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Golder Associates Senior Water Resources Engineer in Milton, Australia

At Golder, we thrive on challenges.

Golder is not just a place to work, it is a promise of a living, dynamic environment where people collaborate, innovate, build enduring relationships, excel, and grow professionally in a strong culture of ownership.

Golder has a new opportunity for a Senior Water Resources Engineer to join our team on a permanent basis based in Brisbane . The role includes assisting with a variety of technical challenging projects in Australia, with access to leading industry experts providing mentoring and guidance. You will have fantastic problem solving and interpersonal skills.

Key duties and responsibilities include:

  • Providing technical guidance and assisting with the completion of non-Newtonian dam break assessments;

  • Conducting rainfall, flow and flood assessments, including modelling, mapping, flood mitigation design, and risk assessments;

  • Providing technical leadership for a range of water management related studies and investigations from pre-feasibility through to detailed design;

  • Developing and supporting existing Mine Water group capability in stormwater management and flood studies (in both mining and urban environments);

  • Developing hydrological, hydraulic and probabilistic water balance models to assess surface water / runoff flows, peak flows and flood risk, and site water management requirements;

  • Undertaking designs of hydraulic and other water management structures for mine sites;

  • Supporting business development activities, developing client relationships, and writing proposals; and

  • Project management, including project scoping, budget control, planning, development of schedules and coordination of staff.

Skills, Qualifications, and Experience

  • Bachelor degree in civil or environmental engineering or a related field with a strong focus on hydrology and Masters (MSc) degree in hydrology or related discipline will be advantageous;

  • Proficiency with GIS (ArcGIS suite) applications and with hydraulic and flood modelling software (e.g. HEC-RAS, TUFLOW, and MIKE);

  • CPEng and RPEQ status or relevant experience to work towards accreditation;

  • Understanding of non-Newtonian flow conditions and specific skills related to modelling tailings storage facility dam break assessments;

  • Ability to demonstrate a resourceful approach to work, displaying initiative and decision-making skills; and

  • Excellent technical writing skills with experience in proposal writing and technical reporting.

Your benefits at Golder will include:

  • Deepen your expertise in a dynamic work environment

  • Innovative and collaborative multidisciplinary projects

  • Competitive benefits and remuneration packages

  • On the job training, mentoring and coaching

Renowned for technical excellence, Golder, a member of WSP, is a leading global specialised engineering and consulting organisation with over 60 years of successful service to its clients. By joining forces with WSP in 2021, Golder is now part of a 14,000-person strong earth and environment practice, providing engineering, remediation, regulatory & compliance, design and environmental services on projects that span all seven continents. Our professionals are driven by a passion to deliver results, offering unique specialised skills to address the ever-evolving challenges that earth, environment, and energy present to clients across the infrastructure, mining, oil & gas, manufacturing and power sectors.

All qualified applicants who meet the specific criteria outlined above including the special opportunity criteria are encouraged to apply for this role.

Please note: Golder does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies.


Title: Senior Water Resources Engineer

Location: AUS-Milton

Requisition ID: 21002393