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AECOM Senior/Principal Civil Drafter in Gold Coast, Australia

Job Summary

AECOM have established an office in the Southern Gold Coast and are looking for suitably experienced roads/highways designer 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 Region, supported by the trusted industry reputation and strong multi-disciplinary capabilities of our large existing SEQ operation.

The successful candidate will utilise their strong technical skills to manage and deliver transport-related infrastructure design solutions. Working as part of a high performing team, with guidance and mentoring from a team of technical specialists, you will guide and mentor the junior members of our team, helping to develop the future technical capabilities of our highways group.

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.

We have an established pipeline of projects in the Gold Coast and surrounding regions with several recent high-profile engagements, including Gold Coast Light Rail Stage 3. The role will see you supporting a strong pipeline of existing projects, ranging in size and scope, as well as working on several major pursuits in order to continue the projected growth of our business.

Minimum Requirements

  • 8+ years’ experience in Transport Infrastructure, Highway & Civil

  • Proven experience in delivering to Transport and Main Roads Standards or similar

  • Advanced Skills in geometric design using 12d Model/AutoCAD (or equivalent software)

  • Experience using ProjectWise, Navisworks and Microsoft Office suite (desirable)

  • Proven experience in drafting and checking of drawings

  • Has a keen interest in developing 3D visualisations of Transport Infrastructure Projects

You will have experience in successfully leading design teams, demonstrated time management skills, experience in the production of design and drawings to high standard of specification and presentation and the ability to provide technical expertise to suit client needs.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Associate Degree in Civil Engineering or approved equivalent

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 Designer / Drafting / CADD / CAD

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Australia

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 256984BR

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.

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