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Job Information

AECOM Senior Highways Drainage Engineer in Chesterfield, United Kingdom

United Kingdom - East Midlands, Chesterfield

Job Summary

Our Highways team has a vacancy for an experienced Highways Drainage Engineer in Chesterfield, to work on major trunk roads and motorways both in the UK and internationally.

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.

We are looking to enhance and enlarge the team with people who have a sound technical background and share our enthusiasm and determination. They will preferably have experience of working collaboratively as part of a team developing a range of highway projects. The role will suit a self-motivated individual who is aspiring to take a key design role in delivering high quality projects assisting the Highways Lead in the design development of schemes.

Minimum Requirements

The appropriate level of technical expertise is required to carry out the following responsibilities to the expected standards:

  • Deliver engineering designs to the required quality standards, budgets and project timescales

  • Undertake Health & Safety duties, fulfilling all responsibilities for health and safety in design including safety in design and CDM

  • Undertake technical design of highway drainage systems in accordance with UK standards and best practice including DMRB and MCHW

  • Proficiency with modelling software including WinDes, and able to use manual techniques for design where appropriate

  • Construct 3D models of projects in a BIM environment

  • Undertake design checks of drainage designs completed by others

  • Work collaboratively with colleagues and clients, using tools for information sharing such as Business Collaborator and ProjectWise

  • Identify data and information required for project and advise team leader;

  • Supervise and mentor junior team members

  • Contribute to the preparation of technical reports

  • Work within financial and programme constraints, monitoring hours expended against the project budget

  • Contribute and actively encourage knowledge sharing, innovation and creativity

  • Complete all required health and safety training, including CSCS qualification where required

Preferred Qualifications

For this role, we are seeking an experienced highways drainage engineer with the following attributes:

  • A degree in Civil Engineering;

  • Experience (post-graduation) in highway drainage design in UK;

  • Competent in use of WinDes;

  • A demonstrable understanding of Health and Safety including CDM;

  • A comprehensive knowledge of the Design Manual for Roads and Bridges;

  • Willing to undertake occasional periods of secondment to construction sites.

  • Experience of other aspects of highways design would be an advantage.

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. 246423BR

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.