The Lucas Group
Job Title Principal Consultant - Irrigation & Water Design
Date Posted 11/7/2018
Area/Specialty IRRIGATION/Products & Design
Location Sydney, NSW
Country Australia
Job Type Full-Time Regular
Position Id CR3160
Job Description

- Independent irrigation design consultancy business

- Project management focus

- Sydney NSW


Since its incorporation in 1985, this company has continued to grow and earn its reputation as leading independent irrigation consultants. They provide quality designs and technical advice across a range of water projects, delivering services to councils, government bodies, sport clubs, developers, professional architects, and corporate and private primary production enterprises.

Having offices across Australia, the company shares work and resources across the team. This business is seeking an adaptable and collaborative team player to support clients in the Sydney area, and to continue developing new business across NSW.


Reporting to the Managing Director, the key responsibilities of the Principal Consultants role will encompass business development, project design and management, as well as managing and maintaining the company’s already long-standing client relationships.

Key Responsibilities

  • Implement business development strategies
  • Achieve revenue targets
  • Identify and secure new irrigation and water supply projects
  • Develop concept irrigation designs
  • Manage key accounts
  • Manage multiple irrigation projects within time, budget and quality constraints
  • Compile clear consulting fee proposals and tenders

Skills and Experience

  • Experience with design and installation of commercial irrigation and pumping systems
  • Sound understanding of the calculation and modelling of irrigation water requirements
  • Intermediate to advanced computer skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Prior experience or knowledge of AutoCAD
  • Excellent project management skills


  • Certificate level IV or diploma of irrigation or capable and willingness to attain Certified Irrigation Designer (CID) in at least one discipline


An attractive remuneration package will be negotiated to reflect skills and experience.

How To Apply

For a confidential discussion, please contact Caroline Reichstein on +61 8 8201 9999 quoting reference number CR3160 or apply online with a resume and cover letter via the ‘Apply’ button.

The Lucas Group

The Lucas Group is dedicated to providing the agricultural industries with HR consultancy, executive search and recruitment services. As Australia’s premier agribusiness recruitment agency, we search regionally, nationally and globally to identify highly skilled candidates who possess passion and aptitude for the agribusiness industries.

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