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AECOM Senior Earthing & Bonding Engineer in Sydney, Australia

Company Description

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 Description

The Role

Due to an ever-growing portfolio of metro and rail projects, AECOM’s Rail Team in Sydney is seeking to expand its team. We are looking for an aspiring and motivated Electrical Engineer with Earthing and Bonding experience within the Rail sector. The candidate should share a passion for technical excellence and enjoy the challenge of delivering multi-discipline projects. This is a fantastic opportunity to be actively involved in an innovative and highly motivated team of professionals and be instrumental in delivering landmark projects within NSW and across Australia.

As a Senior Earthing and Bonding (E&B) Engineer, you will actively participate and contribute to developing technical solutions while working within wider discipline and project teams. You will be responsible for developing the earthing designs supporting the overall electrical systems on infrastructure projects.

Some of your day-to-day responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Providing engineering solutions from concept design through to detail design, including advice and review in the field of electrical earthing and bonding,

  • Be able to support designs for high and low voltage systems as well as DC or AC traction systems,

  • Be able to effectively communicate ideas and project issues to the project team and develop a detailed understanding of projects including the authoring of assessment and design reports,

  • Working at project sites from time to time, as required, to undertake soil resistivity tests and stray current survey works.

  • Ensuring all electrical work is completed in accordance with Australian standards and sound engineering principles,

  • Contributing to the development of client relationships including identification of opportunities through the excellent work that you perform whilst working on the job.

  • Inspire and mentor AECOM professionals and graduates to support team growth and upskilling.

About You

As an Electrical Engineer within the team, you will actively participate in and contribute to the winning, management and delivery of moderate to large-scale projects whilst enhancing client and working relationships.


  • Design experience in earthing and bonding, including experience and regular use of CDEGS (SES & Technologies) software

  • In-depth knowledge of relevant Australian Standards and industry guidelines.

  • Experience in the technical delivery of multi-disciplinary rail projects – experience with Sydney Trains / TfNSW is beneficial

  • Flexibility to work on a broad range of projects supporting earthing and bonding designs

  • Experience preparing design and assessment reports, plus the development of detailed drawings

  • Strong oral and written communication skills with a high level of attention to detail and accuracy

Additional Information

Benefits at AECOM

As the world's most trusted infrastructure consulting firm, we’re committed to managing our business with the utmost responsibility and to always strive for better – reducing emissions, creating social value, or diversifying our senior leadership and workforce.

We understand both the urgency of the challenges facing our society and our responsibility to respond in an impactful and enduring way. Armed with this consciousness, we’re leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future, partnering with those who want to make a positive difference in the world.

We’re listening to clients and the communities we serve to improve lives and livelihoods, and to create sustainable legacies for generations to come.

Thinking without limits is what keeps us at the vanguard. Ideas have no borders, and this ethos is embedded in our culture. The full scope of our global expertise is available to anyone who needs it, wherever they are based.

We’re trusted advisors — planners, designers, engineers, consultants, and program and construction managers — delivering professional services spanning cities, transportation, buildings, water, new energy, and the environment.

  • Flexible start and finish times, working from home, part-time and job share options

  • Working from Home Tool Kits + Mobile Phone

  • State of the art, modern and contemporary offices

  • Paid Parental and Partner Leave

  • Purchased additional annual leave + salary packaging

  • Corporate Employee discounts from up to 400 retailers

  • Wellbeing benefits e.g. vaccinations, health insurance discounts

  • Employee stock purchase plans

  • Professional memberships and study assistance.

  • Professional and technical development opportunities.

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: J10051878

Business Line: Transportation

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: ANZ

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: Hybrid