Senior/Principal Rail Engineer


Job Summary

Due to the continued, strategic growth of our Perth Civil Infrastructure Team, we have as a fantastic opportunity for a Civil Designer at Senior level to join an international organisation, based in Perth. With a strong portfolio of projects in hand, as well as a significant project pipeline, this role will enable you to develop your career contributing to local and national projects.

Working across the wider highways, transport and civil infrastructure business, our team pursues a variety of projects from early planning through to detailed. In addition to providing technical engineering design input, primarily using 12d and AutoCAD, to deliver roads and highways projects, this role will offer you the opportunity to build your own career – Whether you are looking for a business development and client engagement focus, people management opportunity, or a technical specialism, a role with AECOM offers varied career pathways.

As a highly experienced designer in our team, you will be looked upon to guide and mentor our more junior team members thereby contributing to the continued growth and success of our team.

Minimum Requirements

  • 10+ years’ experience in highways, transport and associated infrastructure design and drafting;

  • Comprehensive understanding of working in a design office and preparation of engineering design drawings;

  • Experience working on multidisciplinary projects;

  • Ability to independently determine and develop an approach to solutions for design/drafting problems of moderate to high complexity and/or scope;

  • The ability to work collaboratively. Establishing and managing effective working relationships with colleagues and clients;

  • Highly proficient understanding of one or more core CAD software (AutoCAD, MicroStation, Revit, Open Roads and 12d.)

  • Experience working with MainRoads/PTA Design Standards is desirable, but not essential.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Appropriate technical qualification.

What We Offer

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 Summary

Due to the continued, strategic growth of our Perth Civil Infrastructure Team, we have as a fantastic opportunity for a Civil Designer at Senior level to join an international organisation, based in Perth. With a strong portfolio of projects in hand, as well as a significant project pipeline, this role will enable you to develop your career contributing to local and national projects.

Working across the wider highways, transport and civil infrastructure business, our team pursues a variety of projects from early planning through to detailed. In addition to providing technical engineering design input, primarily using 12d and AutoCAD, to deliver roads and highways projects, this role will offer you the opportunity to build your own career – Whether you are looking for a business development and client engagement focus, people management opportunity, or a technical specialism, a role with AECOM offers varied career pathways.

As a highly experienced designer in our team, you will be looked upon to guide and mentor our more junior team members thereby contributing to the continued growth and success of our team.

Minimum Requirements

  • 10+ years’ experience in highways, transport and associated infrastructure design and drafting;

  • Comprehensive understanding of working in a design office and preparation of engineering design drawings;

  • Experience working on multidisciplinary projects;

  • Ability to independently determine and develop an approach to solutions for design/drafting problems of moderate to high complexity and/or scope;

  • The ability to work collaboratively. Establishing and managing effective working relationships with colleagues and clients;

  • Highly proficient understanding of one or more core CAD software (AutoCAD, MicroStation, Revit, Open Roads and 12d.)

  • Experience working with MainRoads/PTA Design Standards is desirable, but not essential.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Appropriate technical qualification.

What We Offer

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.

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