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Job Information

AECOM Principal / Senior Civil Designer in Hamilton - NZ, New Zealand

New Zealand - Waikato, Hamilton - NZ

Job Summary

  • Great opportunity to join a business leading digital innovation globally

  • Bring fresh ideas to major and complex projects

  • Hamilton based while working on local projects and contribute to the broader ANZ workload

We are looking for a Principal Civil Designer to join our Hamilton business and assist in delivery of projects across ANZ

Due to a strong pipeline of work, internal promotions and exciting projects across Waikato / Bay of Plenty regions, we are excited to be growing our team here in Hamilton. We are seeking a Principal Road and Highway Engineer to design and manage transport projects from inception, concept design through to detailed design and documentation. You will ensure all quality assurance processes are followed in the design process and through the production or coordination of design drawings and project documentation, delivered on time and to budget.

  • Undertake and lead road and highways engineering design for projects for both National and Local Government and private clients utilising previous experience on similar projects.

  • Ability to work in multi-disciplinary teams and coordinate the integration of road and highways designs with other disciplines including CAD, lighting, stormwater, pavements and structures etc.

  • Ability to undertake 3D road and intersection designs based topographical surveys.

  • Preparation and review of technical reports, specifications, volumes and quantities

  • Client and authority liaison for design approvals including arranging and attending meetings

Minimum Requirements

About You

We are seeking an experienced Principal level designer who is technically strong with a background in civil engineering with:

  • Bachelor of Engineering or Diploma in a Relevant technical qualification

  • 10-15 years relevant professional experience on Transportation Infrastructure projects

  • Proficient in 12D, or Civil 3D and AutoCAD software

  • Leadership experience with the drive to mentor junior engineers within the team

  • Highly organized and self-motivated Design Engineer, able to Lead and work unsupervised. Advantageous

  • Member of a recognised professional institute

  • Proficiency in Infraworks software is advantageous

  • Experience of road safety audits and ancillary road design elements including; roadside barriers, road drainage, lighting, streetscape, pavements and other structures (retaining walls etc.)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Relevant technical qualification

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 Designer / Drafting / CADD / CAD

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country New Zealand

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 231490BR

Clearance Required 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.