AECOM Grid Modernisation Lead - Victoria and South Australia in Melbourne, Australia
Work with us. Change the 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.
Across the globe, governments and electricity transmission utilities are grappling with the challenge of providing enough location-specific capacity for the burgeoning renewable energy generation industry while keeping the lights on. Come and join us at the forefront of assisting these key clients in developing grid modernisation projects in Australia.
Leading the change toward a sustainable and equitable future
AECOM is a leading provider of engineering, environment and construction services, and is contributing its deep experience to help strategically plan, develop, design and construct energy infrastructure to not only meet future demands but to deliver sustainable legacies for our clients, community and our planet.
We look at our projects as part of the broader energy system and across the whole life cycle, from commissioning to decommissioning. We help our clients achieve the right balance across the spectrum of generation through renewable energy sources, solar, wind, stored energy, hydropower and fossil fuels; and alternative energy fuels including hydrogen and electrification.
We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.
What will a day in this role look like:
Driving our Grid Modernisation initiatives across Victoria and South Australia, helping to achieve our net zero goals
Lead engagement with our key clients, developing relationships and understanding clients needs
Provide technical leadership on grid modernisation projects including execution and implementation.
Provide commercial expertise on projects across the energy sector
The following qualifications and experience are highly desired, but if you don’t tick all the boxes you could still be a perfect fit for this role. Please apply, all applications will be considered.
What are we looking for from you?
Technical experience in substations, transmission lines and distribution systems using Australian standards.
Exposure to commercial risks and providing commercial decisions for projects
Experience working with clients on energy projects from bid development to solving technical issues
Previous experience in consulting or utilities (desirable)
Experience working across different contract models including design and construct
An Engineering degree with 10+ years’ experience
This role offers a flexible work environment and could be full time or part time.
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: https://aecom.com/au/our-vision-for-reconciliation/.
AECOM is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from advisory, planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical and digital expertise, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $13.1 billion in fiscal year 2022. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at aecom.com and @AECOM.
Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity
You will have 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.
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.
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. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.
Business Line: Energy
Business Group: DCS
Strategic Business Unit: ANZ
Career Area: Business Management
Work Location Model: Hybrid