AECOM Senior Engineer - Track and Civil in Perth, Australia

Requisition/Vacancy No. 145347BR

Position Title Senior Engineer - Track and Civil

Job Category Engineering - Transportation

Business Line Transportation

Country Australia

State/Province/Region AU - Western Australia

City Perth

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 purpose of this position is to provide railway track and civil engineering specialist role in projects involving feasibility studies, tender designs, problem oriented projects and detailed design and collaborate with other disciplines associated with delivery of railway projects. The incumbent will utilise their technical and industry experience to support project teams to deliver outstanding value to the clients. The incumbent will also be expected to assist in business development activities from project generation phase through to bid preparation and management.

This position reports to the Team Leader – Rail and in turn to the Group Leader Mine-Rail-Port.

Minimum Requirements

  • Take lead and collaborate with other disciplines, to produce project deliverables to agreed deadlines and standards.

  • Provide high quality service to internal and/or external customers in all areas of their responsibility.

  • Effectively manage engineering personnel and resources and project risk whilst acting as discipline lead in a project.

  • Lead production of technical deliverables in the areas of railway track and civil engineering and undertake review and checking for all disciplines as required.

  • Promote innovation and ensure the best engineering practices and design tools are applied.

  • Assist in the development of colleagues by applying high level of technical skill.

  • Develop and maintain client relationships at the project and local market level and promote business development opportunities.

  • Assist in bid preparation and bid management for medium and large opportunities as required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Minimum 8 years’ experience in a railway track and civil engineering roles including related to the existing or proposed freight and/or passenger railways within WA or wider Australia.

  • Knowledge of railway planning and design especially track alignment, railway earthworks and mass haul and inter-relationship of track and civil disciplines with drainage, geotechnical, structures and associated disciplines. This applies to projects of various stages from feasibility studies to detailed design delivery.

  • Knowledge of various engineering elements of a fully functional railway, including electrified passenger railway and/or pit to port heavy haul railway will be highly regarded. This includes understanding of interfaces and interactions with key disciplines such as terminals, maintenance facilities, signalling, communication and rolling stock and external stakeholders.

  • Demonstrated contribution to the delivery of successful railway related projects.

  • Communication skills – clear written and oral communication, able to communicate at all levels.

  • Excellent analytic and problem solving skills.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering.

  • Membership of a relevant professional institution. Chartered Professional Engineer (CPEng) or equivalent overseas professional recognition is preferable.

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.