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Job Information

AECOM Principal Traffic Engineer in Cork, Ireland

Ireland - Dublin, Dublin

Job Summary

Our Transportation Team currently has a vacancy for a Principal Engineer to be based out of our Dublin or Cork office, following several major project wins.

You will be recently Chartered or working to achieve this status and will have proven design and project management experience delivering to quality, time and budget. Additionally, you will have experience of working as part of a multi-disciplinary project team developing designs for multimodal or mode-specific traffic engineering schemes, urban realm and public transport improvements for urban areas.

The role would suit a self-motivated individual looking to advance their career in a dynamic team that works closely with our in-house urban designers to create Complete Streets and enhance people's lives through good design.

Office Overview:

The Dublin office has an established track record of successfully delivering transportation projects throughout Ireland and abroad. The office is located is set up for flexible working which is encouraged and you will be provided with a lap-top and software to help you work around your life requirements.

The team provides concept, feasibility, preliminary and detailed design as well as associated scheme assessment services on a wide range of traffic engineering projects and also supports other AECOM business lines where their projects have a highway interface. Our Streets Team is involved in several high-profile projects with a variety of clients across the Irish Public Sector, including the NTA, and many local authorities throughout Ireland.


Our current portfolio of works comprises a diverse mix of local, national and international project. A selection of our current and recent projects include:

  • Cycle Design Office for the National Transport Authority

  • Bus Connects projects for the National Transport Authority

  • Blessington Greenway for Wicklow County Council

  • Fitzwilliam Cycle Route (involving the first protected junction design) for Dublin City Council

  • Urban road and cycle schemes for Kildare, South Dublin and Fingal County Council

  • Traffic calming schemes in Meath County Council

  • Public realm schemes for Wicklow County Council

  • Bus Rapid Transit project in Dubai

The appropriate level of technical expertise is required in order that the job/ project accountabilities listed below can be carried out to the necessary standards

  • Receive a project brief and carry out the briefing of the junior team members and lead on analysing data, development of design drawings and report production

  • Undertake Health & Safety duties including ensuring a safe and healthy working environment for the project team members and fulfilling all responsibilities for health and safety in design

  • Act as a Project Manager (once accredited) as necessary including monitoring financial performance

  • Ensure technical content and quality of output produced is in line with the project brief

  • Manage sub-consultants to produce deliverables against agreed timescales and in line with the budget

  • Attend Project Progress meetings

  • Prepare detailed client briefs or fee proposals for Manager Approval and contribute to bids

  • Support team manager in mentoring junior staff

Minimum Requirements

  • You will have excellent technical and communication skills along with experience of undertaking a range of traffic engineering design projects

  • You will be able to demonstrate experience of traffic engineering/management design at concept, feasibility, preliminary and detailed design level

Experience or understanding in the following areas:

  • Understanding of Health and Safety including PSDP responsibilities

  • Working on a variety of projects as project manager or task manager leader

  • Urban street, traffic signal, cycling, walking, road safety, public transport, ITS and parking design

  • Application and use of Design Manual for Urban Roads and Street, the Traffic Signs Regulations and Traffic Signs Manuals

  • Proficient user of AutoCAD

  • Dealing directly with clients

  • Contributing to bids and proposals

  • Mentoring junior staff

Preferred Qualifications

  • BSc, BEng or MEng degree in Civil Engineering or other relevant subjects

  • You will be a Chartered Engineer or will be working towards an appropriate Professional status with membership of a professional institution over the next 12 months

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 - Civil

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Ireland

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 241567BR

Additional Locations IE - Cork - Montrose House, IE - Dublin - Adelphi Plaza

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.