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Senior / Associate Engineer - Water Infrastructure

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Job no: 500422
Work type: Full Time
Location: Western Sydney - Parramatta, Newcastle, Sydney, Western Sydney - Campbelltown

  • Global engineering consultancy with great career opportunities
  • Opportunity to work on a variety of interesting projects both locally and internationally
  • Friendly working environment across the business

About SMEC

SMEC has joined forces with Surbana Jurong to provide global engineering and consultancy expertise in urban, infrastructure and management advisory. Our new partnership has created a talent pool of 10,000 dedicated people working across a network of 100 offices in 40 countries.

SMEC employs passionate and innovative people who are driven to deliver exceptional outcomes and who want to feel valued in a diverse and inclusive workplace.

We are committed to developing our people. We encourage them to see things differently, to be creative, to push boundaries and to work on a broad range of projects that help build a better future.

Consistently recognised for technical excellence and design innovation, SMEC continues to receive industry awards and accolades from around the world.

The role

We are currently seeking an experienced Senior Civil Engineer / Project Manager to join our Water Infrastructure Design team based in our Sydney offices.

The role requires an experienced Senior Engineer with competent management and business development (e.g. industry profiling activities; sourcing new clients; repeat work from existing clients) skills to expand the water team capability in the region and source business opportunities to support the ongoing activities of a leading multi-disciplinary engineering consultancy.

With a minimum of 10 years' industry experience, you will play a key role in:

  • Identifying, winning and delivering water infrastructure projects
  • Contributing to the growth of the team through targeted client relationship management and business development activity
  • Managing the commercial performance of the team
  • Effective management and leadership of the team to ensure optimal performance, resourcing, retention and professional development
  • Providing input to projects at a project management and/or review level to achieve reliable project performance in terms of both timeliness and quality

With a track record of achievement in a similar role, you will have gained your experience in an engineering design consultancy and have a passion for building trusted relationships to drive positive change and win new work.

Suitable applicants will have/be:

  • A Bachelor of Engineering
  • 10+ years' industry experience in Water Infrastructure Design
  • Certified Professional Engineer
  • A track record in managing a range of projects from $30k to $1m successfully to budget, timeframe and client specifications
  • The ability to prepare successful proposals with the correct scope and budget
  • The ability to submit technical reports to a high standard requiring minimal correction; and provide final review of reports
  • The ability to manage, develop and resource a team effectively
  • The ability to build trusting and fruitful client relationships

In return, SMEC offers you the benefits that come from working in a global multidisciplinary consultancy in an environment where your fresh ideas and enthusiasm will be welcomed and rewarded.

How to apply

All applications must be submitted online. To apply, click on the "Apply Now" link below and follow the prompts.

For a confidential discussion regarding this opportunity, please contact Miles Pullen –

To find out more about SMEC, please visit our careers page at

SMEC is an equal opportunity employer. Diversity is a source of strength for our people, our clients, our partners and our communities.

SMEC is committed to equitable recruitment practices and encourages applications from peoples of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent. 


All recruitment activities go through our Resourcing function and currently, this role doesn't require agency input. Please do not forward resumes directly to SMEC employees/managers; we do

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