AECOM Heavy Haulage and Freight Rail – Rail, Civil and Geotechnical Engineer in Sydney, Australia

Requisition/Vacancy No. 148857BR

Position Title Heavy Haulage and Freight Rail – Rail, Civil and Geotechnical Engineer

Job Category Engineering - Civil

Business Line Transportation

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


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

As a result of an excellent project pipeline, AECOM’s Civil Infrastructure business line is excited to be growing our team. We are seeking experienced Rail, Civil and Geotechnical Engineers to support freight rail projects along the East Coast.

In this role you will be a key member of our multi-disciplined design engineering team based in the Sydney office. Whilst you may rely on your general engineering experience, to be successful in this role you will be genuinely interested in furthering your rail sector career and share our client focus and passion for technical excellence.

Whilst rail projects will be your primary focus there will also be an opportunity to work on other complex, large scale civil infrastructure projects for AECOM clients.

This is an Expression of Interest only. Candidates will only be contacted in the event that a vacancy arises.

Minimum Requirements

You will ideally have the following knowledge and experience:

  • 5-15 years’ experience as a design engineer working on government and private client projects

  • Design and specification of greenfield and brownfield rail projects

  • Specialism in either geotechnical, civil, drainage, services or permanent way design

  • Providing high quality technical advice to clients and ensures that the needs of clients are understood and met

  • Agile in your approach, with the ability to move into projects at short notice and deliver high-quality work output

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor degree in Civil Engineering or similar

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.