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AECOM Traffic Engineer (Traffic & Local Roads) in Birmingham - UK, United Kingdom

United Kingdom - West Midlands, Birmingham - UK

Job Summary

Our Transportation Group currently has a vacancies for a Traffic Engineers within our West Midlands Roads Team in our Birmingham or Telford office to support our teams across the UK, Ireland and wider global AECOM.

You will have a good grounding in traffic engineering or highway design particularly in the urban environment. You will be working as part of multi-disciplinary project teams developing designs for multi modal or mode specific traffic engineering schemes, urban realm and public transport improvements for urban areas. If you are a self-motivated individual looking to advance their career in a dynamic team, this role will be of interest to you!

Our Birmingham and Telford offices have an established track record of successfully delivering transportation projects throughout the Midlands and further afield. The Birmingham office is located in the heart of Birmingham City Centre close to public transport routes and our Telford office is a 10 minute walk from Telford train station. Our modern offices are set up for flexible working with the successful candidate provided with a lap-top and software that facilitates flexible working which we encourage. We aim to work around your life requirements. Part time applicants are welcome.

The team provides concept, feasibility, preliminary and detailed design as well as associated scheme assessment services on a wide range of traffic engineering projects and also supports other AECOM business lines where their projects have a highway interface.


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

Job Duties:

  • Undertaking a range of traffic engineering studies from feasibility to detailed design

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

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

  • 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 Deputy Project Manager including monitoring financial performance. Comprehensive training on AECOM’s project management system will be provided

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

  • Assist with the preparation of detailed technical reports providing specialist technical contributions as required

Minimum Requirements

  • Appropriate previous experience of public/private sector working

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

  • Excellent oral, written and presentation skills

  • Experience of applying the principles of DMRB, the Traffic Signs Manual and 3D Design for urban streets situations In addition good knowledge of Manual for Streets would be an advantage

  • Experience of design utilising AutoCAD and/or 3D Civils

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

  • Experience of working in another comparable consultancy environment, or within a client organisation would be preferable

  • Knowledge of local and national design standards

  • Some of the following skills would also be advantageous

Road Safety Audits, traffic modelling utilising LINSIG or Junctions 9, graphic design, drainage design, site supervision experience, knowledge or experience of MCDHW specifications and bills of quantities

Preferred Qualifications

  • HND, BEng or MEng degree in Civil Engineering or other 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. 213842BR

Additional Locations UK - Telford

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