AECOM Technician (Traffic & Local Roads) in Croydon, United Kingdom

Business Line Transportation

Position Title Technician (Traffic & Local Roads)

United Kingdom - Surrey


Job Summary

The role involves the design of traffic engineering schemes. The successful applicant can expect to gain experience across our current wide ranging portfolio of projects:

  • Bus Priority schemes;

  • Cycle and walking design projects;

  • Public realm projects;

  • Junction improvement projects

  • Traffic signal and Intelligent Transport Systems;

  • Traffic engineering / management schemes;

  • Traffic signing and wayfinding.

  • Parking, road safety and public transport design;

  • Traffic Regulation Orders and parking,

  • Traffic impact assessments and

  • Site development.

The successful applicant will be supported and mentored by Team Members in developing high quality work.

The role will be based in the St Albans office. Working within either the Preliminary or Detailed Design teams, the individual will be involved in projects across the transportation business line.


  • Prepare concept and outline scheme design sketches.

  • Prepare information for statutory undertakers.

  • Prepare drawings at preliminary and detailed design stages and suggest improvements where necessary.

  • Ability to estimate time/resources required to prepare project related drawings.

  • Undertake site visits (may include nights & weekends) and undertake surveys.

  • Work flexibly and contribute effectively to the work and performance of the team

  • Display understanding of budgets and programmes and plan / operate within them.

  • Ability to produce drawings accurately with a high quality of presentation and understand the importance to the company / client relationship.

  • Assist in the development of more efficient work processes


  • Seek on own initiative, gain approval and attend suitable training courses.

  • Apply and use knowledge gained from training to enhance own ability in work environment.

  • Attend courses and show enthusiasm towards CPD.

  • Demonstrate professional standards of integrity & objectivity with colleagues and clients.

  • Support Senior Management of Traffic and Local Roads team.


  • Adopt a positive attitude in the performance of tasks.

  • Demonstrate ability to exercise initiative with delegated responsibility.

  • Demonstrate ability to exert influence over situations and resources.

Minimum Requirements

Experience / skills

  • Some experience in civil engineering, preferably with traffic/transportation-related experience;

  • Good use of computer aided design/drafting software including AutoCAD;

  • Experience in the application of the Design Manual for Urban Roads and Streets (DMURS), the National Cycle Manual, and the Design Manual for Roads and Bridges (DMRB);

  • Experience in 3D Modelling techniques would be an advantage.

Preferred Qualifications


Certificate or Diploma in Civil or Structural Engineering.

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.

Job Category Engineering - Civil

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 180685BR

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.