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AECOM Highways Professionals in Bedford, United Kingdom

Job Summary

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

Our highways team is regarded across the industry as leaders in technical innovation and specialist knowledge and is why we have fantastic relationships and vast pipelines of work on major highways projects for Clients including Highways England, Welsh Government and Local authorities through to trunk road maintenance schemes across the United Kingdom and Ireland.

We are looking for individuals experienced in design, project management, client management, research and site supervision to join our growing teams nationally. AECOM provides career development opportunities for everyone and we foster the innovation, professional development and personal satisfaction that comes with bringing together diverse team members.

Every project faces unique challenges, and we take pride in developing inspired, sustainable solutions for our clients.

Just a snapshot of some of our recent projects include:

  • Highways England Road Investment Strategy programme for East and Midlands, including A46 Coventry Junctions, A46 Binley and A46 Walsgrave Improvement

  • A229 Bluebell Hill Improvement

  • A428 Black Cat to Caxton Gibbet Improvement,

  • Didcot Garden Town schemes

  • South East Aylesbury Link Road,

  • OD East Capital Delivery Programme determination.

  • 2 major Smart Motorway Projects as D&B, the M62 J10 -12 and the M6 J21a to 26.

  • M60 J13 Improvement & J18 Simister Island Technical Assurance

  • A64 Hopgrove

  • HS2

  • SMP J21a-J26,

  • A1 J47, A63 Castle Street,

  • A1 Doncaster to Darrington

  • M1 / M62 Lofthouse

  • A720 Sheriffhall Roundabout.

  • East Airdrie Link Road.

  • A303 Stonehenge.

  • Newry Southern Relief Road; and

  • Dublin Bus Connects.

  • A6 Randalstown to Castledawson Dualling and Derry to Dungiven

  • York Street Interchange

Minimum Requirements

  • Experience in the field of Highways and Drainage Design with demonstrable knowledge of UK standards including DMRB and MCHW.

  • Experience as a designer on highways projects.

  • Knowledge of H&S and the implementation of CDM on projects.

  • Ability to travel to areas of the region as needed to meet business requirements

Preferred Qualifications

  • Working towards Incorporated/Chartered Engineer status of respective professional institution

  • Proficient in the use of 3d Civils / OpenRoads or WinDes

  • CSCS card holder

  • Professionally qualified or working towards the professional qualification

  • Degree in Civil Engineering or a related subject What We Offer When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

What We Offer

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Engineering - Transportation - Roads + Highways

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 258423BR

Additional Locations IE - Dublin - Adelphi Plaza, IE - Galway Technology Park, UK - Bedford, UK - Birmingham - Colmore Plaza, UK - Cardiff, UK - Chesterfield, UK - Croydon - Bedford Park, UK - Glasgow - 120 Bothwell Street, UK - Leeds, UK - Newcastle-upon-Tyne

Clearance Required No

Virtual: Yes

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.