Principal Water & Wastewater Engineer


Australia - New South Wales, Warabrook

Job Summary

We currently have an exciting role available for a Water / Wastewater Engineer in our Hunter office. At AECOM we are passionate about the future of the Hunter and this role presents an opportunity to help achieve transformational outcomes for our clients, working with global experts to address the complex infrastructure challenges of a transitioning economy and growing region.

The focus of the role will be to deliver innovative solutions to water, wastewater and recycled water planning and design challenges. In joining our dynamic and market-leading team, you will contribute to the delivery of our growing portfolio of large infrastructure projects across NSW, Australia, and the broader region and provide our range of clients with brilliant and innovative solutions.

At AECOM, you can build a high profile, meaningful career here in the Hunter – the demand for infrastructure is growing fast, so innovative approaches are needed to address a growing population and the transition to more sustainable and resilient water services. As part of AECOM’s global water team you will be amongst some of the industry’s brightest minds – connecting this collective expertise with our local and national clients.

Minimum Requirements

You will be a passionate, professional engineer with proven excellence in client service delivery. This determination will be evident through your approach to understanding the needs and drivers of our clients, and delivering the right solution on time, every time.

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • RPEQ/CPEng or eligibility – highly desirable;
  • Extensive professional experience working on water and wastewater infrastructure projects within a planning or design environment;
  • Network and treatment planning and design experience that demonstrates the development and evaluation of options to arrive at a preferred solution – water, recycled water, sewerage, stormwater;
  • Experience in applied water and wastewater network modelling within a planning context;
  • Knowledge of water industry standards, codes, and common practices in the industry;
  • Proficiency in CAD – 12D or AutoCAD Civil 3D;
  • Construction site and/or commissioning experience;

If you are looking to take the next step in your career, or you are coming from another city to establish yourself in the Hunter – AECOM will support you in deepening your technical expertise and growth potential.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor of civil, environmental, or mechanical engineering (or equivalent) – essential;

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 - New South Wales, Warabrook

Job Summary

We currently have an exciting role available for a Water / Wastewater Engineer in our Hunter office. At AECOM we are passionate about the future of the Hunter and this role presents an opportunity to help achieve transformational outcomes for our clients, working with global experts to address the complex infrastructure challenges of a transitioning economy and growing region.

The focus of the role will be to deliver innovative solutions to water, wastewater and recycled water planning and design challenges. In joining our dynamic and market-leading team, you will contribute to the delivery of our growing portfolio of large infrastructure projects across NSW, Australia, and the broader region and provide our range of clients with brilliant and innovative solutions.

At AECOM, you can build a high profile, meaningful career here in the Hunter – the demand for infrastructure is growing fast, so innovative approaches are needed to address a growing population and the transition to more sustainable and resilient water services. As part of AECOM’s global water team you will be amongst some of the industry’s brightest minds – connecting this collective expertise with our local and national clients.

Minimum Requirements

You will be a passionate, professional engineer with proven excellence in client service delivery. This determination will be evident through your approach to understanding the needs and drivers of our clients, and delivering the right solution on time, every time.

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • RPEQ/CPEng or eligibility – highly desirable;
  • Extensive professional experience working on water and wastewater infrastructure projects within a planning or design environment;
  • Network and treatment planning and design experience that demonstrates the development and evaluation of options to arrive at a preferred solution – water, recycled water, sewerage, stormwater;
  • Experience in applied water and wastewater network modelling within a planning context;
  • Knowledge of water industry standards, codes, and common practices in the industry;
  • Proficiency in CAD – 12D or AutoCAD Civil 3D;
  • Construction site and/or commissioning experience;

If you are looking to take the next step in your career, or you are coming from another city to establish yourself in the Hunter – AECOM will support you in deepening your technical expertise and growth potential.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor of civil, environmental, or mechanical engineering (or equivalent) – essential;

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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