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Water Engineer

Do you have an interest in flood modelling?

Inertia has a great opportunity for an Engineer experienced in water modelling and analysis to expand their skills in flood engineering. Inertia is an engineering consultancy specialising in the delivering civil, structural, and water engineering solutions for clients within the built environment. We have developed an enviable reputation for delivering high-quality, innovative solutions and are known for our multidisciplinary approach that delivers exceptional outcomes for our clients.

On Offer:

• A competitive salary package offered to reflect experience and skill
• Diverse projects across Urban Development, Land subdivisions, Roads, and Infrastructure markets
• Opportunity to foster existing and develop new relationships in a client-focused orientated business
• An excellent values-driven company culture based on mutual respect and enjoyment
• Central, modern Brisbane location with river views close to public transport options


• Relevant tertiary qualifications or equivalent
• Industry accreditation/membership desirable
• 2+ years’ experience in stormwater and flood engineering within the design and construction industry environment in QLD
• Experience in preparing Stormwater Management Plans (SMPs), Hydrologic Impact Assessments (HIAs), Flood Studies, general stormwater/flood correspondence and Drainage Studies
• Demonstrate a high level of proficiency in Australian Rainfall and Runoff 2019 (ARR2019) and the Queensland Urban Drainage Manual (QUDM)
• Knowledge of and ability to apply engineering principles to comply with scope of works and technical criteria
• Well-developed oral and written communication skills
• Ability to utilize priority software such as TUFLOW, MUSIC, and QGIS for flood modelling and analysis is desirable but not essential. We can train you if you have the passion


• Like working in an energetic and fun culture, while being committed to excellent project outcomes
• Want to work on interesting projects that will challenge your skills and creativity
• Have technical and mentoring skills to assist and develop Civil Engineering personnel
• Have the ability to delegate tasks and ensure projects are delivered on time and on budget
• Have a result-orientated approach and can effectively communicate within a team and with our partners
• Have full working rights to live and work in Australia


We like to have fun! The team have created a successful Cultural Committee with a Strive to Thrive Program with a ‘real’ focus on community, wellness, and growth. We provide an afternoon of trivia, a running club, mentoring program and a calendar of fun annual events

We will:

• Recognise your efforts and celebrate your achievements
• Provide you with opportunities to use your creativity, experience and skills to deliver outstanding projects and succeed as a professional
• Support your desire to innovate, challenge the norm and push boundaries by enabling access to resources to enhance your knowledge and support your growth
• Foster a culture where teamwork is championed, collaboration is valued and balance is achieved by enjoying what we do and who we are

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