First listed on: 09 August 2022

Flooding & Hydrology Engineer

Just imagine your future with us…

Aurecon is committed to creating an inclusive culture that embraces diversity, equity and inclusion – and we provide our people with flexible working opportunities.

We believe diverse teams enable us to solve our clients' and society's most complex problems in unconventional and distinctive ways. We offer flexible working as it enables all of our employees to balance work and life in way that works for them.

Aurecon is an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality, as awarded by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (Australia), and are a founding member of The Diversity Agenda in New Zealand. We also have a Reconciliation Action Plan and hold Silver Employer status in the Australian Workplace Equality Index for LGBTI+ inclusion. Across our company, inclusive leadership is role modelled from the top and is an expectation of all.

Our flexible way of working includes our flexible start and finish times, working from home, part time and job share options. Aurecon also offers 14 weeks paid parental leave, three weeks paid partner leave, and other health services and benefits.

If this is how you would like to work you’d be a good fit, we’d love to hear from you. We welcome people of all identities from all background and with diverse accessibility needs. We’re curious about your career path and how we can support you to be your best.

The Role

Due to recent project wins in the Water Resources, Transport and Advisory Markets we are growing our team. In this position you will play an integral part in an ANZ team of highly skilled water specialists that ‘bring ideas to life’ for our clients.

You will

  • Conduct hydrological and hydraulic investigations and design for a wide range of projects through collaboration with other hydrology and hydraulics teams, drainage teams, dam teams and water resources advisory teams.
  • Provide leadership in a growing capability within ANZ Water Resources team through the development of hydrology and hydraulic models in line with scope requirements
  • Delivers flood assessments on major Transport/Land/Water infrastructure/Dams projects across VIC/SA
  • Collaborate across disciplines internally and externally with clients and public authorities to address technical queries and drive an optimum engineering solution.

What we are looking for:

  • Proficiency in TUFLOW and RORB required
  • Proficiency in GIS software such as QGIS, ArcGIS or MapInfo
  • Ability to analyse, interpret and communicate information and modelling results
  • Strong understanding of Australian Rainfall and Runoff 2019
  • Water balance modelling and WSUD skills would be favourable
  • A relevant technical qualification in Engineering and a chartered status would be preferable.

We value the difference each team member brings and we look for people who have had a broad range of experiences and a growth and learning mindset.

About us

We’ve re-imagined engineering.

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

Drawing on our deep pool of expertise, we co-create innovative solutions with our clients to some of the world’s most complex challenges.

We listen deeply and intently, which helps us see opportunities, possibilities and potential 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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