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Job Information

AECOM Director - Mechanical Engineer in Sydney, Australia

Australia - New South Wales, Sydney - AU

Job Summary

An exciting opportunity for a Director - Mechanical Engineer to join our Buildings Services team in Sydney. Reporting directly to the Group Director - Buildings and Places (NSW/ACT), you will be an industry renowned leader, who will be the face to our key social infrastructure, developer, constructor, and architectural clients. Whilst being responsible for leading the pursuit and delivery planning of major building projects.

AECOM is the worlds #1 infrastructure company and is built to deliver a better world. At AECOM we have a razor-sharp focus on the clients and projects which will add to the cities we live and work in, projects that give us a genuine sense of pride and legacy. By drawing on our regional and global skills and experience we can bring innovation and value to our clients. We thrive in a multi-disciplinary environment where we can excel with our digital skills, our integration of design and cost and our broad range of in-house expertise.

AECOM is a great place to work and grow. At AECOM we value the diversity that you bringing all of yourself to work every day brings to our clients and our people. We want you to excel and fulfill your career ambitions.

Minimum Requirements

The successful candidate will have proven experience, leading the work on large complex major building projects. You will coordinate and provide technical expertise for major projects as well as lead technical client relationships and play a major role in pursuit planning. You will have the ability to lead, mentor and coach team members to grow technical expertise and client relationship skills.

Your proficiency in providing mechanical services design coupled with your experience in working successfully across multidisciplinary teams across a variety of building projects associated with healthcare and commercial will be highly regarded.

The suitable candidate for this role will have the following profile:

  • You will have strong market knowledge and a strong client base in the local market and elsewhere and you will have the proven ability to win new business and deliver projects

  • You will continually contribute to harmonious client relationships at the project and market level

  • You will be an effective leader with tenacity and drive who is looking to achieve outstanding results and most importantly, be someone that enjoys sharing knowledge, supporting ideas, and encouraging others to develop their skills and experience

  • Someone with a hunger to win work and grow business

Preferred Qualifications

Degree qualified in Mechanical Engineering with CPEng registration and extensive HVAC design experience in major projects

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 - Mechanical

Business Line B&P - Buildings & Places

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Australia

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 245279BR

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.