Jun 17, 2022

Associate / Technical Director - Drainage

  • AECOM Australia
  • 727 Collins Street, Docklands VIC, Australia
Full time, Part time Engineering


The Role

AECOM is looking for an influential, collaborative and vibrant director to join our Water Resources team in Melbourne. The successful candidate will join our Water Group leadership team and will help drive the implementation of AECOM ANZ Water Strategy. This is a career-defining opportunity for a driven professional to play an instrumental role in the continued growth of our water-related service offering across Victoria.

Our Water Resources team provides services to a range of internal and external clients on projects across the transport, water, energy and urban development markets.  The team includes engineers and scientists who specialise in a wide range of technical disciplines such as flood risk management, stormwater management, drainage design, water quality and integrated water management.

Using your strong client-focus and developed networks, you will join our multi-disciplinary team to deliver timely, innovative and high-quality project outputs. You will be a motivational leader, fostering the growth and development of our team, which comprises of a combination of new talent and experienced professionals, whilst focusing on technical excellence, project management and client service satisfaction.

About You

We are looking for an innovative and influential leader with a strong local and regional market presence; an individual who can provide technical leadership and business development focus, whilst fostering a culture of inclusion, support and delivery excellence. Ideally, you will have strong track record in leading, reviewing and delivering longitudinal and cross drainage design packages for large linear infrastructure projects.

Utilising your 15+ years’ professional experience, you will have demonstrated experience in leading project teams and a successful track record of building and maintaining client relationships and business development.

Tertiary qualifications and consulting experience are a must.

What We Offer

As the world's most trusted infrastructure consulting firm, we’re committed to managing our business with the utmost responsibility and to always strive for better – reducing emissions, creating social value, or diversifying our senior leadership and workforce.

We understand both the urgency of the challenges facing our society and our responsibility to respond in an impactful and enduring way. Armed with this consciousness, we’re leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future, partnering with those who want to make a positive difference in the world.

We’re listening to clients and the communities we serve to improve lives and livelihoods, and to create sustainable legacies for generations to come.

Thinking without limits is what keeps us at the vanguard. Ideas have no borders, and this ethos is embedded in our culture. The full scope of our global expertise is available to anyone who needs it, wherever they are based.

We're an Equal Opportunity Employer and we've committed to creating a culture that embraces flexibility for all team members. We provide a diverse and inclusive work environment and offer many benefits to ensure your professional development & wellbeing.

  • Flexible start and finish times, working from home, part-time and job share options

  • Working from Home Tool Kits + Mobile Phone

  • State of the art, modern and contemporary offices

  • Paid Parental and Partner Leave

  • Purchased additional annual leave + salary packaging

  • Corporate Employee discounts from up to 400 retailers

  • Wellbeing benefits e.g., vaccinations, health insurance discounts

  • Employee stock purchase plans

  • Professional memberships

  • Professional and technical development opportunities.



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