AECOM Assistant Technical Officer in Canberra, Australia

Business Line Transportation

Position Title Assistant Technical Officer

Australia - Australian Capital Territory


Job Summary

We are seeking a highly motivated person to join our group and support the business. As an Assistant Technical Officer you will work as part of our digital engineering team to assist with delivery of civil engineering design projects. This role is a developmental one where you will grow your skills-base and acquire a more specialised understanding of drafting and design concepts and processes using AutoCAD and 3D modelling.

Minimum Requirements

About You

  • Ability to work as part of a highly motivated team;

  • Positive attitude and good communication skills;

  • Strong problem solving skills;

  • Interest in gaining civil design knowledge through on the job experience;

  • Producing civil designs and associated engineering drawings;

  • Develop excellent drawing and checking skills;

  • Liaison with designers and project team engineers to ensure timely delivery of project outputs;

  • Work with lead designer to assist with aligning design standards and processes with the rest of the transport business line;

  • Maintain good pass levels in external studies


  • Basic proficiency in using AutoCAD preferred but not essential

  • Sound skills to use all Microsoft Office packages

  • Interest in 3D modelling and 2D drawing extraction (digital engineering)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Enrolled in Engineering, Surveying or Building Design.

  • High achievement levels in Maths and Science subjects.

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.

Job Category Engineering - Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Australia

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 190441BR

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.