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AECOM Telecoms Design Lead in Birmingham, United Kingdom

Company Description

Are you a Telecoms professional looking to work on Rail projects that can change the world, projects that are always more complex and innovative than the last?

If so we are looking for an experienced Telecoms Design Lead to join our team in Birmingham to lead the Telecoms design team, working in multi-disciplinary project teams, providing strong technical support to the discipline in terms of production, verification and mentoring. You will be joining a team of like-minded experts that have a passion for innovation and delivering cutting edge solutions.

About Us:

AECOM plays a critical role in the conceptualisation and creation of amazing spaces, delivering projects that define our communities. AECOM Rail is made up of dedicated teams delivering projects around the UK.

We are friendly, busy and motivated with an established track record of successfully delivering local and overseas projects.

Job Description

  • Manage all Telecoms activities undertaken by their team, in accordance with client and governance requirements for signalling and associated projects

  • Work with the Professional Head of Discipline to develop a plan for growth for their regional team, feeding into the overall discipline plan

  • Lead the production of, review and approve for construction of Telecoms designs and documentation at a consistent and acceptable level of quality

  • Chair team meetings to discuss project issues and progress, competency and continuing professional development updates, resourcing etc

  • Review and lead the delivery of Telecoms projects to deliver to defined timescales

  • Bid preparation to support/lead tendering of new works

  • Maintain knowledge of current practices, processes, standards and emerging technologies in relation to the Telecoms discipline

  • Ensure that the technical and engineering management processes and procedures for the delivery of discipline outputs are followed

  • Present complex technical solutions to client

  • Participate in development of technical proposals

  • Work closely with the Professional Head of Discipline and Regional Director to support them with all appropriate tasks


  • Experience of leading the delivery of Telecoms design as part of multi-disciplinary rail systems projects

  • Experience of acting as Telecoms Design CRE

  • Excellent knowledge of Telecoms rail systems of all generations

  • Visit offices where staff in their team are located and provide an appropriate level of leadership

Additional Information


AECOM is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from advisory, planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical and digital expertise, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $13.1 billion in fiscal year 2022. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at and @AECOM.

Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity

You will have 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.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

ReqID: J10082929

Business Line: Transportation

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: Europe & India

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: Hybrid