AECOM Principal – Transport Engineer in Auckland, New Zealand

New Zealand - Auckland, Auckland

Job Summary

The Role

AECOM is expanding its dynamic and innovative transport advisory team in Auckland and are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced Traffic Engineer at a Principal level to provide specialist technical delivery to our clients. In joining our market leading team you will contribute to some of the largest projects in New Zealand and provide our range of clients with innovative and market leading solutions.

As a Principal Traffic Engineer with AECOM your day to day work will involve:

  • Developing intersection and traffic signal layouts

  • Leading junior team members

  • Ability to work within a collaborative multi-disciplinary environment with strong communication skills.

  • Actively participate in business and strategic planning activities in order to identify opportunities to sustain the growth of the business in short, medium and longer term.

  • Develop and maintain relationships with external parties to ensure maximum benefit is achieved for AECOM from these relationships.

  • Provide high quality technical advice to clients that meets their needs

  • Project management activities will include seeking opportunities from clients, submitting proposals and technical leadership for civil infrastructure projects.

  • Create high performing, motivated and engaged teams via Performance Planning, Performance Management, appropriate Reward and Recognition, learning and development opportunities.

Minimum Requirements

About You

  • Minimum of 12 years’ experience in a similar role

  • Good technical skills, knowledge and experience in transport planning and transport/ traffic modelling and traffic engineering

  • Understanding of theory of engineering principles regarding design and road safety and its application in a range of scenarios analyse real world problems

  • Experience in intersection/ public domain and traffic management design.

  • Understanding of traffic signal operation and design, include intersection modelling and NZ Traffic Control Signal standards

  • A strong understanding of NZ road design standards, guidelines and practices

  • Experience in working in successful project teams

  • Consulting experience

Preferred Qualifications


  • Undergraduate Degree in related discipline is essential; Postgraduate qualifications are desirable as are other relevant professional training courses

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.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Engineering - Transportation

Business Line Transportation

Business Group

Country New Zealand

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 198281BR

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.