AECOM Principal Water/Wastewater Engineer in Sydney, Australia

Business Line Water

Position Title Principal Water/Wastewater Engineer

Australia - New South Wales


Job Summary

We currently have an exciting role available for a Water/ Waste Water Engineer in our Hunter office. At AECOM we are passionate about the future of the Hunter and this role presents an opportunity to help achieve transformational outcomes for our clients, working with global experts to address the complex infrastructure challenges of a transitioning economy and growing region.

A key focus of this role will be to collaborate with our broader technical teams to provide innovative technical solutions for our water and wastewater clients. You will have the opportunity to develop your leadership and business management skills as you will be supervising technical staff and contributing to the team’s success by supporting business development and client engagement activities.

At AECOM, you can build a high profile, meaningful career here in the Hunter – the demand for infrastructure is growing fast, so innovative approaches are needed to address a growing population and a transition to a carbon neutral water network. As part of AECOM’s global water team you will be amongst some of the industry’s brightest minds – connecting this collective expertise with our local and national clients.

Minimum Requirements

You will be a passionate, emerging leader with proven excellence in client service delivery. This determination will be evident through your approach to understanding the needs and drivers of our clients, and delivering the right solution on time, every time.

To be successful in this role you will have a recognised degree in a relevant engineering discipline and extensive experience in the design of water and wastewater treatment projects. You will also be able to demonstrate:

  • High degree of technical competency in the field

  • Successful track record and substantial experience in managing and leading projects (or components of), to meet or exceed client expectations

  • Between 8 - 15 years relevant post-graduate experience

  • Commitment to team work

  • High level of communication skill and ability to effectively engage internal and external stakeholders.

  • Genuine commitment to safety and the ability to lead by example

If you are looking to take the next step in your career, or you are coming from another city to establish yourself in the Hunter – AECOM will support you in deepening your technical expertise and growth potential.

Preferred Qualifications

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Engineering - Water / Wastewater

Country Australia

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 161013BR