Flooding and Drainage Engineer | Newcastle


Aurecon brings ideas to life to design a better future. Imagining what is possible, we turn problems into solutions. We provide advisory, design, delivery and asset management services for a variety of projects internationally. We seek to unravel complexity, create clarity and use our unique thinking to provide innovative solutions.

We are currently looking an additional Flooding and Drainage Engineer to join our established Flooding and Drainage team in Newcastle. With a healthy project pipeline continuing through 2018 and beyond, our NSW projects include Highways, Rail infrastructure, Defence bases, Energy facilities, and Resources developments. We also collaborate closely with other Aurecon offices to share work and knowledge.

This role will suit either someone in the initial stage of their career ready to step up to more challenging projects, or an experienced engineer perhaps looking for a change to an agile company focused on innovation, digital, and eminence initiatives.

 We seek a technically strong candidate for a role that will involve:

  • Completion of detailed hydrologic and hydraulic modelling tasks
  • Preparation of reports and presentation of results
  • Contribution to the development of innovative solutions
  • Integration of leading digital techniques
  • Working within a highly motivated team of engineers on a range of infrastructure projects

To be successful you will demonstrate the following qualities and characteristics:

  • A passion to develop leading technical expertise in hydrologic and hydraulic modelling & design.
  • Relevant degree qualifications
  • Previous flood modelling and drainage design project experience
  • Hydrologic and hydraulic modelling skills
  • General civil drainage analysis and design experience
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively as a member of an interdisciplinary team
  • Ability to use relevant software including:
    • 1D & 2D flood modelling software - MIKE FLOOD, MIKE 21, MIKE 11, TUFLOW, HEC-RAS
    • Hydrologic modelling software - RAFTS, RORB, URBS
    • Urban drainage software- MIKE URBAN, DRAINS
    • GIS, AutoCAD & 12D design skills
    • MUSIC Modelling
    • Water Balance Modelling

You will be rewarded by a vibrant and collaborative work environment.  Aurecon will offer the opportunity to work alongside a passionate and world class peer group, who aim to be thought leaders in our field.

We are committed to fostering a culture that empowers our people, promotes teamwork and embraces sustainability. If you are looking for a challenging and rewarding position in a forward-thinking organisation, and you feel you have the relevant skills required, please apply now with your detailed resume.

How to apply

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Aurecon is an equal opportunity employer and provides flexible working arrangements through an innovative “Yesflex” program.

Applications are sought from direct candidates only

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