Senior Hydraulic
Services Engineer

Are you a Senior Hydraulic Engineer seeking your next challenge? We are looking for Senior Hydraulic Engineers in VIC, NSW, and QLD to work on some of Australia’s most innovative and progressive projects.

Why work with us

With over four decades of experience, WSce excels in civil, water, hydraulic, and fire protection. Our strength lies in our people and their expertise, combining strategic advice and technical design to exceed project expectations.

Operating from offices in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, and Canberra, we work on large, complex developments for private, institutional, and government clients.

We take pride in our philanthropic efforts and community engagement, making your work meaningful beyond the office.

We understand that success is not only about delivering outstanding results but also about having fun along the way. We are always on the lookout for the right kind of people to join our team – people who love what they do, do it unbelievably well, and are driven to succeed. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering diversity.

The role

As a Senior Hydraulic Engineer at WSce, you will create advanced engineering design solutions, manage their construction, and provide expertise through commissioning and implementation.

You will lead medium to large-scale projects, ensuring precise and comprehensive technical outputs. You’ll work with a team that sets the benchmark, redefines possibilities, embraces innovation and exceeds expectations.


Role specifics
  • Generate high-quality design solutions, lead medium to large-scale projects & act as a technical authority.
  • Understand and meet client design requirements from scope documents & project briefs.
  • Produce precise technical drawings, calculations & design reports in line with all relevant Australian standards.
  • Conduct research & validate design solutions, using advanced techniques for accuracy.
  • Develop & test design effectiveness, engaging in peer reviews for quality assurance.
  • Analyse & improve existing designs, addressing complex faults & optimising performance.
  • Provide detailed handover documentation to the construction team, with thorough attention to detail.
  • Conduct site inspections, review contractors’ work & prepare comprehensive reports.
  • Collaborate with project team members to review contractors’ shop drawings & RFIs.
  • Manage project data, time records, and finances, providing regular status reports & resolutions.
  • Adhere to project budgets & timelines, identifying and mitigating risks to delivery and scope.
  • Maintain thorough records of design decisions, ensuring a well-documented process.

About You

As a Senior Hydraulic Services Engineer, you bring exceptional hydraulic experience, strong project management skills, and thorough technical expertise. You are confident in communicating with clients and business partners and are dedicated to contributing to our team’s success culture.

You have a strong understanding of compliance requirements, are fluent in design standards, and have experience delivering complex projects while guiding and reviewing less experienced staff. You excel at developing client relationships and introducing new clients to our services. With strong people skills, you can create effective training materials and guide others.

Technically adept, you are proficient in design and project management software, and are well-versed in practice management systems and project management concepts.

Ideal Skills & Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering (a Master’s degree is highly regarded).
  • Minimum 10 years of engineering experience, preferably in consulting.
  • Extensive expertise in engineering principles and innovative design solutions.
  • Strong organisational, communication, and problem-solving skills.
  • Experience with compliance requirements and design standards.
  • Ability to introduce new clients through network contacts.
  • Proficiency in design and project management software.
  • Knowledge of practice management systems and project management concepts.

What You'll Get in Return

We offer an inclusive and vibrant office culture, focused on supporting and developing our employees with in-house training and mentorship.

Company benefits include:

  • Opportunity to work on large, complex and state-significant projects.
  • Hybrid working conditions and flexible start/finish time.
  • Modern offices in central locations.
  • Paid parental leave.
  • Bonus schemes and equity incentives.
  • Annual salary reviews and regular feedback.
  • Structured training for professional development.
  • Employee assistance programs to support employee well-being.
  • Quarterly team-building events.
  • Regular social events.


If you’re interested in applying for this role, send us a confidential application, along with your resume and cover letter. Applicants must have the right to live and work in Australia.

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