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AECOM Senior Transport Planner/Engineer in Gold Coast, Australia

Job Summary

AECOM have established an office in the Southern Gold Coast and are looking for suitably experienced Transport Planner/Engineer to join our local team.

This role provides a unique opportunity to join a premier Tier 1 consultancy firm as we continue to expand our Gold Coast operation. An opportunity to join a team who share a passion and desire to contribute to AECOMs increasing presence in the Gold Coast and Northern NSW Regions, supported by the trusted industry reputation and strong multi-disciplinary capabilities of our existing SEQ operation.

We have an established pipeline of moderate to major sized City Shaping infrastructure projects in the Gold Coast and surrounding regions. With several recent high-profile engagements, including the Central Gold Coast East-West Public Transport Study.

This role will directly interface and work in close collaboration with our Transport Advisory team in Brisbane. The successful candidate will support the SEQ team in winning, managing and delivering a diverse range of transport infrastructure projects for private and public sector clients. They will be supported to leverage and build on their skills to deliver strategic planning and design advice for multimodal transport, freight, public transport, cycling / pedestrian studies and associated business cases.

As part of this role your primary responsibilities will be:

  • Contribute to building a diverse team within an inclusive workplace

  • Operating ethically and with integrity, prioritising safety and security

  • Thinking without limits and embracing new ideas, shaping digital solutions to help our clients address current and future challenges

  • Growing our Gold Coast team through relentless client focus, operational excellence and exceptional project execution

  • Taking action to make a positive impact on the planet, enriching our local community and building legacies for future generations.

Minimum Requirements

  • 5-15 years relevant professional experience

  • A strong technical background with demonstrable experience in traffic, public transport, and/or active transport planning and analysis

  • Experience in transportation planning for cities/ regions / corridors and various transport modes

  • Experience in preparing and delivering robust business cases

  • Experience in bidding, winning and delivering Civil Infrastructure projects to a high standard, within budget and on time, including preliminary evaluations and/or business cases.

We are seeking a future leader with an interest long-term growth at AECOM - an individual who is looking to further develop their career – whether that be through project management or technical specialism.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Appropriate tertiary qualification in engineering, geography, mathematics or transport planning.

What We Offer

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

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

Job Category Engineering - Transportation - Advisory

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Australia

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 256985BR

Virtual: 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.