AECOM Principal Civil Engineer in Wellington, New Zealand

New Zealand - Wellington, Wellington

Job Summary

As a key member of the multi-discipline transport team the Principal Civil Engineer will provide leadership and technical support to a team of highways engineers, designers and drafters to deliver projects on time, to budget and of high quality. The successful candidate will also be responsible for development of effective client relationships to deliver growth of the team through repeat business and identification and establishment of new clients. This role could facilitate a team lead component depending on the incumbent's career aspirations.

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.

There are several career paths you may follow within AECOM and our aim is to place people in roles that will help both the individual and team to succeed. We encourage your professional and personal development and you will be supported in obtaining your CPEng if you are not already accredited, and receive strong mentoring and support in order to progress your career.

Your day to day role will include

  • 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

You will likely hold at least 10 years post graduate experience and able to demonstrate:

  • 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.

  • Experience in managing complex projects, and operating as the Engineer Contract.

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

  • Experience in consulting sector.

Preferred Qualifications

Civil Engineering degree and CPeng preferred

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 - Transportation

Business Line Transportation

Business Group

Country New Zealand

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 197722BR

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.