AECOM Principal Engineer - Rail and Civil in Perth, Australia

Australia - Western Australia, Perth

Job Summary

The Principal Professional role contributes to the sales, profitability and management of work and people. It provides leadership to professional and technical staff on complex, large scale projects that deliver high standard outcomes for AECOM clients. It is also involved in regular client liaison, business development and winning work. Principals provide mentoring and career development for team members. Take lead and collaborate with other parties, to produce project deliverables to agreed deadlines and standards.

  • Provide high quality service to internal and/or external customers in all areas of responsibility.

  • Effectively manage any personnel and resources within his/her team whilst acting as lead on a project.

  • Lead production of deliverables in the areas of railway track and civil engineering and undertake review and checking for all disciplines as required..

  • Promote innovation and ensure the best engineering practices and design tools are applied.

  • Assist in the development of colleagues by applying high level of technical skill.

  • Develop and maintain client relationships at the project and broader organisational level and promote business development opportunities.

  • Assist in bid preparation and bid management for medium and large opportunities as required.

Minimum Requirements

  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in general civil engineering background with experience in working for both government and private sector clients. Your civil design experience would include railway planning, design; operation and maintenance especially track alignment, railway earthworks and inter-relationship of track and civil disciplines with drainage, geotechnical, structures and all other associated disciplines.

  • Project experience in the various stages from feasibility studies, detailed design delivery, handover to operations and asset maintenance.

  • Knowledge of various engineering elements of a fully functional railway, including electrified passenger railway and/or pit to port heavy haul railway will be highly regarded. This includes understanding of interfaces and interactions with key disciplines such as terminals, maintenance facilities, signalling, communication and rolling stock and external stakeholders.

  • Demonstrated contribution to the delivery of successful railway related projects.

  • Communication skills – clear written and oral communication, able to communicate at all levels.

  • Excellent analytic and problem solving skills.

  • Innovative thinking and ability to influence others for change.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering.

  • Membership of a relevant professional institution. Chartered Professional Engineer (CPEng) or equivalent overseas professional recognition is preferable.

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.

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Job Category Engineering - Transportation

Business Line Transportation

Business Group

Country Australia

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 187087BR

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.