AECOM Water Resources Engineer in Fortitude Valley, Australia
Australia - Queensland, Fortitude Valley
As a Water Resources Engineer with AECOM, this role presents an opportunity to fast-track your technical and business development skills, working on some of the most exciting projects across the region. This role will enable you to work with industry leaders in the delivery of water resources projects, particularly in the areas of flood risk assessment, hydrological and hydraulic modelling, drainage design, mine water management and coastal engineering.
Our Brisbane Water Resources Team provides multi-disciplinary, integrated delivery of water resources services across all industry sectors, offering a broad variety of office and site-based opportunities!
The team are currently working on five sections of the Inland Rail project in QLD and NSW, which spans approximately 400km, as well as TMR’s Edmonton to Gordonvale, Cross River Rail (RIS) and other large infrastructure projects across Australia.
In 2020 our team won an Australian Engineer Excellence Award for the Bruce Highway Link Flood Study. We also deliver multiple exciting projects for our mining and resourcing clients such as BHP, Arrow Energy and Oz Minerals, as well as providing specialised technical services (for example CFD modelling) to our internal clients worldwide.
We encourage your professional and personal development and you will be supported in obtaining your CPEng and RPEQ if you are not already accredited and receive strong mentoring and support in order to progress your career.
3-8 years’ relevant professional experience;
Successful track delivering work within a consultancy environment;
Demonstrated experience with water resource modelling packages such as TUFLOW, DRAINS, HEC-RAS (1D and 2D), RORB, XP-RAFTS, URBS, MUSIC, GoldSim, etc.
Proficiency in GIS software such as ArcGIS and QGIS;
Experience in bridge scour estimates
Experience developing water balance models and dam failure impact studies;
Good working knowledge of ARR2016, TMR Drainage Manual, ANCOLD and QUDM;
CFD modelling skills using software packages such as Flow-3D or OpenFoam – highly regarded
Experience with 12D design software - desirable;
Programming skills in VBA, Python etc - desirable.
Tertiary Qualifications in a relevant Engineering discipline, Water Resource Management or Environmental Science/Hydrology - essential;
Working towards RPEQ/CPEng.
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.
Job Category Engineering - Water - Wastewater
Business Line Water
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 245120BR
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.
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