Senior Surface Water Engineer

GHD are seeking a Senior Surface Water Engineer, based in our Brisbane office. Working with Team Leaders and Project Mangers, you will be involved with:

  • Working on all types of infrastructure projects including linear infrastructure, resources (mining and csg), dams, stormwater management, urban development and coastal hydrodynamics

  • Working on a diverse range of projects based locally, interstate and internationally

  • Applying software tools to facilitate impact assessment, risk assessments, concept design, and compliance

  • Medium to large scale hydraulic/hydrodynamic studies, and risk assessments for major infrastructure.

What you will bring to the team

  • A degree in civil engineering, environmental engineering or similar

  • An eye for detail with the ability to self-check

  • The ability to work effectively within a multi-disciplinary team, including delegating work to less experienced team members coupled with the ability to work independently when required, and excellent communication skills

  • Applied experience supporting infrastructure design through the application of various hydrologic and hydraulic packages

  • Experience with a range of software, including Design Event Hydrology (RAFTS); Continuous Simulation Hydrology (e.g. Goldsim); 2D hydraulics (e.g. Tuflow and HECRAS); GIS (e.g. proficiency with ArcGIS) or other commensurate software

  • Experience with other related software would be advantageous including, CFD (computational fluid dynamics); programming skills (e.g. python) and Civil 3D or 12D packages

Our commitment to you

Fostering gender balance, diversity and acceptance of flexible working is central to the way GHD does business. We offer a professional, friendly and inclusive culture based on our core values of Safety, Teamwork, Respect and Integrity.

In addition to a competitive salary, GHD provides attractive career options including professional development via our GHD Business School, additional leave, and family-friendly flexible work arrangements.


Be a part of a high functioning team, where everything we do is inspired by a level of passion and professional pride that comes from being employee owned. This ownership is what sets us apart and means our people enjoy an unrivalled amount of autonomy in their roles. It helps drive our passion and accountability in how we serve our clients, deliver projects, and pursue new opportunities.

So, do you have what it takes: passion, collaboration, imagination and values that match our own

About GHD

As one of the worlds leading professional services companies, GHD delivers iconic projects that shape our landscapes, support our communities and set the path of our collective future. To do this, we actively seek and nurture the very best people in their respective fields to join our team of over 10,000 professionals operating in the markets of water, energy and resources, environment, property and buildings, and transportation.

In return, we offer remarkable career shaping opportunities to extend your skills and gain global experience.

Applications close 19 December 2019

GHD is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities and invites applications from people of all nationalities, genders, and cultural backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders.


25/11/2019 $0 Brisbane 1 Engineering
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