senior hydraulic engineer in Melbourne

carmina navalta, randstad
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AU$ 90,000 - AU$ 135,000 per year

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melbourne, victoria
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AU$ 90,000 - AU$ 135,000 per year
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carmina navalta, randstad
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job description

your new company

This firm is an established multidisciplinary engineering consultancy with over 30 years experience in delivering successful projects in Australia. With a solid reputation in the market and a steady stream of projects being awarded continuously, they have positioned themselves positively even during Melbourne’s lockdown.

They provide a full range of engineering services and specialise in delivering projects from concept to completion across a wide range of project portfolios from small scale building projects to multi-million dollar developments.

your new role

Looking to add top talent to their building services teams, they are recruiting for their Hydraulics team. Employed on a permanent full-time basis, you will ideally join as a Project or Senior Hydraulic Engineer. In this role, you will report to the Hydraulic Lead and the Directors but also have an opportunity to step up and lead the team from time to time or be a project leader.

You will be hands on in the design and analysis of hydraulic services systems across a wide range of building portfolios and work in project teams, either as a supporting engineer or a lead engineer depending on the scale of the project, taking ownership in providing engineering solutions to clients and ensuring design outcomes are compliant, efficient and cost-effective.

To be considered for the role you will need to have building services experience and meet some (if not all) of the criteria below.

your key skills and qualifications

  • Have a relevant and recognised engineering or architectural degree ; or extensive experience in the design and analysis of hydraulic services systems such as gas, domestic potable water, domestic heated water, non-potable water, rainwater reuse systems, sanitary drainage and plumbing, trade waste, stormwater drainage and rainwater reuse for the construction industry;
  • Fire services knowledge in hose reels and hydrants advantageous
  • At least five (5) years experience as a building services engineer/consultant. Engineering consulting experience is an advantage.
  • Project portfolio in the commercial, educational, residential, hospitality, industrial, refurbishment and retail sector.
  • Have proficiency with AutoCAD and Revit MEP
  • Knowledge of relevant building codes, standards and legislations
  • Team player with excellent time management and communication skills

your offer and staff benefits

Working with a dedicated and professional team is always a plus but on top of that this consulting firm is offering you:

  • Above market salary package
  • A great working culture
  • Exceptional training and development opportunities
  • Social club and various staff incentives
  • Good work-life balance and flexible work if required
  • Close to the CBD with easy access to trains, trams and private parking
  • And many more!

your next step

If you are ready to join an established engineering firm with an excellent staff retention rate and feel that this role matches your experience and expectations, please apply now with a copy of your most updated CV in word format.

Please note that initial interviews will be held virtually at this stage.

We look forward to your application.

Have more questions?

Please don’t hesitate to contact Carmina on 0455 241 708 or on for a confidential discussion about this vacancy. Alternatively, we also have similar opportunities in Building Services for your consideration.

Connect with Carmina Navalta on LinkedIn to be updated on engineering and drafting opportunities in Victoria.

At Randstad, we are passionate about providing equal employment opportunities and embracing diversity to the benefit of all. We actively encourage applications from any background.


"Hydraulic" OR "Building Services" OR "Revit MEP"


Bachelors degree

educational requirements

Bachelor Degree