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AECOM Consultant /Senior Development Engineer - Infrastructure in Leeds, United Kingdom

United Kingdom - West Yorkshire, Leeds

Job Summary

The AECOM UK Development Infrastructure team in Leeds is looking for an enthusiastic Consultant/Senior Development Engineer to expand its current team profile and capability.

Reporting to the Principal Engineer, you will play an important role within the team including overseeing junior team members working to support the delivery of projects. This role will suit an excellent communicator and team player and will provide the opportunity for you to work closely with private and public sector Clients of all types and across all sectors locally, regionally and globally as well as other internal and external multi-disciplinary teams in a fast-paced environment. The role would ideally suit a self-motivated individual looking to advance their career in a dynamic and diverse organisation – career progression opportunities are widely available and fully encouraged.

The Leeds office team has an established track record of successfully delivering high profile development and infrastructure schemes and has a truly multi-disciplinary capability. You will enjoy excellent opportunities to expand your project and Client team experiences within a company that has established a successful business model across local, national and international geographies. You will work on a variety of exciting projects and enjoy working in a vibrant team, modern environment and in a high-quality location.

The multi-disciplinary nature of the UK Development Infrastructure team means that we lead on a variety of projects from inception (due diligence, master planning support and scheme viability - including drainage, flooding, utilities and highways), through to detailed design, value engineering, design delivery, project management, execution and handover.

As a Senior Development Engineer, you will:

  • Develop technical designs to support S38, S278 and S104 submissions

  • Undertake a variety of technical assessments for new development

  • Manage and undertake the gathering and review of planning data

  • Explain technical concepts to others including more junior colleagues and Clients

  • Prepare or supervise the preparation of presentations and present information to internal and external groups

  • Manage small (or elements of larger) projects, managing the production of analysis and associated outputs, ensuring outputs are delivered on time and to an excellent standard;

  • Provide updates to project managers/directors in terms of the progress of tasks in line with programmes

  • Provide direction and technical advice to junior project team members, taking a proactive role in developing team members to their full potential

  • Mentoring junior members of staff and developing team spirit and collaborative behaviours

  • You will be supported and encouraged to maintain your CPD and embrace initiatives to help you further develop your own skills and career. AECOM fully supports an individual’s requirements to develop and build their experience, professional qualifications and skillsets

Minimum Requirements

For this role we are looking for a strong combination of the following:

  • Have knowledge and experience of S278 and S38 schemes including detailed highway design

  • Have knowledge and experience of S104 schemes including detailed drainage design and hydraulic modelling

  • You will have a sound general knowledge of Development Infrastructure design principles which can be successfully brought to bear on these projects

  • Bachelor’s degree qualification (or equivalent experience) in Civil Engineering or similar

  • Suitable experience in the preparation and/or review of highways and drainage design

  • Suitable experience in the building of and/or review of hydraulic models using Micro Drainage

  • Suitable experience in AutoCAD, Civils 3D and/or MX/PDS software

  • Experience in traffic signage and road marking for highways schemes

  • Fluent in the use of Excel or similar packages to analyse data

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Suitable knowledge of relevant design standards including DMRB, Sewers for Adoption, local road standards and relevant national planning policy

  • Ability to handle the project management of smaller tasks and projects, including cost control, project schedules and liaising with and presenting to Clients

  • Experience or a desire to mentor and supervise more junior colleagues

Preferred Qualifications

  • Masters degree (or equivalent) in a relevant subject (desirable)

  • Experience in using GIS software such as MapInfo or ArcGIS (desirable)

  • Experience in using Autodesk Civil 3D (desirable)

  • Experience of liaising with Clients and stakeholder engagement (desirable)

  • Familiarity with aspects of the Design Manual for Roads and Bridges (and other industry-standard legislative guidance documents such as Sewers for Adoption etc.) and experience in applying guidance (desirable)

  • Full UK drivers licence

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 - Advisory

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 240530BR

Clearance Required No

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.