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AECOM Senior Civil Engineer - Drainage in Perth, Australia

Job Summary

The position of Drainage Engineer within the Highways and Bridges Team predominately involves pit and pipe design for major highways, stormwater basin design, water ways assessments of bridge upgrades, stormwater drainage design for mine sites, transverse culvert design for rail and road, flood modelling and urban development stormwater design. The role offers a significant opportunity to establish yourself within a diverse and growing team of hydrological professionals and to ultimately broaden your experience across the wider water resources sector.

The successful applicant will be required to undertake and demonstrate:

  • Catchment study analysis including hydrological estimation of rainfall

  • Assess hydraulic performance of a closed and open drainage systems

  • Design and augment existing drainage system including piped network and infiltration basins

  • Able to incorporate water sensitive urban design for water quality control

  • Perform hydraulic modelling of rivers and waterway under bridges and floodway

  • Undertake flood plain modelling for high level inundation

  • Understanding of groundwater implications on surface water management design

  • Design of the afore mentioned will require a high standard of documentation and reporting

Minimum Requirements

  • Experience in highways, mining, urban, rail and bridge design projects

  • Waterways and flooding assessments

  • Consulting engineering or a similar local/state government roles

  • Good time management, written and verbal communication skills

  • Experience with 12d Model and CAD design software

  • Experience using hydrologic and/or hydraulic modelling software (eg DRAINS, HEC-RAS, XPSTORM, TUFLOW),

  • Experience with GIS (Maplnfo or ArcGIS).

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Civil or Civil/Environment Engineering

  • CPEng status with Engineers Australia – desirable


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 Australia

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 262809BR

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.