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Job Information

AECOM Technical Director - Water Infrastructure Design in Sydney, Australia

Job Summary

Our Civil Infrastructure Business is looking for a highly experienced director to join our ANZ Water Team. As part of the team, you will help develop and provide high quality, leading edge sustainable engineering solutions to our clients in conventional water treatment, sea water desalination, membrane filtration, and advanced water / wastewater treatment applications.

You will be an integral member of the NSW & ACT Water Team and have broader involvement across our ANZ Water Business Line. You will have clear accountability for AECOM’s strategic, financial and client outcomes within the WI business.

You will have key responsibility for:

  • Providing an inclusive, diverse and equal opportunity workplace consistent with AECOM’s global policies.

  • Maintaining a culture of safety and quality.

  • The development and maintenance of strong client relationships.

  • Leading and delivering projects within your area of expertise.

  • Demonstrating project excellence and driving a culture of project management accountability.

  • Understanding our core Water Infrastructure markets in NSW, ACT and ANZ and having an outward looking, industry focus for existing and new market areas.

  • Development of key internal relationships within AECOM that benefit our business.

  • Collaborating with key ANZ staff to identify, capture and deliver key projects.

Collaborating with the wider AECOM Water Infrastructure team in Australia and contribute, where appropriate, to major projects and projects delivered by other offices and regions.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor degree in Civil Engineering or similar

  • Extensive years of experience in a similar position building upon local client relationships

  • Chartered Engineer or equivalent of a recognised professional engineering body (e.g. IRSE)

  • Extensive expertise in stakeholder consultation and management

  • Proven track record with large client program management, pursuit execution

  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor degree in Civil Engineering or similar

What We Offer

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 Category Engineering - Water - Wastewater

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Australia

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 263562BR

Virtual: 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.