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AECOM Construction Project Engineer in Newcastle, Australia

Company Description

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better 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.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

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.

Job Description

AECOM has an exciting opportunity for a ‘Construction Project Engineer’ to join our Civil Infrastructure team.

The position will be based on site and will ensure that the Construction is completed to the approved design and specifications, with a safety-first focus

At AECOM, you will have the opportunity to be challenged in working on large scale, multi-million-dollar civil infrastructure projects, taking responsibility for ensuring that the design and construction comply with the contract and coordinating resolution of issues during construction. The role will ensure that the design and construction achieve key objectives and meet the needs of our Client. The position will be the primary point of contact for both internal and external project stakeholders.

You will be working with other driven professionals who are passionate, smart, creative, curious and quirky but proud to be part of a company that is dedicated to delivering a better world.

In this role you will be responsible for the following:

  • Providing overall Supervision and Contract Administration to major infrastructure projects including assisting in establishing project specific objectives and procedures and then ensuring they are followed by a team of site Engineers and Surveillance Officers.

  • Providing technical direction and guidance to the site team, maintaining close client and Contractor interface, and ensuring all facets of the project are constructed in accordance with the design and Specifications before preparing certificates of compliance.

  • The primary point of contact for both internal and external project stakeholders.


As a Construction Project Engineer in the team, you will participate in project delivery onsite. You will be an active contributor within the Independent Verification team – influencing the team’s success.

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering or similar.

  • Substantial proven experience working on major infrastructure projects in a senior role.

  • Ideally 10 years’ experience of working on site on major infrastructure projects.

  • The ability to confidently manage complex and sensitive consultations with Clients and Contractors

  • Have a level of understanding of a diverse range of engineering disciplines, such as Civil, Structural, Geotechnical, MEP, Systems, etc. to aid in conversations

  • Chartered Engineer status preferable

Additional Information

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:

With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! 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.

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.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Join us and let’s get started.

ReqID: J10080145

Business Line: Transportation

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: ANZ

Career Area: Construction

Work Location Model: Hybrid