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At Connexus Recruitment, we specialise in guiding Hydraulic Engineers through the complexities of the job market, ensuring a tailored approach to your career progression. Our skilled team is dedicated to aligning your unique skills and ambitions with roles that will not only broaden your expertise but also develop your career. Understanding that success is subjective, we focus on what it means for you individually. Our commitment extends beyond just finding you a job; recognising the diverse offerings of each company, we invest time to grasp your specific interests and the kind of organisational culture that will best nurture your potential.

Once we pinpoint the right opportunities, our support continues. We provide comprehensive coaching throughout the application and interview stages, enhancing your chances of securing a fulfilling and rewarding career in hydraulic engineering. Partnering with Connexus Recruitment opens doors to a career path tailored specifically to your talents and goals, setting you on a trajectory towards achieving your version of success in the Hydraulic Engineering field.

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Connexus Recruitment, our extensive network, encompassing everything from specialised building services consultancies to major global engineering firms and beyond, is the result of years of cultivated partnerships and industry insight. This diverse and robust network is our cornerstone in matching Hydraulic Engineers with positions that are not just jobs, but career accelerators.

Our insight into each organisation's ethos, projects, and growth potential enables us to align your unique professional goals with the right employer. This tailored approach ensures that when you take a step forward in your career with Connexus, it's a step towards a role that offers both professional growth and personal fulfilment.

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Connexus stands out in the Hydraulic Engineering recruitment field as a result of strong, established relationships with leading engineering firms, offering us a unique vantage point into a market teeming with unadvertised, exclusive opportunities. 

This access places Connexus at a strategic advantage, offering Hydraulic Engineers a gateway to a range of career opportunities that remain hidden from the general job market. By partnering with Connexus, you gain entry into a select world of career paths, designed to match the distinctiveness of your professional journey. 

This commitment to uncovering unique roles, unavailable through traditional channels, underscores the added value Connexus brings to your job search in the Hydraulic Engineering space.



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Our profound understanding of the Hydraulic Engineering sector allows us to match your unique skills with the most suitable employers. We possess insights into the needs of specialist engineering firms, their projects, and their particular requirements. This knowledge opens doors to diverse and enriching job opportunities that present unique challenges and learning experiences. Here, you can apply and broaden your technical skills while acquiring new competencies. We place you in roles where your talent is recognised and cultivated, promoting continuous professional advancement.

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The expected salary for a hydraulic engineer varies as you become more experienced.

  • Newly trained graduate hydraulic engineers can earn $60,000 - $67,000
  • Junior hydraulic engineers can earn $65,000 - $80,000
  • Intermediate hydraulic engineers with some experience can earn $85,000 - $110,000
  • Senior hydraulic engineers can earn $115,000 - $140,000.*
  • Associate hydraulic engineers can earn $145,000 - $170,000.*
  • Principal hydraulic engineers can earn $165,000 - $190,000.*
  • Associate Directors can earn $180,000 - $220,000.*
  • Directors can earn $240,000 - $300,000.*

*Salary may depend on discipline, location, qualifications, accreditations and network/ability to generate business.

Additional skills which may benefit anyone considering a job as a hydraulic engineer include:

  • Knowledge of hydraulic plumbing systems, such as hot & cold water reticulation, sanitary, wastewater and drainage
  • A plumbing trades background is always seen upon favourable, but not essential
  • Understanding of the design and construction lifecycle
  • Knowledge of the Building Codes of Australia and Australian Standards
  • Skills in softwares such as AutoCAD and Revit MEP are sometimes preferred, not not essential
  • Excellent report writing skills
  • Ability to coordinate with other disciplines, and take on other people's viewpoints
  • Ability to use initiative, and think outside of the box\

As a hydraulic engineer  there is potential to gain experience and move into either technical, project or team leadership within a consultancy environment, step sideways into a contractor or take the leap into client-side project management, advisory or even development. Obtainment of further accreditations, such as Chartership, which you can apply for at the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE), NER, Class 2 Building Certification or C14 Certifier would improve your job prospects and help you progress in your career

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