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AECOM Bridge Engineer in Perth, Australia

Job Summary

In this role you will primarily assist with the delivery of bridge engineering projects for our Transportation Bridge Team.

While your main duties will be technical work, you will also be required to undertake client liaison, work package scoping, preparing costs estimates, negotiating variations, technical supervision and mentoring of work package teams, and cost and schedule monitoring to deliver bridge engineering work packages.

The position requires the ability to provide leadership and mentoring to small and medium sized design teams in development of repair schemes and detailed designs of highway and railway bridge structures. Design will often be carried out in close collaboration with design teams from other disciplines and will often involve client liaison.

Minimum Requirements

  • Timely execution of design packages, working within project time frames and the requirements of approval processes.

  • The ability to introduce innovative ideas.

  • Compliance with relevant codes and standards.

  • Actively participate in and contribute to the technical aspects of projects to achieve accuracy of design.

  • Successfully manage small to medium sized projects.

  • Escalate issues or problems where appropriate.

  • Manage risks associated with project delivery

  • Client satisfaction (clients, government departments, contractors).

  • Assist the Team Leader - Bridges to deliver the growth, diversification and stability targets set out in the business group budget.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in bridge design, including detail design, inspection, assessment, and strengthening and repair of bridge structures.

  • Appropriate tertiary qualification

  • Approximately 7 – 12 years in bridge structures design.

  • Exposure to structural analysis packages such as ACES SPACEGASS, Autodesk Structural Bridge Design (SAM/LEAP), LUSAS

  • Familiarity with Main Roads WA requirements is desirable.

  • Knowledge of Primavera P6/MS Project (desirable)

  • Successful track record leading small and medium sized projects

  • Communication skills – writes clear and succinct messages; communicates with passion and conviction and can influence others; is an attentive and active listener; able to communicate at all levels.

  • Demonstrated commercial acumen, and ability to develop a client base.

  • Knowledge of the market for consulting services.

  • High level of general computer skills, e.g. Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Project, or/and other project management applications, Microsoft Word and Power Point, Primavera P6 (desirable).

What We Offer

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.

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

Job Category Engineering - Structural

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Australia

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 267914BR

Virtual: 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.

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