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AECOM Principal Civil Engineer in Dublin, Ireland

Company Description

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Job Description

AECOM’s Water Infrastructure Team in Ireland has over 135 professionals operating from 5 locations across the island. We are seeking an experienced Design Delivery Lead to oversee delivery and growth of our Design-Build Contractor client base.

Working within a well-established group you will provide technical and commercial leadership to AECOMs multidisciplinary teams based on your strong track record in the water consultancy sector. You will be confident in preparing fee proposals, instructing technical teams and verifying deliverables in a timely and effective manner to meet client expectations.

The preferred candidate will be well rounded and able to demonstrate strong project management skills, commercial acumen and technical leadership in line with AECOM core values.

Job Duties:

  • Drive a culture of optimal safety in design and construction.

  • Oversee a wide portfolio of permanent works designs for water infrastructure projects.

  • Manage project delivery, technical quality, contribute to projects and bids, and interface with clients and collaborators in design and planning.

  • Take ownership of key packages of work and see delivery through from conception to handover. Some of these projects will be large-scale and prestigious CV-builders.

  • Serve as a technical advisor for the team.

  • Mitigate and manage contract risk.

  • Participate in interdisciplinary review, technical scrutiny, and verification of project deliverables.

  • Provide input into the development of engineering budget and schedule to meet requirements.

  • Have commercial awareness with experience in monitoring and control of engineering budgets.

  • Develop construction cost estimates.

  • Monitor key project performance indicators and ensure that project data is accurate and provided in a timely manner and communicated clearly and concisely.

  • Understand and implement best practice whilst seeking innovation and driving efficiency.

  • Mentor other staff in setting and developing career goals.

  • Achieve continual learning and professional development in area of expertise.

  • Perform quality control review of design calculations or drawings.

  • Be collaborative and work effectively with our Water engineering teams and discipline leads across Ireland, UK and Europe.

  • Attend site when required to inspect works and check effectiveness of designs.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in a related engineering subject and/or a project management background.

  • Extensive experience in water or a major civil engineering and construction area.

  • Have experience working within water and wastewater networks and treatment design.

  • Effective project management experience.

  • Be experienced working for contractors in a design and build environment.

  • Be experienced working in a digital delivery environment using BIM and 3D design tools.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Chartered with Engineers Ireland, ICE or CIWEM etc.

  • Have industry recognized Health and Safety qualifications.

Additional Information

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work. 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.

With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility.

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.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Join us and let’s get started.

ReqID: J10072886

Business Line: Water

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: Europe & India

Career Area: Engineering