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AECOM Principal Engineer in Telford, United Kingdom

United Kingdom - Shropshire, Telford

Job Summary

AECOM's Telford office is currently seeking a Principal Highways/Drainage Engineer/Project Manager 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.

You will have, or be close to achieving, Chartered (CEng or IEng) status and will have an excellent grounding in highways or traffic engineering design and project management. Your experience will include working as part of a multi-disciplinary project team developing designs for highway/drainage/traffic engineering schemes.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Lead the preparation of preliminary or detailed design and project delivery of highway/drainage/traffic engineering schemes.

  • Prepare detailed client briefs, fee proposals, technical responses and study reports and contribute to major bids.

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

  • Manage sub-consultants to produce deliverables against agreed timescales and in line with budget

  • Share knowledge and support the team to create a collaborative work environment

  • Act as day to day client point of contact for projects

  • Act as a Project Manager (following successful accreditation on the AECOM project management system) and monitor financial performance of projects. Comprehensive training on AECOM’s project management system will be provided

  • Support team manager in mentoring junior staff

  • Provide specialised technical input to studies and design for the staff's specific area of expertise.

  • Develop study and design procedures to facilitate high-quality cost-effective work by others.

  • Participate in the interdisciplinary review of project deliverables.

  • Develop construction cost estimates and estimates of technical efforts for projects.

  • Use expertise in all steps of completing the discipline component of the PS&E package.

  • Perform quality control review of design calculations or drawings.

  • Prepare technical specification sections.

  • Provide input to the development of engineering budget and schedule to meet requirements.

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 managing projects or tasks, including Client and Design Team liaison

  • Experience in bid writing and work winning

  • 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

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 - Civil

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 218600BR

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.

EOE including Disability/Protected Veterans
Accessibility/Reasonable Accommodations