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Job Information

AECOM Civil Engineer - Dams in Melbourne, Australia

Australia - Victoria, Melbourne

Job Summary

Our growing Water business is looking for a Dams Engineer to join our team in Melbourne and to be a part of the broader Australian Dams Team. The role includes participation in a broad range of dam engineering projects that include:

  • Dam Safety Reviews;

  • Dam Inspections including review of Surveillance Data;

  • Input Studies to Risk Assessments; and

  • Design Projects from Concept Development through to Detailed Design and Construction Support.

You will be responsible for:

  • Conducting and leading analysis, review or design tasks with support and guidance from more senior staff in the Dams Team.

  • Preparing project documentation including reports, project communications, design drawings, etc.

  • Providing input into project management tasks such as progress reports for clients.

  • Assisting with the preparation of dam engineering sector proposals and tenders.

  • Establishing and maintaining effective relationships with clients.

Minimum Requirements

About You

  • 4 to 6 years of experience in dam engineering, this could include experience in one or more of hydraulic, geotechnical or structural engineering.

  • Analytical experience in hydraulic, geotechnical or structural engineering.

  • Design skills including options development and evaluation.

  • A degree in Civil Engineering. (Essential).

  • A drivers licence is essential for this role. (Essential)

Preferred Qualifications


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 - Civil

Business Line Water

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Australia

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 252008BR

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.