AECOM Receptionist (Newcastle) in Newcastle, Australia

Requisition/Vacancy No. 149831BR

Position Title Receptionist (Newcastle)

Job Category Administrative Support / Secretarial

Business Line Support/Cross Services

Country Australia

State/Province/Region AU - New South Wales

City Newcastle

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 Shared Services

We support our employees globally by coordinating and managing the day-to-day operations of General Accounting, Human Resources, Administration, Marketing and Information Technology. We pride ourselves on ensuring we deliver the best customer service possible to our people while building trust and relationships with all of our constituents.

Job Summary

If you are looking for an exciting and rewarding role, AECOM has an excellent 6 month fixed term contract opportunity for an aspiring Receptionist to join our team in Newcastle.

You will be responsible for providing front line services on the phone and in person to staff and visitors. The role will also perform accurate, timely and efficient delivery of administrative services in support of clients’ requirements.

Our Newcastle team are a dynamic, high-performing, collaborative and are highly respected and valued within AECOM’s business.

In this role some of your responsibilities will include:

• Answering reception phone and directing calls for all the Hunter office

• Greeting internal and external clients that come into reception and advising employees

• Maintain register of staff whereabouts and visitor sign in

• Arrange couriers and distribution of items to other regions

• Assist with New Starter Setup

Minimum Requirements

• Minimum 2 years’ experience in a similar administration role

• Study towards a relevant qualification will be highly regarded

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills

• The ability to be an attentive and active listener

• Timeliness and accuracy of completing tasks

Preferred Qualifications Study towards a relevant qualification would be highly regarded.

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.


Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.