Senior / Principal Water Resources 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 Senior / Principal Water Resources Professional to be part of, and influence, the continued growth of our business.

Joining our team means joining 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, mine water management and coastal engineering.

We are currently helping to deliver large infrastructures 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. Our team was key in delivering the Bruce Highway Link Flood Study which is the largest known implementation of an innovative methodology for assessing flood closures on linear infrastructure.

As a Senior / Principal member of our team, you will develop strategic client relationships, actively contributing 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, driving your career forward, working in an international consultancy.

Minimum Requirements

  • 10+ years’ relevant professional experience;

  • Successful track record in delivering work within a consultancy environment;

  • Demonstrated experience with water resource modelling and design packages such as TUFLOW, MIKE, DRAINS, HEC-RAS (1D and 2D), RORB, XPRAFTS, URBS, 12d, MUSIC, GoldSim, OpSim, IQQM, Source etc.

  • Proficiency in GIS software (ArcMap and QGIS);

  • Good working knowledge of ARR 2019, TMR Drainage Manual, and QUDM; and,

  • Programming skills in Python and/or R would be desirable.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Tertiary Qualifications in a relevant Engineering discipline, Water Resource Management or Environmental Science/Hydrology - essential;

  • RPEQ/CPEng – highly regarded.

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 Senior / Principal Water Resources Professional to be part of, and influence, the continued growth of our business.

Joining our team means joining 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, mine water management and coastal engineering.

We are currently helping to deliver large infrastructures 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. Our team was key in delivering the Bruce Highway Link Flood Study which is the largest known implementation of an innovative methodology for assessing flood closures on linear infrastructure.

As a Senior / Principal member of our team, you will develop strategic client relationships, actively contributing 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, driving your career forward, working in an international consultancy.

Minimum Requirements

  • 10+ years’ relevant professional experience;

  • Successful track record in delivering work within a consultancy environment;

  • Demonstrated experience with water resource modelling and design packages such as TUFLOW, MIKE, DRAINS, HEC-RAS (1D and 2D), RORB, XPRAFTS, URBS, 12d, MUSIC, GoldSim, OpSim, IQQM, Source etc.

  • Proficiency in GIS software (ArcMap and QGIS);

  • Good working knowledge of ARR 2019, TMR Drainage Manual, and QUDM; and,

  • Programming skills in Python and/or R would be desirable.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Tertiary Qualifications in a relevant Engineering discipline, Water Resource Management or Environmental Science/Hydrology - essential;

  • RPEQ/CPEng – highly regarded.

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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