Water Technology Pty Ltd

Civil Engineer – Hydraulic Modelling (Adelaide)

Water Technology is an employee-owned Australian water business. We have developed a strong reputation for achieving technical excellence in the delivery of engineering and scientific services, with specialised skills across coastal and marine, hydrogeology, hydrology, and hydraulics, wastewater, geomorphology, environmental planning, civil and environmental engineering. We are dedicated to work that improves communities and the environment, by combining science, engineering, and practical design. 

Water Technology is an inclusive employer. We recognise individual differences, embrace individual strengths and look for opportunities for everyone to achieve their full potential. We aspire for each employee to become industry gurus and encourage staff to leverage ‘being an insider’ and access the company network to become a thought-leader.


The Opportunity

Due to continued business growth, Water Technology requires a Floodplains Engineer with top notch hydraulic modelling skills (TUFLOW preferred) to be based in our South Australian office. Here you will join a close-knit team of industry leading professionals, where staff are truly valued and an open, innovative, and supportive culture is encouraged. There is also a leadership opportunity supporting the growth and development of the team. 

The group specialises in rural and urban surface water and floodplain management, with a strength in catchment hydrology, floodplain and wetland hydraulic modelling. We are great at taking technical information and communicating it with our clients, stakeholders and community.

About You

Key capabilities, Skills & Experience: 

  • An engineering or relevant science degree with 10+ years experience (previous consulting experience highly desirable) 
  • Business savvy, with the ability to progress project management stages forward while engaging stakeholders 
  • Demonstrated report writing capabilities 
  • Experience in hydrology and hydraulic modelling (TUFLOW preferred), familiar with GIS software
  • An ability to work independently as well as contribute within a team environment


Life’s too short, not to have it all.

In exchange for your expertise Water Technology offers:

  • A permanent full-time role
  • A word-class company policy that supports ‘the whole person’. We believe employees’ wellbeing is paramount and offer real flexibility for balance between work, family, and your personal priorities. We respect individual work rhythms and design working conditions to leverage each employee’s most productive self.
  • An extensive suite of internal and external training programs to nurture personal and professional development
  • The chance to be mentored by and collaborate with some of the most respected and experienced water and environment professionals in Australia
  • Involvement in an enviable array of interesting and challenging local and national projects
  • An opportunity to work with an expansive and varied client portfolio
  • A competitive salary + annual bonus
  • Option to be part of the employee share program providing ownership in the business
  • A chance to bring your dog to work! - all offices are dog-friendly



How to Apply?

To apply for this role, please send a cover letter demonstrating the value you can bring to our organisation and a CV to recruitment@watertech.com.au

 **Applicants will be assessed as they arrive - therefore if you have an interest we encourage you to apply at your earliest convenience. 

Thank you in advance for your time and interest in this role. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted by phone.

Water Technology is proud to contribute to the increasing diversity of the Australian workforce. Supporting equity and diversity means supporting opportunities for all candidates to find suitable employment. As an inclusive recruiter and employer, we recognise individual differences, embrace individual strengths and look for opportunities for everyone to achieve their full potential. Our recruitment upholds the principles of merit and equity, and we welcome Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples, women, people with disability, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, LGBTQI+ and mature age workers.