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AECOM Technical Director - Civil Engineer in Fortitude Valley, Australia

Company Description

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

AECOM delivers comprehensive services from creation to completion and beyond, our transportation professionals are constantly exploring new ways to navigate a challenging project.

A new underground rail link in Auckland. A subzero runway in Antarctica. Removal of 75 level crossings and building new station in Melbourne. The design of the Sydney Gateway Road project. In every region we deliver comprehensive solutions that connect people and places in forward thinking ways.

According to Engineering news Records 2020 “Top 500 Design Firms, “AECOM is #1 in Transport globally.

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

Job Description

.As a result of continued growth in workload and project opportunities across transportation projects, AECOM have an opportunity for an experienced Technical Director to provide support on a range of transformational transportation projects across Australia and New Zealand.

Based in any one of our SEQ offices (Brisbane, Maroochydore or Gold Coast) and working within an industry leading team, the core focus of this role will be the building and strengthening of AECOM’s Transport Advisory presence and market share in SEQ and across ANZ through provision of excellence in project delivery, technical leadership and coaching, development and mentoring our colleagues.

We are looking for a Technical Director with proven TMR and local government experience (or suitable interstate/overseas experience) in Design Manager or Project Manager roles leading multi-disciplinary teams in pursuit of, and in the delivery phase of design for major transport infrastructure projects.


About You:

This key role plays a key technical leadership role across Civil Engineering across ANZ, and will see you:

  • Demonstrated experience in the following is essential:

  • Technical leadership and governance of multi-disciplinary teams in internal and client facing roles.

  • Design of highways and associated infrastructure to RPDM and/or Austroads standards.

  • High quality technical and non-technical report writing in plain English.

  • Demonstrated experience in the following is desirable:

  • Commercial/contractual management of projects on behalf of the Consultant.

  • Design experience under 'design only' and 'design and construct' delivery models.

  • Experience in the preparation of TMR Transport Infrastructure Contracts, or similar infrastructure delivery contracts and specifications.

  • Experience in the delivery of Preliminary Evaluation and/or Business Case projects under TMR OnQ or PAF processes.

  • The role requires the applicant to be RPEQ qualified and CPEng status (or be eligible through a mutual recognition or other pathway).

  • Excellent communication skills, be driven by outcomes, have a conscientious and detailed approach, along with a positive and pro-active approach to the team

Additional Information

AECOM acknowledges the Traditional Owners and Custodians of the lands on which we, our clients and our communities live and work around Australia. We pay our respects to their cultures and to their Elders — past, present, and emerging. We are committed to connecting to Country in our work through meaningful engagement with First Nations peoples and businesses. Find out more about our Australian Reconciliation Action Plan here:

With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Join us and let’s get started.

ReqID: J10076829

Business Line: Transportation

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: ANZ

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: Hybrid