Senior Planning Engineer

Immediate Sydney-based permanent opportunity, Join a well-established Water Team at a Tier 1 Engineering Consultancy, Grow, learn and develop in a diverse and inclusive work environment.

  • Immediate Sydney-based permanent opportunity
  • Join a highly regarded, well-established Water Team at a Global Tier 1 Engineering Consultancy
  • Grow, learn and develop in a diverse and inclusive work environment


The Company  

With a global footprint, this firm is a fully integrated professional group of technical experts and strategic advisors with a proven capability in delivering complex projects across Water, Energy, Resources, Transport, Infrastructure, Environment, and Industrial sectors.
Having successfully completed thousands of projects around the globe, this engineering firm has the relationships, knowledge and ability to meet and exceed their clients’ needs. This firm pride themselves as being a collaborative team that can deliver exceptional engineering solutions. They provide multi-disciplinary services covering the full project lifecycle and have recently had some impressive water infrastructure project wins across the eastern seaboard.

The Role

Due to continued growth, a unique opportunity has arisen for a Senior Planning Engineer to join the Sydney water team, while supporting the national planning team to deliver projects.

Reporting into the Team Leader, you will work alongside a number of key clients, provide planning solutions across a variety of projects and assist in the growth of the NSW business whilst mentoring an energetic team of industry professionals.

Key Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (Engineering) or Equivalent
  • A minimum of 10 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Demonstrated water and sewer engineering knowledge and experience in water utility sector (or similar)
  • Proven experience successfully conducting options analysis for engineering projects
  • Experience in water/wastewater planning at either a master planning/detailed planning level
  • Working knowledge with Sydney Water on Planning projects
  • Experience using industry-standard software, including SWMM, InfoWorks ICM, InfoWater and Water GEMS
  • An understanding of appropriate technical standards, legislation, codes of practice and Australian standards
  • Skilled in project management, including monitoring and managing the scope, budget and risks of multiple projects of varying complexity and size
  • Exposure to client engagement with a track record of delivering best client outcomes/options
  • A passion for and involvement in shaping the industry through committees, industry bodies, delivering papers etc.


If you are eager to join a team of specialised engineering professionals and take the next step up in your career then you are encouraged to apply.

All correspondence will be treated in strict confidence

How To Apply

To apply, please follow the link and upload a cover letter and your current resume in word format. If you have any questions about this position or wish to have a confidential discussion, please contact Melanie Smith at Resourceful Recruitment on the details below.

27/07/2020 $0 CBD, Inner West & Eastern Suburbs 1 Engineering
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