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Job Information

AECOM Principal Bridge Engineer in Fortitude Valley, Australia

Australia - Queensland, Fortitude Valley

Job Summary

As a result of a significant project pipeline, we have an opportunity for a Principal Structural Engineer with demonstrated experience delivering bridge and civil infrastructure projects to join our Civil Structures team in Brisbane. As part of this role you will be given the opportunity to lead and deliver a variety of interesting projects, offering you the chance to combine your technical skills, client relationship management experience with a project delivery focus.

Working with a broad range of clients on local, regional and inter-state projects, you will be involved in key stakeholder engagement processes, contributing to the growth of our business. As an experienced practitioner with RPEQ and significant experience working in an engineering design consultancy, you will be a passionate mentor and leader on multi-disciplinary projects, supporting the development of our more junior team members.

In order to contribute to the successful delivery of world-class projects, this opportunity is being offered on a permanent basis, with full-time and part-time arrangements available.

Minimum Requirements

  • 12+ years’ structural engineering design experience working on bridge and infrastructure projects - essential;

  • Experience working for an engineering design consultancy;

  • Design experience is essential, asset management experience is highly regarded

  • Demonstrated understanding of Queensland Transport and Main Roads design processes, procedures and requirements.

  • Passion for innovation and client service through timely, quality delivery.

This role is ideal for an individual looking to join a leading and industry-renowned structures team, working on major projects throughout the region. If you’re looking to add great projects to your portfolio, whilst working in a supportive and innovative team where we strive for success along with work/life balance, apply today.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) – essential;

  • RPEQ accreditation of ability to apply for immediately – essential.

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 - Structural

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Australia

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 244036BR

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.