Principal Water Engineer

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Job Description

New Zealand - Auckland, Auckland

Job Summary

Our Civil Infrastructure team has an opportunity for a Principal Civil Engineer with 10+ years’ of experience in water infrastructure. Our Auckland based water infrastructure team is involved in delivering some of the most exciting and region shaping infrastructure projects across; wastewater, flood management, highway drainage, urban stormwater, irrigation, water supply, and raw water.

The scope of technical work includes working along-side our hydraulic modelers, undertaking catchment studies and analysis, all stages of water infrastructure design and design for water, wastewater and stormwater networks in an urban setting and site-based construction monitoring activities.

This is a unique opportunity to grow a professional portfolio of large water infrastructure projects for a range of public sector clients. You will be a part of our industry-leading water business and lead and contribute to the delivery of a wide range of projects that provide great outcomes for our clients, our local community and AECOM.


Design, procurement, contract administration and construction supervision of a variety of water and wastewater infrastructure projects.

Preparation of reports, design and contract documentation.

Water and wastewater pipeline and pump station design.

Water and wastewater treatment process design.

Communicating with various internal and external clients and external stakeholders to deliver outcomes to the client's requirements

Assist maintaining and growing existing client relationships.

Technical mentor to younger professional scientists/engineers.

Manage projects through AECOM’s APIC system

Minimum Requirements

10 years’ relevant professional experience.

Experience working on water infrastructure projects within a dynamic consulting and design environment including hydraulic, water and wastewater design experience.

Construction administration / supervision experience.

Gravity and pressure hydraulic analysis experience.

Demonstrated experience in managing complex projects and meeting delivery requirements

Strong oral and written communication skills.

Demonstrated time management and organisational skills.

Demonstrated commercial acumen, and the ability to contribute to bid development and management.

Client service focused professional, with a demonstrated commitment to technical excellence.

Preferred Qualifications

Relevant Civil Engineering degree

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Engineering - Water - Wastewater

Business Line Water

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country New Zealand

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 242752BR

Additional Locations NZ - Christchurch, NZ - Hamilton

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.