First listed on: 04 June 2024

Lead Civil Engineer, Drainage


Just imagine your future with us…

At Aurecon we see the future through a very different lens. Do you? People, innovation, eminence and digital are at the heart of everything we do.  Are you excited about the future? We are.

At Aurecon, we enable our people to work collaboratively with clients – often in long term partnerships – to deliver improvements in service to the community and customers. This includes knowledge sharing between consulting and client groups; and applying innovation in the delivery of challenging and complex projects, leveraging our global expertise.

What will you do?

This is an exciting opportunity for a Lead Civil Engineer, Drainage professional to join our Newcastle Drainage Team. You will apply your technical and leadership skills and provide mentorship to support junior engineers.

This will be a start of exploring more growth with a world class company and various types and scales of projects within but not limited to NSW and ACT.

On a day-to-day basis you will lead the delivery of drainage design on major Transport/Land/Water infrastructure projects across NSW/ACT.

You will Optimise our design workflows to drive a coordinated efficient digital delivery approach, collaborate across disciplines internally and externally with clients and public authorities to address technical queries and drive an optimum engineering solution.

Lastly, you will play a key role in team’s growth with provision of technical skills and teamwork culture. You will provide mentoring and training to the team across NSW/ACT and the Aurecon global drainage team.

As a Lead Civil Engineer, Drainage in the NSW Water Practice, you will act as a leader that adds to the diversity of thought, skills, and experience of the group. We know the work we do is vital in assisting our region’s sustainable economic development and, it’s the technical expertise and the depth of knowledge of our people that really sets us apart. In this role, you will ‘Bring Ideas to Life’ for Aurecon and our clients.

What can you bring to the team?

Firstly, you will share our genuine passion for re-imagining engineering and be someone who actively pursues continuous learning to help shape the future.

On a technical level, you will have hands on and well-developed skills in 12D, DRAINS and MUSIC skill as well as having a deep hydrology and hydraulic technical knowledge.

You will have technical excellence in delivery and well honed experience in WSUD. As the successful candidate, you will be experienced and confident in providing solutions to manage storm water quality and quantity.

As a senior member of the team, you will showcase strong internal and external stakeholder management skills, passion and drive to supervise and mentor emerging team members and act as a lead or role model to the wider team. 

You will bring a can do attitude and importantly be a strong team player who works well in an agile and collaborative environment. Degree qualified in in Civil Engineering and Chartered member of Engineers Australia or close to being eligible to apply for chartership.

We value that each of our team members brings something different to Aurecon. We look for people who have had a broad range of experiences throughout their career and can demonstrate how they have worked as part of a team to bring ideas to life.

Our Aurecon Attributes describe the types of people we bring together for clients. We don’t expect you to have all eight of the attributes, but one that is unique to you.

About us

We’ve re-imagined engineering.

Aurecon is an engineering and infrastructure advisory company, but not as you know it!

For a start, our clients’ ideas drive what we do. Drawing on our deep pool of expertise, we co-create innovative solutions with our clients to some of the world’s most complex challenges. And through a range of unique creative processes and skills, we work to re-imagine, shape and design a better future.

Our hybrid flexible approach to working includes flexible start and finish times, working remotely, part time and job share options.  Aurecon offers 14 weeks paid parental leave, 20 days paid partner leave, and other health services and benefits.

We listen deeply and intently, which helps us see opportunities, possibilities and potential that others can’t.

Think engineering. Think again.

Want to know more?

You can learn more about what it’s like to work at Aurecon by visiting the careers section of our website. If you are intrigued or excited by what you have read, then we want to hear from you. Apply now

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