AECOM Project Support Officer in Gympie, Australia
Australia - Queensland, Gympie
AECOM is a global provider of professional technical and management support services to a broad range of markets, including transportation, buildings, resources, environmental and energy. With over 56,000 employees around the world, AECOM is a leader in all the key markets that it serves.
AECOM, as part of a joint venture with GHD, have been successfully appointed to assist the Department of Transport of Main Roads (TMR) in the delivery of Bruce Highway - Cooroy to Curra, working from the busy project site in Gympie. This is a major upgrade project worth $1bn and will allow the Project Support Officer to be based in Gympie with a multidisciplinary team, delivering a project to positively impact local community.
This is a flexible opportunity for a Project Support Officer for 40 hours per week, over Monday to Friday. Reporting to the Administration and Systems Manager you will provide administrative and coordination services for the site office based at Tameree Road, Gympie and support the broader administration team in delivering this major transport project.
The Project Support officer will be a valued member of the Joint Venture team at Gympie and will be expected to conduct a broad range of activities, including:
Providing administrative assistance to our contract administration team members;
Entering and recording project correspondence through the document management system;
Formatting and preparing reports and other documents in line with writing and style guides;
Assistance with routine (weekly) reporting;
Scheduling project meetings for staff and clients and attending to reception duties as required;
Providing on-boarding support to new starters;
Attending to the smooth functioning of the project office, including procurement of supplies and consumables.
As a Project Support Officer on the Cooroy to Curra: Section D upgrade, you will be supporting the Contract Administration team closely and will be expected to have some background and experience in the following:
Prior proven experience in a project administration support role within a site based or construction environment;
Advanced skills in Microsoft Office applications, particularly with Word and Excel;
Strong interpersonal and verbal communication skills;
Strong organisational skills with excellent time management and the ability to handle fluctuating workloads;
Excellent attention to detail and high personal and professional standards.
Experience in the use of a document management system (such as TeamBinder or Acconnex) would be highly beneficial
Experience in cost reconciliation, financial tracking or book-keeping would be highly beneficial
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 Administrative Support / Secretarial
Business Line Water
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 252011BR
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.