First listed on: 28 February 2024

Senior Water Engineer (Chemical & Process)


Just imagine your future with us…

At Aurecon we see the future through a very different lens. Do you?

Innovation, eminence and digital are at the heart of everything we do.  Are you excited about the future?

Are you driven by the opportunity to work on some of the most challenging and complex projects around the world and to learn from the best? We are.

Diversity is at the core of everything we do. We work together to create a culture based on respect, trust and inclusiveness. Our differences are what fuel our creativity.

We embrace flexible working and are always open to discussing your individual needs so that you get to create your own experience with us.

What will you do?

In this highly sought-after position, you will join the water team and be a key member of one of many project teams working in engineering partnerships with Southeast Queensland’s leading water utilities. You will play an integral part in a team of highly skilled specialists that ‘bring ideas to life’ to deliver water and wastewater treatment plant solutions.

We know the work we do is vital in assisting our world’s economic development and, it’s the technical expertise and the depth of knowledge of our people that really sets us apart. Here are the key things you will do to ‘bring ideas to life’.

  • Deliver feasibility studies, business cases and reference designs for treatment plant projects utilising multi-discipline design teams including client personnel.
  • Working collaboratively within the embedded team to develop solutions consistent with the client’s objectives across their treatment plant portfolio.
  • Developing emerging professionals within the embedded team; and
  • Supporting the client across other aspects of their business as required for the successful delivery of the embedded partnership objectives.

We know today’s complex challenges can only be solved through bringing together diverse teams of people from across our business, so there will be opportunities for you to apply your skills and creativity to projects in other geographies and markets.

What can you bring to the team?

Firstly, you will share our genuine passion for re-imagining engineering and be someone that actively pursues continuous learning to help shape the future. You will possess a tertiary qualification in Chemical Engineering, be a Chartered Professional Engineer with either RPEQ status or able to register with the board, significant experience supporting large-scale water & wastewater treatment projects plus a working knowledge of contemporary software tools and associated systems.

Previous leadership experience will be desirable, as will a background in the following technical areas;

  • Process design and calculations including:
    • Mass balances
    • Chemical dosing systems
    • Unit process sizing
  • Design safe systems
  • Lead the development of P&IDs
  • Develop process narratives and functional descriptions
  • Develop specifications for process equipment
  • Audit, troubleshoot and optimise operating wastewater treatment plants
  • Be up to date on industry innovations in wastewater treatment
  • Be knowledgeable about relevant regulations
  • Working in multi-discipline teams to develop sustainable and constructible solutions
  • Organise information into clear reports to present information

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.

Finally, 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. Does that sound like 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.

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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