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AECOM Principal Mechanical Engineer - Fuel Systems in Fortitude Valley, Australia

Australia - Queensland, Fortitude Valley

Job Summary

As a result of a significant project pipeline, AECOM’s Resources, Power and Industrial Business has an opportunity for a Principal Mechanical Engineer to drive quality technical outcomes for a series of active and future fuel projects across the National Governments (particularly Defence) and private sectors for AECOM’s valued Clients.

Specifically, this opportunity will require significant technical leadership across bulk fuel installations, with the ability to provide fuel infrastructure advisory services and to also generate designs from planning concept through to execution. This is an engineering consulting role that will influence outcomes with our clients across the areas of Defence, maritime, aviation and large vehicle refuelling and bulk fuel storage of liquid hydrocarbon fuels.

The Principal Mechanical Engineer will provide engineering/technical oversight to the wider team, with the expectation that you will be a focal point for the client and AECOM design team. You will be hands on in the development of engineering design documentation and construction phase technical support for new-build, upgrading and refurbishment of bulk fuel infrastructure. The role will also provide an opportunity to mentor junior AECOM team members throughout ANZ and to help build on the existing capability in the fuel and Defence sectors within the business. As an RPEQ and Chartered Engineer, you will be responsible for the technical verification of all projects and will provide innovation during master-planning with our clients to ensure the quality solution is delivered on time, every time.

Minimum Requirements

  • A Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering RPEQ/CPEng - Essential ;

  • Ability to develop concept designs from scratch without supervision, ensuring innovation is at the forefront of all early discussions;

  • Experience in developing engineering designs within defence and hazardous areas;

  • A minimum of 15 years+ experience in the field described above;

  • Experience managing Design/Engineering/Consulting projects;

  • Defence Security Clearance or ability to obtain same;

  • Act as a technical expert in the fuel systems engineering;

  • Effectively manage budget and time to deliver top class projects;

  • Experience managing projects for a Tier 1 Engineering Consultancy;

  • Strong oral and written communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Post-graduate Qualifications in Project Management

  • Bulk Fuel Engineering Design Experience for Defence, Aviation and Maritime;

  • Knowledge of Code and policy compliance including AS 1940, AS 4897, AS 4041 and the Defence Fuel Infrastructure Design Practices Manual;

  • Strong industry networks with the ability to generate new leads;

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

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.

Job Category Engineering - Mining

Business Line Power & Industrial

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Australia

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 230390BR

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