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AECOM Principal Drainage Engineer in Hamilton, New Zealand

Job Summary

As a result of a range of project wins and an increasing pipeline of infrastructure work across the region, AECOM's team in Hamilton has an opportunity for an experienced Principal Drainage Engineer to be part of the regional business and wider national water team.

Working at AECOM means working closely with engineers and scientists of varying backgrounds, along with drafters, and project administrators on some of the most exciting projects in the region. We are currently helping to deliver large scale multi-discipline infrastructures projects for our selected key clients.

As an experienced Drainage Engineer, you will provide technical engineering and design support in the area of drainage, hydraulics and hydrology for civil infrastructure projects across our Transport, Environmental and Building & Places divisions. 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.

Minimum Requirements

  • Minimum 8+ years’ industry experience in a similar role

  • Undertake health & safety duties, fulfilling all responsibilities for health and safety in design

  • Knowledge of regional, national and international design standards, manuals and best practices

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

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

  • Knowledge of detailed road and multidisciplinary interfaces

  • Proficiency with modelling software including Drainage analysis and design software technology applications (e.g. 12D, HECHMS, HECRAS, Culvert Master, HY-8, Civil 3D etc.)

  • Supervise and mentor junior team members

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • A Degree in Engineering (Civil, Mechanical, Environmental, or similar), or equivalent

  • CPEng status - desirable (or working towards)

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 Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country New Zealand

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 259312BR

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.

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