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AECOM Principal Civil Engineer - Building Developments in Birmingham, United Kingdom

United Kingdom - West Midlands, Birmingham

Job Summary

AECOM is currently seeking a Principal or Senior Civil Engineer to be based in Birmingham, playing a key role as part of our national team of civil engineers who specialise in development infrastructure.

You will be responsible for and undertake the design or elements of design for drainage, highways and connecting infrastructure for a wide variety and scale of developments across all industry sectors

We need someone with a background in highways or drainage with the flexibility to work on both and integrate well within multidisciplinary teams. You will be responsible for the mentoring and support of our more junior engineers whilst, you manage your own projects, contribute to larger schemes and have a role in the continuing development of our national team

As well as taking on technical engineering challenges relating to design you will also project manage and drive forward civil engineering infrastructure projects. It is important that you strive to push the boundaries and develop yourself professionally and help ignite new ways of working in our business.

About Us:

AECOM Buildings & Places is a multidisciplinary construction consultancy formed of over 2000 dedicated experts built to modernise, expand and deliver the most iconic and complex building structures in the world. We offer a one stop shop to complete some of the UK’s most challenging building projects by leveraging our world-class talent, scale and unique service offering to produce results.

Our team of Civil engineers who focus on development infrastructure consists of over 130 Engineer’s nationwide who collaborate with our clients to advise, design and problem solve for both public and private sector projects within industry sectors, which include residential, commercial, industrial, aviation, defence, healthcare, education, , sports, and leisure related development

About Our Team:

We are experts in drainage, earthworks, pavement and highway design. We are a medium sized team with a good depth of proven experience and strong forward plan for growth. We work closely with each other in a similar way to smaller consultancies, but we have the support and pipeline of a much larger business. We are not just a standalone office we are aligned with our national development infrastructure team so are able to share resource and manage a larger number of projects. We also have access locally to a multidisciplinary network of over 300 Birmingham based engineers, project managers and specialist consultants.

As just some examples our project portfolio includes industrial projects, major residential developments, motorsports engineering, work in the defence sector and we are also pleased to support various regional projects.

Whether in your own home or with us in Birmingham, we offer you the flexibility to work where you need to be. We have a positive team culture and support each other as we grow and develop professionally. The strength of this approach means we have adapted well to suit current working environments. Job Responsibilities:

  • Undertake civil infrastructure design and design management. Depending on project scale and with appropriate supervision either project manage or contribute to the project management of development related infrastructure projects (including planning, control and monitoring from concept through to detailed design phase and construction support).

  • Play an active part in the project assurance and continual improvement process, including taking part in technical reviews.

  • Provide a client-focused service which results in on-going satisfaction and repeat business.

  • Build effective relationships within teams, across the organisation.

  • Mentor junior staff and take a proactive interest in personal and team development and manage a small team.

  • Support work-winning initiatives, including the preparation and management of project budgets & programmes.

  • Contribute to developing the company’s business including technical skills development.

Minimum Requirements

  • Work experience within a similar consultancy or other relevant business

  • A clear work history and proof of professional development and learning

  • To understand and have experience of the MCHW, DMRB, MfS and local authority design guidance.

  • A detailed knowledge of road design using 3D computer modelling packages, such as Civil 3D.

  • Detailed knowledge of drainage design including piped systems, SuDS based systems and familiarity with storage design and computer programs such as MicroDrainage.

  • Experienced in the preparation of contract drawings and specifications and the negotiation of Section 38 and 278 Agreements for highway works, 104 and 106 Agreements for sewers and also utilities work experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Relevant degree or professional qualification

Your Benefits Will Include:

Helping our employees achieve a healthy work-life balance is important to us. If you join AECOM, as well as receiving a competitive salary, you’ll also have the opportunity to explore flexible working arrangements.

Core benefits include 25 days’ annual leave, company pension scheme, private medical insurance, life assurance and one paid annual professional institution membership fee. You can also choose from a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle.

You’ll also be able to give back to communities with up to two paid CSR days each year. Through our charity, The AECOM Foundation, you can volunteer to support children in developing countries. And if you’re a member of the Reserve Forces you’ll receive an additional 15 days paid leave for training commitments.

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 Engineering - Civil

Business Line B&P - Buildings & Places

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 243423BR

Clearance Required No

Virtual: 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.