AECOM Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) Consultant in Birmingham, United Kingdom

Requisition/Vacancy No. 146865BR

Position Title Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) Consultant

Job Category Engineering - Transportation

Business Line Transportation

Country United Kingdom

State/Province/Region GBR - West Midlands

City Birmingham

Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at www.aecom.com.

About the Business Line

Transportation

We provide professional services in areas such as aviation, transit, freight rail, highways and bridges, planning, and ports and marine. Our global network of top-tier specialists delivers comprehensive services over the full life cycle of a project to benefit clients in government and private industries.

Job Summary

Our Birmingham office is currently seeking an Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) Consultant to join our transportation Technology team. This post would suit a proactive, enthusiastic and self-motivated individual looking to advance their career in a dynamic and forward thinking field. We are looking for a person with some experience of ITS, but a keen desire to apply technology in the transport domain will be key to being a success in this post.

AECOM’s Birmingham Technology team has an established track record of successfully delivering major ITS schemes to clients across the UK and internationally. The team works mainly in the urban domain providing strategic advice and concept, preliminary and detailed design services for a wide range of traffic and public transport projects. The team also supports other AECOM business lines where their projects include a technology element.

We are looking to grow the technology team with individuals who have an enthusiasm for technology and are able to work in projects that deliver effective and innovative solutions for our clients.

The chosen candidate will be expected to:

  • Review current and emerging technologies with a view to deploying them in projects

  • Undertake problem analysis and prepare solution options

  • Undertake feasibility and detailed design tasks

  • Check that the quality of technical deliverables is in line with the client’s brief and AECOM’s quality procedures

  • Attend meetings and represent clients at various locations across the UK

  • Support the drafting of tender documents for clients and participate in tender evaluation

  • Develop project management skills including costing, programming and monitoring financial performance

Minimum Requirements

The candidate should have:

  • Some experience of working in transport technology related projects

  • Good technical and communication (verbal and writing) skills

  • A commitment to Health and Safety in an office environment and on project sites

  • A willingness to occasionally work away from home for short periods in the UK and overseas

  • A degree (or equivalent) in Engineering, Computing or in a related science or technical discipline

Preferred Qualifications

The candidate is likely to be working towards an appropriate professional status with membership of a relevant professional institution. Support will be provided to help the candidate achieve this.

Applications Start Date: 25 November 2016

Applications End Date: 23 December 2016

Competitive salary

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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.