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Senior Dams Engineer

Stantec Australia

Location: Sydney

Job Type: Full time



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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:

Stantec is currently involved in four major dam augmentation projects in Australia that combine dam safety aspects with flood mitigation and/or water security objectives. These large projects are supplemented by other dam upgrades, dam safety inspections, safety reviews and risk assessments for a variety of clients across Australia.

With this backdrop of 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 Sydney offices will 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 our Sydney office where there is a cluster of experienced Dams engineers and project managers to collaborate with. You will be applying the technical knowledge you have, working alongside other senior and recognised specialists around the country, and contributing to a variety of challenging projects throughout Australia and elsewhere.

You will use your people skills and work 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 inputs and support to project managers in the Dams sector
  • Producing and checking technical calculations, specifications and drawings, with a solution-focused approach.
  • Supporting business development by planning and coordinating projects, proposals, and reports
  • Participating in project team and client meetings as required to present and discuss technical issues and solutions that meet our clients’ high expectations

To meet the requirements of this exciting opportunity in a global company, you will be tertiary qualified in Civil or environmental Engineering (or equivalent) and have experience within engineering consultancies. Preferably, you will have experience in the Dams space and or water resources, 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 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 Membership fees
  • Income Continuance Insurance (ICI)
  • Service Recognition Awards
  • Employee Assistance Program


Senior Dams Engineer


tertiary qualified in Civil or environmental Engineering (or equivalent)

Employment Type: Full-Time

Job Type: Regular

Job Category: Engineering Other

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 26,000 employees working in over 400 locations across six continents. We collaborate across disciplines and industries to bring projects to life. Our work as architects, engineers, and consultants from initial project concept and planning through design, construction and commissioning is built on a solid history of success. 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. Redefine your personal best. Join us!

Location :

Australia-New South Wales Sydney




New South Wales