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Mechanical Engineer, Water And Wastewater Treatment

WSP in Australia - Sydney, NSW

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About Us

With approximately 47,000 talented people globally and 5,400 talented people based in more than 50 offices in Australia and New Zealand, we engineer projects that will help societies grow for lifetimes to come. We are dedicated to our local communities and propelled by international brainpower. We are technical experts and strategic advisors including engineers, technicians, scientists, architects, planners, surveyors, and environmental specialists, as well as other design, program, and construction management professionals. Our purpose is simple, we exist to future proof our cities and our environment.

If you wish know whether you will like working with WSP and align with its Culture and Values, please visit our website www.wsp.com

Due to anticipated growth, we are currently looking to engage a Mechanical Engineer, Water, and Wastewater Treatment to join our Sydney, Brisbane, and Melbourne offices.

While we are a large global business, we aren’t tied down by bureaucracy. We strive to give our people the freedom and flexibility to make their own decisions, whether this is in their daily work or for progressing their career.

The Opportunity

  • Work as part of a multi-disciplinary team to deliver on project goals.
  • Manage the day-to-day tasks on multiple projects of varying complexity and size and manage the production and review of concise high-quality technical documentation that effectively present complex information and results to technical and non-technical clients.
  • Contribute to the successful delivery of projects, including providing technical input, technical review and sign-off (as appropriate), and risk management.
  • Apply relevant State and Federal legislation as it pertains to water and apply industry standards and guidelines.
  • Keep abreast of current water and wastewater technology and provide high technical expertise and innovation in the design and procurement of projects.
  • Undertake liaison with project stakeholders including clients and vendors.
  • Provide technical contribution to proposals and/or pursuits.
  • Participate in company development initiatives.
  • Support and mentor staff, including active participation in the Mentoring Program.
  • Active involvement in shaping the industry and events through committees, industry bodies, delivery papers etc.

What We'll Love About You

This role is strategically important to our future growth and impact. We are looking for someone who has a can-do attitude, who is consultative, able to prioritize their work and get things done. The successful candidate will be a team player, and able to work with a range of stakeholders including influencing senior leaders.
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent qualification in Mechanical Engineering, MIEAust or equivalent, CPEng, and RPEQ.
  • Typically, 5-10 years’ experience
  • Experience working within an engineering consultancy, or in a design role for a contractor or asset owner.
  • Experience in the Australian water industry with Water utilities focus is essential
  • Technical skills across a broad range of areas within Water and/or Wastewater Treatment discipline
  • Experience in mechanical design elements in Water and Wastewater treatment field
  • Experience in the hydraulic design of water and wastewater systems, including closed conduit and/or open channel hydraulics, conveyance system design, and process piping detailing
  • Hands-on experience in Mass Balance/Design basis/Equipment Sizing/PFD/P&ID/FDs.
  • Experience in detailed design, equipment selection, and development of specifications applicable to water and wastewater conveyance and treatment.
  • Ability to submit technical reports to a high standard requiring minimal correction; and provide final review of medium-sized project reports.
  • Substantial experience in CHAIR and HAZOP and related safety in design practices and processes.
  • Skills to identify risk in small to medium profile projects.
  • Ability to act as a project manager or assistant project manager.
  • Ability to prepare technical reports on small to medium projects and prepare sections of larger reports.
  • Consult with our clients in an effective and professional manner.
  • Communicate effectively with internal stakeholders, team members, and peers.

What We Will Offer You

At WSP we provide a diverse and inclusive work environment and offer many personal and professional development opportunities that are aimed to help you deliver your best self to the role whilst managing your personal life in balance. We have been recognised for the second consecutive year as a Great Place to Work® with year-on-year increases in employee engagement.

Some of the many benefits we offer our employees include:
  • Flexible working hours and working from home
  • Global mobility
  • Parental leave & purchased additional annual leave
  • Corporate employee discounts and offers
  • Salary continuance insurance
  • Wellness at work & social club
  • Workplace giving /volunteering
  • Employee reward & recognition program
  • Professional and technical development opportunities
Inspired by Diversity, Driven by Inclusion…….

Discover a forward-thinking culture that incorporates some conventional yet non-negotiable qualities—like respect, integrity, and trust. We welcome to the table all perspectives, strengths, skills, creeds, and genders because we know that diverse ideas breed extraordinary results.

WSP supports a diverse and inclusive work environment as well as equal employment opportunities. We encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and people of culturally diverse backgrounds to apply.

Please note we will not be engaging the services of recruitment agencies for this role.