Job Description

Australia - New South Wales, Sydney - AU

Job Summary

As an Associate Director with the world's #1 ranked engineering design firm, you will be exposed to a range of projects and stakeholders providing you with an opportunity to apply your experience on major rail projects. Current and recent projects include light rail, metro, passenger rail and freight rail. You will be responsible for leading and mentoring the signalling team as part of the NSW Rail Team, and contributing to the wider Civil and Infrastructure and AECOM team.

Responsibilities Include

This position requires the candidate to participate on railway signalling designs from feasibility, through concept and ultimately to full detail design.

As an associate director you will:

  • Leadership

o Lead, mentor and grow the NSW signalling team

o Set and clearly communicate goals and targets for self, team and stakeholders

o Be pro-active in managing priorities for clients and internal stakeholders

o Manage risk and opportunities on all assigned projects

  • Technical

o Produce high quality design work

o Check own and team work and verify it before issuing to the client

o Project and design management excellence

o Undertake site inspections

  • Clients

o Demonstrate strong client management skills

o Deliver to clients and AECOM expectation of quality, time and cost

o Develop an understanding of the client’s business and make the connection to AECOM service offerings

o Gather first-hand client information and use it for improvements in services

Minimum Requirements

  • Engineering degree and signalling accreditation/licence

  • At least 15 years signalling experience

  • Experience in delivering rail design in multi-disciplinary environment

  • Ability to build, maintain and manage strong client relationships and have worked closely with construction managers

  • Develop and retain a high level of technical skill

  • Provide high quality technical advice to clients and ensures that the needs of clients are understood and met

  • Create high performing, motivated and engaged teams via Performance Planning, Performance Management, appropriate Reward and Recognition, learning and development opportunities

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

Preferred Qualifications

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.

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Position Status Full-Time

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.


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