• Australian Water Association (AWA)
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Senior Mechanical Engineer

  • Pin (2)60 Mountain St, Adelaide, SA
  • UnionAU$75,000 - AU$90,000 Yearly
  • Group (22) Engineering Mechanical , Engineering

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We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

Providing sustainable water solutions for a better world.

For decades AECOM has been providing water system services throughout ANZ with a focus on emerging technology and innovation. We are industry leaders in asset management as well as the full range of infrastructure and service planning, design, and construction.

Public and private municipal water companies call on our experience to help them protect public health and the environment through the provision of safe drinking water and sanitation services.

We work closely with clients to provide water solutions that contribute to liveable and water sensitive cities, reduce cost and impact and use new technology in treatment processes.

We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Job Description

AECOM’s Water Infrastructure team in Melbourne is recognised as a national centre of excellence for mechanical engineering. Following significant contract awards in our Australia/New Zealand Water business line, we are searching for a Senior Mechanical Engineer to join our team, who has a passion for technical excellence and is looking to further develop their experience in delivering multi-disciplinary projects in a global organisation.

What will a day in this role look like:

  • As an experienced engineer, you will play a key role delivering mechanical designs as part of our integrated water infrastructure team across Australia and New Zealand.
  • You will provide mechanical engineering design, advice, review and approval whilst maintaining the high standards of delivery excellence established by the team.
  • Work on a diverse range of major national and international water infrastructure projects, including water and wastewater treatment plants, desalination, major pump station and pipelines, dams and headworks, and support our delivery of major transport, water, power and urban development projects.
  • You will have opportunities to be mentored by leaders and industry experts in our business and will in turn mentor and develop emerging engineers to shape our future professionals.

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?

  • Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering – essential & RPEV / CPEng – highly regarded.
  • Demonstrated mechanical design experience in water and/or wastewater projects within a dynamic consulting and design environment.
  • Knowledge of applicable design codes, standards and guidelines.
  • Experience delivering multi-disciplinary solutions and leading technical teams (highly regarded).
  • Passion for delivering high quality work, with excellent client and stakeholder engagement skills.
Additional information

AECOM acknowledges the Traditional Owners and Custodians of the lands on which we, our clients and our communities live and work around Australia. We pay our respects to their cultures and to their Elders — past, present, and emerging. We are committed to connecting to Country in our work through meaningful engagement with First Nations peoples and businesses.  Find out more about our Australian Reconciliation Action Plan here: https://aecom.com/au/our-vision-for-reconciliation/.


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 $13.1 billion in fiscal year 2022. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at aecom.com 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.

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