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AECOM Australian Based Dam Engineering Opportunities in Auckland, New Zealand

Company Description

Bold ideas bring transformative solutions.

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.

We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.


Job Description

Due to significant contract awards within our ANZ Water business we are expanding our Water Team in Australia. These awards bring a secure 10 year pipeline of work and with AECOM’s flexibility, you can base yourself in any of our offices in Newcastle, Sydney, the Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast, Brisbane, Perth or Melbourne.

The AECOM Dams Group is one of the foremost dams consultancy businesses in Australia and often wins work purely on the strength of its people and its great reputation. We offer a great team culture focused on participation and inclusion. We want our people to grow and develop through working on exciting and complex projects.

By joining our team, you will get mentoring and guidance from our industry leading experts in the fields of geotechnical, structural and dam design. You will also get the opportunity to work and collaborate with interstate and international offices.

The opportunities we currently have open in our team are:

  • Technical Director – Dam Engineer

  • Associate Director – Dam Engineer

  • Senior – Dam Engineer

  • Principal - Dam Engineer

What a day in the dams team might look like:

  • Conceptual to detailed design of water dams, retarding basins and service basins

  • Inspection, investigation and condition assessment of existing dams including review and surveillance of monitoring data

  • Safety Reviews with multidisciplinary teams to deliver all aspects.

  • Client liaison and management of multiple projects from small to large scale

  • Superintendence and Contract Administration.


The following qualifications and experience are highly desired, but if you don’t tick all the boxes you could still be a perfect fit for this role. Please apply, all applications will be considered.

What are we looking for from you?

  • Experience in dams engineering and design

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications & RPEQ / CPEng (highly regarded)

  • Demonstrated capability in design, including the preparation of design reports, design drawings and specifications

  • Excellent report writing and verbal communication skills

  • You are positive, and see challenges as opportunities to innovate, collaborate and grow.

If you are an experienced Dams professional looking to take the next step in your career, or you are coming from another country to establish yourself in Australia, we would love to hear from you. For the right candidate, we will provide assistance with visa sponsorship and relocation for you and your family as required.

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:


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 $13.1 billion in fiscal year 2022. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at 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: REF25006M

Business Line: Water

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: ANZ

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: Hybrid