AECOM Quality Specialist in Alice Springs, Australia

Requisition/Vacancy No. 147806BR

Position Title Quality Specialist

Job Category Quality Assurance / Quality Controls

Business Line Government

Country Australia

State/Province/Region AU - Australian Capital 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 a great opportunity for a Quality Assurance / Quality Control (QAQC) Representative on our Oasis program in Australia. The selected candidate will be responsible for conducting QA audits and QC Inspections for a large operations and maintenance activity in an overseas location, and as a member of the Mission Assurance Office. The QA/QC Representative will perform a wide variety of QA audits to determine the conformity to the quality system elements identified within the SOW by communicating and clarifying audit requirements; documenting observations; reporting results; verifying the effectiveness of corrective actions taken as a result of the audit; retaining and safeguarding audit evidence; perform a wide variety of QC inspections in preventive maintenance, quality walks, operations and maintenance, services, buildings and grounds, and other assigned inspections to include all identified work tasks i.e. service calls, work orders, preventive maintenance, project tasks and / or sub tasks and document evidence of those reviews in the SAP system; conduct comparative analysis of estimates to actual work performed documenting differences and reporting findings to affected service areas; ensure that all inspection scheduling is accomplished accurately and timely in accordance with customer requirements; track and report identified QC non-conformances until resolved; identify, compile and report metrics from QA/QC data input into the SAP for all areas O&M, Services, and Construction. Where no policies or procedures exist, assist in the development of efficient and effective service area policies and / or procedures. May utilize various engineering / scientific drawings, manuals, and other related documentation. Must be able to perform functions under minimal supervision and have flexibility to perform job function at site as well as externals locations.

This is a sourcing requisition for future hiring needs.

Minimum Requirements

  • Must have excellent communication skills to communicate matters requiring tact, persuasion and negotiation skills.

  • Must be organized, detail oriented and self-motivated.

  • Must knowledgeable in standard construction practices.

  • Must have an understanding of both general and specific phases of the job and their practical application to complex problems and situations ordinarily encountered.

  • Ability to detect, communicate and adequately document errors to minimize significant impact.

  • Must have computer skills and techniques to utilize MS Office tools to perform quality metrics and statistical analysis i.e. at minimum PROFICIENT in Microsoft Word and Excel.

  • If required, must have the ability to work after hours, weekends, and holidays.

  • US Citizenship and a current TS/SCI Clearance with current polygraph.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in related discipline

  • ASQ Certification

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.