AECOM Senior Transport Engineer in Townsville, Australia

Requisition/Vacancy No. 142980BR

Position Title Senior Transport Engineer

Job Category Engineering - Transportation

Business Line Transportation

Country Australia

State/Province/Region AU - Queensland

City Townsville

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

AECOM's North Queensland team has identified several significant opportunities within the local market in the next 12 months. In order to maintain current client relationships and build and establish future client relationships, whilst delivering a high level of client satisfaction, we have an opportunity for a highly experienced Transport Engineer to deliver our current and future workload in Townsville.

As a Senior / Principal Engineer in our Transport Team, you will contribute to and lead the successful delivery of a range of road projects within our multi-disciplinary team. Utilising your experience in roads, highways and bridges, you will play an active role in writing proposals, bid documents and winning work. In addition to developing your technical expertise, this role will give you the opportunity to lead project teams, mentoring junior engineers, in order to contribute to the overall success of our Civil Infrastructure business line.

Current key projects include:

• Haughton River Floodplain Bruce Highway Upgrade

• Cattle and Frances Creeks Bruce Highway Upgrade

• Riverway Drive Duplication

Minimum Requirements

• Minimum of 8 years’ demonstrated experience in Transport Engineering, preferably within a consulting environment;

• Experience in road infrastructure preconstruction;

• Exposure to TMR or a State Road Authority – highly regarded

• Strong verbal and written communication skills, report writing and development of proposals.

This role is suitable for an individual who is looking to take the next step in their professional career. Working with a supportive team in our Townsville office, you will be given the opportunity to grow and develop your skills and portfolio.

Preferred Qualifications

• Bachelor of Civil Engineering – or similar;

• RPEQ & CPEng (or working towards.)

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.