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AECOM Stormwater Engineer in Durban, South Africa

Job Summary

As a Stormwater Engineer in our Water Resources team, you will provide technical engineering and design support in the area of drainage and hydrology for civil infrastructure projects across road, rail and aviation. You will be given the opportunity to actively participate in and contribute to the technical aspects of a range of projects so that they are consistently and successfully delivered according to plan.

This is a role primarily, although not exclusively, focused on Australian projects, providing support to the Water Resources & Coastal Management Team in Brisbane. We are currently helping to deliver large infrastructures projects in the Queensland such as multiple packages of Inland Rail, RIS for Cross River Rail, M1 upgrades at Palm Beach to Tugun, Edmonton to Gordonvale, and Gold Coast Light Rail stage 3.

Minimum Requirements

  • 4-7 years’ industry experience in a similar role – essential.

  • Knowledge of Queensland’s Department of Transport and Main Roads Drainage Manual, Australia Rainfall and Runoff and Queensland Urban Drainage Manual – advantageous.

  • Experience in hydrological studies and detailed hydraulic designs of stormwater and drainage infrastructure such as drains and culverts.

  • Experience in designing open and piped drainage systems, and erosion and sediment control.

  • Knowledge of detailed road and rail designs, and multidisciplinary interfaces.

  • Drainage analysis and design software technology applications (e.g. 12D, DRAINS, HEC-RAS, Culvert Master, Civil 3D etc.) – advantageous.

  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Engineering (Civil ) or equivalent – essential.

  • PrEng / CPEng status (Engineers Australia) – advantageous

  • Experience with 12d design software – advantageous.

  • Experience with Civil3D design software – advantageous.

What We Offer

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Engineering - Civil

Business Line Water

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country South Africa

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 265077BR

Additional Locations ZA - Durban, 1 Nokwe Avenue

Virtual: No

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.