AECOM Principal Technical Officer in Canberra, Australia

Australia - Australian Capital Territory, Canberra

Job Summary

In this role you will undertake surveillance and frontline contract administration of contractors to ensure all works are carried out in accordance with the contract documents and client’s requirements. Some of your key responsibilities will include:

  • Assisting project managers in the assessment of contract documentation, WHS Management Plans, Safe Work Method Statements (SWMS), Environmental Management Plans (EMP), Quality Management Plans, Traffic Management Plans (TMP), Traffic Control Plans (TCP), Contractor’s work method statements and proposed corrective actions.

  • Apply appropriate procedures and provide advice to assist project managers in planning surveillance, contract administration, and identification and review of non-conformance issues.

  • Apply appropriate procedures, guidelines, processes and practices to ensure contractors, utility authorities and service providers deliver conforming; permanent and temporary works, work health and safety requirements, traffic management practices, environmental protection safeguards and community consultation in delivery of their work.

  • Carry out Surveillance across a broad range of projects and work activities and maintain detailed site and photo records of work performed.

  • Achieving project deadlines and milestones to the required standards and targets within budget.

Minimum Requirements

  • You will have a minimum of 10-12 years site experience on medium to large civil projects

  • Demonstrated knowledge of and experience with road construction works such as drainage, earthworks, asphalting, spray sealing, concrete pavements and concrete work.

  • Demonstrated ability to interpret contract documents, drawings, plans and specifications and to source and analyse information and keep effective records.

  • Proven experience in contract administration of road works in a commercial environment.

  • Experience in planning and implementing surveillance and in monitoring and assessing compliance against standards, policy and practices.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of and experience with the implementation of quality assurance systems, WHS and environmental management systems in construction industry projects.

Preferred Qualifications


What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Engineering - Construction

Business Line Construction Services

Business Group Construction Services Group (CS)

Country Australia

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 181165BR

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.