Project Technical Lead, Hydraulic Engineering

Stantec Australia

Location: Melbourne

Job Type: Full time


Project Technical Lead, Hydraulic Engineering - ( 2300002S )


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

Our Melbourne office are seeking a Project Technical Lead, Hydraulic Engineering to progress their career in Hydraulic Services consulting. This role is suitable for a qualified candidate to take the lead on a diverse range of projects. We are looking for someone with Hydraulic design experience within the building services sector.

The successful candidate will be able to apply their technical skills and demonstrate commitment in a way which ensures projects are thoroughly designed, personally reviewed and delivered on time. You will be expected to service projects including those of relatively large size, of high complexity and with multiple clients.

Stantec are involved in a vast variety of project types including health, defence, high-rise, industrial, education etc. The successful candidate will be working in a strong team environment and will need to manage several projects at any one time. You will be self-motivated, resourceful and a great communicator.

Day to day tasks would involve:

  • Undertaking Hydraulic engineering assessment and calculations for the detailed design of building structures

  • Corresponding with a range of clients and stakeholders including local authorities, government bodies and commercial companies

  • Prioritise workloads whilst ensuring our clients’ needs are met whilst maintaining strong and trusting working relationships with your colleague's both locally and across the international Stantec team.

  • Build and develop your professional profile both internally and externally by consistently demonstrating an ability to successfully deliver projects.

To be successful for this role you'll need:

  • Ideally be degree qualified in an engineering discipline

  • Have experience working in the consulting or engineering industry

  • Previous Hydraulic building services experience

  • Self-management skills will be as important as your technical design and project management abilities

  • Technically very strong in terms of understanding the key elements of the design and construction associated with Hydraulic Engineering works.

  • Ability to multitask and deliver high profile projects in a timely manner

  • Ideally be well connected/networked within the industry

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

What we offer

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

  • Genuine Flexible Working Arrangements - Including work from home opportunities, provision for school term contracts, job sharing and part time employment.

  • Option to purchase up to 4 weeks additional leave.

  • 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

  • A friendly team environment, with dedicated and enthusiastic staff committed to producing high quality service and deliverables

  • Professional Memberships

  • Salary Continuance Insurance (SCI)

  • Mental Health and Wellbeing Programs

  • Service Recognition Awards

  • Employee Assistance Program

About Stantec

The Stantec community unites approximately 25,000 employees working in over 400 locations across six continents. We collaborate across disciplines and industries to bring buildings, energy, resources, water, environmental, transport and infrastructure projects to life.

Our work from initial project concept and planning through design, construction, and commissioning begins at the intersection of community, creativity, and client relationships.

How to apply

If this position is of interest, please apply via the link below.

Please note that no agency applications will be accepted at this time.


Ideally be degree qualified in an engineering discipline

Primary Location : Australia-Victoria-Melbourne

Organization : BC-3011 Buildings-AU Victoria

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : No

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Mar 2, 2023, 7:25:08 PM

Req ID: 2300002S

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