First listed on: 09 December 2017

Principal Wastewater Process Engineer

Aurecon provides world class engineering, management and specialist technical services to clients across Australia and internationally. An independent, employee owned company, Aurecon has more than 6,500 staff in over 80 offices worldwide. We empower our people to make a difference through innovation and teamwork and our projects are widely recognised for engineering and technical excellence.

In Brisbane, we have an established wastewater process engineering team providing specialist wastewater treatment services to our key clients.  Drawing on multi-discipline capability from our local Brisbane office, and linking with specialist expertise across Australia and globally, Aurecon is looking to build on our existing market position in wastewater treatment to become the market leader across Australia.  To achieve this aspiration, we are seeking a Principal Wastewater process engineer to join and lead our dedicated and motivated team of water and wastewater process engineers in Brisbane. 

As the technical leader of the team your key accountability will be to deliver exceptional service to a growing number of projects, focusing on planning, design, modelling and process optimisation of wastewater treatment plants for our key clients.  In this position you will predominantly work on municipal wastewater treatment projects from master-planning and feasibility studies through to detailed design and commissioning.  Treatment plant operational experience will be advantageous, but not essential.

Your responsibilities within the role will include:

  • To provide technical leadership in wastewater treatment
  • To collaborate and lead local and geographically dispersed multi-discipline teams
  • To passionately invest in the development of others.  A sustainable business requires continual investment in our people, and your passion and commitment to this is an essential requirement of the role. 
  • To develop and maintain enduring and trusted relationships with clients. 
  • To be prominent in the water industry and work to enhance Aurecon’s reputation in the field of wastewater treatment
  • To be a key contributor to growing our market share in wastewater treatment through repeat work with target clients.

As a Chartered professional engineer holding or eligible for RPEQ status, you will be able to communicate ideas successfully and collaborate with clients and colleagues to achieve project delivery goals. You will also be required to demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills with a strong customer focus to establish rapport and develop a deep understanding of our client’s objectives and challenges. 

Postgraduate qualifications in a relevant field will be highly regarded, but not essential.  Active involvement with industry bodies and/or research organisations to keep abreast of developments and emerging trends in the field of wastewater treatment will be highly regarded, and you will be encouraged to maintain this in the role. 

The role provides the challenge and the opportunity to lead our growth to becoming the market leader for wastewater treatment.  You will be rewarded with a vibrant and collaborative work environment with a collective focus on delivering exceptional outcomes for our clients and our community.  Our team is outcome focussed, and supports flexible working arrangements to foster a balanced and diverse work environment. 

To register your interest in this position, please apply below.

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