Hydraulic Modeller Jobs

How to Enter

To make yourself stand out and improve your chances of securing a Hydraulic Modeller job in New Zealand, it’s recommended to first complete a Bachelor of Engineering degree and specialise in Civil Engineering, or anything related to water, sewer or storm system management.


Typical Responsibilities

The day-to-day responsibilities of a Hydraulic Modeller could include all or some of the following:

  • Engaging clients and visiting sites to understand the needs of the project
  • Using computer modelling software to plan drainage, sewerage and flood control systems
  • Calculating costs and budgets
  • Assessing the environmental impact of proposed work
  • Keeping up-to-date with all legislation changes and ensuring work completed is compliant
  • Ensuring Health & Safety standards are met
  • Conducting onsite inspections during project progression
  • Maintaining drainage, sewerage and flood control systems



Many Hydraulic Modellers progress their careers and become self-employed contractors, consultants or shift their focus to Project Management, Construction Management, Planning, Estimation or Health & Safety. In addition, they could also specialise as Coastal Engineers and work on protecting New Zealand’s coasts and rivers.


Salary Range

45K – 120K per annum (NZD)


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Physical Address:
Level 4, Aviation House
12 Johnston Street
Wellington 6011
New Zealand

Postal Address:
PO Box 5555,
Wellington 6140

Tel: +64 4 499 8800
Fax: +64 4 499 0955




Physical Address:
Level 1, Altrans House,
104 Quay Street
Auckland 1010
New Zealand
Tel: +64 9 951 5011 


Physical Address:
50A Ossian Street
Napier 4110
New Zealand
Tel: 0800 868 436


Brisbane, Australia

Physical Address:
477 Boundary Street
QLD 4000
Tel: +61 7 3085 7427