AECOM Associate Director Mechanical / Electrical in Sydney, Australia

Requisition/Vacancy No. 144443BR

Position Title Associate Director Mechanical / Electrical

Job Category Engineering - Mechanical

Business Line Building Engineering

Country Australia

State/Province/Region AU - New South Wales

City Sydney

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

Building Engineering

We deliver creative solutions for building projects for industry, government, commercial and leisure sectors. Our building engineering specialists have expertise in structural and building services engineering, fire engineering, acoustics, facades and seismic design. We embed sustainability principles in every design.

Job Summary

Located in our state of the art offices in Sydney CBD, we currently have an exciting opportunity for a well-experienced Associate Director Mechanical / Electrical to join our Buildings and Places team in Sydney.

AECOM provides a great a place to work where we place a high priority on a fun and engaging work environment. You will be working with driven professionals across various end-markets who are passionate, smart, creative, curious and quirky but proud to be part of a company that is dedicated to delivering a better world.

As an Associate Director, you will contribute to the sales, profitability and management of projects and our people.

You will bring strong business, commercial and technical skills. Through these means you will differentiate AECOM in the marketplace and deliver on our people, client, excellence and financial goals, whilst managing any associated risks. This role is client facing with a focus on developing client relationships and winning work to a broad range of clients and industry sectors (including Commercial, Retail, Health and Defence) within NSW.

In this role, you will provide leadership to professional and technical staff on complex projects that deliver high standard outcomes for AECOM clients. This senior role will provide mentoring and career development for team members.

Some of your main responsibilities will include:

• Design, project management and cost management in building services related to your discipline of expertise

• Develop new customer relationships and maintaining connections with existing clients

• Ensure that projects acquired are adequately resourced and delivered on time and on budget to the client

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor of Engineering or equivalent tertiary qualification

  • 15+ years’ experience in the building services engineering field

  • Candidates with CPEng status and membership of IEAust will be favoured

  • Demonstrated experience in managing multi-disciplinary project teams

  • Ability to deliver excellent service to the client in all aspects of a project life cycle

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Engineering or equivalent tertiary qualification

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.