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AECOM Associate Director - Civil Engineering in Manchester, United Kingdom

Job Summary

AECOM's Manchester office has an immediate requirement for an Associate Director in Infrastructure Engineer to undertake project management and drive forward various civil infrastructure related commercial and residential development projects and to help develop the Company’s business.

We work closely with other teams located in offices in Leeds, the East Midlands and elsewhere. The Business Unit is highly multi-disciplinary comprising civil & highway, structural, mechanical and electrical/process engineers, architects, project managers and surveyors. Our market sectors range from industrial development and logistics, airports, infrastructure development/regeneration and Government Agency/Local Authority projects.

Minimum Requirements

  • Ability to prepare fee proposals based on number of hours to complete activities.

  • To be commercially aware and able to lead a team of 5-10 engineers and technicians, to programme workloads and successfully deliver projects to time, budget and quality.

  • To be able to forecast resource requirements.

  • To provide wide ranging Highways and Infrastructure design and project management expertise to delivery multi-disciplined developments.

  • To undertake business development to win new business within the unit by targeting the property sector.

  • To understand and have experience of local government development criteria and policies.

  • To understand and have experience of the DMRB, MfS, local authority design guidances and the MCHW.

  • To be able to produce and have knowledge in the design of highways, access roads and infrastructure of projects including the design of road geometry, earthworks, pavements, drainage and underground services

  • To have experience in the preparation of Contract Drawings and Specifications and the negotiation of Section 38, 278, 104 and 106 Agreements.

  • Detailed knowledge of road design using 3D computer modelling packages

  • Detailed knowledge of drainage design including piped systems, SuDS based systems familiar with storage design and computer programmes such as MicroDrainage.

  • Able to co-ordinate with Statutory Utilities to ensure capacity for new development exists within existing networks.

  • Can determine appropriate response if this is not the case.

  • Able to identify, design and procure Statutory Utilities diversions be familiar with NRSWA procedures.

  • Familiar and able to undertake tender administration duties.

  • Familiar with undertaking contract administration duties and settling final accounts.

  • Awareness of public sector procurement requirements.

  • Awareness of highway and drainage law.

  • Able to develop, manage and deploy plans that are appropriately comprehensive, realistic and effective in meeting personal, project and business goals.

  • Uses analysis of relevant information and own judgement to make informed and sound decisions.

  • Able to motivate and empower others in order to reach project and organisational goals.

  • Able to assess the strengths and development needs of others and provide coaching and support to enable their development.

Minimum Requirements

  • Serves as lead engineer on mid- to large sized projects.

  • Provides specialized technical input to studies and design for staff's specific area of expertise.

  • Approves and signs off work.

  • Provides technical expertise for studies and design efforts.

  • Presents complex technical solutions to clients.

  • Performs quality control reviews of work developed by others.

  • Participates in development of technical proposals.

  • Provides estimates for the engineering budget and schedule to meet requirements on large projects.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Significant experience in UK development related infrastructure engineering; likely to be from a private/consultancy background.

  • Civil Engineering degree or similar

  • Chartered Engineer status (MICE)

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.

If you have any questions regarding the Civil Engineering Team. Please reach out to the Talent Acquisition Partner - Liam.Burgess@aecom.com for more information.

What We Offer

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.

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

Job Category Engineering - Civil

Business Line B&P - Buildings & Places

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 257894BR

Virtual: 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.

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