AECOM Inventory Specialist (33) in Alice Springs, Australia

Requisition/Vacancy No. 157135BR

Position Title Inventory Specialist (33)

Job Category Logistics and Supply Chain

Business Line Government

Country Australia

State/Province/Region AU - Northern Territory

City Alice Springs

Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at ;

About the Business Line


AECOM’s Global Support Services (GSS) organization resides within AECOM’s Government business line and is comprised of three divisions — International Development, Operations and Mission Support, and Global Programs. GSS has the international presence, personnel networks and procurement infrastructure to deliver support for any mission, anywhere. We optimize the reliability, availability and sustainability of equipment, logistics systems and facilities for clients around the world. GSS supports the U.S. Government, non-U.S. Governments and industry clients with worldwide program management, planning, design, operations and maintenance, logistics, aviation services, security, international development, environmental and civil engineering and mission and intelligence support.

Job Summary

AECOM has an immediate opportunity for an Inventory Specialist supporting our program in Alice Springs, Australia. This is a temporary 90 day employment opportunity with the potential for long term opportunities.

Responsibilities include:

  • Working under the direction of a Team Lead the Inventory Control Specialist will be accountable for: Receiving materials, equipment, and supplies (“items”) from various shipping modes, verifying quantities received, and noting discrepancies.

  • Unloading items, examining for damage, and moving to storage or onward shipping area, utilizing various materials handling equipment.

  • Selecting specific storage locations within the framework of general warehousing plan.

  • Storing, stacking, and palletizing items considering use, size, shape, weight, quantity, spoilage, pilferage, contamination and safety of others.

  • Packing, crating, and otherwise preparing items for shipment using a variety of materials and equipment.

  • Staging items for onward shipment, working closely with Customer representatives.

  • Maintaining inventory balances of bench stock and inventory material.

  • Palletizing, netting, and weighing items in preparation for shipping.

  • Operating forklifts and other material handling equipment.

  • Cleaning warehouse space.

  • Unloading/loading of sea and land containers.

  • Assisting with movement and shipment of hazardous material, under direct supervision of certified Customer representatives.

  • Gathering, inputting, and updating information in Customer material management software system.

  • Examining stock for damage and reporting findings.

  • Conducting inventory of stock materials

  • Assuring items are properly marked, tagged and labeled.

  • Following accepted warehousing methods, procedures and techniques and various written or oral instructions.

  • Demonstrating competence in the shipping and receiving and having working knowledge of other required logistics functions.

Candidates must have an active TS clearance to be considered

Minimum Requirements

  • Must be able to lift and carry 70 lbs.

  • Be able to work in a team environment and independently.

  • Must possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Must have an active TS

  • Must be able to speak, read, and understand English.

  • Must be able to balances team and individual responsibilities; exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; gives and welcomes feedback; contributes to building a positive team spirit; places success of team above own interests; supports everyone's efforts to succeed.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with Government software systems a plus.

  • Active fully adjudicated TS/SCI w/poly is preferred.

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.