Principal Civil Engineer


Australia - Queensland, Fortitude Valley

Job Summary

Following recent major project wins, including the Bruce Highway Edmonton to Gordonvale upgrade, the Pacific Motorway Palm Beach to Tugun upgrade and an increase in our long-term major project pipeline across Australia and New Zealand, AECOM’s Civil Infrastructure group have multiple vacancies seeking passionate and highly driven Civil Engineers at Principal level. We are looking for candidates who want to set their career on a new trajectory by delivering a wide variety of moderate to major infrastructure projects, establishing and building existing client relationships; and for the right candidate, leading people.

Working with a high performing team of engineers, designers and drafters with a passion for digital delivery, you will source new opportunities and develop client relationships; whilst supporting the team in winning, managing and delivering projects across a diverse range of transport infrastructure projects. You will also have the opportunity to collaborate with best-in-industry peers across our organisation to create whole-of-business success for projects in transportation and construction services.

As part of this exciting role you will not only have the opportunity to perform technical Civil Engineering activities, but you will also be encouraged and supported in identify and pursue new project opportunities, and for the right candidate, mentor and coach a team of engineers.

We are seeking a future leader with an interest in succession and long term growth in AECOM - an individual who is looking to develop their career within a global organisation. Working on a range of projects, this role will give you the opportunity to develop and shape your career.

Minimum Requirements

  • Passionate about developing yourself to be a future leader and initiator of our vision to build a better world

  • Love working with people and passion to mentor and lead teams

Demonstrated experience in the following is essential:

  • Technical leadership of multi-disciplinary teams in internal and client facing roles.

  • Design of highways and associated infrastructure to RPDM and/or Austroads standards.

  • High quality technical and non-technical report writing in plain English.

  • Successfully bidding, winning and delivering Civil Infrastructure projects to a high standard, within budget and on time

Demonstrated experience in the following is desirable:

  • Commercial/contractual management of projects on behalf of the Consultant.

  • Design experience under 'design only' and 'design and construct' delivery models.

  • Experience in the preparation of TMR Transport Infrastructure Contracts, or similar infrastructure delivery contracts and specifications.

  • Experience in the delivery of Preliminary Evaluation and/or Business Case projects under TMR OnQ or PAF processes.

Your ability to deliver on promises and to develop and maintain strong client relationships will be keys to your success in this role.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Civil Engineering (or equivalent);

  • CPEng status (or be eligible through a mutual recognition or other pathway) and RPEQ qualified

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 - Queensland, Fortitude Valley

Job Summary

Following recent major project wins, including the Bruce Highway Edmonton to Gordonvale upgrade, the Pacific Motorway Palm Beach to Tugun upgrade and an increase in our long-term major project pipeline across Australia and New Zealand, AECOM’s Civil Infrastructure group have multiple vacancies seeking passionate and highly driven Civil Engineers at Principal level. We are looking for candidates who want to set their career on a new trajectory by delivering a wide variety of moderate to major infrastructure projects, establishing and building existing client relationships; and for the right candidate, leading people.

Working with a high performing team of engineers, designers and drafters with a passion for digital delivery, you will source new opportunities and develop client relationships; whilst supporting the team in winning, managing and delivering projects across a diverse range of transport infrastructure projects. You will also have the opportunity to collaborate with best-in-industry peers across our organisation to create whole-of-business success for projects in transportation and construction services.

As part of this exciting role you will not only have the opportunity to perform technical Civil Engineering activities, but you will also be encouraged and supported in identify and pursue new project opportunities, and for the right candidate, mentor and coach a team of engineers.

We are seeking a future leader with an interest in succession and long term growth in AECOM - an individual who is looking to develop their career within a global organisation. Working on a range of projects, this role will give you the opportunity to develop and shape your career.

Minimum Requirements

  • Passionate about developing yourself to be a future leader and initiator of our vision to build a better world

  • Love working with people and passion to mentor and lead teams

Demonstrated experience in the following is essential:

  • Technical leadership of multi-disciplinary teams in internal and client facing roles.

  • Design of highways and associated infrastructure to RPDM and/or Austroads standards.

  • High quality technical and non-technical report writing in plain English.

  • Successfully bidding, winning and delivering Civil Infrastructure projects to a high standard, within budget and on time

Demonstrated experience in the following is desirable:

  • Commercial/contractual management of projects on behalf of the Consultant.

  • Design experience under 'design only' and 'design and construct' delivery models.

  • Experience in the preparation of TMR Transport Infrastructure Contracts, or similar infrastructure delivery contracts and specifications.

  • Experience in the delivery of Preliminary Evaluation and/or Business Case projects under TMR OnQ or PAF processes.

Your ability to deliver on promises and to develop and maintain strong client relationships will be keys to your success in this role.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Civil Engineering (or equivalent);

  • CPEng status (or be eligible through a mutual recognition or other pathway) and RPEQ qualified

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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