AECOM Principal Rail Project Manager in Sydney, Australia
Requisition/Vacancy No. 146072BR
Position Title Principal Rail Project Manager
Job Category Engineering - Transportation
Business Line Transportation
State/Province/Region AU - New South Wales
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 www.aecom.com.
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.
As a Project Manager with the world's #1 ranked engineering design firm, you will be exposed to a range of projects and stakeholders providing you with an opportunity to apply your experience on major to mega rail projects.Current and recent projects include light rail, metro, passenger rail, freight and high speed rail.You will work efficiently in an autonomous environment as well as contributing as part of the wider Civil and Infrastructure and AECOM team.
You will have significant experience in delivering multi-disciplinary rail related projects,
Ability to build, maintain and manage strong client relationships and have worked closely with construction managers
Manage risk and opportunities on all assigned projects.
You will hold budgetary control, forecasting project expenditure and programme performance, whilst ensuring effective delivery. Responsible and accountable for the delivery of project on time and budget.
Experience with programming (i.e. Primavera, MS project etc.) and program control systems.
Identifying and acquiring necessary project resources, managing staff forecast;
Manage Subcontractors and Suppliers on the project where appropriate and ensure the relevant form of subcontract is used and complied with;
A proven ability of managing and growing a team, with strong leadership skills and the ability to develop and maintain a highly motivated project delivery team.
Engineering degreeand qualifications in one of the railway engineering disciplines (Civil, Electrical, Signalling)
Entrants to this position generally possess an average of 12-15 years’ experience
It is desirable that you possess a Project Management qualification or be working towards a qualification in this area. In addition, a good working knowledge of different contract types and different procurement options is desirable.
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.