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AECOM Senior Highways Engineer in Chesterfield, United Kingdom

Job Summary

Our UK&I highways teams have vacancies for talented Senior Highways Design Engineers to join our Midlands design teams 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.

The successful candidate will have proven design and project management experience, delivering to quality, time and budget. 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 lead role in project delivery and manage dynamic teams delivering high quality projects.

Job Responsibilities:

An appropriate level of technical expertise is required in order that the accountabilities listed below can be carried out to the expected standards:

  • Production of technical design information including models, drawings and specifications in compliance with UK standards and best practice including DMRB and MCHW

  • Development of designs in the project information model

  • Work collaboratively with colleagues and clients, using tools for information sharing such as Common Data Environments

  • Delivery of all specified project outcomes on time, within budget and to the quality required

  • Undertake Health & Safety duties, fulfilling all responsibilities for health and safety in design including preparing designer’s risk assessments

  • Managing the workload and the technical management of junior engineers and technicians

  • Writing and overseeing the preparation of contract documents, specifications and technical reports as required

  • Interface with the Client and other sub-teams as necessary to deliver the work;

  • Coaching, mentoring and developing junior staff

Minimum Requirements

We are seeking experienced individuals with the following attributes:

  • Degree in Civil Engineering or a related subject

  • Significant technical design experience across a range of disciplines to DMRB

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

  • Knowledge of standard engineering practices, techniques and procedures

  • Understanding of design principles and ability to practically apply them

  • Demonstrable understanding of Health and Safety including CDM

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Experience of managing small teams.

  • Experience of preparing written work

  • Experience of preparing for and attending meetings with clients and/or statutory consultees.

Preferred Qualifications

  • We would expect a candidate at this level to at least be working towards their Incorporated (IEng) or Chartered (CEng) status as a minimum.

  • Site supervision experience would be an advantage;

  • Experience of 3d design modelling, preferably in Bentley OpenRoads

  • Experience of WinDes and ProjectWise

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. 243256BR

Clearance Required No

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.