AECOM Senior Highways Engineer in Altrincham, United Kingdom

Business Line Transportation

Position Title Senior Highways Engineer

United Kingdom - Cheshire


Job Summary

Our Altrincham based Strategic Highways team currently has vacancies for a Senior Highway Engineer to support our growth which is underpinned by major highway project opportunities locally, nationally and internationally.

The successful candidate will take responsibility in all aspects of highway design to work on local, national and international schemes. We require people who have gained team management skills who will provide the necessary highways technical experience and mentoring to other team members. The successful candidates will join AECOM’s established highways business which continues to expand following several major project wins.

Significant schemes which have been delivered by our experienced highways business include the A6 to Manchester Airport Relief Road, Manchester Metrolink Extensions 3A and 3B, New Tyne Crossing and Qatar Contract 2.

We are currently engaged on a number of interesting and challenging projects both locally and nationally and there are opportunities for the candidates to be involved in a range of work. Our current projects in the UK include the £270m Smart Motorways Programme (SMP) Package 5 (M62 J10-12 & M6 J21a-26), HS2, Manchester Metrolink Trafford Park extension, A494/A55/A494 Deeside Corridor (KS2) and the Menai Crossing (KS2). The services offered to our clients include the full range and scope of highways work from inception to completion across all the key discipline areas. This includes feasibility, development and planning, DCO process, preliminary design, detailed design and site supervision.


Provide technical input, technical leadership and project management across a range of specialisms in the field of highway engineering

Reporting to the Directors you will undertake a variety of tasks providing as an individual or through team effort, a range of design and written deliverables.

Show technical leadership and through experience, mentor and guide the skills of others in computer based applications and tasks including use of software such as MX, WinDES, and the Microsoft Office Suite of programmes including MSProject.

Undertake Project activities in line with Company Policy, including technical and commercial aspects, as appropriate to your grade.

Take a lead role on projects within particular skill area – e.g. drainage team leader, pavement design leader, geometric layout

Plan, lead and undertake site visits, as required.

Plan and attend meetings – internal and external, as required.

Liaison with sub-consultants and external parties, as required.

Participate as a team member on a number of levels, including; office discipline and project.

Be proactive and contribute to a safer work environment

We would consider the role on either a full or part-time basis and are happy to look at a range of different working patterns


Minimum Requirements

To be successful in this role we would like to hear from candidates with the following:

Experience of working in a multidisciplinary environment, operating across a matrix of projects.

Experience of preparing written work

Experience of preparing for and attending meetings with clients and/or statutory consultees.

Able to offer experience and proficiency in two or more of the key areas;

project management or asset management

alignment design,

drainage design,

pavement design and refurbishment

signs and road markings,

safety barrier

asset inspection

Management of design and delivery of highway maintenance schemes

Preferred Qualifications

A degree qualified civil engineer with strong experience, preferably working in a highways design environment in either new build or maintenance.

working towards Chartered Engineer status (MICE and or MCIHT)

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.


Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Engineering - Transportation

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 151019BR