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Waterways Engineer - Alluvium Consulting

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The company

Our client, Alluvium Consulting, is recognised as one of Australia’s leading consulting organisations in the management of water resources, rivers and catchments. They are an employee owned consulting firm founded in 2006 to provide advice to government and private organisations on issues facing water resources, landscapes, and communities that rely on them.

They are national leaders in catchment and waterway management. The work they do makes a tangible difference to the world we live in. Their capabilities span urban water strategy, large-scale catchment planning and design, WSUD, integrated water cycle management, river science and stream restoration engineering, water resource management, NRM planning and policy, and monitoring and evaluation. Our client works across the project spectrum, from policy and planning through to design and implementation.

The role

Reporting into the Regional Manager, the Waterway Engineer will work closely with Alluvium’s engineers, geomorphologists and planners to plan, design and implement stream and gully remediation works linked to improving the water quality of the Great Barrier Reef. Based in Brisbane, this role will work on projects primarily within Queensland, however, also likely to work on projects in other geographic locations across eastern Australia and overseas.

Other key responsibilities will include:

  • Managing projects and programs and work collaboratively with a range of stakeholders
  • Applying engineering principles in relevant waterway, river and catchment scenarios and at various landscape scales
  • Interpretation of scientific and engineering information, to assist in providing technical oversight and project management where appropriate

About you

You are an experienced Engineer who is passionate about working on rivers, catchments and coastal systems within the natural resource management and resource/mining sectors. You have appreciation of how the management of our waterways and catchments can be improved and how you would like to contribute to this.

Ideally, you will possess:

  • A degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering
  • Proficiency and experience with hydraulic and hydrologic modelling of both natural and engineered waterways
  • Experience with the use of design and modelling packages such as 12d, RORB, HEC- RAS, AutoCAD and GIS capabilities
  • Experience working within a team to achieve desired outcomes and an ability to work autonomously when required
  • A high level of written and verbal communication skills

The rewards

This opportunity is a genuine career role for an enthusiastic Waterway Engineer looking to continue to develop their skills and experience, while working alongside well-recognised professionals that are highly respected in their field.

Alluvium people have initiative, drive and passion. Their culture is based around trust, collaboration and creativity. Alluvium’s business is deliberately focused on attracting the very best people, who share a vision to make a difference.

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