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Job Information

AECOM Principal Facade Engineer - Aviation, Commercial & Education in Melbourne, Australia

Australia - Victoria, Melbourne

Job Summary

AECOM is a global provider of professional technical and management support services to a broad range of markets, including transportation, facilities, construction, environmental and energy. With over 56,000 employees around the world, AECOM is a leader in all the key markets that it serves.

AECOM’s Building Engineering group is looking for a proven and highly driven professional to join our specialist Façade’s Team based in Melbourne. As a valued member of our team you will provide technical engineering design input to contribute to a variety of projects and a diverse range of major markets including; Aviation, Commercial and Education projects.

The Role

Our Building Engineering group is looking for a Principal Facades Engineer to contribute and lead a range of complex technical design tasks on medium to large scale projects across Victoria and globally.

As an experienced consultant, you will have proficiency in the design, documentation and understanding of performance requirements of various facades systems. Your strong understanding of Engineering and Façade principles will enable you to proactively look for opportunities and add value to our business, while working closely with clients from around the world.

As a Principal Façade Engineer, you will be working with a leading design practice in our Melbourne centre of excellence, you will have access to industry specialists based across the world, working on a diverse range of industry sectors especially major projects in Aviation, Commercial and Education.

As part of a multi-disciplinary team, you will work with a variety of internal and external clients supporting your development and technical skills in an exciting consultancy role, providing input to major projects throughout Australia and New Zealand, USA and South East Asia.

Minimum Requirements

  • Proven understanding of Australian standards within a specialist Facades related role;

  • Strong evidence of working in a similar Facade role, within a consulting environment;

  • Excellent confidence in technical understanding of façade systems and performance specifications;

  • Confidence in design software and proven capability in packages such as Stand7, Spacegass, Therm7, AutoCAD;

  • Strong interpersonal and written communication skills;

  • Ability to perform Structural Engineering design and conduct design and modelling analysis;

  • Client-centric approach;

  • Work-alone initiative and ability to deliver design solutions to façade projects while working in multi-disciplinary project teams.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Relevant tertiary qualification (Architecture or Structural Engineering related);

  • High level proficiency in CAD design specific to Facades;

  • Rhino or 3D/Parametric modelling experience – advantageous.

Benefits at AECOM

The Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) recognises AECOM as taking a sophisticated, holistic approach to supporting women and men’s participation throughout our workplace.

We provide a diverse and inclusive work environment and offer many benefits to ensure your professional development & wellbeing.

  • Flexible start and finish times, working from home and job share options;

  • Work-from-home equipment packages and assistance;

  • Global and national leading projects;

  • State of the art, modern and contemporary offices;

  • Paid parental and partner leave;

  • Purchased additional annual leave + salary packaging;

  • Corporate Employee discounts from up to 400 retailers;

  • Wellbeing benefits eg. Vaccinations, health insurance discounts;

  • Employee stock purchase plans;

  • Study assistance;

  • Professional and technical development opportunities.

AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or recruitment agencies. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM and in the absence of a signed Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any recruitment fee.

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 Engineering

Business Line Building Engineering

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Australia

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 242571BR

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.