AECOM Expression of Interest - Technical Assistant in Sydney, Australia

Australia - New South Wales, Sydney

Job Summary

As an Apprentice Drafter (Technical Assistant) you will work as part of the Digital Engineering Team to assist with the delivery of civil 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.

Part of the Technical Assistant role, you will be enrolled in a Diploma of Civil Construction Design (or equivalent) to build upon and incorporate your course education into on the job 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 civil design drawings, 3D models, visualisations, virtual reality scenes, big data analysis and GIS analytics;

  • Developing excellent drawing and checking skills;

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

Minimum Requirements

  • 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.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 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.

As part of the Apprenticeship, you will be required to pass course exams of the Diploma to achieve successful completion of this qualification.

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Administrative Support / Secretarial

Business Line Transportation

Business Group

Country Australia

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 198463BR

Clearance Required 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.