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AECOM Civil Engineers - Various Positions in Adelaide, Australia

Job Summary

The infrastructure pipeline in South Australia and Australia continues to grow, and AECOM is playing an influential role in the development and delivery of many of these key infrastructure programs and projects. This includes projects in the Defence, roads and transport, mining and renewable energy markets.

AECOM is seeking applications for many roles to grow our Civil team in Adelaide to support existing the projects and pursue the exciting opportunities ahead.

The right candidates will be highly driven engineers who want to set their career on a new trajectory by delivering a wide variety of infrastructure projects, establishing, and building existing client relationships and leading people.

We are seeking leaders (or future leaders) with an interest in succession and long-term growth in AECOM - individuals who are looking to develop their career within a global organisation. Working on a diverse range of projects, these roles will give you the opportunity to develop and shape your career.

Key roles for our Civil team include:

  • Professional Civil Engineer

You are a Civil Engineer who is looking to take the next development steps in your career. You are able to work independently and collaboratively within a team. You will exhibit a good understanding of basic technical skills whilst demonstrating willingness to learn and take on roles of increasing complexity and responsibility.

  • ​​​​​​​Senior Civil Engineer

You will be an experienced Civil Engineer with a proven track record and who is focused on the delivery of high-quality work and is looking for the next steps of their career. You will have good coordination and communicating skills. You are able to analyse and apply solutions to increasingly challenging and complex issues. The right candidate will also be able to mentor and coach junior engineers.

  • Principal Civil Engineer

You will be a highly sought-after engineer, with excellent technical experience, to provide in-house expertise in your field. You will be able to act in Project Management / Design Management roles on major projects. As part of your role, you will not only perform technical engineering activities, but also be able to identify opportunities for developing new service offerings. The right candidate will also be able to mentor, manage and coach junior engineers.

Minimum Requirements

You enjoy working in teams and aspire to leadership and/or advanced technical roles based on your knowledge as part of multi-disciplinary teams, or managing relevant projects outright. You enjoy being accountable for your work and influential in the project’s performance. You enjoy developing and nurturing relationships within AECOM and local industry, whether through project work, client initiatives or industry associations. You are positive, looking at challenges as opportunities to innovate, collaborate and grow. You are an active team member and are eager to take on new and different.

Ideally you will have some or all of the below requirements:

  • Technical skills and broad background in general civil design including roads, water, wastewater, drainage across a range of markets.

  • Ability to work in multi-disciplinary teams and coordinate the integration of civil designs with other disciplines.

  • Competent in exercising sound engineering judgement whilst contributing to the design and development of engineering solutions, identifying constraints, opportunities and buildability issues.

  • Able to self-direct and work independently, but also to lead and mentor younger engineers

  • Ability to collaborate within a team environment and proven strength in communicating concepts/ideas to technical and non-technical stakeholders; and

  • Project management experience including seeking opportunities from clients, submitting proposals, project and design management for civil engineering projects.

  • Excellent communication and relationship-building skills

  • Experience in using industry-standard drainage analysis and design software technology applications (e.g. 12D, DRAINS, etc.).

  • Experience in delivering in multi-disciplinary environments

  • Experience working in a consultancy and local knowledge of the Adelaide market preferable

  • Minimum of 3+ years of industry experience

  • Currently has or willing to obtain Defence Clearance.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering

  • Membership of Engineers Australia, working towards or preferably CPEng.

Benefits at AECOM

To tackle the most complex challenges and provide innovative solutions, we attract, hire, and develop talented people of all backgrounds that ensures our teams reflect the community we service and provides an inclusive and diverse workplace.

​​​​​​​​​​​​We provide a diverse and inclusive work environment and offer many benefits to ensure your professional development and wellbeing, including:

  • A vibrant team culture focused on participation and inclusion at every level

  • Mentoring and guidance from our experienced and industry-respected team members

  • Opportunities to grow and develop through working on significant and complex projects whilst also being afforded the opportunity to work on smaller, more intricate works

  • Flexible start and finish times

  • State of the art, modern and contemporary offices

  • Paid Parental and Partner Leave

  • Purchased additional annual leave + salary packaging

  • Corporate Employee discounts from up to 400 retailers

  • Wellbeing benefits e.g., vaccinations, health insurance discounts

  • Employee stock purchase plans

  • Professional memberships

  • Study assistance

  • Professional and technical development opportunities.

What We Offer

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Engineering - Civil

Business Line Water

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Australia

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 270897BR

Virtual: No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.