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AECOM Principal Rail Civil Engineer in Croydon, United Kingdom

Company Description

Are you a highly motivated ambitious individual looking to work on rail projects that can change the world, projects that are always more complex and innovative than the last?

If so, we are looking for an experienced Rail Principal Civil Engineer to join our team in Croydon. You will be joining a team of like-minded experts that have a passion for innovation and delivering cutting edge solutions.

About Us:

AECOM plays a critical role in the conceptualisation and creation of amazing spaces, delivering projects and buildings that define skylines and communities. AECOM Rail is made up of dedicated teams delivering projects around the UK.

We are friendly, busy and motivated with an established track record of successfully delivering local and overseas projects.

About Our Team:

Our LSE Rail Civils Team is based in our AECOM Croydon office has an established record for successfully delivering Rail Civils projects. The team provides input to projects throughout the infrastructure lifecycle from feasibility, preliminary and detailed stage designs for new assets to inspections, assessments, maintenance and refurbishment of existing assets, with a keen eye on sustainability as part of our delivery. The projects we deliver range from standalone Access for All (AfA) commissions, through to frameworks for ongoing delivery to supporting other parts of AECOM’s business on major multidisciplinary projects. Our clients are many and varied from both the private and public sector and include the major custodians of the UK’s rail network, numerous local authorities and major Contractors.

Our current projects include -

  • NEOM

  • HS2 Phase 2

  • Bushy Power Systems Upgrade - Detailed Design

  • Southern Rail Systems Alliance GRIP 3-5

  • Manchester Oxford Road Station Remodelling ES2-4

  • Stanford - Le – Hope Station GRIP 5-8

Job Description

You will be responsible for:

We are currently seeking a talented individual to join our team. This role is perfect for someone who enjoys mentoring and managing others.

As a Principal Civil Engineer, you will play a key role in defining and influencing workplace culture. You will set the tone for communication and collaboration within the team, raising morale and job satisfaction, and increasing productivity and efficiency in a positive and supportive environment.

What's more, this role offers a fast track to Associate Director level, where you will receive the nurturing and support you need to take the next step in your career.

So, if you're ready to take on a new challenge and make a real impact, we want to hear from you!

You will ensure safety is the primary concern of all team members working in the office or on-site. This will include regular cascading of safety briefs to their team, ensuring risk assessments are carried out for all work and safety control measures implemented as appropriate.

Stakeholder relationships. You will coordinate and contribute to the local work winning and business development activities, actively developing and maintaining relationships with local government and contractor clients and stakeholders. You will be required to assist with the production of proposals for new commissions and undertake reviews of commercial proposals matched to resourcing schedules

You will play a key role in defining and influencing the workplace culture. You will set the tone for communication and collaboration within the team, raising morale and job satisfaction, increasing productivity and efficiency in a positive and supportive environment.


  • Master’s degree qualification (or equivalent experience) in Civil Engineering or similar

  • Work experience within a similar consultancy or other relevant business

  • Design experience in a range of civil engineering projects

Additional Information


AECOM is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from advisory, planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical and digital expertise, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $13.1 billion in fiscal year 2022. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at and @AECOM.

Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity

You will have the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

ReqID: J10067065

Business Line: Transportation

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: Europe & India

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: Hybrid