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AECOM Senior Engineer - Aviation in Auckland, New Zealand

Job Summary

Our ANZ Aviation team is looking to recruit a Principal Civil Engineer to join our New Zealand business, within our Auckland Transportation team. In this role you will design and deliver civil aviation projects for our international and regional commercial airports, as well as our Australian and New Zealand Defence Forces’ portfolio of airfields.

The role will require experience in one of the following disciplines (or a combination thereof):

  • Project Management

  • Design Management

  • Pavement Engineering

  • Geometric Design

  • Construction management and monitoring

It is also expected that there will be regular contact with AECOM’s clients and construction partners, as well as a requirement to be involved in business development and winning work across ANZ.

About You:

As a Principal in our business, your ability to take ownership of projects or design packages and drive delivery will ensure project excellence. Being an enthusiastic and passionate team player, you will enjoy contributing to a culture of collaboration and innovation. As an organised engineer with attention to detail is critical to ensure success. You will be encouraged to use your creativity within company guidelines to ensure we are delivering innovative solutions for our clients while managing risk. Our Client Promise is supported by team members who can listen, clarify and undertake direction to ensure we meet expectations. Having a broad knowledge and business perspective will help in your ability to influence both technically and commercially in this role.

Minimum Requirements

It is expected that you will have:

  • 8+ years’ experience.

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a complex environment and use influencing skills to drive initiatives.

  • Demonstrated skills in report writing, client interfacing, workshopping and presentations.

  • Strong aviation experience in Project Management, Design Management, Pavement Engineering, Geometric Design or Construction Management.

  • Knowledge of:

o ICAO Annex 14 and related ICAO planning and design guidelines.

o NZ CAA Advisory Circular Part 139 (or other equivalent ICAO member states 139 design guidance).

o Relevant US FAA ACs.

  • Experience in interface different disciplines; including airfield pavements, drainage, structures, AGL, radio navigational aids, apron inground services, fuel systems, fuel spill interception and floodlighting.

  • Demonstrated ability to build strong client relationships, gain trust, and support senior leaders in environments with pressing delivery schedules.

  • Working experience with aviation clients, airlines and authorities in ANZ and the Pacific would be an advantage.

  • This role requires that you to have the ability to travel throughout ANZ and the Pacific as needed.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Degree qualified in Civil Engineering.

  • Chartered Engineer status or working towards.

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 Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country New Zealand

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 258310BR

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.