Careers at AQ2

Join a team of specialists.

Why work with AQ2

AQ2 is a proudly independent and employee-owned business. All owners work directly in delivering practical, cost-effective solutions to client problems. The business leaders share a common interest in building a business that is also satisfying to work within. Our values shape team culture in highly visible ways. Our aim is to work with a shared vision and mission in mind at all times. Our leadership team maintain a focus on delivering a boutique service, professional development and operational excellence.

Success brings rewards

We balance achievement and reward with sustainability and wellbeing. As a highly successful consultancy, we offer highly competitive rewards for your efforts. Our salaries are benchmarked against the industry with the potential for bonuses and shareholding.

Small enough to care

Your contact with decision-makers in AQ2 will be personal and direct. Flexibility lies at the heart of our approach to clients, partners and internal people. At all times, we promote our shared values and common purpose.

Learn from global experts

Being led by internationally-renowned experts, we offer great opportunities for professional development. Our team freely shares decades of learnings from complex mine water management projects in diverse locations globally.

Specialist skillsets

We routinely get involved in complex, multi-disciplinary projects that require skillsets beyond those listed below. At these times, we select a group of external associates with complementary skills and an impeccable pedigree gained from working on projects throughout the world. This keeps our internal project teams small and specialised, made up of the following professionals:


Our hydrogeologists are specialised in groundwater and its impact on the subsurface environment. They have experience in open pit, underground, mine inflow control, dewatering, abstraction, impact assessments and depressurization. They work at all project stages; from pre-feasibility studies to greenfields and active mine site management.


Our modelling team has undertaken all aspects of groundwater modelling. They have experience at all stages of development from Pre-Feasibility to Detailed Design. The team has delivered large regional models with complex ground, surface and plant water interaction, through to mine-scale evaluation of depressurisation and pore-pressure.


Our team undertakes planning, risk assessments and environmental studies of surface water flow systems. This will include investigations into rainfall, flow and flood analyses that may impact the site of operations. Their focus is on compiling, synthesising and analysing data to develop accurate 1D-2D surface water models and water balance models.


Our engineers have extensive experience in consulting with the mining sector on engineering design projects for pit dewatering, water supply, water management and flood protection. They have undertaken all aspects of design ranging from large, whole mine site water supply and dewatering, to smaller camp water supply systems.

Register Your Interest

If AQ2 sounds like your ideal place of employment, register your interest here for any positions that come available in this highly successful consultancy.

    Undergrad internships

    AQ2 makes internship positions available at certain times to provide practical experience to talented undergrads. As an intern, you will work on key mining water management projects, providing hands-on exposure to all aspects of project delivery, including design, estimating, cost planning, tenders, negotiation and post-contract.

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