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AECOM Principal Road Engineer in Birmingham - UK, United Kingdom

United Kingdom - West Midlands, Birmingham - UK

Job Summary

Our Transportation Group currently has a vacancy for Principal Road Engineer within our West Midlands Roads Team in our Birmingham office to support our teams across the UK, Ireland, and wider global AECOM.

You will have, or be close to achieving, Chartered (CEng or IEng) status and will have an excellent grounding in highways or traffic engineering design and project management experience, particularly in the urban environment. Your experience will include working as part of a multi-disciplinary project team developing designs for traffic engineering schemes, urban realm and public transport improvements for urban areas. The role would suit a self-motivated individual looking to advance their career in a dynamic team that works closely with our in-house urban designers to create Complete Streets and enhance people's lives through good design.

Projects:

Our current portfolio of works comprises a diverse mix of local and national projects. A selection of our recent projects include:

  • HS2 Phase 2b

  • TfWM’s SPRINT Routes

  • Transport for London’s Cycle Superhighways

  • Midlands Highways Alliance

  • West Midlands Highways Alliance

Main responsibilities :

  • Lead the preparation preliminary or detailed design and project delivery of traffic engineering, local transport, urban design/streetscape and local authority/municipal highway schemes

  • Assist in the preparation of fee proposals and contribute to major bids

  • Ensure technical content and quality of output produced is in line with the project brief

  • Manage sub-consultants to produce deliverables against agreed timescales and in line with the budget

  • Sharing knowledge and supporting the team to create a collaborative work environment

  • Day to day client point of contact for projects

  • Familiar with relevant Health and Safety, CDM and to promote a culture of safety awareness within the team

  • Following successful accreditation on the AECOM project management system act as a Project Manager including monitoring financial performance. Comprehensive training on AECOM’s project management system will be provided

  • Senior technical resource may serve as technical advisor for the team

  • Provides specialized technical input to studies and design for staff's specific area of expertise

  • Develops study and design procedures to facilitate high-quality cost-effective work by others

  • Participates in the interdisciplinary review of project deliverables

  • Develops construction cost estimates and estimates of technical efforts for projects

  • Uses expertise in all steps of completing the discipline component of PS&E package

  • Performs quality control review of design calculations or drawings

  • Prepares technical specification sections

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

Minimum Requirements

  • Demonstrable experience and knowledge of developing feasibility and preliminary design schemes

  • Knowledge or experience in some of the following aspects: cycling, walking, bus priority, corridor studies, traffic calming, parking and junction design

  • Knowledge of local and national design standards

  • Previous experience of public/private sector working

  • Knowledge of emerging best practice in transport, traffic, public realm, and urban design

  • Experience in managing projects or tasks, including Client and Design Team liaison

  • Experience in bid writing and work winning would be beneficial

  • Excellent oral, written and presentation skills

  • Experience of applying the principles of DMRB, the Traffic Signs Manual and 3D Design for urban streets situations

Experience in some of the following skills would also be beneficial:

Good knowledge of Manual for Streets

Road Safety Audits, traffic modelling utilising LINSIG or Junctions 9, alignment design using 3D Civils or Open Roads, graphic design, ability to act as Delegated Engineer or Mentor, ability to draft NEC contract documents, knowledge or experience of MCDHW specifications and bills of quantities.

Preferred Qualifications

HND, BEng or MEng degree in Civil Engineering or another relevant subject

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 - Transportation / Roads + Highways

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 233018BR

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.

EOE including Disability/Protected Veterans
Accessibility/Reasonable Accommodations

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