AECOM Senior Highways Engineer in Glasgow, United Kingdom
United Kingdom - Lanarkshire, Glasgow
AECOM are one of the world’s leading consultancies. To be the best in the industry, we hire the best. Year after year our company is expanding in more ways than one, which means possibilities for you to thrive and grow.
At AECOM we want to support you and your career development with the opportunity to develop your skills and knowledge and challenge you to reach your potential. We value your commitment to us and work hard to ensure you achieve your career goals.
Our Glasgow based Highways team currently has vacancies for Senior Highway Engineers. The successful candidates will take responsibility in all aspects of highway design to work on local, national, and international schemes from our city centre office.
The Glasgow office has an established track record of successfully delivering road schemes and works closely with other disciplines from Bridges, Geotechnical, Environment, Transport Planning and Streets.
The team workload ranges from feasibility studies to scheme designs, working with a variety of clients including design & build partnerships with contractors. Current projects being undertaken by our Scottish Highways team include:
A720 Sheriffhall Roundabout;
East Airdrie Link Road;
Newry Southern Relief Road; and
Dublin Bus Connects.
Whilst the above highlights some of our current local projects there are also significant opportunities for the right candidate to contribute to a wider UK & Ireland portfolio of projects including many recent wins for Highways England.
Produce technical design information including, drawings and specifications
Ensure compliance with all relevant technical standards;
Deliver all specified project outcomes on time, within budget and to the quality required;
Write and oversee the preparation of contract documents and technical reports as required;
Coach mentor and develop junior staff;
Managing and developing both internal and external client relationships;
Manage the workload and oversee the design team members;
Prepare designer’s risk assessments;
Undertake technical management of medium-sized projects or tasks;
Undertake checks of designs completed by others;
Work collaboratively with colleagues and clients, using tools for information sharing such as Business Collaborator and ProjectWise;
Writie and oversee the preparation of contract documents and technical reports;
Staff morale is important to us, so as well as providing you with the opportunity to work on some iconic projects and supporting your career, we also think that the day to day stuff is important too.
Our Freedom to Grow initiative is designed to bring the best out of all staff and has allowed us to react even more agilely to the recent COVID-19 pandemic.
Life is different for each of us. But here at AECOM we believe your work / life balance is important. We are support equal opportunities and therefore offer flexible working within our roles.
Knowledge of standard engineering practices, techniques and procedures.
Understanding of design principles and ability to practically apply them
Significant technical design experience across a ran
For this role, we are seeking experienced Highways Engineers with the following attributes.
Chartered Engineer or at least working towards
Bachelors of Degree in Engineering filed.
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 be able to explore flexible working arrangements through our Freedom to Grow way of working. 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. 244261BR
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.