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AECOM Australian Based Dams / Reservoir Engineering Opportunities (Relocation assistance provided) in San Francisco, California

Company Description

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

With a significant and resilient pipeline of work in our Australian & New Zealand Water business, we are expanding our Dams team in Australia.

Join the number 1 globally ranked Dams and Engineering Practice (according to ENR) and work on nation defining dams focused projects, access diverse skills and knowledge from a range of industry recognised dams’ specialists across the globe and join a great team culture focused on participation and inclusion.

If you are a senior Dams / Reservoir Engineer, Designer or Design Manager with proven experience and are looking for a change, Australia might just be the answer! With its stunning scenery, outdoor lifestyle, great weather, beautiful beaches, mountain ranges, and wine regions, Australia has something for everyone. With AECOM’s flexibility, there are opportunities base yourself in our Brisbane, Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast, Newcastle, Melbourne, Sydney or Perth offices.

Full relocation and visa support will be offered to suitable candidates worldwide.

Job Description

What a day in the dams team could involve:

  • Conceptual to detailed design of water dams, retarding basins and service basins

  • Inspection, investigation and condition assessment of existing dams including review and surveillance of monitoring data

  • Safety Reviews with multidisciplinary teams to deliver all aspects.

  • Client liaison and management of multiple projects from small to large scale

  • Superintendence and Contract Administration.

  • Collaboration with our interstate and international offices.

  • Mentoring junior engineers.

If you are seeking a fantastic work-life balance with a variety of flexible working options and remote working, as well as taking advantage of a bustling office, we want to hear from you!

Offered compensation will be based on location and individual skills and qualifications. We are recruiting at various levels, and due to this the expected range is $120,000 - $250,000 AUD.


The following qualifications and experience are highly desired, but if you don’t tick all the boxes, you could still be a perfect fit for this role. Please apply, all applications will be considered.

What are we looking for from you?

  • Experience in dams or reservoir engineering and design

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications & CPEng (highly regarded)

  • Demonstrated capability in design, including the preparation of design reports, design drawings and specifications

  • Excellent report writing and verbal communication skills

  • You are positive, and see challenges as opportunities to innovate, collaborate and grow.

Additional Information



AECOM is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from advisory, planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical and digital expertise, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $14.4 billion in fiscal year 2023. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at and @AECOM.

Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity

You will have the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

ReqID: REF31094X

Business Line: Water

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: ANZ

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: Hybrid