Graduate Project Manager - Brisbane

Delivering a better world.

At AECOM we’re driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world. Our clients count on us to think without limits and we partner with them on projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, governments, public realm, energy and the environment, to build legacies for generations to come. AECOM is a great place to work. We prioritise culture, fun and creating an engaging work environment. We offer career development and mentoring for every staff member, as well as social and wellbeing opportunities. We have been recognised for our commitment to gender equity, value diversity and flexible work is visibly led from the top.

The Role

As a Graduate Project Manager within the Construction Management team at AECOM, you have the opportunity to work on a number of exciting projects across a wide array of sectors. These include Education, Health care, Sports facilities, Transport (Rail, Ports, Air, Roads), Renewables and Defence to name but a few, for both public and private sector clients.

You will assist other members of the PM team to drive projects forward and ensure that our clients achieve the built assets that their business function requires. This involves working at all stages of the project from initial concept right through to construction and operation of the asset. The PM is a key interface between the client, design team, consultants, contractors and other project stakeholders

Specifically, you will provide a range of professional services to support the delivery of major building and infrastructure projects to time, cost and quality criteria, under supervision of the Project Manager / Contract Manager / Administrator. You will also assist in the development and implementation of new projects, including managing construction of projects and provides advice to the Project/Contract Manager and/or Administrator on project related issues and initiatives.

*Responsibilities: *

  • Contribute to the effective management of infrastructure projects in accordance with designated time, cost and quality objectives;
  • Evaluate project constructability and propose proactive strategies for implementation in the management of existing and/or emerging project risks;
  • Monitor and report on progress, foreseeing problems and implementing corrective action to maintain objectives;
  • Establish project quality standards in consultation with clients, and monitor the quality of project inputs;
  • Make timely decisions, and provide professional advice, based on appropriate technical, commercial, operational and risk factors in a professional manner;
  • Manage project budgets, cash flows and funding arrangements;
  • Undertake detailed project and resource scheduling;
  • Implement appropriate procurement strategies as necessary to effectively deliver projects;
  • Develop and implement new project management systems, policies and procedures; and
  • Contribute to a safe and healthy work environment, free from discrimination and harassment by working in accordance with legislative requirements, the Code of Conduct and departmental human resource policies, including the Workplace Health and Safety requirements.

Graduates – with their fresh thinking and passion for reimagining what’s possible – are critical to our success. Ideas have no borders and this ethos is embedded in our culture. As a graduate, you will have the chance to work alongside like-minded professionals and industry leaders on iconic projects that help shape and connect our cities and communities.

Minimum requirements:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated time management and organisational skills
  • A strong sense of commitment, a willingness to learn, and a desire to work in a dynamic deadline-driven environment
  • Full drivers license

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree (or higher) in Civil Engineering

Our Graduate Program

Our Growing Professional Skills (GPS) graduate program is designed to help you bridge the gap between formal education and the workplace. The program is spread across two years, drawing on a range of personal development activities, exposure to other graduates and business leaders, and a range of topics designed to grow your business and professional skills, so you become Business Ready.

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.

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.

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  • Job type:Graduate Jobs
  • Disciplines:
    Engineering Civil Structural
  • Work rights:
    Australian Bridging Visa, Australian Permanent
    ...
  • Locations:
    Brisbane
  • VACANCIES

    1

  • POSITION START DATE

    Feb 2023 (approx)

  • Closing Date:23rd Dec 2022, 12:59 pm

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