First listed on: 08 August 2022

Technical Director, Dams

Just imagine your future with us…

Aurecon is committed to creating an inclusive culture that embraces diversity, equity and inclusion – and we provide our people with flexible working opportunities.

We believe diverse teams enable us to solve our clients' and society's most complex problems in unconventional and distinctive ways. We offer flexible working as it enables all of our employees to balance work and life in way that works for them.

Aurecon is an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality, as awarded by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (Australia), and are a founding member of The Diversity Agenda in New Zealand. We also have a Reconciliation Action Plan and hold Silver Employer status in the Australian Workplace Equality Index for LGBTI+ inclusion. Across our company, inclusive leadership is role modelled from the top and is an expectation of all.

Our flexible way of working includes our flexible start and finish times, working from home, part time and job share options. Aurecon also offers 14 weeks paid parental leave, three weeks paid partner leave, and other health services and benefits.

If this is how you would like to work you’d be a good fit, we’d love to hear from you. We welcome people of all identities from all background and with diverse accessibility needs. We’re curious about your career path and how we can support you to be your best.

The Role

As a Technical Director, you will be joining our SAVI (Victoria, South Australia and Tasmania) Dams Team where you will act as a key member of a highly skilled team of specialists. You will work with a multi-disciplinary team on varied dam-related projects across Australia, and will be responsible for technical delivery of studies, safety reviews, risk assessments, foundation and dam designs, slope stability analyses, hydraulic analyses and more.

Responsibilities include

  • Involvement in a variety of dam-related projects, including earth and concrete dams, foundation analysis, design, dam stability, hydraulic analysis, feasibility studies, etc.
  • Contributing to business development for Aurecon’s dams services both locally and nationally.
  • Securing forward workload for the team via business development, proposal development and technical studies and reports.
  • Providing technical leadership on dams engineering projects and a technical mentor for other less experienced engineers in the wider team
  • Helping build Aurecon’s profile in the Australian dams industry through participation in ANCOLD activities and related events.

What we are looking for:

  • Extensive experience in all facets of Dams Engineering, for a range of dam types, ideally in a consulting environment
  • Tertiary qualification in civil engineering (or another related discipline)
  • Chartered status (e.g. CPEng, RPEQ, RPEV).
  • Established industry profile through participation in professional associations (i.e. ANCOLD)
  • Experience in project delivery for Water Clients within Victoria and South Australia specifically, but also across Australia.
  • Proven track record in leading a project team and technical delivery for a range of dam-related projects.

We value the difference each team member brings and we look for people who have had a broad range of experiences and a growth and learning mindset.

About us

We’ve re-imagined engineering.

Aurecon is an international engineering, design and advisory company, but not as you know it!

Drawing on our deep pool of expertise, we co-create innovative solutions with our clients to some of the world’s most complex challenges.

We listen deeply and intently, which helps us see opportunities, possibilities and potential others can’t. Think engineering. Think again.

Want to know more?

You can learn more about what it’s like to work at Aurecon by visiting the careers section of our website.

If you are intrigued or excited by what you have read, then we want to hear from you. Apply now!


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