Water Engineer – Water Infrastructure

Sydney Australia
June 19, 2024
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For decades AECOM has been providing water system services throughout ANZ with a focus on emerging technology and innovation. We are industry leaders in asset management as well as the full range of infrastructure and service planning, design, and construction.

Public and private municipal water companies call on our experience to help them protect public health and the environment through the provision of safe drinking water and sanitation services.

We work closely with clients to provide water solutions that contribute to liveable and water sensitive cities, reduce cost and impact and use new technology in treatment processes.

Job Description

AECOM is expanding its dynamic Civil Infrastructure business in Sydney and are looking for an enthusiastic Water Engineer to join our Water Infrastructure team.

Our services include network and treatment planning and design for water, wastewater and recycled water projects.

In your role as a Water Engineer, your typical day will involve working closely with our clients to understand the design and / or services they are looking for, understand what they wish to achieve and work collaboratively with them throughout the process to achieve a high-quality result.

You will have world class people around you to achieve your results, including (but not limited to) our renowned structural engineering and ground engineering teams based in the same office and supported on a global scale.

We are looking for creative people to rise to the challenge of finding innovative solutions to problems foreseen and found during the design process. You will embrace new technologies available to you and look to build your experience of the industry both internally and externally.

There might be some local travel involved, visiting sites before design work commences to understand the surroundings and constraints at the start of a project. The great thing about AECOM is there will always be opportunities to not only work on projects local to you, but also interstate and globally… so ensure you put your hand up for those amazing experiences!


As a Water Engineer, we understand you are at the start of your career journey so we are not looking to you to arrive with a wealth of experience. We are looking for enthusiastic learners and those who are passionate about building a career within Water Infrastructure.

Some of our would likes:

  • Completed your graduate programme and have ideally 2 + years relevant consultant experience on water and wastewater infrastructure projects within a design environment
  • Design experience within Water, ie. Pipes and Pumps and all things Water Infrastructure
  • Knowledge of water industry standards, codes, and common practices
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD, qGIS, Revizto

Additional Information


AECOM acknowledges the Traditional Owners and Custodians of the lands on which we, our clients and our communities live and work around Australia. We pay our respects to their cultures and to their Elders — past, present, and emerging. We are committed to connecting to Country in our work through meaningful engagement with First Nations peoples and businesses. Find out more about our Australian Reconciliation Action Plan here: https://aecom.com/au/our-vision-for-reconciliation/.


AECOM is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from advisory, planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical and digital expertise, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $14.4 billion in fiscal year 2023. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at aecom.com and @AECOM.

Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity

You will have the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

ReqID: J10100496

Business Line: Water

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: ANZ

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: Hybrid