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Job Information

AECOM Team Leader – Ground Engineering & Tunnelling in Brisbane, Australia

Australia - Queensland, Brisbane

Job Summary

AECOM’s Civil Infrastructure business has a fantastic opportunity for a collaborative and agile director to lead our Ground Engineering and Tunnelling (GET) team in Brisbane. As the GET Team Leader, you will provide technical and strategic leadership to the team, supporting and growing the discipline across the region.

Our GET Team delivers a wide variety of projects across the region and internationally. Locally, just some of our key clients include TMR, Department of Defence, Rio Tinto, BHP and QR. This a career-defining opportunity for a driven professional to play an instrumental role in the continued growth of our service offering across the South East Queensland and wider QNT markets.

Using your strong client-focus and developed networks, you will lead our GET Team to deliver timely, innovative and high-quality project outputs. As an experienced practitioner and with significant leadership experience, you will offer Project Management expertise and ensure excellence in delivery.

Minimum Requirements

This position is ideal for an experienced geotechnical professional who has both leadership and consulting experience. Your solid strategic capability and thorough understanding of the Ground Engineering market will contribute to the direction of our business, supporting the growth of the team.

Your background and experience will enable you to be confident working directly with clients and winning work, whilst also being able to roll up your sleeves to deliver. Your proven ability to lead and engage a diverse and geographically dispersed team will see you succeeding in this role.

Preferred Qualifications

Relevant tertiary qualifications a must. CPEng, RPEQ registration highly beneficial. Existing strong and respected relationships with our key clients will be highly regarded.

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 Water

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Australia

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 242238BR

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.