Floodplain Engineer

Floodplain Engineer (graduate to 2 years’ experience) for Water Technology’s Catchments and Floodplains Group

Water Technology has developed a strong reputation within Australia’s water coastal and environmental sectors for delivering the highest quality technical work while being a consultant who is very easy to work with. Water Technology is wholly employee owned. Our key assets are our people, and we encourage an open, innovative and supportive culture. We actively support and encourage career development and training to ensure our people are continuously developing and providing the best levels of service to our clients. We have offices located across Australia, and we encourage our people to work collaboratively across regions.

Our clients include government natural resource management agencies, Councils and water authorities, and the infrastructure, natural resources and land development industries within Australia and South East Asia.

We are a professional, well-respected business who has experienced rapid growth due to the commitment and hard work of our team. We appreciate and value the contribution of all of our people, and we provide excellent working conditions, competitive salary and a terrific working environment.

We now have an outstanding opportunity for an engineer from graduate to 2 years’ experience to join our Catchments & Floodplains team in our Melbourne or Geelong office. The Catchments and Floodplains team specialise in flood investigations, floodplain management plans, eco-hydraulics studies, wetland surface water management and rural drainage.

Flooded forest

In this role you will complete flood and drainage investigations, design flood mitigation measures, complete environmental projects aiming to conserve and enhance our wetlands and waterways, all while working closely with other Water Technology groups, our clients and stakeholders.

Key Responsibilities of this role include:

  • Hydrologic & hydraulic modelling
  • GIS and mapping
  • Analysis
  • Report writing
  • Project management

To be successful in this role, you will need:

  • An engineering degree
  • A strong interest in floodplain and wetland management
  • To ideally, have some experience in hydrology & hydraulic modelling
  • GIS experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • An ability to work autonomously
  • A commitment to delivering outstanding service & quality to our clients

A person with a good sense of humour, who is motivated and enjoys their work, 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 email with a cover letter and current curriculum vitae.

Please note that due to the volume of applications anticipated, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. We thank you in advance for your time and for your interest in working with us.

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