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AECOM Associate Director in Bristol, 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.

AECOM is looking to recruit a Associate Director Highways and Drainage Engineer to join our busy development infrastructure team. The development infrastructure team manages many multidisciplinary residential-led projects, with design work spanning scoping and feasibility, technical support for planning and detailed design of infrastructure for implementation, and support during construction.

The team support AECOM design teams throughout the UK and Ireland on a range of infrastructure projects including highway, rail and water infrastructure schemes, and on commercial, education, leisure, defence and other government buildings.

This is an ideal opportunity for a suitably experienced Civil Engineer to develop their career and assist in the technical direction and growth of this team.

Responsibilities include :

  • Technical delivery and financial performance of projects.

  • Preparation of fee proposals and management of budgets.

  • Oversee and checking the production of studies, assessments and/or conceptual designs for development schemes including drainage, roads, utilities, earthworks and flooding.

  • Overseeing and checking the detailed design calculations, engineering design drawings, specifications and reports prepared by team members.

  • Management of a project team and representing the team internally and externally at an appropriate level.

  • Interfacing with clients and managing and developing client relationships

  • Liaison with regulatory bodies and stakeholders to deliver the necessary approvals.

  • Line management and mentoring to colleagues.

Minimum Requirements

  • Civil Engineering Degree and/or Masters Degree

  • Relevant experience, ideally with a consultant in Highways and Drainage design for residential and commercial schemes, and other infrastructure schemes.

  • Experience in working with developer clients and contractors.

  • Proven track record in delivering infrastructure projects.

  • Experience in supervising and developing staff.

Preferred Qualifications

Incorporated or Chartered (or working towards) Member of the Institution of Civil Engineers, member of the Chartered Institute of Water and Environmental Management or Member of the Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation.

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 - Civil

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 264717BR

Additional Locations UK - Bristol - Portwall Place

Virtual: 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.