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AECOM Principal Engineer – Building Structures in Melbourne, Australia

Australia - Victoria, Melbourne

Job Summary

As part of the Building Structures team you will lead and project manage large projects, be responsible for the overall financial performance of large project delivery and manage the client relationship. The ideal candidate will have a structural engineering background with a passion to managing teams and have worked on multidisciplinary projects. Project Managers fulfil an important role within the team and ensure the commercial success of the project teams as well as resourcing, schedule, quality, safety, and client service.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Full accountability for the successful project delivery

  • Promotes a client-centric culture across the project team

  • Regularly meets with client to confirm that client's project expectations are satisfied

  • Responds to feedback and takes action as appropriate as a result of client feedback and surveys

  • Effectively manages change with the client and the project team

  • Prepares and executes the Project Plan during the Opportunity and Contracted phases

  • Understands and mitigates for project and business risk issues

  • Prepares for and participates in monthly project reviews

  • Fosters capture and sharing of knowledge and lessons learned

  • Facilitates cross business line or inter-office work activities

  • Effectively manages project personnel, resourcing and technical interfaces

  • Provides timely and effective guidance to project team members

  • Mentors project team members in furtherance of their professional development.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in structural engineering

  • 10+ years of design and project management/leadership experience in building structures industry

  • Relevant post graduate qualifications in project management would be highly regarded

  • Demonstrated experience in managing complex projects and meeting delivery requirements

  • Experience in successfully leading project teams, ideally multidisciplinary teams

  • Strong oral and written communication skills, is an attentive and active listener; commands attention and can manage group process during presentations; able to communicate at all levels

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

  • Strong team leader with excellent interpersonal skills, who is able to work with and support staff

  • An effective leader with tenacity and drive to achieve outstanding results

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

  • Collaborative; willing to share knowledge, experience, ideas and expertise

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

  • High-level problem-solving skills and judgment capability.

Preferred Qualifications


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.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Engineering - Structural

Business Line Buildings & Places

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Australia

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 196239BR

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.

EOE including Disability/Protected Veterans
Accessibility/Reasonable Accommodations