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Fusing art, architecture and engineering

Designed by Diébédo Francis Kéré

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Focusing on legacy, culture and location

South Africa

Contributing to projects that meld awe-inspiring design with economic and civic benefits is the ultimate career satisfaction.

Tim Ter Haar

Managing Director, Buildings + Places

Bloomberg European Headquarters

Encouraging cooperation and collaboration

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Our in-house expertise and wealth of knowledge across disciplines enable delivery of the most complex projects.

Coralie Soudee

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Taizhou Bridge

Connecting with long-span suspension


In my work, I cross vast continents in search of new frontiers in bridge engineering. Bridges connect people and places, both physically and emotionally.

Dr. Robin Sham, CBE

Managing Director, Transportation

Connected and Automated Vehicles

Expanding mobility options

United States

We must consider the possible and not be limited by the tools and solutions available today. Our imagination and technical skills drive our solutions.

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Director, AECOM Ventures

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Job Information

AECOM Transport Planners - all levels Auckland in Auckland, New Zealand

New Zealand - Auckland, Auckland

Job Summary

We are appointing Transport Planners to take on key technical project delivery roles working across our national Advisory practice from our Auckland office. This is an excellent opportunity to further raise your local and national profile working within a strong, vibrant and supportive team. We are leading the delivery of some of New Zealand’s most complex and transformational transport projects including the City Rail Link (Link Alliance), Te Tupu Ngātahi (Supporting Growth) Alliance, and the Eastern Busway. You will be working alongside technical leaders across our Advisory business in transport planning, transport advisory and traffic engineering. In addition to our local teams you will have opportunities to draw on our international transport planning networks and work collaboratively with our ANZ colleagues on best practice, innovation and world-leading project delivery.


You will be a key technical advisor providing expert advice and guidance to internal and external clients, building and enhancing client relationships, winning work and delivering excellent project outcomes. You will be expected to be based at our Auckland office, with opportunity to travel to other locations around New Zealand from time to time.

The successful candidate will:

  • Contribute to and deliver complex urban projects supporting healthy, sustainable and vibrant community outcomes across transformational transport and infrastructure projects.

  • Be abreast of recent industry developments, current industry challenges and best practice within the field.

  • Provide strategic and transport planning advice on local, regional and national policy and projects.

  • Consistently communicate difficult or complex ideas clearly and effectively, with a wide variety of senior, technical, business and management audiences, both internally and externally.

  • Be an active member of relevant Technical groups or societies

  • Maintain and develop key client relationships and in areas of emerging opportunity.

  • Prepare and produce proposals, reports, documents or materials in business and industry-specific language

  • Maintain, develop and retain a high standard of technical skills, with the aim to work towards becoming an acknowledged leader within their field

  • Support and contribute to a team environment of creativity, innovation and excellence

  • Provide mentoring and career development support to team members

Minimum Requirements

  • Demonstrated technical experience in areas such as: integrated land use and transport planning studies, design of multi-modal, public transport, active modes and freight networks, and project management

  • Recent experience in delivering robust business cases across a range of transport infrastructure

  • Excellent analytical, writing, communication and interpersonal skills.

  • High level attention to detail and accuracy

  • Passionate, collaborative and supportive team member.

  • Demonstrated ability to problem solve and deliver quality technical analyses and reports.

  • Master planning and/or strategic transport planning experience would be an advantantage

Preferred Qualifications

  • A relevant tertiary qualification in transport planning, engineering or other related discipline (a masters degree qualification is an advantage).

  • Preferably a chartered or professional member of relevant professional body

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 - Civil

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country New Zealand

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 248711BR

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.