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Job Information

AECOM Associate Director - Structural Engineer in Auckland, New Zealand

New Zealand - Auckland, Auckland

Job Summary

The Role

AECOM’s Transportation team in Auckland, New Zealand has an opportunity for an Associate Director Bridge Engineer. In this role you will primarily assist with the delivery of bridge engineering projects for our Transportation Bridge Team while contributing to the sales, profitability and management of work and people.

You will have the opportunity to impart your knowledge by providing mentoring and leadership to professional and technical staff on small and complex, large scale projects that deliver high standard outcomes for AECOM clients. As a senior person in our business you will also be involved in client liaison, business development and winning work. Design will often be carried out in close collaboration with design teams from other disciplines and will often involve client liaison.

As an Associate Director in our Structures team you will:

  • Manage complex road and bridge projects and meet delivery requirements

  • Deliver design packages, working within project time frames and the requirements of approval processes.

  • Preparing cost estimates, negotiate variations and mentoring of work package teams

  • Bring innovative solutions to complex problems

  • Ensure compliance with relevant codes and standards

  • Actively participate in and contribute to the technical aspects of projects to achieve accuracy of design

  • Manage risks associated with project delivery

  • Escalate issues or problems where needed

Minimum Requirements

About you

  • 15+ years' experience in bridge design, including detail design, inspection, assessment, and strengthening and repair of bridge structures

  • The ability to be an attentive and active listener

  • Experience in successfully leading project teams

  • Demonstrated commercial acumen and the ability to develop a strong client base

  • A strong sense of commitment, a willingness to learn and a desire to work in a dynamic deadline driven team environment

  • Successful track record in field of expertise and substantial project experience.

  • Exposure to structural analysis

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in appropriate discipline

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Engineering - Structural

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country New Zealand

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 230302BR

Clearance Required 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.