AECOM Engineer in St Albans, United Kingdom

Requisition/Vacancy No. 158955BR

Position Title Engineer

Job Category Engineering - Civil

Business Line Transportation

Country United Kingdom

State/Province/Region GBR - Hertfordshire

City St Albans

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

About the Business Line


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

We have an excellent opportunity for an Engineer to join our busy Development Engineering team in St Albans. We specialise in providing a design and advisory service on some of the most exciting land development projects located both in the UK and overseas. We work closely with our teams within the business to provide our Clients with a collaborative response to some of their most challenging projects. This is an ideal opportunity for an individual to become part of a growing team and benefit from a range of engineering challenges.

We are routinely involved in the engineering aspect of masterplanning major development and highway dominated schemes, developing infrastructure strategies and taking these through planning and detailed design to construction. This opportunity would be ideal for a suitably experienced Engineer to further develop their career and assist in the future development of this team.


  • Work under the direction of the Senior or Principal Engineer.

  • Assist in the preparation of the technical feasibility/design for development projects in the disciplines of highways, foul and surface water drainage, SuDS, flooding, utilities and earthworks.

  • Prepare design packages in support of Section 278 and Section 38 highway agreements.

  • Vertical and horizontal design of road alignments.

  • As necessary liaise with the project team and represent Development Engineering internally and externally at an appropriate level.

  • Carry out work in accordance with the project brief and to agreed programme.

  • Prepare technical reports, specifications, calculations and drawings.

  • Comply with statutory, project and AECOM-specific health and safety requirements.

Minimum Requirements

  • Post-graduate experience of infrastructure design projects with a track record of delivery.

  • Knowledge and experience of some or all of the following disciplines: Highways, Foul Water Drainage, Surface Water Drainage, SuDS, Utilities Co-ordination, Earthworks and Flood Risk Assessment.

  • Good verbal and written communication skills and ability to liaise directly with our Clients.

  • Ability to work collaboratively as part of large multi-disciplinary project teams.

  • Creative thinker who is adaptive to changing project demands and keen to tackle engineering problems.

  • Experience of liaising with local authorities, water and utility companies, Highway Authorities and other public bodies.

  • Computer software literate including some or all of the following: MS Word, MS Excel, Microdrainage, AutoCAD and Civil3D.

  • Commitment to developing technical knowledge and skills.

Preferred Qualifications

  • MEng, BEng or BSc in Civil Engineering

  • Aspiration to work towards chartered status, or membership of appropriate institute (MICE or MCIHT).

  • Applications from those with an appropriate mix of academic qualifications and practical experience will be considered.

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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