Water Resource Engineer

Brisbane, Queensland, AU
Sep 15, 2020
Oct 15, 2020
Work Term
Work Load
Full Time
With over six decades of business and technical experience in the mining, energy, and infrastructure sectors, we understand that challenges are changing rapidly in every industry. We respond quickly with solutions that are smarter, more efficient, and innovative. We draw upon our 9,000 staff with experience in over 150 countries to challenge the status quo and create positive change for our clients, our employees, and the communities we serve.

The Civil-Hydro Group is a Hatch global practice providing civil engineering design expertise to Hatch's commodity-based business units. Our capability spans through the whole project lifecycle, comprising scoping, conceptual design, pre-feasibility and feasibility studies, basic and detailed engineering, construction and project management.

Our Brisbane office is experiencing growth due to recently secured, high profile projects. We are seeking applications from Water Resource Engineers.

Some of the key responsibilities of these roles will include (but are not exhaustive):

  • Support a range of mine water management-related studies and investigations (from study to construction stage)
  • Conduct Water Balance and Final Void Studies in mining related projects
  • Flood modelling of creek and river systems and overland flow paths
  • Support and mentor graduate engineers
  • Provide technical guidance to the team members
  • Deliver accurate technical documents and reports
  • Prepare proposals and bids and undertake business development activities to nurture existing and increase client database

Qualifications, experience and competencies required for this role:


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Environmental Science
  • Located within Brisbane and eligible to work in Australia.
  • Eligible for Chartered Professional Engineer (CPEng) designation or working towards it.
  • Excellent written and verbal English language skills.
  • Previous experience in Water Balance and Final Void Studies
  • Experience in catchment hydrology, hydraulics and Mine Water Management


  • Extensive experience in a consulting environment
  • Experience in water resources assessments
  • Proficient in the use of hydrologic and hydraulic software
  • Exposure to civil design software
  • Experience in preparing technical reports and managing projects
  • Candidates holding RPEQ or CPEng will be highly regarded
  • Candidates with 6 plus years’ experience in water management engineering

This is an opportunity to join a professional, progressive company and become part of an inclusive, positive and supportive team. You will be able to network and share with colleagues locally, regionally and globally to achieve your career aspirations.

As an employee owned organisation, you will have the opportunity to access many benefits including: competitive remuneration and above statutory superannuation payments; optional salary sacrifice for additional annual leave, and participation in various employee reward and recognition and health and wellbeing programs.

To be considered for these roles you must have current work rights in Australia (i.e. a permanent resident or citizen of Australia or eligible work visa).

We are committed to fostering a workforce in each of our locations that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we operate. Hatch is an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers employment applicants without regard to age, race, colour, national origin, citizenship, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, disability or any other protected status. If you have any special needs requirements, please let us know. We will do our utmost to accommodate, in accordance with applicable local legislation.

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