Technical Director - Dams and Hydropower

Mott MacDonald

Location: Brisbane

Job Type: Full time


Together, we open opportunities with our connected thinking.
Mott MacDonald is a dynamic and innovative engineering, management and development consultancy working with high profile clients across Australia. We are wholly independent, employee-owned company with strong local leadership and autonomy.

We have secured exciting projects across the hydropower and dams sector and are seeking candidates to join our global Dams team. As a leading provider of dam engineering services with a growing portfolio of projects, we have been engaged in the study, design, and delivery of major dam projects for over 80 years.

We are open to this role being based in a variety of locations, which includes our Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Adelaide offices.

Your opportunity
The role will see you guide a team of engineers and technical specialists, preparing feasibility studies, calculations, and outline/detailed civil engineering designs.

As a Dams and Hydropower Director, you will lead owners engineer services, provide senior leadership and direction to the design of large, multidisciplinary projects, providing technical support, project management, and professional guidance to aid your team's development. The role includes connecting into our Global Dams and Hydropower capability and capacity to bring the best of Mott MacDonald to our Australian clients and growing a team aligned to client needs.

This role will present you with a fantastic opportunity to further develop your technical skills through your project work. There are great prospects for career progression and expanding your team as the business continues to grow, furthermore opening a broader career path.

About you

  • Bachelor's Degree in civil engineering, ideally chartered with local registration
  • Demonstrated experience of dams, reservoirs, and hydraulics
  • Enthusiasm to guide a team and be a key technical mentor to a larger team of experienced professionals.
  • Experience in managing multidisciplinary teams and complex projects, including managing key clients and other project stakeholders.

Our values, culture, and benefits
And it's not just rhetoric when we say we are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. We are committed to fostering a culture that empowers our people, promotes fosters teamwork and embraces sustainability. We value the diversity of our staff and are committed to creating an inclusive work culture where everyone can bring their full selves to work. We offer a range of benefits and facilities to make this a great place to be, including:

  • State of the art office and end of trip facilities
  • Agile working
  • Salary and group bonus incentive scheme
  • Life, personal accident, and salary continuance insurance
  • Options to purchase additional annual leave
  • Annual Health Check

You've got this!
This is a great opportunity to join a growing consultancy that is pushing ahead in the local market. If you are looking for an opportunity to work in a fast-growing business with an organisation that is shaping the communities in which we live, then we would encourage you to apply for the above position and join our world class consultancy.

You’ve got this!