CANBERRA (Mar. 5, 2020) — AECOM, the world’s premier infrastructure firm, was delighted to welcome the Treasurer of Australia, The Hon. Josh Frydenberg MP, to officially open its new Canberra office today. The Chief Minister of the ACT, Andrew Barr, MLA also attended and addressed the senior executives from Australian Public Service and private sector organizations who had gathered to mark the occasion.
“We were delighted to welcome The Hon. Josh Frydenberg, the ACT Chief Minister and a number of our key clients from the ACT and Commonwealth government today,” said Todd Battley, AECOM chief executive, Australia New Zealand. “I would also like to thank Sir Angus Houston for hosting the proceedings.”
During his speech, the Treasurer recognized the contributions AECOM makes through our work with the government to meet the growing infrastructure needs of the nation and the Chief Minister acknowledged the work AECOM had undertaken in Canberra.
“Whether it is our environmental scientists supporting the Department of Defence or our engineers and planners delivering congestion busting projects across the states and territories, AECOM is committed to working with government to deliver thriving and resilient communities,” said Karen Billington, Canberra office manager who also spoke at the event.
AECOM is one of Canberra’s largest private sector employers of engineers, its new Civic Quarter office is a collaborative and progressive workplace for its employees and clients. Conveniently located at 68 Northbourne Ave, adjacent to the light rail terminus, Civic Quarter includes the latest audio visual technology and end of trip facilities to encourage flexible working and the use of active transport.
AECOM expects to take on 175 new graduates across Australia and New Zealand this year, with at least three to be based in the Canberra office. To find out more about joining AECOM as a graduate visit: https://aecom.com/australia-new-zealand-graduate-careers/
AECOM is the world’s premier infrastructure firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from planning, design and engineering to consulting and construction management. We partner with our clients in the public and private sectors to solve their most complex challenges and build legacies for generations to come. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, governments, energy and the environment, our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm with revenue of approximately $20.2 billion during fiscal year 2019. See how we deliver what others can only imagine at aecom.com and @AECOM.
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