Senior Urban Designer / Landscape Architect - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee


Australia - Victoria, Melbourne

Job Summary

As the world's most trusted design consulting firm, we’re committed to managing our business with the upmost responsibility and to always strive for better – reducing emissions, creating social value or diversifying our senior leadership and workforce.

We understand both the urgency of the challenges facing our society and our responsibility to respond in an impactful and enduring way. Armed with this consciousness, we’re leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future, partnering with those who want to make a positive difference in the world.

We’re listening to clients and the communities we serve to improve lives and livelihoods, and to create sustainable legacies for generations to come.

Our Urbanism & Planning team in Melbourne are currently looking for an Urban Designer to work across diverse project portfolio within a multi-disciplinary environment.

The Role

AECOM is looking for an enthusiastic Urban Designer to join the Urbanism + Planning team, a progressive group of landscape architects, planners and urban designers that work collaboratively and across disciplines within the Melbourne office and as part of a national team delivering city-shaping projects.

As part of the team you will contribute to a design studio environment, where you can develop confidence in your skills, and where you will be valued and rewarded for your creativity, collaboration and innovation. AECOM is committed to supporting your skills and career growth, with a range of opportunities and projects across Victoria and interstate.

In this role you will be given the opportunity to develop integrated urban design concepts for a range of projects, urban design frameworks, and guidelines for major development, precincts, infrastructure and other large-scale projects. You will help build positive client relationships and work with our development, government and infrastructure clients to design and deliver great places. ?

Minimum Requirements

  • Tertiary degree in Urban Planning, Urban Design, Architecture, Landscape Architecture or similar

  • Proven experience in supporting and/orleading Urban design packages;

  • Demonstrable experience in working with State or Federal Government clients/projects;

  • Be able to produce written and illustrative documentation that is of a high standard and in accordance with AECOM and/ or Project?standard formats

  • Proficiently use Adobe Creative Suite, MS Office and AutoCAD 3D modelling (Rhino/Sketch Up/Revit) programs

  • Ability to communicate effectively and positively with a broad range of clients, stakeholders and project partners

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite products.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior experience within a consultancy environment, preferred but not essential.

Benefits at AECOM

The Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) recognises AECOM as taking a sophisticated, holistic approach to supporting women and men’s participation throughout our workplace.

We provide a diverse and inclusive work environment and offer many benefits to ensure your professional development & wellbeing.

  • Flexible start and finish times, working from home, part time and job share options;

  • Work-from-home equipment packages and assistance;

  • Diverse, challenging and exciting multidisciplinary projects;

  • State of the art, modern and contemporary offices;

  • Paid parental and partner leave;

  • Purchased additional annual leave + salary packaging;

  • Corporate Employee discounts from up to 400 retailers;

  • Wellbeing benefits eg. Vaccinations, health insurance discounts;

  • Employee stock purchase plans;

  • Study assistance;

  • Professional and technical development opportunities.

AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or recruitment agencies. 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 and in the absence of a signed Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any recruitment fee.

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 Architecture and Design

Business Line B&P - Buildings & Places

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Australia

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 254212BR

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.