Senior Water / Environmental Engineer / Project Manager


Hydrosphere Consulting


Ballina, NSW

Fields of technical expertise:

  • integrated water cycle management,
  • water and sewerage strategic planning
  • NSW Government best-practice water supply and sewerage suite of planning documents for local water utilities

Hydrosphere Consulting specialises in providing strategic advice and scientific services in the water and environmental management sectors. Our small dynamic team, based in Ballina, NSW, has a senior position available for an enthusiastic person wishing to contribute to excellent outcomes for our clients.

The Senior Water/Environmental Engineer/Project Manager will provide a leadership role for our project teams, successfully manage project timelines, budgets and project outputs and liaise with our valued clients to deliver high quality small, medium and large projects.

The work will be undertaken across our fields of strategic planning for local councils and water utilities including integrated water cycle management, long-term water supply and sewerage strategy development, financial planning, developer charges and strategic business planning. It is expected that the successful applicant will take a central role in the winning, project management and technical delivery of these projects.

We are looking for staff with 10+ years of experience whose interests and career aspirations align with these fields of work.

The successful applicant will be a motivated, self-starter who values teamwork and enjoys new challenges. You will intuitively understand our client’s requirements, produce excellent project outcomes and be proud of your contribution to the business. You will have:

  • relevant tertiary qualifications
  • 10+ years of technical expertise in water supply and sewerage strategic planning
  • the ability to work on a diverse range of projects with limited supervision.
  • strong knowledge of state and federal legislative requirements relevant to water supply and sewerage
  • the ability to win work and expand our project and client base through tendering and client relationships
  • excellent problem-solving skills
  • ability to work collaboratively to achieve shared outcomes
  • excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • experience in both passive and active stakeholder engagement
  • the drive to deliver high quality work to a set timeframe
  • experience in consulting and project management
  • excellent report writing, data analysis and oral presentation skills
  • a reputation for a high standard of work.

The successful candidate will be a valued member of our team based in Ballina and will be willing to establish strong ties to the local area and contribute to improved outcomes for our valued clients which are located across NSW. The position offers:

  • the ability to work on a range of exciting projects
  • the opportunity to extend your technical and business skills
  • flexible working hours
  • the opportunity to work on innovative ideas that you're passionate about
  • a great opportunity to help shape a growing company.

Hydrosphere Consulting promotes work/life balance. Competitive remuneration will be available to the successful applicant and will be based on qualifications, skills and experience.

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