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AECOM Technical Director, Civil Infrastructure in Wellington, New Zealand

Company Description

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

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.

Job Description

Our Civil Infrastructure team in Wellington is growing and we are looking for a new Technical Director to help lead our team, provide technical expertise through all phases of delivery, and continue to deliver exceptional outcomes for some of the biggest Infrastructure clients in ANZ.

As part of this role, you will also have a unique opportunity to apply your skills as a member of our River link Project team, to deliver transformative outcomes for the Hutt Valley.

To be successful in the role you will utilise your considerable technical and industry experience to provide civil and transportation design engineering input to project teams, developing safe project solutions, and supervising construction activities.

You will provide leadership to professional and technical staff on a range of projects that deliver high standard outcomes for AECOM clients. You will also be involved in regular client liaison, business development and winning work.

As a Technical Director you will:

  • Possess and demonstrate solid functional and/or technical knowledge, skills and abilities specific to role/level and apply them effectively.

  • Develop, maintain and retain the highest standard of professional and technical skills.

  • Keep abreast of current industry issues and best practice to enable continual alignment and improvement.

  • Act as a technical expert in the related discipline field to develop and share knowledge with other employees and build the teams level of expertise.

  • Actively network with key ANZ experts to work collaboratively to develop and introduce new ideas and innovations to deliver projects.

  • Be an active member of relevant technical society.

  • Use skills and strategies to successfully influence high impact, high risk and complex situations.

  • Consistent winning and/or delivery of projects or business results, across a range of people, clients and excellence indicators, with a proven ability to deliver complex projects.

  • Be an attentive and active listener who commands attention and can manage group process during presentations.


Qualifications & Experience:

  • Appropriate technical qualification

  • 20 years of relevant experience

  • Successful track record in field of expertise and substantial project experience


  • Demonstrated experience in managing complex projects and meeting delivery requirements

  • Leadership skills including technical leadership, human relations, team building, innovation, and motivation skills

  • Experience in successfully leading project teams

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • The ability to be an attentive and active listener who commands attention and can manage group process during presentations

  • The ability to communicate at all levels

  • Demonstrated time management and organisational skills

  • Demonstrated commercial acumen, and the ability to develop a strong client base

  • Proven results in building a team’s level of expertise

  • Solid business development skills and the ability to build strong client relationships

  • Experience in successfully leading project teams

  • Diligent and able to work consistently to deadlines under tight time frames

  • High-level problem-solving skills and judgement capability

  • Able to maintain confidentiality

  • Client focused (both internal and external clients)

  • A strong sense of commitment, a willingness to learn and a desire to work in a dynamic deadline driven team environment

  • Train or mentor other staff

Additional Information

With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Join us and let’s get started.

ReqID: J10072112

Business Line: Transportation

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: ANZ

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: Hybrid