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Senior Hydraulic Engineer

Hays Engineering - Surfers Paradise, QLD

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This position will provide professional advice to Council on statutory approvals, development standards, flooding and stormwater matters and Operational Works applications. The position will assist in assessing the suitability of proposed developments with particular emphasis on the hydraulic & stormwater management issues associated with the City’s extensive waterway & flood plain systems.

Your new role

  • Assess development applications for compliance with Council’s Standard Specifications and Land Development Guidelines with respect to stormwater, water quality and flooding issues.
  • Preparation of reports/memos for Council’s planner on matters relating to floods and stormwater management in relation to development application assessment.
  • Provide technical advice to internal and external clients on matters relating to flooding and stormwater management (quantity and quality).
  • Attend meetings to provide advice or clarification on Council’s standards and requirements with respect to stormwater and floodplain management.
  • Ensure the quality, timeliness and consistency of DA assessment advice and information is developed and maintained.

What you'll need to succeed

  • Tertiary qualifications in Civil Engineering essential with eligibility for membership with the Institution of Engineers Australia desirable.
  • Postgraduate qualification(s) in hydrology, hydraulics, water engineering, or environmental engineering, including working experience in hydraulic engineering is highly desirable.
  • Sound knowledge and experience of various computer modelling techniques and packages on 1D and 2D hydraulic modelling, hydrologic modelling and stormwater.
  • An awareness of general environmental planning and best management practices with regards to stormwater management, flooding and hydraulic conveyance.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Water Sensitive Urban Design (WSUD) principles and their use in urban development. An understanding of a development assessment role. Well-developed interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to present and articulate complex/technical matters.
  • The ability to work collaboratively and productively within a multi-disciplinary team environment and foster good relationships with employees and clients.

What you'll get in return

  • Working within a culture that promotes a healthy work life balance with 9-day fortnights and flexible working arrangements
  • Friendly and supportive team where you will be recognised and rewarded Opportunities for professional development training and study assistance to enhance your career progression
  • Competitive remuneration plus up to 12% employer superannuation contribution and options to salary sacrifice

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV to [email protected], or call us now on 07 5526 4291.

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