Expert Witness Support Engineer – Water

Expert Witness Support Engineer – Water

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. Our clients include Water Authorities, Natural Resource Management Departments, State and Local Governments, Federal Authorities, the mining industry, land developers and other consulting companies seeking our specialist skills. We also apply our specialist skills across Australia and to countries in Asia and the Pacific.

We appreciate and value the contribution of all of our employees and provide excellent working conditions, competitive salary and a terrific team environment. We embrace a diverse workforce and offer flexible working arrangements and support for working parents. In 2014 we received a ‘High Commendation’ in the category “Most Outstanding Company in Gender Diversity 2014” from the Women in Engineering National Committee, Engineers Australia. The award is aimed at celebrating high-calibre companies with female-friendly workplaces achieving outstanding outcomes and initiatives in regard to encouraging, supporting, retaining and recognising female engineers.

Expert Witness

Due to the increase of work providing expert services in water-related matters, we have an outstanding opportunity for an experienced and professional Senior / Principal Engineer to join our team and take on the exclusive role of researching, assisting and supporting our Senior Principals in their expert witness duties.

The key responsibility of this role will be to research background information, undertake or supervise technical analysis (including water modelling), draft detailed technical reports contributing to expert witness cases and to be able to articulately brief in-house experts and legal representatives.

To be successful in this role, you will need:

  • Bachelor of Engineering
  • 10+ year’s work experience as an engineer in a relevant field
  • Exceptional technical report writing skills
  • Ability to work with limited supervision
  • Highly developed attention to detail, accuracy and quality skills

The ideal candidate for this expert witness role will have the right mix of technical expertise and communication skills to translate our technical findings into formats that can be understood by internal and external stakeholders in various legal contexts (including planning appeals, civil actions and compulsory acquisitions).

A person with a good sense of humor, who works well with little supervision (but full support) and who enjoys working in a team environment will fit well with our company culture.

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

To apply for this role, please apply via Seek or send a cover letter and current curriculum vitae to .

Due to the volume of applications expected, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. We thank you in advance for your time and interest in this role and in working with us.

Only the people with the right to work in Australia can be considered for this role.

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