Design Engineer - Stormwater and Drainage

Design Engineer - Stormwater and Drainage

Job Title: Design Engineer - Stormwater and Drainage
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Sydney
Start Date: May
Reference: 3126780
Contact Name: Paul Cullen
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 27, 2020 05:46

Job Description

About the role: 
Public Sector People are seeking an experienced Design Engineer with 5+ years experience working across stormwater design and infrastructure projects. This will be a 12 month contract starting in May and will suit someone with previous Public Sector experience across similar projects. 

Key Responsibilities:  
  • Understanding of water sensitive urban design, particularly with Bioretention systems and detention basins
  • Experience in dealing with the government, statutory authorities and consultants
  • Liaise with and advise developers, architects, planners, engineers, designers, government agencies, etc. with regards to engineering stormwater information and clarifying Council’s requirements in accordance with Council’s Engineering Development Guidelines.
  • Provide timely and accurate engineering stormwater advice and recommend appropriate conditions in the assessment of Development Applications to town planners, building surveyors and engineers.
  • Conduct or supervise major flood studies and trunk drainage investigations, reporting on findings and recommending appropriate course(s) of action or options to provide the community with cost-effective, environmentally sensitive stormwater drainage systems.
Key Skills Required: 
  • Degree in civil engineering
  • Experience in stormwater design infrastructure (5+ years)
  • Project management experience ideally in a design office
  • Experience in project management and corporate software preferably MS Project, Excel, and Technology 1
  • Experience in use of civil and stormwater software, and desirable to have in MUSIC, DRAINS, HEC-RAS, RAFTS, TUFLOW
If you meet the above criteria and are looking for your next contract opportunity please apply via the appropriate link with a CV attached.

For a confidential discussion regarding this opportunity please contact Paul Cullen on 0403 242 600 or email your resume to

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