projects such as Inland Rail, RIS for Cross River Rail, M1 upgrades at Palm Beach to Tugun and various Bruce Highway upgrades including Edmonton to Gordonvale. We are seeking to expand our team to support our growing pipeline of upcoming projects and likely-looking opportunities.

Minimum Requirements

  • 5+ years of industry experience in a similar role – essential;

  • Knowledge of TMR Drainage Manual, AR&R and QUDM;

  • Experience in hydrological studies and detailed hydraulic designs of stormwater and drainage infrastructure such as drains and culverts;

  • Experience in designing open and piped drainage systems, and erosion and sediment control;

  • Knowledge of detailed road and rail designs, and multidisciplinary interfaces;

  • Drainage analysis and design software technology applications (e.g. 12D, DRAINS, HECRAS, Culvert Master, Civil 3D etc.);

  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Engineering (Civil or Environmental), or equivalent – essential.

  • CPEng status with Engineers Australia and RPEQ status with Board of Professional Engineers Queensland – desirable;

  • Experience with 12d design software – essential.

  • Experience with Civil3D design software – desirable.

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.


Australia - Queensland, Fortitude Valley

Job Summary

Through the current successes of the AECOM Water Resources & Coastal Management Team in Brisbane, we have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Drainage Engineer to be part of, and influence, the continued growth of our business.

You will be responsible for the technical delivery of drainage design for multidisciplinary civil infrastructure projects. As an experienced practitioner, you will be given the opportunity to actively participate in and contribute to the technical aspects of a range of projects so that they are consistently and successfully delivered according to plan.

This role will see you working closely with engineers and scientists of varying disciplines, along with drafters, and project administrators throughout the AECOM business. You will provide technical engineering and design support in the area of drainage and hydrology for civil infrastructure projects including road, rail and energy and resources.

We are currently helping to deliver large infrastructure projects such as Inland Rail, RIS for Cross River Rail, M1 upgrades at Palm Beach to Tugun and various Bruce Highway upgrades including Edmonton to Gordonvale. We are seeking to expand our team to support our growing pipeline of upcoming projects and likely-looking opportunities.

Minimum Requirements

  • 5+ years of industry experience in a similar role – essential;

  • Knowledge of TMR Drainage Manual, AR&R and QUDM;

  • Experience in hydrological studies and detailed hydraulic designs of stormwater and drainage infrastructure such as drains and culverts;

  • Experience in designing open and piped drainage systems, and erosion and sediment control;

  • Knowledge of detailed road and rail designs, and multidisciplinary interfaces;

  • Drainage analysis and design software technology applications (e.g. 12D, DRAINS, HECRAS, Culvert Master, Civil 3D etc.);

  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Engineering (Civil or Environmental), or equivalent – essential.

  • CPEng status with Engineers Australia and RPEQ status with Board of Professional Engineers Queensland – desirable;

  • Experience with 12d design software – essential.

  • Experience with Civil3D design software – desirable.

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.

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