AECOM Senior / Principal Rail Engineers in Brisbane, Australia

Requisition/Vacancy No. 146008BR

Position Title Senior / Principal Rail Engineers

Job Category Engineering - Civil

Business Line Transportation

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


We provide professional services in areas such as aviation, transit, freight rail, highways and bridges, planning, and ports and marine. Our global network of top-tier specialists delivers comprehensive services over the full life cycle of a project to benefit clients in government and private industries.

Job Summary

AECOM’s Rail Team is looking for highly driven professionals at Senior and Principal level to contribute to the winning, management and delivery of moderate to large scale projects based out of Brisbane. As part of an international, multi-disciplinary organisation, you will have the opportunity to work on a range of projects. Current projects and project pipeline includes:

• Gold Coast Light Rail

• Inland Rail Project

As an experienced member of the team, you will not only be responsible for undertaking technical Civil Engineering activities including design and verification work, but you will also be involved with regular client liaison, business development and seeking opportunities for winning work. You will actively identify prospects for extending existing contracts and will be involved in the preparation of proposals and presentations to clients to expand our service offerings, thereby contributing to the overall success of our business.

As a Senior / Principal Civil Engineer, you will also be given the opportunity to mentor and develop the junior members of our team.

Minimum Requirements

• Minimum 7+ years’ experience working within a dynamic, project-driven environment;

• Demonstrated experience managing complex projects and meeting and exceeding delivery requirements;

• Experience with bid proposals and business development activities;

• Experience mentoring a team of professionals to deliver exceptional service.

Preferred Qualifications

• Bachelor of Civil Engineering (Required);

• CPEng / RPEQ – or working towards;

• Detailed understanding of MX Design software;

• Fundamental understanding of 12D Design software;

• Highly proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Packages.

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.