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Job Information

AECOM Principal Civil Designer in Wellington, New Zealand

New Zealand - Wellington, Wellington

Job Summary

Our Wellington office is looking for an experienced Principal Civil Designer with experience with 3D modelling to deliver a range of diverse and exciting projects for Transport and Water disciplines. Day to day, you will also be involved in creating quality documentation, checking and assisting in the preparation and issuing of drawings for clients using AutoCAD & 3D Software.

  • Successfully complete project work and 3d design within your area(s) of expertise/specialisation

  • Produces accurate and timely CAD drawings, models, designs and documentation to agreed deadlines, standards (industry and project), and in accordance with the project plan

  • Looks for innovation in our design process to improve our digital design efficiency and quality for our clients

  • Contributes to a complete and integrated set of digital project content by working cooperatively with team members both locally nationally and internationally

  • Provide technical leadership on projects and pursuits; determining approach and standards

  • Provide Project Leads / Project Managers, with specialist design, drafting and checking resources to keep projects within time and budget targets

  • Take responsibility for the delivery (time, cost, quality) of your own work and of the work of project teams under your direction/management, in accordance with project and/or task plans and instructions

  • Monitor time and cost information & ensure project/task profitability, communicating performance against the plan to Project Managers.

Minimum Requirements

We are seeking an experienced Principal level designer who is technically strong with a background in civil engineering CAD background you will be able to demonstrate:

  • 10 or more years' experience working on civil infrastructure projects

  • Ability to prepare complete civil engineering design packages including drawing and models to suit our client needs

  • Knowledge of managing digital deliverables and revisions and related quality assurance systems

  • ProjectWise, Navisworks, Civil 3D, OpenRoads and InfraWorks experience would be viewed as extremely beneficial

  • Leadership ability or the desire to become a leader

  • Highly organised and self-motivated.

  • Experienced AutoCAD, 12D or Civil 3D user

Preferred Qualifications

Relevant BTech qualification

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 Engineering

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country New Zealand

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 202688BR

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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