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Job Information

AECOM Civil Engineer - Defence in Sydney, Australia

Australia - New South Wales, Sydney - AU

Job Summary

The Opportunity

AECOM are seeking a Civil Engineer with experience in technical delivery and project management to support our highly successful Sydney Defence Team.

We are looking for an individual who can apply prior analytical technical skills for a range of Defence infrastructure projects to develop and shape your career within a global organisation. This role will give you the opportunity to fulfil your interest to grow as a Civil Engineer leader and project manager who is able to work collaboratively in a multi-disciplinary environment to provide high quality outcomes for AECOM clients.

As part of this exciting role, you will not only have the autonomy and support to perform Civil Engineering activities, but you will also be supporting the team in winning, managing and delivering projects across a diverse range of moderate to major Defence infrastructure projects.

Minimum Requirements

About You

You will have a Civil Engineering background with existing relationships having worked with Defence and Defence Contractors. Your design experience can range from master planning and technical advice to detailed designs of roads, pavements, drainage, wastewater, aviation and utility coordination.

You will have experience working collaboratively with multi-disciplinary teams including building services, architects, environment, water, energy and various other specialists.

You will be a knowledgeable Civil Engineer with an understanding of all phases of a development project from planning, through to design and delivery, and can demonstrate an ability to collaborate with external stakeholders and contractors to deliver positive project outcomes.

The successful candidate will possess the following attributes:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or similar

  • 3 – 5 years of relevant Civil Engineering experience with a preference of Defence infrastructure projects

  • Ability to work independently with a responsible approach to the delivery of engineering outcomes, the selection of appropriate techniques, procedures and methods

  • Competent in exercising sound engineering judgement whilst contributing to the design and development of engineering solutions, identifying constraints, opportunities and buildability issues

  • Willingness to support in the planning and organisation of tasks, people, project programs and fee proposals

  • A passion to engage in the creative and innovative development of engineering technology and continuous improvement systems

  • Ability to collaborate within a team environment

  • Proven strength in written and verbal communication to articulate concepts/ideas to technical and non-technical stakeholders

  • Passionate about developing yourself to be a leader with an interest to support training junior team members

  • Available to travel as required for projects (e.g. inspections, meetings, design groups);

  • Australian Citizen

  • Security Clearance is preferable but not essential.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or similar

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 - Civil

Business Line Water

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Australia

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 249088BR

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.