Senior Hydrologist, Christchurch

Last update 2024-04-24
Expires 2024-05-24
ID #2082116099
Senior Hydrologist, Christchurch
New Zealand, Canterbury, Christchurch,
Modified March 21, 2024


We are looking for experienced


to join our

Christchurch-based Water Resources and Stormwater team.
This role offers the opportunity to work on infrastructure design, drainage/stormwater design, water resource management and flood modelling throughout NZ, Australia, and the Pacific Islands. You will bring a sound technical knowledge of hydrological understanding and methods to the role, but also develop new technical skills in our well-established and supportive team. You'll collaborate with principals and Technical Directors and assist in the development of Junior team members. You'll be responsible for delivering top-quality outcomes within the usual time and financial restrictions of a busy consultancy, while also having the opportunity to develop our team members and apply your project management skills.
If this sounds like you, then these are the skills and experience we are looking for:
Honours degree or higher in a relevant field, such as Hydrology, Earth Science, Physical Geography, Natural Resources Engineering, or Water Resources
Minimum of 7 years equivalent work experience
Chartered, or working towards chartership, with and appropriate organisation, e.g., CIWEM, ICE, Eng NZ
Demonstrable expertise in technical areas of hydrology, including water resources management.
Ko wai koe | About you
You are an intermediate or senior level civil engineer, with some technical experience in hydrology, hydraulics of pipe and open channel networks, catchment planning, water quality treatment, or flood risk assessment, as well as civil engineering design. You’ll take accountability of your work with a track record of on-time and on-budget delivery.
You’ll be a team player who enjoys working as part of a talented and diverse team. You’ll also need to have the ability to build strong relationships with clients, based on understanding their needs as well as maintaining their trust and confidence in our performance, ultimately leading to continuing work and repeat business. We would also welcome project management or site experience.
Our multi-disciplinary team specialises across water, wastewater, and stormwater, as well as streams, rivers, and flood management. We collaborate with clients in local and central government, transportation, industrial, commercial, mining, and agricultural sectors in New Zealand, Australia, the Pacific and Southeast Asia. As our clients continue to call on our expertise, we’re right there beside them and are looking for more great people to join our team.
We embrace the fact that people are our greatest asset. It’s our people that set us apart, and who our clients keep coming back to. Passionate about what we do and the culture we have developed, we believe that key to our success is the teamwork and collaboration fostered, not only within our Water team, but right across the Beca Group.
This commitment to our people means we understand that it’s not always easy juggling work with everything else life throws at us. Which is why we are happy to discuss flexible working arrangements for all opportunities in the Beca team–in either a part-time or full-time capacity.
A career with Beca will provide you with:
A supportive and caring work environment where you can bring your whole self to work.
Support with relocation and immigration to suitable applicants.
Flexible working arrangements to balance your personal / family commitments.
Opportunities to learn from our industry experts and technical gurus across the Asia Pacific.
A highly supportive environment of sharing and collaboration.
Excellent benefits provided to all staff – including discounted health insurance, discounts on gym memberships, and a number of social club events.
Beca prides itself on supporting a diverse and inclusive culture – open to inputs from creative people of all genders, ethnicity, identity, thought and experiences.
Beca is one of Asia Pacific’s largest independent advisory, design, and engineering consultancies. After a century of operation, we have grown from a family-owned business to one of the most progressive, client-centric professional services consultancies in our region. We have more than 4,000 employees in 24 offices around the world and have delivered projects in more than 70 countries.
‘Creative people together transforming our world’ is our vision. It reflects our culture, our aspirations, and our purpose - to make everyday better. We create value through understanding and delivering successful solutions, exceptional service and our enduring relationships and use our skills and systems to empower innovation; helping our clients shape communities, optimise their assets and streamline their operations.
For more information on our successful projects, please click here.
Embrace the vibrant rejuvenation of Christchurch, a city that has risen from challenges with renewed energy. Experience a perfect balance of modern amenities, innovative architecture, and cultural attractions amid breath-taking natural landscapes. From stunning coastlines to serene parks, indulge in endless outdoor adventures and tranquil relaxation.
Ready to make everyday better? Apply now.


Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Senior hydrologist

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