AECOM Highways Engineer in Belfast, United Kingdom

United Kingdom - Belfast, Belfast

Job Summary

Our Belfast based Highways team currently has vacancies for Highway Engineers.

The successful candidates will take responsibility in all aspects of highway design to work on local, national and international schemes from our city centre office. We would like to hear from individuals who have demonstrable highways experience, a sound technical background and business development capabilities that share our enthusiasm and determination to develop our business.

The Belfast office has an established track record of successfully delivering road schemes and works closely with other disciplines from Bridges, Geotechnical, Environment, Transport Planning and Development Sectors. The team workload ranges from feasibility studies to scheme designs, working with a variety of clients both from the public and private sector including design & build partnerships with contractors

Current projects being undertaken by our Belfast Roads team include:

  • York Street Interchange

  • A6 Dungiven to Drumahoe

  • A6 Randalstown to Castledawson

  • A24 Ballynahinch Bypass

  • Newry Southern Relief Road

Whilst the above highlights some of our local projects there are also significant opportunities for the right candidate to contribute to a wider UK & Ireland portfolio of projects including our recent wins for Highways England and HS2.

Job responsibilities include:

  • Work under the direction of Principal / Senior Engineers to perform tasks in accordance with agreed budget and schedule with little supervision, possessing the ability to solve any problems encountered along with identifying discrepancies in results

  • Assist in the provision of technical inputs, across a range of specialisms in the field of highway engineering

  • Show technical competence and through experience, gather and take on board the skills of others in computer based applications and tasks including use of software such as MX, WinDES, and the Microsoft Office Suite of programmes including MS Project.

  • Undertake project activities in line with company policy, including technical and commercial aspects.

  • Take an assistant role on projects

  • Provide guidance to entry level engineers

  • Contribute to the development of technical proposals

  • Plan, lead and undertake site visits as required.

  • Plan and attend meetings – internal and external.

  • Liaise with sub-consultants and external parties.

  • Participate as a team member on a number of levels, including; office disciplines and projects.

  • Be proactive and contribute to a safer work environment along with personal, professional development

Minimum Requirements

  • Degree in Civil Engineering

  • Previous post-graduation experience in highway design gained within the UK

  • Competent in the use of MS Office software

  • A demonstrable understanding of Health and Safety including CDM

  • A comprehensive knowledge of the Design Manual for Roads and Bridges

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.

Preferred Qualifications

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

  • Competent in use of Civils 3D/MX, InRoads or WinDes software

  • CSR/CSCS card holder

Your benefits will include:

Helping our employees achieve a healthy work-life balance is important to us. If you join AECOM, as well as receiving a competitive salary, you’ll also have the opportunity to explore flexible working arrangements. Core benefits include 25 days’ annual leave, company pension scheme, private medical insurance, life assurance and one paid annual professional institution membership fee. You can also choose from a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle.

You’ll also be able to give back to communities with up to two paid CSR days each year. Through our charity, The AECOM Foundation, you can volunteer to support children in developing countries. And if you’re a member of the Reserve Forces you’ll receive an additional 15 days paid leave for training commitments.

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.

Job Category Engineering - Civil

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 210871BR

Clearance Required No

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.