AECOM Communication & Community Engagement Consultant [6 months] in Brisbane, Australia

Requisition/Vacancy No. 151552BR

Position Title Communication & Community Engagement Consultant [6 months]

Job Category Engineering - Environmental

Business Line Environment

Country Australia

State/Province/Region AU - Queensland

City Brisbane

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


Our team of environment specialists offers clients expertise in air quality, impact analysis and permitting, environmental health and safety management consulting/due diligence, remediation consulting/engineering and construction/site restoration, specialty and emerging technologies, waste services and water and natural resources.

Job Summary

We have an opportunity for a Communication & Engagement Consultant to support the timely delivery of high quality communication and community engagement services, for a diverse range of clients and projects.

This is a 6 month contract role, which may require travel within QLD and interstate.

Key Responsibilities:

•Undertake research and provide input into strategic and tactical communication and engagement plans;

•Work with multi-disciplinary teams, providing and evaluating communication and engagement services;

•Write, produce and distribute communication materials, for both traditional and online channels;

•Coordinate community information sessions;

•Manage and Respond to key stakeholder and community enquiries, via project hotlines and email;

•Data entry using Consultation Management System (CMS).

This role offers a fantastic opportunity for a practitioner to work in a supportive and collaborative environment. Our Senior Consultants will provide mentoring in order to develop your skills across a diverse range of complex and rewarding projects,

Minimum Requirements

  • 2-6 years' demonstrated experience working within a dynamic, face-paced environment;

  • Consulting experience will be highly regarded;

  • Experience in the design, engineering and construction industries is desired, but not essential.

You will have exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal, and will pride yourself on your ability to build relationships and deliver on outcomes. Your energetic approach and ability to remain agile in a high-pressure environment will be key to your success in the role.

Preferred Qualifications

You will hold relevant Tertiary Qualifications in Communications or Journalism. Prior experience in Consultation Management System (CMS) is highly advantageous.

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.