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AECOM Principal Systems Engineer (UK wide) in Bristol, United Kingdom

United Kingdom - Gloucestershire, Bristol - UK

Job Summary

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

We are currently searching for a Principal Systems engineer to come and join us here at Aecom in one of our offices in the UK and focus on the Rail projects from a systems engineering perspective.

Aecom holds extensive knowledge in planning, designing and managing transportation systems — as well as restoring and replacing aging infrastructure — to help our public and private clients find smarter, more advanced ways to move people across cities, countries and continents.

Ideally, you will be a Chartered Engineer (or have started the registration process) with proven system safety planning and assessment experience and will work as part of the Rail Assurance and Advisory team.

Job responsibilities include:

  • Developing System Safety plans

  • Development of system definitions

  • Deliver hazard identification and hazard analysis requirements using appropriate hazard analysis types and techniques

  • Development of safety measures and option selections

  • Development and delivery of safety documents as required to support customer requirements

  • Evaluate the interrelationship of system safety requirements and aspects of system design and development requirements

  • Develop statements of work and work packages with clients

  • Senior technical resource may serve as technical advisor for 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 interdisciplinary review of project deliverables.

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

  • Uses expertise in all steps of completing 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 engineering budget and schedule to meet requirements.

Minimum Requirements

  • Engineering degree or equivalent

  • Have a working knowledge of and able to develop Risk Assessments

  • Able to undertake HAZIDs/ HAZOPs and develop Safety Cases

  • Hazard Record/Log management

  • Knowledge of UK Health and Safety Legislation and Regulations

  • Possess excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Strive for technical excellence

  • Preferred Qualifications/Requirements

Preferred Qualifications

  • Chartered Engineer and member of a professional institution

  • Railway Systems experience

  • CSM-REA and TSI experience

  • Knowledge of EN50126/8/9

What We Offer

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Engineering - Transportation - Rail

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 256655BR

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.