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AECOM Senior Hydrogeologist in Sydney, Australia

Company Description

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

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.

Job Description

AECOM’s Geoscience and Remediation Services Workgroup has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Hydrogeologist to join our highly regarded team in Sydney.

This role will give you the opportunity to work as part of a dedicated team of Hydrogeologists and Geoscientists on a diverse range of projects for our clients. Your time will be divided between field and office, allowing for data collection and interrogation, client liaison, project management, and technical report delivery.

As well as mentoring junior team members, you will be involved in business development and client relationship management, contributing to the overall success of the Geoscience and Remediation Services business.

Some of your job responsibilities will include:

  • Project management and proposal preparation of hydrogeological investigationsDesign and supervision of the installation of water supply, CSG monitoring and water monitoring bores, including geological and geophysical downhole logging.

  • Field program logistics and undertaking and assessing groundwater, soils, and sediments samples.

  • Preparation of factual and interpretative hydrogeological reports.

  • Management of budgets, site health and safety requirements, and supervision of subcontractors.

  • Conceptual groundwater models and working with modellers.

  • Develop and maintain groundwater databases.

We are currently welcoming applications from candidates at all levels within this specialism and will also consider international applicants with relevant experience.


Flexibility and a pro-active attitude will be key to your success in supporting the Sydney office and the wider AECOM business. You will have demonstrable qualifications and experience, including some or all of the following:

  • Experience with multidisciplinary project teams

  • Assessment of hydrochemistry and interpretation of chemistry data

  • Mining and contaminated land assessment experience

  • Technical report writing capabilities

  • Demonstrated experience working in a dynamic, deadline-driven environment

  • Proven project management experience in deadline-driven environments.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Science, specialising in geology/hydrogeology with chemistry – essential.

  • Experience with data management systems and hydrogeological models including Modflow and /or EVS preferred.

Additional Information

AECOM acknowledges the Traditional Owners and Custodians of the lands on which we, our clients and our communities live and work around Australia. We pay our respects to their cultures and to their Elders — past, present, and emerging. We are committed to connecting to Country in our work through meaningful engagement with First Nations peoples and businesses. Find out more about our Australian Reconciliation Action Plan here:

With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

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

Join us and let’s get started.

ReqID: J10070240

Business Line: Environment

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: ANZ

Career Area: Science

Work Location Model: Hybrid