AECOM IT Specialist in Karwar, India

Requisition/Vacancy No. 148938BR

Position Title IT Specialist

Job Category Program and Project Management

Business Line Transportation

Country India

State/Province/Region IN - Karnataka

City Karwar

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

The Indian Navy has appointed AECOM as the project management consultant for its prestigious Project Seabird – Phase IIA. The largest naval infrastructure project for India, it involves creation of a naval base at Karwar on the west coast of India. Upon completion, this $3 billion program and effort will provide the Indian Navy with its largest naval base on the west coast and also the largest naval base east of the Suez Canal.

During the decade-long project, AECOM will manage and oversee the planning, design, contracting, construction and acceptance of the entire works, including construction of a new Naval Air Station.

AECOM is looking for a IT specialist to be deployed at site.Expectations from the new hire will be ability to act as a single point of contact for all IT support to Project Seabird and act as a bridge between, the Project, Corporate IT, Client and Contractors. Broad charter of duties is as follows:

  • Acts as the single point of contact for all IT related matters at the Project site.

  • Act as an interface and bridge between internal (Project) and Corporate IT.

  • Proactively supports the delivery of IT Processes at the Project site.

  • Builds a strong business relationship with corporate IT.

  • Candidate will be responsible for troubleshooting of desktops, laptops, printers, scanners, etc.

  • Facilitate in trouble shooting of server or network related issues.

  • Providing technical support, including identifying problem incidents with their subsequent resolution.

  • Assembling computers and Maintaining company peripheral desktop and network devices regularly, including printers and scanners.

  • Creating Profiles to users for customizing desktop settings.

  • Ensuring functionality of desktop systems throughout departments through frequent evaluations and routine maintenance.

  • Planning and executing routine repairs and system upgrades.

  • Making use of help-desk systems to prioritize work-load and updating queries and calls.

  • Install and configure various applications, software etc.

  • Knowledge in trouble shooting AutoCAD/ Bentley/ Revit applications used in design and engineering.

  • Monitoring and maintaining computer systems and networks;

  • Talking staff or clients through a series of actions, either face-to-face or over the telephone, to help set up systems or resolve issues;

  • Troubleshooting system and network problems and diagnosing and solving hardware or software faults;

  • Providing support, including procedural documentation and relevant reports;

  • Following diagrams and written instructions to repair a fault or set up a system;

  • Supporting the roll-out of new applications;

  • Setting up new users' accounts and profiles and dealing with password issues;

  • Responding within agreed time limits to call-outs;

  • Working continuously on a task until completion (or referral to third parties, if appropriate);

  • Rapidly establishing a good working relationship with customers and other professionals, such as software developers;

  • Testing and evaluating new technology as and when so directed by Corporate IT.

  • Conducting electrical safety checks on computer equipment.

  • cts as an effective member of the Project Support Team.

  • Ensure adherence to IT policies of the Corporate, Client and information security as per policy.

  • Asset, Inventory control and management

  • Carrying out such other duties as may be reasonably requested by the line manager, or any senior manager.

Minimum Requirements

  • BE/ BSc Computer Sciences.

  • CCNA/ CCNP or equivalent certifications

  • 5-7 Years in an MNC/ large engineering company.

  • Knowledge on Windows Server 2012 / 2008

  • Managing and Maintaining a Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V Environment

  • Knowledge of VMware VSphere 5.1 or above will be an added advantage.

  • Installing and configuring computer hardware operating systems and applications;

Preferred Qualifications

  • Good technical, communication and interpersonal skills.

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.