AECOM Director – Building Structures in Auckland, New Zealand

Requisition/Vacancy No. 144120BR

Position Title Director – Building Structures

Job Category Engineering - Structural

Business Line Building Engineering

Country New Zealand

State/Province/Region NZ - Auckland

City Auckland

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

Building Engineering

We deliver creative solutions for building projects for industry, government, commercial and leisure sectors. Our building engineering specialists have expertise in structural and building services engineering, fire engineering, acoustics, facades and seismic design. We embed sustainability principles in every design.

Job Summary

Based in our established Auckland Building Structures team this is an excellent opportunity for an established structural engineer in the market to join an internally acclaimed, premier infrastructure consulting firm operating in over 150 countries engaged on complex and high profile projects.

In this role you will focus on leading the delivery of highly complex projects which require oversight of project teams, ownership of client relationship and other stakeholders and will suit a dynamic and driven person who is excited about working in a team with no glass ceilings and the opportunity to shape your career. You will be backed up by our Auckland Structural Lead, the wider NZ structural team and our global technical practice network.

Minimum Requirements

We are seeking an experienced engineer who shares our passion for technical excellence and is able to demonstrate credibility in the New Zealand building structures market.

The ideal candidate will have experience in:

  • Leading the delivery of building structures projects including management of delivery teams.

  • Technical and project leadership to staff.

  • Effective mentoring of staff.

  • Driving technical development and keeping up to date with new technologies and international trends.

  • Fostering enduring client relationships.

  • Leading input into tenders and bids.

  • CPEng registration and with solid technical skills within the New Zealand market.

  • Sound knowledge of NZ Building / Structural codes

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience gained in a top tier New Zealand Consultancy.

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.