AECOM Principal Engineer - Highways in Belfast, United Kingdom

United Kingdom - Belfast, Belfast

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking to hire a Principal Engineer. As the Principal Engineer you will take responsibility in all aspects of highway design to work on local, national and international schemes.

Job Duties:

  • Coordinate workload and manage design teams

  • Act as lead engineer on mid-to large size projects

  • Coaching, mentoring and developing junior staff

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

  • Approve and sign off work

  • Technical and financial Management of medium sized projects or tasks

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

  • Communication to the immediate team, the wider organisation and external parties

  • Managing and developing both internal and external client relationships and identification and management of project risks

  • Present complex technical solutions to clients

  • Perform quality control reviews of work developed by others

  • Participate in development of technical proposals

  • Provide estimates for the engineering budget and schedule and oversee technical resources to meet requirements on large projects

Specific Skills Required:

  • Evident experience of managing teams for Design/Specification/Contract preparation for major roads

  • Good working knowledge of NEC contracts

Minimum Requirements

  • Full lifecycle experience across a range of projects

  • Significant technical design experience across a range of disciplines

  • Proven team management experience gained within a similar environment

  • Knowledge of standard engineering practices, techniques and procedures

  • Knowledge of the design and how it ultimately interfaces with the client

Additional Comments:

  • MICE or equivalent

  • Major Roads experience in UK&I

Preferred Qualifications

  • Degree in Civil Engineering

  • Chartered Engineer

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

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.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Engineering - Transportation

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 194833BR

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.