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AECOM Senior Civil Engineer - Water in Townsville, Australia

Company Description

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Description

Following a recent increase in our long-term project pipeline, AECOM’s Water Team is looking for a passionate and highly driven Senior or Principal Engineer who will set their career on a new trajectory by delivering a wide variety of regionally significant infrastructure projects, establishing and building existing client relationships and for the right candidate, leading people.

This role provides a fantastic opportunity for an engineer to grow their experience, working as part of a high performing, close-knit regional team that consists of almost 90 engineers, scientists and designers. As a senior member of our team, you will be responsible for contributing to and managing a range of projects, working with various clients and sectors. You will guide and mentor junior engineers, contributing to the growth of our talent pipeline.

If you are looking to make a change in 2023 and are looking for world-class education and training facilities, leading edge health care, affordable housing and an unrivalled lifestyle – Tropical North Queensland is the home of real potential and endless opportunities. We are currently working on the largest and most challenging water infrastructure projects in the region, from sewerage treatment plants to water recycling plants, DN100 to DN1400 pipelines and pump stations up to 1500 L/s.

About You

  • Demonstrated experience in delivering Water Infrastructure projects to a high standard, within budget and on time

  • Experience managing multidisciplinary projects

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

  • Love working with people

  • Technical design experience in one or more of the following areas: water and wastewater conveyance earthworks, treatment plants, pump stations and hydraulic modelling

  • Working knowledge of either 12d or Civil 3d will be highly regarded.

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 diverse range of projects from a regional office, this role will give you the opportunity to develop and shape your career while enjoying the lifestyle of Central or North Queensland. We operate as one team. We work hard and deliver for our clients, but always within a collaborative and close-knit environment.


  • Bachelor of Civil Engineering – recognised by the Washington Accord

  • CPEng, RPEQ (or eligible to obtain.)

Additional Information

The Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) recognises AECOM as taking a sophisticated, holistic approach to supporting women and men’s participation throughout our workplace.

We provide a diverse and inclusive work environment and offer many benefits to ensure your professional development & wellbeing.

With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Join us and let’s get started.

ReqID: J10066173

Business Line: Water

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: ANZ