WA Regional Manager – Principal Water Engineer / Scientist

WA Regional Manager – Principal Water Engineer / Scientist

Water Technology has developed a strong reputation for achieving technical excellence in the delivery of services to Australia’s water, coastal and environmental sectors. Water Technology is wholly employee owned. Our key assets are our people, and we encourage an open, innovative and supportive culture.  The company actively engages in staff development and training to ensure we provide the best levels of service to our clients and community.

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.

In Western Australia, we work closely with the mining sector, land developers, local councils, government agencies and other consulting companies seeking our specialist skills. As we are a national company, we also work together with our other offices in South Australia, Victoria and Queensland.

We are a professional, well-respected business that has an established record over nearly 20 years of practice; and is continuing to grow through the commitment and dedication of our team. We appreciate and value the contribution of all employees, and we provide excellent, flexible working conditions, competitive salary and a terrific team environment.

Perth and the Swan River - water engineer

Regional Manager – Principal Water Engineer / Scientist

We are now seeking a Principal Water Engineer or Scientist with leadership experience to head up our WA team. This role is pivotal to our ongoing success; the ideal candidate will have local knowledge and networks as well as demonstrated people leadership and client relationship skills. A real desire to have full accountability (with support) for the region is critical!

Key Responsibilities of this role include:

  • Provide a high level of technical input to hydrologic and hydraulic analysis
  • Involvement with/leading hydrological investigations including expertise with appropriate numerical modelling and analysis tools
  • Maintaining strong relationships with our existing clients and expanding our client base; providing opportunities to continue to develop and grow our presence in Western Australia
  • Project manage client projects in line with budget and timeline constraints
  • Develop innovative plans and solutions
  • Manage WA Region and staff, report to Senior Management regarding regional finance and operation matters
  • Mentor and develop less experienced staff
  • Collaboration and coordination of resources with other interstate managers

To be successful in this Regional Manager – Principal Water Engineer or Scientist position, you will need:

  • Appropriate engineering or scientific qualification(s)
  • 15+ years’ experience in the water sector with the majority gained in Western Australia
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and grow industry networks and client relationships
  • Demonstrated experience in mentoring and coaching others
  • High level of technical competence and accuracy
  • Demonstrated experience managing a diverse team
  • Ability to work independently alongside a willingness to collaborate with interstate teams
  • A commitment to delivering outstanding service & quality to our clients

A person with a good sense of humour works well with little supervision, is committed to client satisfaction and who enjoys working in a diverse 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 , or apply via SEEK.

We thank you in advance for your time and interest in this Regional Manager – Principal Water Engineer or Scientist role. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


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