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AECOM Requirements Manager/Engineer in Madrid, Spain

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.

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.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

Job Description

AECOM is seeking a Requirements Manager/Engineer. The ideal candidate will be responsible for partnering with project managers to guide and ensure that all aspects of rail development and enhancement projects adhere to industry regulations and requirements. In this role you will provide leadership for the overall Requirements Management process, reporting to a Program Manager and will oversee the contractors performing all requirements management activities. This role assumes the ultimate ownership of the entire requirements repository from the contractor upon completion of the contract.

Responsibilities of this role may include:

  • Oversee program wide requirements management strategy to assure fulfilling the project objectives, including Operations, Maintenance, and Safety and Security requirements.

  • Compose, update and revise the Program Requirements Management Plan.

  • Prepare and interpret requirements management specifications for all contracts in need of requirements management.

  • Oversee and audit contractors performance of requirements management per specifications.

  • Coordinate and oversee Construction Manager performing RM tasks during construction, testing and acceptance stages.

  • Participate change management to ensure requirements change impact assessment being performed by contractors

  • Coordinate with and support Safety and Security Certification process's needs for requirements traceability generated from RM process.

  • Liaise with the different design discipline leads or deputies to ensure acceptance of requirements and the type of evidence to be provided as part of V&V process.

  • Prepare and conduct requirements management trainings for the design team

  • Create and manage project specific requirements database


Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, or closely related discipline.

  • 4 years of relevant post education experience in engineering, civil and infrastructure design.

  • Advanced proficiency with civil engineering principles, practices, process, design/build, standard of care, and the application to permitting and project work-related issues.

  • Advanced proficiency with infrastructure design.

  • Strong working knowledge of relevant civil construction laws, codes, regulations, compliance practices, and record-keeping requirements, and the business impact upon the organization.

  • Works independently and provides guidance and leadership to mid-level to senior level team or project members, with strict adherence to QA/QC.

  • Excellent leadership and interpersonal communication skills with the ability to effectively, persuasively, and tactfully interact with employees at all levels of the organization.

  • Tactical lateral thinking and strong analytical skills with attention to detail and prioritization of responsibilities in a pressure work environment.

  • Ability to elicit cooperation from a wide variety of sources, including senior management, clients, regulators, and company-wide staff, including those with whom no formal hierarchical relationship exits.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Engineering.

  • 8 years of relevant post education experience in engineering, civil and infrastructure design

  • Strong experience in managing the review and approval of documents and discipline-specific deliverables, certifications, processes, and plans in a multi-project environment is highly desirable.

  • Proficient in the use of requirements management tools like IBM DOORS NG and/or BENTLEY Comply Pro.

Our ideal candidate will have the following personal attributes:

  • Initiative, motivated & self-driven.

  • Relationship builder who can communicate at all levels.

  • Team Focused.

  • Communicates honestly, openly and consistently

  • Able to evaluate information quickly, identifying key issues and formulate conclusions based on sound, practical judgement, experience, and common sense.

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: J10087248

Business Line: Transportation

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: Enterprise Capabilities

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: Hybrid