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Stantec Dams Engineer in Sydney, Australia


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Communities are fundamental. Whether around the corner or across the globe, they provide a foundation, a sense of place and of belonging. That's why at Stantec, we always design with community in mind.

We care about the communities we serve—because they're our communities too. We're designers, engineers, scientists, and project managers, innovating together at the intersection of community, creativity, and client relationships. Balancing these priorities results in projects that advance the quality of life in communities across the globe.

About the role:

Due to ongoing work and the strength of our pipeline of exciting projects, our Australasian business is looking to grow its team of experienced Dams Engineers in our Sydney office. Applicants with a preference to be based in either our Melbourne or Brisbane offices may also be considered.

About You

This is an opportunity to push your career forward as part of an international leader in Dams and infrastructure engineering. You will join an established multi-disciplined team in either our Melbourne, Brisbane or Sydney office, where there is a cluster of experienced Dams engineers and project managers who can guide and mentor you as your build your career. You will be applying the technical knowledge you have, working alongside senior and up and coming specialists around the country, and will lead and mentor more junior staff.

You will be building your people skills in dealing with a range of clients including local authorities, government bodies and commercial organisations. Our team enjoys positive long-term relationships with clients who've come to rely on us as trusted advisors.

The role in a snapshot includes the following:

  • Providing technical expertise to project and group managers in the Water sector

  • Producing and reviewing technical calculations, specifications and drawings, with a solution-focused approach.

  • Supporting business development by planning and coordinating projects, proposals, and reports

  • Providing project management and leadership to the team as required to meet our clients’ high expectations

  • The preparation and review of cost estimates for our projects’ design and construction.

To meet the requirements of this exciting opportunity in a global company, you will be tertiary qualified in Civil Engineering (or equivalent) and have at least 6+ years’ experience within engineering consultancies. Preferably, you will have experience in the Dams space, and a passion to continue a career down this path. You will be confident in your technical skills relating to Dams engineering, and have experience using relevant software along with proven effective communication and client relationship-building skills.

What we offer

Along with a competitive salary we offer many other benefits to ensure your professional development & wellbeing is ongoing.

  • Flexible Working Arrangements including purchasing up to 4 weeks additional leave and provision for school term contracts.

  • Learning and Talent Development Programs including Global programmes, online learning and on-the-job learning

  • Mentoring for your own development and the opportunity to mentor others

  • Professional Memberships

  • Income Continuance Insurance (ICI)

  • Service Recognition Awards

  • Employee Assistance Program


Dams Engineer


Tertiary qualification in Civil Engineering (or equivalent)

Job Category:

Civil Engineering

About Stantec:

We’re active members of the communities we serve. That’s why at Stantec we always design with community in mind. We believe growing a great design company happens from the inside out. We look for people who are drawn to use every talent they possess, plus creativity, determination and a drive to do the extraordinary.

The Stantec community unites approximately 22,000 employees working in over 350 locations across six continents. We collaborate across disciplines and industries to bring water, transport and infrastructure projects to life. Our work from initial project concept and planning through design, construction and commissioning is built on a nearly 200-year history. So, when we take on a project, we see the opportunity to make a lasting connection with the people and places where we live and work.

Location :

Australia-New South Wales Sydney




New South Wales