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Graduate Engineer - Water/Hydrology/Flooding

LocationSydney, NSW 2000
Work TypeFull time
Positions1 Position
Published At:2 months ago
  • Engineer
Job no: KTR6X

The Opportunity

Excited about water issues? You will be curious about flooding and water and keen to learn more and make a difference in our industry. A strong communicator, you will be working in multidisciplinary teams. Technical work will be completed using a range of hydrology and flood modelling software and tools.

We are passionate about your career growth at BG&E. We actively promote training and mentoring and seek to provide a diverse range of project opportunities to enhance your personal development.

 About The Role

Internship experience in water and flooding preferred.

Graduate Engineer to support the Flooding and Water Team located in Sydney. You will be involved in flood modelling and drainage design for a variety of projects from small scale development to catchment-wide council flood studies to major infrastructure across Australia. Our recent projects include M1 Raymond Terrace, Sydney Metro, Country Rail washaway assessments, flood evacuation plans and more.

Opportunity for growth through a company with a small feel but big opportunities. Join BG&E's nationwide team of passionate hydrologists, modellers and drainage designers.

Key Responsibilities Include:

With support from your mentor and our team of technical specialists your responsibilities will include:

·      Developing hydrologic and hydraulic models cand calculations to assist in flood modelling and drainage design such as TUFLOW, HEC-RAS, DRAINS, WBNM, RORB and GIS packages.

·      GIS data analysis and flood mapping

·      Design of waterways and flood mitigation measures, scour mitigation design and cross-drainage

·      Coordinating with other engineering disciplines and actively participating in interdisciplinary workshops as required.

·      Technical reporting.

·      Directly contacting clients and stakeholders

·      Site walkovers and inspections

About You

To succeed in this position, you'll bring experience such as:

·      Tertiary qualifications in Civil/Environmental Engineering or Environmental Science.

·      Clear and effective written and verbal communication skills.

·      A strong desire to learn and solve problems in a team context.

·      The ability to multi-task and self-prioritise workload.

·      High attention to detail with strong problem-solving skills.

About BG&E

BG&E is an employee-owned engineering consultancy with more than half a century of experience. United by a common purpose – we believe that truly great engineering takes curiosity, bravery, and trust, and is the key to creating extraordinary built environments.

At BG&E, we live our values every day: to demonstrate care and integrity, strive to pursue excellence, and serve as one team, that is ‘The BG&E Way’. We empower our people to be empathic, high-performing, and creative, and contribute to communities.

We work in partnership with clients and other stakeholders – to challenge conventional wisdom, pioneer new benchmarks in technical.

Life at BG&E

·      Flexible working arrangements to help achieve real work life balance.

·      Health and wellbeing support via a confidential Employee Assistance Program.

·      Competitive remuneration.

·      On-the-job coaching to help you be the best you can be, including leveraging BG&E’s global network of experts to help you realise your professional development goals to grow your career at BG&E.

Shared Values

·      Engender the BG&E Way and incorporate that into polices, process, systems and service delivery.

·      Provide a “one-stop-shop” approach to supporting the business, including coordinating cross functional activities to deliver a seamless service.

·      Be an advocate of BG&E both internally and externally.

·      Preserve the culture of BG&E, maintaining collaborative relationships globally.

Wellbeing and Safety

BG&E provides collaborative working environments, which supporting the safety and wellbeing of all employees and stakeholders. As an organisation, we strive to continually mitigate risks, and to improve our safety systems and performance.

Diversity and Inclusion

Equality is part of BG&E’s DNA. We value who you are – it begins with our values and continues through our culture – and is fostered throughout our workplaces. We recognise and celebrate difference and encourage our people and potential candidates to be comfortable in bringing your complete self to work.


Applicants without cover letters will not be considered. We may use AI content detection.

Only candidates with Full working rights until at least the end of 2027 will be considered.

  • Published on 21 Feb 2024, 1:00 AM