AECOM Senior Highway Engineer in Cardiff, United Kingdom

Requisition/Vacancy No. 157019BR

Position Title Senior Highway Engineer

Job Category Engineering - Civil

Business Line Transportation

Country United Kingdom

State/Province/Region GBR - South Glamorgan

City Cardiff

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 Strategic Highways Team, based in our new modern offices in Cardiff, currently has a vacancies for Senior Highways Engineers with significant experience of the design and maintenance of major highways to work on local, national and international projects. The successful candidates will join our established transportation and highways business which continues to expand to meet current and future workload.

We are looking to enhance and enlarge the team in Cardiff with people who have a sound technical background and share our enthusiasm and determination. The office is currently engaged on a number of interesting and challenging projects in Wales, as well as supporting projects in other regional offices.

Our services offered to our clients include the full range and scope of major highways from inception to completion across all the key discipline areas. Our client list includes Welsh Government, South Wales Trunk Road Agency, South West Wales Regional Engineering Framework, Cardiff Council, Vale of Glamorgan Council, Pembrokeshire Council and other national clients.

The successful candidate will be Chartered Engineer with proven design and project management experience, delivering to quality, time and budget. They will have experience of working collaboratively as part of a team developing a range of major highway and infrastructure projects. The role will suit a self-motivated individual who is aspiring to take a lead role in project delivery and manage dynamic teams delivering high quality projects

Job responsibilities include:

• Production of technical design information including, drawings and specifications

• Ensuring compliance with all relevant technical standards;

• Identification and management of project risks.

• Delivery of all specified project outcomes on time, within budget and to the quality required;

• Writing and overseeing the preparation of contract documents and technical reports as required;

• Coaching, mentoring and developing junior staff;

• Managing and developing both internal and external client relationships;

• Identification and management of project risks.

• Managing the workload and the technical management and oversight of design team members;

• Preparation of designer’s risk assessments;

• Technical management of medium sized projects or tasks;

Undertake checks of designs completed by others;

• Work collaboratively with colleagues and clients, using tools for information sharing such as Business Collaborator and ProjectWise;

• Writing and overseeing the preparation of contract documents and technical reports;

• Flexibility and adaptability to operate within a rapidly changing environment.

Minimum Requirements

The individual will have proven design experience, delivering to quality, time and budget. They will have experience of working collaboratively as part of a team developing a range of major highway and infrastructure projects. The role will suit a self-motivated individual who is aspiring to take a lead role in delivering high quality projects assisting the Project Manager in the design development of schemes.

As well as the above we would like to hear from individuals with the following

• Civil Engineering degree or equivalent with experience of Highway Engineering in directly relevant fields.

• A highly motivated Chartered Engineer with excellent communication skills

• Full lifecycle experience across a range of projects

• Significant technical design experience across a range of disciplines to DMRB and MCHW.

• Experience of Statutory Orders and Procedures

• Demonstrable understanding of Health and Safety including CDM;

• Full clean driving licence;

• Possess excellent oral and written communication skills;

• Strive for technical excellence.

Preferred Qualifications

• BSc, BEng or MEng degree in Civil Engineering desirable

• Chartered Engineer and member of a professional institution.

• Highways Design experience

• Design and Build Experience

• Site Supervision experience

• A full clean driving licence.

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.