AECOM Principal Road Safety Engineer in Croydon, United Kingdom

United Kingdom - Surrey, Croydon

Job Summary

AECOM are currently expanding our Traffic Team in London following several major project wins across the UK and Europe. We currently have a vacancy for a Principal Road Safety Engineer in our Croydon team.

You will be required to undertake Collision Analysis studies and Road Safety Audits (in accordance with HD19/15). Highways design and collision investigation (including prevention studies) experience is essential. Yout experience will be in related Road Safety fields such as Research, Traffic Calming, Local Safety Scheme, Home Zone and Safer Routes to School design would be a particular advantage. The role would suit a self-motivated individual looking to advance their career in a dynamic team.

The team will be located in Croydon and form part of the Traffic team which has an established track record of successfully delivering traffic engineering projects. Croydon is one of the fastest growing areas in London with excellent transport links and is only 12 minutes to Central London. Our modern office has multi-disciplinary transportation design and planning capability. We are now looking to enhance and grow this team with individuals with a sound technical background that share our enthusiasm and determination to support our expanding workload and clients.

Our team provides road safety expertise to support scheme development for a wide range of traffic engineering projects and also supports other AECOM business lines where their projects have a traffic interface. Our Traffic Team involves in a number of high profile projects with a variety of clients in the UK, Europe, Middle East and other global locations. The team also comprises traffic modelling, preliminary and detailed design expertise and we are now looking to enhance and grow our road safety capability within the team.

Our clients are from the private and public sector and include various London Boroughs and Local Authorities in the south east. We also have a proven track record of successfully delivering projects for Transport for London and several international Clients.

Job Duties:

The appropriate level of technical expertise is required in order that the Job / Project Accountabilities listed below can be carried out to the necessary standard:

  • Satisfy the requirements for a RS Team Leader in accordance with HD19/15 and be looking to progress their career in road safety

  • Direct dealing with clients, consultants and suppliers

  • Thorough and knowledgeable in urban and rural road safety issues, solutions and products

  • Open to opportunities for involvement in the design and assessment of a diverse range of traffic engineering schemes, therefore a broad experience of traffic engineering is preferred

  • Preparation of detailed client briefs or fee proposals for Manager approval and contribute to major bids

  • Sharing knowledge and supporting team managers in mentoring junior staff

  • Undertaking Health & Safety duties; ensuring a safe and healthy working environment and fulfilling all responsibilities for health and safety in design

Minimum Requirements

  • Eligible to undertake Road Safety Audits as Team Leader in accordance with the Highways Agency Standard HD 19/15 (at least five years of experience in road safety)

  • A member of SoRSA

  • Holder of Certificate of Competency IAN152/11, EU Directive 2008/96 EC (desirable)

  • Work on your own initiative and mentor junior team members to gain Team Leader status and to sustain and obtain SoRSA accreditation

  • Experience in Traffic and Road Safety Engineering design and knowledge of DMRB, Manual for Streets and TSRGD

  • A proven track record in the delivery of road safety audits and road safety engineering projects

  • High standard of written English to prepare professional reports, tenders and project plans

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Ability to undertake onsite investigations and data collection

  • Support project and business development activities including project management duties and programming

  • Demonstrate understanding of Health and Safety including CDM responsibilities

  • Proficient user of MS Excel, Word and Project

  • Knowledgeable in the use of KeyAccident software (desirable)

  • Availability to travel in and around M25 and occasional unsociable working hours

Preferred Qualifications

  • University degree or HND qualification relevant to road safety (Engineering, Mathematics or other spatial or numerical subject)

  • Chartered or working towards such status with a relevant professional institution

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

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Engineering - Transportation

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 189383BR

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.