AECOM Signalling Senior/Principal Designer in Swindon, United Kingdom
At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.
The Signalling Senior or Principal Designer will act as a Signalling Principal Designer / Engineer within one of our regional signalling teams. The post holder will undertake, verify and/or lead the production of signalling design as part of a dedicated signalling design team, as well as provide guidance and leadership to staff within their and other teams.
With a comprehensive understanding of the technical and business aspects of the rail-signalling industry, the Signalling Principal Designer / Engineer will participate in multi-disciplinary project teams, providing strong technical support to the discipline in terms of production, verification and mentoring. Support the Signalling Design Manager / Associate Director with additional duties as required such as, progress/programme reporting, tendering new works, production of guidance notes etc.
Engagement with other staff necessary to discharge these duties will be as follows:
Project and Quality Delivery: Project Manager, CRE
Staff Development: Professional Head of Discipline & Signalling Design Manager
Client Engagement: Signalling Design Manager, Work Winning team, Project Manager
Resource Management: Project Manager, Signalling Design Manager, CRE
Cross Business Line: Professional Head of Discipline & Signalling Design Manager
Key Responsibilities: Project and Quality Delivery/Staff Development
Produce deliverables in accordance with client and governance requirements for signalling and associated projects
Design, verify and lead the delivery of signalling projects to deliver to defined timescales
Bid preparation to support tendering of new works
Mentor junior members of the signalling discipline
Maintain knowledge of current practices, processes, standards and emerging technologies in relation to the signalling discipline
Produce and verify signalling designs and documentation at a consistent and acceptable level of quality.
Partake in lessons learned reviews and contribute to a culture of continuous improvement.
Ensure that the technical processes and procedures for the delivery of discipline outputs are followed.
Ensure that all skills and technical competence supporting documentation is kept up to date, e.g. IRSE licence, IRSE log book, Authority to Work, Company CV, mandatory training etc.
Work closely with Design Manager / Associate Director to support them with all appropriate tasks.
Health, Safety and Environmental
Taking reasonable care of own health and safety and of anyone else who could be affected by own acts or omissions.
Correctly using the work items provided, including personal protective equipment in accordance with training and instruction.
Giving full co-operation in all matters relating to health and safety.
Compliance with the Company’s Drugs and Alcohol Policy.
Observing the requirements of the Group Health and Safety Policy.
Promote health and safety best practice to Discipline teams though regular team briefs
Ensure that procedures and systems are in place so that all projects are undertaken in a safe manner and project designs are compliant with health and safety legislation.
Taking an active part in monthly HSQE meetings through sharing relevant health & safety information with others and identifying and prioritising HSQE issues that affect rail and the wider business.
Reporting on unforeseen risks that may emerge during the course of their work using the appropriate systems
Identify and manage risks throughout the design process and project lifecycle
Holder of 1.1.550v6 Signalling Principles Designer licence
Experience of delivering signalling design as part of multi-disciplinary rail systems projects
Commitment to professional development and retaining the highest standard of signalling design technical skills
The ability to be able to work in a number of differing consultancy environments and situations across the project lifecycle
Maintain good communication and cooperation with all project team members, with the ability to communicate at all levels and the demonstrated ability to have a senior role within a team
Understanding and experience of working within project budgets whilst maintaining the delivery of high-quality outputs
Commitment to delivery to internal and external clients, with the view towards timeliness, reliability, safety and accuracy of completed tasks
Experienced in the use of all MS Office packages
Demonstrated knowledge of UK signalling principles
Excellent knowledge of signalling systems of all generations
Understanding of CDM regulations
Holder of1.1.160v6 Signalling Design Verifier
Institution membership; IRSE, IET etc
Institution registration; IEng, CEng etc
Holder of PTS
Engineering qualification; Degree, HND, HNC etc
Experienced in the use of Bentley MicroStation
Experienced in the use of common data environments such ProjectWise
What We Offer
We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.
You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.
We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.
We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.
When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.
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. 263752BR
Additional Locations UK - Birmingham - Colmore Plaza, UK - Manchester - 1 New York Street, UK - York - 16 Toft Green
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.