AECOM Highways Engineer in Chesterfield, United Kingdom
United Kingdom - Derbyshire, Chesterfield
We have vacancies for talented Highways Engineers to join our Midlands design team based in Chesterfield.
The AECOM highways team is highly successful and our workload is growing providing opportunities to be involved in a number of major highways schemes. We are currently delivering major highways projects for high profile clients across the UK. To help us to achieve our ambition we are expanding our team and are seeking individuals who have a sound technical background and share our enthusiasm and determination to deliver successful projects.
As a Highways Engineer, you will be a self-motivated individual with proven design experience and be able to work collaboratively as part of a multi-disciplinary team. You will need to adopt a flexible approach and be able to work away from Chesterfield for short duration to suit project needs. The role will suit experienced graduates looking to take the next step to progress their career.
Work under the direction of Principal / Senior Engineers to perform tasks in accordance with agreed budget and schedule with little supervision, possessing the ability to solve any problems encountered
Undertake highway design across a range of specialisms in the field of highway engineering accordance with UK standards and best practice including DMRB and MCHW
Construct project information models in a Common Data Environment
Undertake project activities in line with company policy, including technical and commercial aspects.
Take an assistant role on projects
Provide guidance to junior engineers and apprentices
Contribute to technical excellence and innovation including personal, professional development Plan, lead and undertake site visits as required.
Plan and attend meetings – internal and external.
Liaise with sub-consultants and external parties.
Be proactive and contribute to a safer work environment including understanding the CDM duties of a designer and preparing designer’s risk assessments
For this role, we are seeking experienced individuals with the following attributes:
Degree in Civil Engineering or a related subject
Previous post-graduation experience in highway design
Demonstrable understanding of Health and Safety including CDM
Knowledge of the Design Manual for Roads and Bridges
Willing to undertake occasional periods of secondment to construction sites
Competent in the use of MS Office software
Ability to travel to areas of the region as needed to meet business requirements
Working towards Incorporated/Chartered Engineer status of respective professional institution
Proficient in the use of 3d Civils / OpenRoads or WinDes
CSCS card holder
Professionally qualified or working towards the professional qualification
Site supervision experience would be an advantage;
Experience of 3d design modelling
Experience of Bentley OpenRoads / WinDes and ProjectWise would be an advantage
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
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. 243255BR
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.