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AECOM Apprentice Technical Assistant in Sydney, 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

As an Apprentice (Technical Assistant) you will work as part of the Digital Engineering Team to assist with the delivery of Engineering design projects. This role is a developmental opportunity where you will grow your skills-base and acquire a more specialised understanding of drafting, design concepts and processes using AutoCAD and 3D modelling programs. This position is perfect if you are a motivated and keen individual with a welcoming and positive attitude.

As part of the Technical Assistant role, you will be enrolled in a Diploma of Civil Construction Design (or equivalent) TAFE course which shall assist your education on projects. AECOM will support your part-time study by covering the cost of undergoing studies and provide you with a paid day off to attend the course classes.

As an Apprentice Technical Assistant, you will build skills and experience in:

  • Producing 2D design drawings, 3D models of urban and regional civil elements such as roads, intersections, earthworks etc., and visualisations.

  • Developing excellent drawing and checking skills;

  • Liaison with designers and project team engineers to ensure timely delivery of project outputs.

About You

  • Interest in gaining design knowledge through on the job experience;

  • Strong interest in 3D modelling, 2D drawing extraction and digital technology;

  • Eager to learn through on the job experience and external study;

  • Enthusiastic, self-driven to project tasks

  • Have a positive mannerism towards team members;

  • Thorough written and communication skills.


  • High achievement levels in Maths and Science (Physics) subjects at High School;

  • Completed or Graduating from Year 12;

  • Enrolled or be willing to enrol in a Diploma of Civil Construction Design;

  • Basic proficiency in using AutoCAD;

  • Sound skills to use all Microsoft Office packages.

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: J10071034

Business Line: Transportation

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: ANZ

Career Area: Digital & Engineering Technology

Work Location Model: Hybrid