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AECOM Telecoms Design Engineer (Operational Telecommunications) in Glasgow, United Kingdom

Company Description

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

Are you a Telecoms Engineer looking to work on Rail projects that can change the world, projects that are always more complex and innovative than the last?

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

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

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

Job Description

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

  • Design of Telecoms projects to deliver to defined timescales

  • Understand and lead the systems interfaces between Telecoms and other disciplines, such as Signalling, E&P and Civils

  • Bid preparation to support tendering of new works

  • Mentor junior members of the Telecoms discipline

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

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

  • Taking an active part in monthly HSQE meetings through sharing relevant health & safety information with others and identifying and prioritising HSQE issues that affect rail and the wider business.


  • Experience of delivering Telecoms design as part of multi-disciplinary rail systems projects, both Operational Telecoms or 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: J10079841

Business Line: Transportation

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: Europe & India

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: Hybrid