Principal Civil Engineer/Associate Director - Urban Development


Australia - New South Wales, Sydney - AU

Job Summary

AECOM are seeking a Principal Civil Engineer/Associate Director with strong experience in business development and project management to be a senior figure in our highly successful Sydney engineering urban development team. Major urban regeneration precincts the team are currently leading include Green Square, Ashmore, Waterloo and The Bays along with a number of Department of Planning planned Precincts.

We are looking for a passionate individual who can help grow the team further through existing and new contacts with key public and private clients and who is a natural multi-disciplinary engineering leader able to work collaboratively with architects, urban designers, landscape architects and building engineers.

As a leader with a client focus and a technical background, you would be responsible for both winning and delivering complex, large scale projects that deliver high standard outcomes for AECOM clients.

Minimum Requirements

You will have a Civil Engineering background with existing relationships working with government and private sector clients in Sydney. Your design experience can range from master planning and technical advice to detailed designs of roads, drainage, water sensitive design and utility coordination.

You will have experience leading and working collaboratively with multi-discipline teams including urban design and landscape, environment, transport, water, energy and telecommunications disciplines.

You will be an experienced project manager with an understanding of all phases of a development project from planning, through to design and delivery and can demonstrate an ability to liaise with external stakeholders and contractors to deliver positive project outcomes.

The successful candidate will possess the following attributes:

  • Extensive years of relevant engineering experience with a particular focus on infrastructure projects;

  • Strong relationships with existing clients, potential new clients and a drive to win work;

  • Ability to work independently, with a responsible approach to the delivery of engineering outcomes, supervising junior engineers the selection of appropriate techniques, procedures and methods;

  • Competent in exercising sound engineering judgement whilst contributing to the design and development of engineering solutions, identifying constraints, opportunities and buildability issues;

  • Capable in the planning and organisation of tasks, people, project programmes and fee proposals;

  • Proactive management of project financials to ensure planned budgets are met;

  • A passion to engage in the creative and innovative development of engineering technology and continuous improvement systems;

  • Ability to collaborate within a team environment and proven strength in communicating concepts/ideas to technical and non-technical stakeholders; and

  • Passionate about training and mentorships of junior team members.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or similar.

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.


Australia - New South Wales, Sydney - AU

Job Summary

AECOM are seeking a Principal Civil Engineer/Associate Director with strong experience in business development and project management to be a senior figure in our highly successful Sydney engineering urban development team. Major urban regeneration precincts the team are currently leading include Green Square, Ashmore, Waterloo and The Bays along with a number of Department of Planning planned Precincts.

We are looking for a passionate individual who can help grow the team further through existing and new contacts with key public and private clients and who is a natural multi-disciplinary engineering leader able to work collaboratively with architects, urban designers, landscape architects and building engineers.

As a leader with a client focus and a technical background, you would be responsible for both winning and delivering complex, large scale projects that deliver high standard outcomes for AECOM clients.

Minimum Requirements

You will have a Civil Engineering background with existing relationships working with government and private sector clients in Sydney. Your design experience can range from master planning and technical advice to detailed designs of roads, drainage, water sensitive design and utility coordination.

You will have experience leading and working collaboratively with multi-discipline teams including urban design and landscape, environment, transport, water, energy and telecommunications disciplines.

You will be an experienced project manager with an understanding of all phases of a development project from planning, through to design and delivery and can demonstrate an ability to liaise with external stakeholders and contractors to deliver positive project outcomes.

The successful candidate will possess the following attributes:

  • Extensive years of relevant engineering experience with a particular focus on infrastructure projects;

  • Strong relationships with existing clients, potential new clients and a drive to win work;

  • Ability to work independently, with a responsible approach to the delivery of engineering outcomes, supervising junior engineers the selection of appropriate techniques, procedures and methods;

  • Competent in exercising sound engineering judgement whilst contributing to the design and development of engineering solutions, identifying constraints, opportunities and buildability issues;

  • Capable in the planning and organisation of tasks, people, project programmes and fee proposals;

  • Proactive management of project financials to ensure planned budgets are met;

  • A passion to engage in the creative and innovative development of engineering technology and continuous improvement systems;

  • Ability to collaborate within a team environment and proven strength in communicating concepts/ideas to technical and non-technical stakeholders; and

  • Passionate about training and mentorships of junior team members.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or similar.

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.

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