AECOM Senior OLE Engineer in Swindon, United Kingdom

Requisition/Vacancy No. 141900BR

Position Title Senior OLE Engineer

Job Category Engineering - Transportation

Business Line Transportation

Country United Kingdom

State/Province/Region GBR - Wiltshire

City Swindon

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

As a highly valued member of the OLE delivery team and Engineer, you will work closely with the team in a lively and enthusiastic environment carrying out design on a wide variety of design commissions ranging from pre-feasibility through to detail design.

A sound knowledge of UK basic design ranges, basic through to construction design along with excellent report writing and drawing presentation skills would be preferred. The ideal candidate would either be, or working towards becoming a Chartered or Incorporated Engineer with the IMechE or IET. To support the technical aspects of your work, AECOM focusses heavily on technical support through our on line academy, in house training programmes, dedicated software support websites and individual seminars.

Our current portfolio of work includes diverse commissions such as Euston Station and approaches remodelling, HS2, Carstairs Junction remodelling and S&C Renewals for the whole of the Southern half of the UK. Our growth plans are ambitious, including the development of Global Design Centres to support these major commissions as well as prospective work in Singapore, California and Canada.

Innovation, empowerment, and personal growth lie at the heart of the OLE team, which we would expect the successful candidate to take full advantage of and contribute to.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Prepare fee proposal and agree with Director for submission to client, including resources and programme

  • Manage the workload and technical and commercial management of a small team

  • Undertake Health & Safety duties including ensuring a safe and healthy working environment for the project team members and fulfilling all responsibilities for health and safety in design

  • Assess staff requirements at each stage of the project Identify data and information required for project and appoint appropriate sub-consultants

  • Manage the preparation of client reports, bringing together the contributions from other specialist areas of the business

  • Deliver projects within timescale, budget constraints and quality expectations

  • Manage the tender process for the appointment of contractors

  • Respond to design queries during construction phase and attend site meetings

  • Communicate project’s critical issues in a timely manner to Directors and clients

Minimum Requirements

  • We are looking for an approved Network Rail OLE designer. You will hold a minimum of an HND Electrical or Mechanical Engineering (minimum) or equivalent with a BEng or BSc in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering or its equivalent.

  • You will need experience in all forms of OLE design from pre-feasibility to detail design and construction support.

  • Experience in high speed rail design would be advantageous

Preferred Qualifications

You will ideally be a Chartered / Incorporated Engineer with either the IMechE or IET

Applications Start Date: 13 January 2017

Closing date for applications: 10 February 2017

Salary: Competitive

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.