Senior Engineer - Water (Townsville)


Australia - Queensland, Townsville

Job Summary

Following a recent increase in our long term project pipeline, AECOM’s Water Team is looking for a passionate and highly driven Senior Engineer who will set their career on a new trajectory by delivering a wide variety of regionally significant infrastructure projects, establishing and building existing client relationships; and for the right candidate, leading people.

This role provides a fantastic opportunity for an engineer to grow their experience, working as part of a high performing, close-knit regional team that consists of almost 90 engineers, scientists and designers, You will also have the opportunity to collaborate with industry renowned peers across our organisation to create whole-of-business success for projects in water, transportation environment and construction services. As a senior member of our team, you will be responsible for contributing to and managing a range of projects, working with various clients and sectors. You will guide and mentor junior engineers, contributing to the growth of our talent pipeline.

We are seeking a future leader with an interest in succession and long term growth in AECOM – an individual who is looking to develop their career within a global organisation. Working on a diverse range of projects from a regional office, this role will give you the opportunity to develop and shape your career while enjoying the lifestyle of North Queensland.

Close to the Great Barrier Reef, the aqua scene on Magnetic Island, the World Heritage Wet Tropics and the gateway to a western outback adventure, Townsville (the unofficial capital of North Queensland) has something for everyone. Boasting a population of 170,000, Townsville has many options for residents and visitors including dining and eating out, entertainment and arts, history, heritage and various leisure activities (including fishing and famous walking tracks). Access to reputable schools, libraries, community and sporting groups and over 330 parks and open spaces, Townsville caters for individuals, couples and the whole family.

Minimum Requirements

  • Demonstrated experience in delivering Water Infrastructure projects to a high standard, within budget and on time
  • Experience managing multidisciplinary projects
  • Passionate about developing yourself to be a future leader and initiator of our vision to build a better world
  • Love working with people
  • Technical experience in one or more of the following areas: earthworks, drainage, services, treatment plants, pump stations and hydraulic modelling
  • Working knowledge of either 12d or Civil 3d will be highly regarded.
  • Australian Citizen.

Your ability to deliver on promises and to develop and maintain strong client relationships will be keys to your success in this role.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Civil Engineering;
  • CPEng, RPEQ (or working towards).

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, Townsville

Job Summary

Following a recent increase in our long term project pipeline, AECOM’s Water Team is looking for a passionate and highly driven Senior Engineer who will set their career on a new trajectory by delivering a wide variety of regionally significant infrastructure projects, establishing and building existing client relationships; and for the right candidate, leading people.

This role provides a fantastic opportunity for an engineer to grow their experience, working as part of a high performing, close-knit regional team that consists of almost 90 engineers, scientists and designers, You will also have the opportunity to collaborate with industry renowned peers across our organisation to create whole-of-business success for projects in water, transportation environment and construction services. As a senior member of our team, you will be responsible for contributing to and managing a range of projects, working with various clients and sectors. You will guide and mentor junior engineers, contributing to the growth of our talent pipeline.

We are seeking a future leader with an interest in succession and long term growth in AECOM – an individual who is looking to develop their career within a global organisation. Working on a diverse range of projects from a regional office, this role will give you the opportunity to develop and shape your career while enjoying the lifestyle of North Queensland.

Close to the Great Barrier Reef, the aqua scene on Magnetic Island, the World Heritage Wet Tropics and the gateway to a western outback adventure, Townsville (the unofficial capital of North Queensland) has something for everyone. Boasting a population of 170,000, Townsville has many options for residents and visitors including dining and eating out, entertainment and arts, history, heritage and various leisure activities (including fishing and famous walking tracks). Access to reputable schools, libraries, community and sporting groups and over 330 parks and open spaces, Townsville caters for individuals, couples and the whole family.

Minimum Requirements

  • Demonstrated experience in delivering Water Infrastructure projects to a high standard, within budget and on time
  • Experience managing multidisciplinary projects
  • Passionate about developing yourself to be a future leader and initiator of our vision to build a better world
  • Love working with people
  • Technical experience in one or more of the following areas: earthworks, drainage, services, treatment plants, pump stations and hydraulic modelling
  • Working knowledge of either 12d or Civil 3d will be highly regarded.
  • Australian Citizen.

Your ability to deliver on promises and to develop and maintain strong client relationships will be keys to your success in this role.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Civil Engineering;
  • CPEng, RPEQ (or working towards).

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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