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Disciplines: Water & Waste Engineering

Remuneration: $ per annum

Location: Brisbane

Type: Full Time

Posted: 06/07/2019

  • 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 provides unique opportunities to work on iconic industry projects with experienced colleagues and leadership teams. We support and empower employees to drive innovation initiatives within a well-established and growing organisation.

Every employee plays a key role in shaping our business and is driven by teamwork, progressive thinking and creative ideas. We are committed to providing platforms to enable our people to engage in the business, deliver value to clients and develop their careers.

When you join SMEC, you join a flexible growing organisation that has a genuine commitment to CSR, diversity and improving the world we live in.


At SMEC, we understand that our continued success within the infrastructure market is the result of building long-term client relationships. We listen and understand the specific needs of our clients and deliver a complete value chain of services to provide sustainable solutions across major infrastructure projects worldwide.

We embrace emerging technologies and innovations, including BIM and Virtual Reality, to deliver robust engineering services across the fields of transport and logistics, water and environment and energy and resources. 

Our journey of growth is only beginning, and we look forward to strengthening our already established capabilities, entering new markets and offering more effective solutions across infrastructure developments worldwide.

The role

We are currently seeking a Water Resources Engineer to work closely with our other specialists in the WR team to deliver major infrastructure projects within QLD and around Australia.

With a minimum of 3 - 5 years’ commercial experience in delivering flood modelling across large infrastructure projects, you will play a key role in the technical delivery of various infrastructure and water projects.

Some of your core responsibilities include:

  • Conduct flood studies and assessments including the impact of flood mitigation options.
  • Hydrologic and hydraulic modelling using TUFLOW and URBS.
  • Ensure that analysis and design tasks undertaken meet appropriate technical standards and the requirements of the client and SMEC
  • Proactively collaborate with appropriate team members, contributors and stakeholders to maintain quality, timeliness and coordination of project deliverables
  • Apply project management principles in carrying out assigned tasks and accomplish project deliverables to the required standard in a timely manner.

Suitable applicants will have/be:

  • Tertiary qualification in Engineering
  • Experience of delivering technical projects within a consultancy environment both in a Design and Project management capacity.
  • Experienced with a range of modelling software including TUFLOW, HEC-RAS, RAFTS and URBS.
  • Programming skills including Python.
  • Prior experience working in a similar role within the infrastructure space.
  • Excellent report writing skills.

As an inclusive and growing organisation, SMEC is committed to building a global community of talented professionals and thought leaders.

We recognise the value and importance of a diverse and inclusive workplace and look for people with different backgrounds, skills and expertise to drive innovation and shared learning across our growing global network.

What we offer

When you join SMEC, you will have the opportunity to embrace your creativity and drive change across the business. Working with clients and partners, you will be part of an organisation that helps to shape our communities, industries and the global landscape.

Our recent growth has provided new and exciting opportunities for our people, our employees enjoy a consistent flow of significant projects, end-to-end responsibilities and are motivated by meaningful work.

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How to apply

All applications must be submitted online. To apply, click on the "Apply Now" button.

For a confidential discussion regarding this opportunity, please contact Teresa Chan –

To find out more about SMEC, please visit our website at

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 not accept unsolicited resumes and are not responsible for any associated fees.

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