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Dam Safety Engineer

We ensure dams operate in the safest possible condition.
  • Independent
  • Intuitive
  • Optimistic
  • Passionate
  • Reliable

About this role

  • Enthusiasm for learning
  • Global citizenship
  • Teamwork

The Dam Safety Engineer assists in several aspects of dam safety management for the 26 dams owned and operated by Seqwater.  

Key responsibilities include: 

• Assisting in assessing the compliance of all Seqwater dams with the requirements of Dam Safety guidelines and regulations. 

• Collating, analysing and managing dam safety instrumentation data installed to assess the structural performance of the dam whilst liaising with the Dam Operators.  

• Assisting in reviewing and updating dam safety documentation for each dam.  

• Completing annual and 5-yearly dam safety inspections on company owned referable dams. 

• Undertaking hydrological studies for real time flood forecasting and monitoring purposes. 

• Assisting in flood operations during flood events.


  • Moderate

Working Environment

  • Home office
  • In an office
  • Outside


  • Diverse working environments
  • Flexible working options
  • Mentoring