Senior Environmental Engineer (Rural and Urban Hydrology)

Senior Environmental Engineer (Rural and Urban Hydrology)

Water Technology has a reputation for the delivery of exceptional consulting services to Australia’s water, coastal and environmental sectors. Water Technology is wholly employee owned with a culture that emphasises co-operation, support and professional development. The company actively engages in staff development and training to ensure we provide the best levels of service to our clients and achieve a highly engaged team. We are a professional, well-respected business. We appreciate and value the contribution of all our employees and provide excellent working conditions, competitive salary and a terrific team environment. We embrace a diverse workforce and provide flexible working arrangements and support for working parents.

We are a market leader in providing support and advice on issues relating to the use and management of our surface water and groundwater resources, watercourses, floodplains and catchments.

We provide a comprehensive range of services to help the community, public and private sector organisations to characterise, assess, quantify and manage their relationship with the natural environment and to prepare for a changing climate.


We help our clients solve some of Australia’s most complex natural resource management challenges and provide them with leading analysis, advice and data in the following areas:

  • Integrated Water Resource Management
  • Watercourse Management
  • Water Quality Management
  • Floodplain Mapping & Risk Assessment
  • Water Sensitive Urban Design (WSUD)
  • Consultation & Community Engagement
  • Stormwater Management
  • Climate Change & Sustainability
  • Environmental Policy & Regulation
  • Eco-Hydrology
  • Groundwater Engineering
  • Hydrogeology
  • Stormwater Harvesting & Treatment
  • Drainage Design
  • Wastewater

Due to our continued growth and the need to increase our technical capacity in our Adelaide office, we are seeking an experienced Senior Environmental Engineer to join our team.

Key Responsibilities of this role include:

  • Provide a high level of technical input to water resource assessments and associated hydrologic and hydraulic analysis
  • Provide quality hydrological and environmental engineering services to clients and internal staff
  • Project manage significant client projects in line with budget and timeline constraints
  • Analyse and evaluate existing designs, processes and systems
  • Develop innovative plans and solutions and develop conceptual models of water resource and natural water resource systems
  • Mentor and develop less experienced staff and staff from other disciplines through effective knowledge transfer
  • Undertake fieldwork as required

To be successful in this role, you will need:

  • Minimum Bachelor Degree qualification in Civil / Environmental / Water Engineering or related discipline with at least 7 years of postgraduate experience (or equivalent competency gained through substantial experience)
  • Superior technical knowledge in one or more fields
  • High level of technical competence and accuracy
  • Exceptional time and project management skills
  • Strongly developed verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently but also a willingness to collaborate with interstate teams
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and grow industry networks and client relationships
  • A commitment to delivering outstanding service & quality to our clients

A person with a good sense of humour, delivers well with little supervision, is committed to client satisfaction and who enjoys working in a team environment will fit well with our company culture!

An attractive salary package commensurate with experience & qualifications is on offer.

To apply for this role, please send a cover letter briefly addressing the requirements of the role and a current CV to .

We thank you in advance for your time and interest in this role. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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