Principal Civil Engineer


Australia - New South Wales, Sydney

Job Summary

Our Civil Infrastructure (CI) team has an exciting opportunity in our Sydney office for a technically minded Principal Civil Engineer. This is a great opportunity for either an Experienced Principal focused on design delivery looking to move into a Leadership role with a Tier 1 consultancy, or a Senior Civil Engineer ready to make the step up.

The successful candidate will be a highly qualified and want to work across a number of end markets and provide technical leadership to a team of passionate civil engineers. Whilst you will lead design with your clients’ needs in mind, your primary focus will be technical excellence and quality.

Depending on the project this individual will work as Design Lead leading a project team of junior engineers and digital staff, or as the independent Verifier. Some of current major projects include various Sydney Metro commissions, Newell Highway Alliance, Easing Sydney’s Congestion (ESC) and Sydney Airport plus the team also supports several iconic projects across Australia/New Zealand and Asia Pacific.

Minimum Requirements

  • Enjoy working in a team environment on technically challenging projects
  • Be passionate about assisting junior staff in their professional development
  • Have a track record in a consultancy environment delivering all aspects of civil engineering including earthworks, roads, drainage and utilities.
  • Whilst not necessarily ‘on the tools’ anymore, be proficient in a range of software including 12D, DRAINS, Civil 3D and be passionate about supporting digital transformation in the industry
  • Have strong communication skills and ability to liaise with a variety of stakeholders
  • Have a commitment to quality and accuracy.

Preferred Qualifications

  • BSc, BEng or MEng degree in Civil/Structural Engineering.

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 neighbourhood, 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

Job Summary

Our Civil Infrastructure (CI) team has an exciting opportunity in our Sydney office for a technically minded Principal Civil Engineer. This is a great opportunity for either an Experienced Principal focused on design delivery looking to move into a Leadership role with a Tier 1 consultancy, or a Senior Civil Engineer ready to make the step up.

The successful candidate will be a highly qualified and want to work across a number of end markets and provide technical leadership to a team of passionate civil engineers. Whilst you will lead design with your clients’ needs in mind, your primary focus will be technical excellence and quality.

Depending on the project this individual will work as Design Lead leading a project team of junior engineers and digital staff, or as the independent Verifier. Some of current major projects include various Sydney Metro commissions, Newell Highway Alliance, Easing Sydney’s Congestion (ESC) and Sydney Airport plus the team also supports several iconic projects across Australia/New Zealand and Asia Pacific.

Minimum Requirements

  • Enjoy working in a team environment on technically challenging projects
  • Be passionate about assisting junior staff in their professional development
  • Have a track record in a consultancy environment delivering all aspects of civil engineering including earthworks, roads, drainage and utilities.
  • Whilst not necessarily ‘on the tools’ anymore, be proficient in a range of software including 12D, DRAINS, Civil 3D and be passionate about supporting digital transformation in the industry
  • Have strong communication skills and ability to liaise with a variety of stakeholders
  • Have a commitment to quality and accuracy.

Preferred Qualifications

  • BSc, BEng or MEng degree in Civil/Structural Engineering.

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 neighbourhood, 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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