Making a difference.

As a 100% Australian owned company, Umwelt strives to provide a welcoming, progressive and collaborative workplace focussed on excellence and respect. We aim to be an employer of choice, attractive for professionals looking to work in an exciting, rewarding and fulfilling work-place environment.

Our people are our number one asset, and, as such, we are committed to emboldening a culture that not only supports team growth, but also rewards our team appropriately, and provides employees with further training and employment opportunities.

We pride ourselves on our collaboration and communication, providing efficient access to senior management and regular guidance and feedback. We have genuine flexible workplace arrangements allowing employees to balance the demands of work and life.

We believe in honesty and transparency and have built a sharing culture where employees are kept abreast of company performance and growth opportunities. We have an established Employee Share Scheme – a program providing broad-based ownership for employees.

What do we do?

We are a well-respected organisation that delivers outstanding environmental and social consulting services for regional, national and international clients, including local, state and commonwealth government departments.

With over 25 years of experience, we have completed thousands of projects spanning, urban development, infrastructure, industry, resources (mining and quarrying), renewables (wind and solar) and defence.

Across all aspects of our operations, we seek to drive sustainable outcomes by balancing social, environmental and economic challenges. What sets us apart from other companies is the skills and experience of our talented team, and their uncompromising professional approach and strong technical leadership. To learn more about what we do visit

We currently have a range of water resource opportunities available:

Senior Water Resources Engineer – Newcastle, NSW

Reporting to the Principal Water Engineer, this role requires technical and project management responsibilities for water resources engineering projects. You will manage, coordinate and support the application of water engineering, environmental studies, and investigations undertaken by Umwelt, and provide a critical interface between internal project teams and key client contacts.

Ideally, you will bring to the role:

  • Knowledge of areas such as surface water impact assessment, water quality analysis, water management system design, flooding and drainage assessment, water balance, and erosion and sediment control.
  • Extensive project and consulting experience – particularly in relation to water resources engineering projects.
  • Strong verbal and written skills.
  • Ability to effectively liaise with clients, authorities, and other stakeholders as required.

Water Resources Engineer (Flood Modelling) – Newcastle, NSW

Reporting to the Team Manager, we are seeking an experienced engineer with a demonstrated background in flood modelling and report/proposal writing. You will undertake both technical and project management roles in surface water impact assessment, flooding and drainage assessment, conceptual water management system design, preparation of water management plans, water quality assessment, water balance preparation and erosion and sediment control.

Ideally, you will bring to the role:

  • Expertise in hydrologic and hydraulic investigations, flood impact and risk assessment, and associated report writing.
  • Experience using hydrologic and hydraulic modelling software.
  • Strong verbal and written skills.
  • A strong focus on providing high quality and technically robust services and advice to both internal and external clients.

About our Water Resources Engineering team

Our Water Resources Engineering team has a reputation for providing high-quality water engineering services to both government and private industries.

Some of our services include:

  • Flood modelling and floodplain risk management.
  • Surface water impact assessments
  • Water balance modelling
  • Water management plans
  • Water quality
  • Erosion and sediment control, and
  • Dams and extreme floods

Get in touch

If you would like to apply for a position advertised or require any further information regarding current or future career opportunities, please contact Bianca Lockett on (02) 4950 5322.