Senior Water Resources Engineer


Australia - Queensland, Mackay

Job Summary

Through the current successes of the AECOM Water Resources Team in Mackay, we have an opportunity for an experienced Civil Engineer with Water Resources experience to be part of, and influence, the continued growth of our business.

As 2IC to our Water Resources Team in Mackay, this role will see you developing strategic client relationships, actively assisting in the development and winning of proposals for a range of clients including local government, private clients and mining industry partners. You will play an active role in contributing to reports and tenders and will develop your Project Management skills and commercial acumen.

With our focus and strategy of providing multi-disciplinary integrated delivery of water resources services across all industry sectors, we offer a broad variety of office and site-based opportunities. You will have opportunity to work across water resources projects, particularly in the areas of flood impact assessment, hydrological and hydraulic modelling, drainage design, mine water management and coastal engineering.

Working for AECOM in Mackay will see you connected with technical specialists across the globe, enabling you to continue your professional development. You will be part of a close-knit, regional team where you will be empowered to lead and run your own projects, driving your career forward.

Minimum Requirements

  • 5 years’ minimum relevant professional experience;

  • Demonstrated experience delivering work within a consultancy environment;

  • Experience (or exposure to) the mining industry;

  • 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,

Preferred Qualifications

  • Tertiary Qualifications in a relevant Engineering discipline, Water Resource Management, Civil Engineering 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, Mackay

Job Summary

Through the current successes of the AECOM Water Resources Team in Mackay, we have an opportunity for an experienced Civil Engineer with Water Resources experience to be part of, and influence, the continued growth of our business.

As 2IC to our Water Resources Team in Mackay, this role will see you developing strategic client relationships, actively assisting in the development and winning of proposals for a range of clients including local government, private clients and mining industry partners. You will play an active role in contributing to reports and tenders and will develop your Project Management skills and commercial acumen.

With our focus and strategy of providing multi-disciplinary integrated delivery of water resources services across all industry sectors, we offer a broad variety of office and site-based opportunities. You will have opportunity to work across water resources projects, particularly in the areas of flood impact assessment, hydrological and hydraulic modelling, drainage design, mine water management and coastal engineering.

Working for AECOM in Mackay will see you connected with technical specialists across the globe, enabling you to continue your professional development. You will be part of a close-knit, regional team where you will be empowered to lead and run your own projects, driving your career forward.

Minimum Requirements

  • 5 years’ minimum relevant professional experience;

  • Demonstrated experience delivering work within a consultancy environment;

  • Experience (or exposure to) the mining industry;

  • 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,

Preferred Qualifications

  • Tertiary Qualifications in a relevant Engineering discipline, Water Resource Management, Civil Engineering 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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