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AECOM Principal Telecoms Engineer in Croydon, United Kingdom

Company Description

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

We will give you 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.

Projects including several 'Access for All' station upgrades, Darlington Station remodelling and schemes within

Job Description

With a comprehensive understanding of the technical and business aspects of railway telecoms, both Operational and Station Information and Security Systems, the Telecoms Principal Design Engineer will participate in multi-disciplinary project teams, providing strong technical support to the discipline in terms of production, verification and mentoring. Support the Telecoms Design Manager / Associate Director with additional duties as required such as, progress/programme reporting, tendering new works, production of guidance notes etc.

  • Produce deliverables in accordance with client and governance requirements for Telecoms and associated projects

  • Design, verify and lead the delivery of Telecoms projects to deliver to defined timescales

  • Bid preparation to support tendering of new works

  • Mentor junior members of the Telecoms discipline

  • Produce and verify Telecoms designs and documentation at a consistent and acceptable level of quality

  • Ensure that the technical processes and procedures for the delivery of discipline outputs are followed

  • Ensure that all skills and technical competence supporting documentation is kept up to date, e.g. CPD log, Authority to Work, Company CV, mandatory training etc.

  • Work closely with Design Manager / Associate Director to support them with all appropriate tasks


  • Experience of delivering Telecoms design as part of multi-disciplinary rail systems projects, both Operational Telecoms and SISS

  • Commitment to professional development and retaining the highest standard of Telecoms design technical skills

  • The ability to be able to work in a number of differing consultancy environments and situations across the project lifecycle

  • Understanding and experience of working within project budgets whilst maintaining the delivery of high-quality outputs

  • Commitment to delivery to internal and external clients, with the view towards timeliness, reliability, safety and accuracy of completed tasks

Additional Information

With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! 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.

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.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Join us and let’s get started.

ReqID: J10079840

Business Line: Transportation

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: Europe & India

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: Hybrid