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AECOM Principal Rail Civil Engineer in London, United Kingdom

Job Summary

We are looking for a Principal Civil Engineer to join our Rail Civils team in Croydon.

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. 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 successful candidate will be expected to have detailed civil and structural design experience, preferably within the rail sector. Ideally the experience will encompass all stages of the design process from feasibility to construction. Essentially a technical role we would expect the successful candidate to act as the Technical Lead for a team or small number of teams in addition, acting as the Contractor’s Responsible Engineer on projects.

Job Duties:

  • Act as a technical lead for AECOM Civils Rail team in our Croydon office and ensuring that the technical outputs are delivered to the highest standards in accordance with the AECOM quality management system;

  • Inspection and assessment of bridges, retaining walls and other civil structures;

  • Undertaking concept design, feasibility studies and preliminary design;

  • Design delivery of new structures or strengthening schemes;

  • Coordinating and ensuring the production of specification and drawings;

  • Producing technical reports;

  • Contribute to work winning and preparation of bid documents

  • Act in the role of Contractor’s Responsible Engineer;

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

  • Manage personal/team budgets and resources to achieve financial targets.

  • Keep up to date with industry best practice and where appropriate apply best practice within the team environment.

  • Provide assistance to senior management in the preparation of technical and financial proposals

Minimum Requirements

  • Design experience in a range of civil engineering projects;

  • Proven experience of inspection, assessment and design of various structures.

  • Experience of Eurocodes, LU, TfL and Network Rail Standards.

  • Experience of structural analysis software such as Midas, Superstress and LUSAS.

  • Proven experience of delivering projects to time and budget.

  • Effective communication skills in a Client facing role

Preferred Qualifications

  • The ideal candidate would be a Chartered Civil Engineer.

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

What We Offer

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.

Job Category Engineering - Transportation - Rail

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 266352BR

Additional Locations UK - London - Aldgate Tower

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.