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Graduate Hydrologist / Water Resources Engineer

Posted by admin on April 16, 2021
  • Anywhere

Position Basis

The role is an ongoing, full-time position, beginning in March 2022

Primary Responsibilities

To assist Project Managers and Project Directors on a range of complex hydrology, flood modelling and water resource projects

Typical activities will involve collation and analysis of time series and spatial data, model development and calibration, and scenario modelling. Report writing is also a key activity

Key Relationships

  • Reports to: Team Leader
  • Works with: Project Managers, Project Directors, other project team members
  • Roles reporting to this one: n/a

Key Selection Criteria

The successful applicant will:

Tertiary Qualifications

Have appropriate tertiary qualifications in civil or environmental engineering

Knowledge / Skills

  • Understand the key principles of hydrology, water resources and flood modelling, and have the ability to apply these in standard and novel ways to solve engineering problems
  • Use spreadsheets, GIS software and/or computer programming to analyse large data sets
  • Competently use a range of relevant hydrology and hydraulic models such as RORB, URBS, MIKE, TUFLOW, HEC-RAS, REALM and Source
  • Write concise reports and presentations summarising the purpose, method and important outcomes of a project
  • Communicate regularly and effectively with other project team members
  • Manage their own time when provided with task timelines and budgets


  • Demonstrate a keen interest in working on hydrology and water resource related projects
  • Work well in teams
  • Develop their own knowledge and skills through formal and on the job training
  • Promote a ‘safety first’ approach to office-based and out of office work
  • Be willing to participate in water industry seminars, conferences and professional associations


Prior experience is not mandatory; however relevant work experience will be considered favourably


Other relevant information

Employment eligibility

Applicants must be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or hold a valid work permit or visa


The role will be based in either HARC’s Melbourne office (Blackburn) or Sydney office (Parramatta)


Applications for this position close on Friday, May 21, 2021

Terms and conditions

Conditions of employment will be governed by the standard HARC employment contract


The collection and handling of applications and personal information will be consistent with the requirements of the Information Privacy Act 2000





To apply for this job email your details to RORB@harconsulting.com.au