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Job Information

AECOM Senior Technical Officer - Secondary Systems (contract) in Sydney, Australia

Australia - New South Wales, Sydney - AU

Job Summary

Are you looking for an opportunity to join a collaborative and creative team within the world’s leading professional services firm? Put your career into high gear, in this exciting opportunity to join a Fortune 500 organisation where you can thrive, fully leverage your strengths, feel heard, and contribute to AECOM’s mission to build a better world.

Due to recent project wins the Power Digital Engineering team is seeking a Senior Secondary Systems Designer / Technical Officer to join our Energy team on a contract basis. This role within our Energy end-market provides design documentation delivery solutions to a broad range of Power authority sector and renewables projects, across many clients.

You will undertake, manage and produce appropriate intelligent CAD model production, documentation and other technical work tasks to agreed deadlines, schedule, standards and in accordance with the project plans. You will also contribute to a complete and integrated set of digital project content including documents by working co-operatively with team members whilst liaising with the Project Managers, Engineers and Drafters (locally and internationally) to ensure timely delivery of design deliverables, whilst maintaining, developing, and retaining the highest standard of technical design skills.

You will be given the unique opportunity to work with one of our key clients who are about to embark on an ambitious major transmission works program of a scale not seen in the Australian electricity sector in many decades. You will be also offered extensive Digital Transformation upskilling in Bentley Substation, Autodesk Substation Design Suite and Bentley ContextCapture.

Minimum Requirements

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Demonstrated experience in project delivering Secondary Systems/Automation with excellent design and drawing checking ability

  • Strong experience in the Transmission Secondary and SCADA environment

  • Design of HV transmission substations protection systems including Low Voltage Control and protection design

  • Experience in design of SCADA

  • Strong data management along with effective communication skills

  • Ability to provide technical expertise to suit client needs

  • Proficiency in AutoCAD and Microstation is essential

  • Knowledge of other software such as ProjectWise and MS Office Suite (specifically Excel and Word).

Preferred Qualifications


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 Designer / Drafting / CADD / CAD

Business Line Power

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Australia

Position Status Contractor

Requisition/Vacancy No. 250475BR

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.