AECOM Trades Assistant in Alice Springs, Australia

Requisition/Vacancy No. 147799BR

Position Title Trades Assistant

Job Category Maintenance

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 nice opportunity for a Trades Assistant in Australia. The Trades Assistant performs maintenance; repair and renovation work in accommodation, office and industrial facilities. The Trades Assistant also provides support to trades and other personnel, as well as undertaking duties and tasks as required. Additional responsibilities of the Trades Assistant include, but are not limited to performing a wide range of tasks to support the organization in its undertaking of the OASIS contract requirements; support of trades and other personnel where required; undertake escort duties; undertake regular inspections and tasks within the individual's skills, experience, qualifications and certificate; perform planning of tools, equipment, assistance and materials needed to complete tasks; liiaise with others to notify and organize tasks to be undertaken as required; ensure as much as possible that equipment is maintained to operate in a safe manner; report any incidents to Management as a priority; use of computer systems to record and plan work tasks; undertake all work in safe and professional manner; cable installations; provide RFC support where needed; comply with JDFPG and OASIS policies and procedures and be prepared to work in all areas of Facilities Maintenance as required. General knowledge of running cables; mostly power and communications.

This is a sourcing requisition for future hiring needs.

Minimum Requirements

  • TS/SCI w/poly security clearance required.

  • HS Diploma required.

  • Valid Driver’s License.

  • Relevant experience and training as required.

  • Demonstrated ability to plan and organize tasks.

  • Understanding of EH&S procedures.

  • Able to work professionally with minimal supervision.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Training in appropriate safety procedures (i.e. Confined Space Entry, Working at Heights, Personal Protective Equipment, Lockout/Tagout, Working in Trenches, etc).

  • Austel ACA License.

  • Forklift License.

  • Test and Tag.

  • Cabling installation experience.

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 and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here at to view the EEO Is The Law poster.