AECOM Operations & Maintenance Consultant in Leeds, United Kingdom
United Kingdom - Nottinghamshire, Nottingham
Our UK based Strategic Consultancy team undertakes a wide range of technical management consultancy projects. Our client range is diverse and includes national and private asset owners and operators, infrastructure construction organisations and environmental agencies. We provide expertise in:
Transport Policy, Strategy and Safety:
Development of maintenance contracts, including associated process & procedures and performance metrics
Improvement of Incident Management
Statistical analysis of collisions and development of Safety Strategy
Guidance, standards and specification development
Development and implementation of Litter Strategy
Sustainability & Resilience:
Climate change risk assessments and development of adaptation measures
Construction materials resource efficiency and optimisation
Measurement of carbon footprint of construction activities and development of management processes
Severe weather planning
Research & Innovation:
Traffic management research
Pavement engineering research
Highway Asset Management:
Strategic, tactical and operational advice
Investment support/Value Management
Whole life costing
Asset management plans/lifecycle plans
Efficiency, lean and value management
Human factors and ergonomics design support
Human factors integration management
User insight qualitative and quantitative research
Disabled accessibility guidance
Development of industry good practice guidance
Our staff are multi-disciplinary with technical expertise in science, engineering, statistics and commercial aspects. Consequently, we have the capability, expertise and mindset to develop solutions applicable to a wide range of problems. Research is business focussed, based on a comprehensive understanding of our clients' organisations, often with a strong commercial basis – we develop solutions that are deliverable. We are looking to strengthen our Strategic Consultancy team with a key Operations and Maintenance (O&M) Consultant recruit to fulfil the following responsibilities:
Support the Team Leader and other team members in delivering well-researched solutions on a variety of transportation and infrastructure based projects. In addition, to support the wider O&M capability with the Roads Sector, bidding and delivering operational projects in the UK and worldwide. Key skills and disciplines are provided below:
Source, review, collate and report information from a variety of sources
Take ownership for project tasks with direction from the Project Manager
Support Project Control functions acting as a Deputy Project Manager
Be able to contribute at a strategic level to clients' requirements
Develop novel bespoke solutions on a project-by-project basis
Display a positive attitude to all activities and tenacity to meet deadlines
Display initiative whilst consulting with colleagues when appropriate
Demonstrate the ability to exert influence over situations and resources
Demonstrate capability and judgment in the performance of tasks
Apply appropriate standards and technology in the performance of tasks
Work flexibly and contribute to the work and performance of the team
Communicate effectively with colleagues and clients
Uphold the ethical and quality standards of AECOM
Extensive experience of working with government transport based clients (e.g. DfT, Highways England, Network Rail, London Underground, TfL, Transport Scotland, Office of Rail Regulation, Rail Safety and Standards Board, local authorities), or in a research establishment (including well respected universities).
Experience of task and project management including financial performance measurement and project controls.
Experience of providing engineering / technical management consultancy/research advice to such clients.
Excellent communication (written and verbal) and stakeholder management skills.
Strong analytical and reasoning skills.
Ability to develop innovative solutions and exhibit innovative thinking.
Knowledge of the key issues and opportunities facing transportation in the UK.
Demonstrable discipline areas of interest are: transportation policy and strategy; O&M process, procedure and performance requirements; maintenance contracts and specifications; asset management including assessment of highways and rail renewal programmes; managed motorways expertise; lean construction; safety and simulations; transport operations; risk analysis; statistical analysis; technology; financial modelling; transport planning.
Experience of and ability to identify new opportunities and clients and contribute positively to the diversification of Strategic Consultancy's project and client portfolio
Degree / HND, ideally in a transport related discipline
Ideally Chartered in a relevant institution (e.g. ICE, MCIHT)
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
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
Business Line Transportation
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Country United Kingdom
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 224369BR
Additional Locations UK - Birmingham - Colmore Plaza, UK - Bristol - Portwall Place, UK - Leeds, UK - London - Aldgate Tower, UK - Manchester - 1 New York Street
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.