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AECOM Highways Engineer in Cardiff, United Kingdom

Job Summary

Our highways team currently has a vacancy for an Engineer with highways design experience, to work on local, national and international schemes, based out of our Cardiff office.

The successful candidate will join AECOM’s established highways business which continues to expand following several major project wins.

The highways business in Cardiff has significant skills, experience and established culture in the delivery of all types of highway schemes; from major highways projects for Clients including Welsh Government, Highways England and Local authorities; to trunk road maintenance schemes through the South Wales Trunk Road Agent (SWTRA). Our teams have an established reputation for quality and delivery. We are looking to enhance and enlarge these teams with people who have a sound technical background and share our enthusiasm and determination.

Our modern offices are located in central Cardiff a short walk from Cardiff Central station.

Job responsibilities:

  • Work under the direction of Principal/ Senior Engineers to ensure that the job/ project accountabilities listed below can be carried out to the expected standards

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

  • Undertake a variety of tasks providing as an individual or through team effort, a range of design and written deliverables

  • Show technical competence and through experience, gather and take on board the skills of others in computer-based applications and tasks including the use of software such as Open Roads Civils 3D, Project Wise, WinDES, and the Microsoft Office Suite of programmes including MSProject

  • Undertake project activities in line with Company Policy, including technical and commercial aspects, as appropriate to the grade

  • Take an assistant role on projects within a particular skill area – e.g. drainage, pavements, geometric layouts etc.

  • Plan, lead and undertake site visits, as required

  • Plan and attend meetings – internal and external, as required

  • Liaise with sub-consultants and external parties, as required

  • Act as a mentor to others

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

  • Be proactive and contribute to a safer work environment

Minimum Requirements

  • Experience and proficiency in two or more of the key areas;

  • project management or asset management

  • alignment design,

  • drainage design,

  • pavement design and refurbishment,

  • signs and road markings,

  • safety barrier,

  • asset inspection,

  • Management of design and delivery of highway maintenance schemes

  • Knowledge of the Design Manual for Roads and Bridges

  • Experience of working in a multidisciplinary environment, operating across a matrix of projects.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelors of Degree in Civil Engineering or related subject.

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 be able to explore flexible working arrangements through our FREEDOM TO GROW

  • way of working. 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 - Transportation - Roads + Highways

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 263502BR

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.