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Senior Drainage Engineer

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Date: Jun 22, 2022

Location: Melbourne, Victoria, AU

Company: Hatch

Requisition ID: 69221 

Job Category: Infrastructure 

Location: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 

With over six decades of business and technical experience in the mining, energy, and infrastructure sectors, we see challenges evolving in every industry. We respond quickly with solutions that are smarter, more efficient, and innovative. We draw upon our 9,000 staff, with experience in over 150 countries, to challenge the status quo and create positive change for our clients, our employees, and the communities we serve.

Our expertise in infrastructure includes aviation, highways and bridges, planning and advisory services, ports, rail and transit, tunnels, and water. Want to be part of the creation and construction of our cities? Then the infrastructure team is for you!


Looking to take the next step in your career? Hatch, a full-service consultancy, is currently seeking a highly motivated Senior Drainage Engineer to join the Infrastructure group in Melbourne.


We are currently growing our Australian Infrastructure Group in Melbourne, with exciting opportunities across the Infrastructure market. One of these roles is a Senior Drainage Engineer. This role will suit a Civil Engineer who specialises is stormwater drainage engineering design in major urban transport infrastructure projects. Experience with other utilities; particularly in dealing with utility authority regarding protection or diversion of utility assets would be invaluable.


If you are interested in working with leading experts across various sectors, apply to join our Infrastructure team today!


As the successful candidate, you will be able to demonstrate:


  • The highest personal safety standards
  • Ability to work with and obtain the best out of a diverse range of people
  • Integrity, honesty and customer service orientation
  • A strong commitment to both personal and professional growth
  • Innovative thinking and admirable work ethic
  • That you are a champion of inclusion and diversity


You bring to the role:




  • Bachelor of Civil and/or Environmental Engineering degree
  • Demonstrated People and Project Management experience
  • Exposure to Design and Construction delivery
  • Extensive years drainage and/or floodplain engineering experience with engineering contracting, consulting organisations or government departments
  • Understanding of the Australian statutory and regulatory requirements
  • Experience working in a client facing capacity and strong communication skills
  • Applicants will ideally have proficiency in various software packages including:   TUFLOW, XPSWMM, DRAINS, MUSIC, HEC-RAS, 12D, AutoCAD and Microstation,


It is expected all candidates who apply will possess a strong knowledge of road authority drainage standards in particular for TfNSW & Vicroads and be familiar with relevant Australian Standards.


Why join us?

What we offer you?

  • Flexible work environment
  • Long term career development
  • Think globally, work locally

As an accredited Employer of Choice for Gender Equality (WGEA) and Equal Opportunity Employer, we are committed to fostering a workforce in each of our locations that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we operate. Within Australia, this includes supporting and encouraging a flexible workplace and a comprehensive benefit offering. If you have any special needs requirements, please discuss with us and we will do our utmost to accommodate your request.

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