Senior Coastal Engineer


Water Technology Pty Ltd



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$95,000 - $120,000 p.a.

Water Technology is an engineering and environmental consulting business specialising in surface water, groundwater, waterways, coastal and marine challenges, operating nationally with over 140 happy and engaged employees. We encourage an open, innovative and supportive culture with a focus on professional development and creating career pathways.

The Western Australian team are laid back professionals who are passionate about their work and solving problems for our clients. The main WA office is appropriately located in Fremantle amongst the cafes for our foodie engineers and scientists. We are also dog friendly, so bring your pooch to work or come in on the days the Fluffy Techers are in for the pet experience without owning one!

The opportunity for a Senior Engineer is open with our Coasts & Marine team. This is a national team, so you'll be based in WA to have proximity to our WA clients, but have the opportunity to work on projects around the country. We are looking for a strong project manager with solid technical capabilities to be able to guide and mentor our junior team members. You will be the go-to coastal technical person in WA. As we are a consultancy, naturally there will be tendering and proposal writing as part of the job.

You have:

  • Demonstrated record of achievement and leadership on coastal management projects.
  • Experience in providing technical mentorship.
  • Excellent tendering and proposal writing skills.
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications.
  • Expertise in coastal management processes, coastal engineering, coastal design, coastal assessment and project management.

Most importantly we are seeking someone who is passionate about water resources and coastal solutions.

Why join us?

Besides a collaborative and innovative culture, Water Technology offer's the opportunity work on projects across the country. We encourage and support our people at all levels in the organisation to continue their professional development. Some of the benefits we offer our people are:

  • Excellent work-life balance driven by the leadership team.
  • Hybrid workplace, with the ability to work from home.
  • Financial contribution to and genuine support of your career goals and professional development.
  • The option to purchase annual leave.
  • The opportunity to purchase shares (we are employee owned after all).
  • Diversity and Inclusion committee to ensure a great work environment and working relationships.
  • Financial Bonus structure.
  • Monthly health and wellbeing activities.
  • Monthly recognition awards.

Water Technology is proud to contribute to the increasing diversity of the Australian workforce. Supporting equity and diversity means supporting opportunities for all candidates to find suitable employment. As an inclusive recruiter and employer, we recognise individual differences, embrace individual strengths and look for opportunities for everyone to achieve their full potential. Our recruitment upholds the principles of merit and equity, and we welcome Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples, women, people with disability, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, LGBTQI+ and mature age workers.

Research shows that women often hesitate to apply for a job unless they meet 100% of the selection criteria, while men are more inclined to apply with just 60%.


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