AECOM Highways/Drainage Engineer in Telford, United Kingdom

United Kingdom - Shropshire, Telford

Job Summary

AECOM's Telford office is currently seeking a Highways/Drainage Design Engineer to join our expanding Transportation team.

AECOM’s Telford team has an established track record of successfully delivering highways and drainage schemes to clients across the region, nationally and internationally. The team provides conceptual, preliminary and detailed design services on a wide range of projects and supports other AECOM business lines where their projects require it.

We are looking to enhance and enlarge our team with individuals who have a sound technical background and share our enthusiasm and determination to meet the needs of our expanding client base. Our position on a number of significant Transportation Frameworks and our longstanding private sector client relationships provide the team with excellent opportunities across both the public and private sector markets ensuring an exciting future and varied workload.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical input to highway/drainage schemes including design, drawing production and technical report writing.

  • Take a lead role on project elements within your particular skill area.

  • Undertake site visits as required.

  • Attend internal and external Project Progress meetings, as required.

  • Liaise with sub-consultants and external parties as required.

  • Ensure technical content and quality of output produced is in line with the project brief and AECOM’s quality procedures.

  • Undertake Health & Safety duties including ensuring a safe and healthy working environment for the project team members and fulfilling all responsibilities for health and safety in design.

  • Act as a Deputy Project Manager (once accredited) as necessary including costing and programming studies and monitoring financial performance.

  • Prepare detailed client briefs, fee proposals, technical responses and study reports for Manager approval.

  • Support team manager in mentoring junior staff.

Minimum Requirements

  • Degree (or equivalent) in Civil Engineering or a related discipline.

  • Demonstrable experience in highways and/or drainage design at conceptual, preliminary and detailed design stages.

  • Excellent technical and communication skills.

  • Awareness of H&S Legislation and the CDM Regulations

  • Experience in use of software such as AutoCAD, Civils 3D, MX, PDS, WinDES, and the Microsoft Office Suite of programmes

  • Demonstrable application of the relevant design standards (e.g. Design Manual for Roads and Bridges, Traffic Signs Regulations, Traffic Signs Manual, Sewers for Adoption).

Preferred Qualifications

  • A graduate (or equivalent) and working towards Incorporated or Chartered membership of an appropriate professional institution.

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

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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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. 192617BR

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.