AECOM Principal Engineer (Traffic & Local Roads) in Croydon, United Kingdom
United Kingdom - Surrey, Croydon
AECOM are currently expanding our Roads Team in Croydon following several major project wins across the UK and Europe. Our Transportation team currently has a vacancy for a Principal Engineer with extensive detailed design and leadership experience.
The team is located in Croydon, one of the fastest-growing areas in London, with excellent transport links to Central London. Our modern office has multi-disciplinary design and planning capability.
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 Roads team is involved in a number of high profile projects with a variety of clients and also comprises traffic modelling and detailed design expertise.
We are now looking to enhance and grow this team. This role will suit individuals who have a sound technical background and share our enthusiasm and determination to support our expanding workload and clients.
Our Traffic team is involved in a number of high profile projects with a variety of clients in the UK and Middle East. A selection of our current and recent projects includes:
Southwark Highways and Professional Services Contract
Thames Tideway Tunnel
Riyadh Metro in Saudi Arabia
London Highway Alliance Contract
Leading detailed design projects and taking responsibility for the contribution of junior staff.
Acting as a Technical Lead or Project Manager, including monitoring of financial and team performance.
Ensure technical content and quality of output produced is in line with the project brief.
Liaise and work with contractors and carry out site supervision.
Undertaking Health & Safety duties including ensuring a safe and healthy working environment for the project team members and fulfilling Safety-in-Design requirements.
Act as a Principal Designer under CDM 2015 and be responsible for HSE notifications, preparation and review of PCI’s, CPP’s and Health and Safety Files where applicable
Line managing, mentoring and supervising staff in the performance of their duties.
Preparation of fee proposals and major bids.
Experience and proficiency in two or more of the key areas;
project management or asset management
pavement design and refurbishment,
signs and road markings,
Management of design and delivery of highway maintenance schemes
Experience of working in a multidisciplinary environment, operating across a matrix of projects.
Experience of preparing written work
Experience of preparing for and attending meetings with clients and/or statutory consultees.
Experience of working with HA processes (i.e. Project Control Framework) desirable
Experience of working in the D&B arena particularly preparing tenders for contractors.
Full awareness of H&S Legislation and how it is applied to the design process.
- We would expect a candidate at this level to be an Incorporated (IEng) or Chartered (CEng) Engineer.
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. 241512BR
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.