AECOM Principal Engineer - Development in Cardiff, United Kingdom
United Kingdom - Bristol, Bristol - UK
AECOM is a leading global multi-disciplinary business providing services of every kind to the built environment. We operate across all disciplines and work on some of the most iconic and prestigious projects currently in progress across the globe. Our significant and award-winning reputation is both founded and built upon our commitment to our Clients and the strength and breadth of our expertise in servicing our Clients requirements and fully understanding their needs. We work collaboratively and supportively with some of the most prominent Client organisations both domestically in the UK and globally and have built a significant reputation in demonstrating significant expertise and value to the project process from inception through to completion and beyond.
The AECOM UK Development Infrastructure team is looking for an enthusiastic Principal Engineer to expand its current team profile and capability.
Reporting to the Regional Director, the Principal Engineer will play a leading role within south-west England and south Wales team including overseeing both senior and junior team members working to support with the delivery of projects. This role will suit an ambitious candidate who is an excellent communicator and team player and will provide the opportunity for the individual to work closely with private and public sector Clients covering a range of market sectors, both locally and further afield. We are looking for a self-motivated individual looking to advance their career in a dynamic and diverse organisation – career progression opportunities are widely available.
The multi-disciplinary nature of the UK Development Infrastructure team means that we lead on a variety of projects from inception (due diligence, master planning support and scheme viability - including drainage, flooding, utilities and highways), through to detailed design, value engineering, design delivery, project management, execution and handover.
The ideal candidate will have a sound general knowledge across all of these engineering disciplines and have quality experience of managing and delivering coordinated proposals at all stages of the process.
The Bristol and Cardiff offices have an established track record of successfully delivering high profile development and infrastructure schemes and have a truly multi-disciplinary capability. You will enjoy excellent opportunities to expand your project and Client team experiences within a company that has established a successful business model across local, national and international geographies. You will work on a variety of exciting projects and enjoy working in a vibrant team, modern environment and in a high-quality location.
Our regional team is working for a number of local Clients including WECA and the four Authorities within the WECA area; Cornwall Council; Plymouth City Council; The City & County of Swansea; Cardiff Council; Monmouthshire Council; Homes England and private housebuilders; local universities, schools and colleges; health providers; and other developers.
As a Principal Development Infrastructure Engineer, your duties will include as a minimum:
Preparation of technical expert reports;
Preparation of fee proposals;
Providing design and design delivery advice to Client and project teams;
Leading on internal and external liaison with regulators and key stakeholders;
Checking and reviewing designs;
Managing project scope and deliverables;
Managing project finances;
Supporting the growth of new and existing internal and external Client relationships;
Mentoring junior members of staff and developing team spirit and collaborative behaviours;
The successful candidate will work closely with local colleagues and also via the national Development Infrastructure team. There will be an opportunity and expectation to grow a team and Client base in the south-west England / South Wales region.
You will be supported and encouraged to maintain your CPD and lead initiatives to help you further develop your own skills and those of your team. You will also be expected to contribute towards developing the team by building Client relationships and attending established marketing and cross-discipline regional business development meetings.
Candidates should ideally have a degree in Civil Engineering or a closely related subject;
Proven design, design coordination and management experience;
Extensive relevant work experience in a development infrastructure design and management role with specific design experience in some/all of the following:
Local and strategic road alignment design and approval procedures
Surface water drainage strategies, design, modelling and approval procedures
Foul water drainage strategies, design, modelling and approval procedures
Utility strategies and management of new supply connections
Flood Risk Assessments
Infrastructure appraisals and production of opinion reports
Design and construction specifications related to the above
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Knowledge of design software such as WinDes (Microdrainage), Civil 3D, AutoCAD and the use of BIM.
Excellent knowledge of relevant design standards including DMRB, Sewers for Adoption, local road standards and relevant national planning policy.
Industry based contacts in the private and public sector markets.
The ideal candidate would be a Chartered Civil Engineer.
MSc in Civil Engineering (or equivalent);
Experience in the preparation of civil engineering contracts and procurement of civil works is desirable;
Site inspection and monitoring experience is desirable;
Full UK driving licence is desirable.
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
Business Line Transportation
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Country United Kingdom
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 243192BR
Additional Locations UK - Cardiff
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.