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AECOM Associate Director - Civil Engineer in Wellington, New Zealand

New Zealand - Wellington, Wellington

Job Summary

Our Civil Infrastructure business is looking for a highly driven Associate Director / Design Manager to join our Highways group based in Wellington. Our team of technical specialists have an established reputation in the industry and have developed a strong pipeline of work not only in Wellington but right across New Zealand.

This role will see you utilising your proven local government experience to lead multi-disciplinary teams in both the pursuit and delivery phase, of transport infrastructure projects. As a senior member of our team you will have a strong focus on business and team development, driving several major projects within the local market. Using your strong connections, credible reputation and profile within the industry, this role will see you enabling the continued growth of our service offering, pursuing and delivering projects for a range of internal and external clients.

This role will look after project delivery, technical quality and resource allocation to lead an engaged and motivated technical team. This is a fantastic opportunity for an engineer to grow their experience, working as part of a high performing, close-knit regional team, with contact and support from global technical specialists. In addition to providing technical input and advice, you will be given the opportunity to work directly with clients, expanding your business development and networking skills. You will guide and mentor junior engineers, contributing to the growth of our talent pipeline.

  • Be the Civil/Roads/Highways Lead on our multi-disciplinary Transport projects.

  • Provide design leadership and influence to generate innovative and high quality design outcomes.

  • Provide technical guidance and support to the young engineers in the team.

  • Liaise with the Design Manager to identify changes of scope, resourcing and/or priority of packages that may impact delivery against schedule.

  • Liaise with stakeholder groups during the development of the Designs.

  • Generate fee and programme estimates and regular track your progress.

Minimum Requirements

  • Strong technical experience in the planning, design and management of road/highways projects, including geometric road design, barrier design and signs & lines design.

  • Some experience in design leadership role for a transport project.

  • Familiar with NZTA and Council guidelines.

  • Good experience ranging from detailed design to construction phases of multidisciplinary transport projects.

  • Experience in managing large and complex projects.

  • Experience in consulting sector.

Preferred Qualifications

  • CPeng preferred

  • Bachelor degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent

  • Eligible for membership to the Engineering New Zealand

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.

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Job Category Engineering - Civil

Business Line Transportation

Business Group

Country New Zealand

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 197723BR

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.

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