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Job Information

AECOM Highway and Traffic Engineer in Manchester, United Kingdom

United Kingdom - Greater Manchester, Manchester

Job Summary

Our Civil Infrastructure Roads team has a full time Engineer vacancy for people with significant experience of traffic and municipal engineering schemes in the UK, based at 1 New York Street, Manchester UK. The team is highly successful and growing as workload is increasing and our clients are giving us significant opportunity to be involved in strategically important schemes across the UK and beyond. The Roads team provides network modelling, design and infrastructure delivery services on a wide range of projects for many local authority and contractor clients and also supports other AECOM sectors.

Job Duties:

  • Undertake Health & Safety duties to ensure a safe working environment for all, fulfil CDM responsibilities and practice safety in design.

  • Support preparation of fee proposals whilst developing client relationships.

  • Act as an AECOM accredited Deputy Project Manager or Project Manager including monitoring financial performance.

  • Take an active role in site visits, preparation of designs and reports for highway and traffic engineering schemes, providing specialist technical contributions.

  • Ensure technical content is of the highest possible quality and in line with the brief.

  • Keep up to date with current best practice, techniques and innovation.

  • Manage the career progression of junior team members.

  • Manage sub-consultants, attend relevant meetings and support the wider team.

  • Performs specific and limited portions of a broader assignment of an experienced engineer.

  • Gathers and correlates basic engineering data using established and well-defined procedures.

  • Works on detailed or routine engineering assignments involving calculations and relatively simple tests.

  • Proposes approach to solve new problems encountered.

  • Identifies discrepancies in results.

  • Provides guidance to entry level engineers.

  • Performs work in accordance with agreed upon budget and schedule with moderate supervision.

Minimum Requirements

  • A skilled, experienced and professional engineer with an engineering degree.

  • A successful track record in the delivery of multiple, consecutive traffic engineering projects with excellent technical and communication skills.

  • Experience of team working including continuous technical development.

Specific Skills Required:

  • An ability to demonstrate significant experience and expertise in some or all of the following areas: Traffic engineering management and design, sustainable modes design, traffic signals, Bus priority and BRT, Road safety audits / analysis / engineering, Traffic signing and wayfinding, Traffic Regulation Orders and parking, Traffic modelling and design software, application and use of DMRB, Manual for Streets and the Traffic Signs Regulations and Traffic Signs Manuals.

Desirable skills:

  • 3D design and scheme delivery experience for urban streetscapes.

  • Highways asset management, temporary traffic management

Preferred Qualifications

  • PRINCE2, CSCS card holder, a relevant degree or HND, a Chartered Engineer or actively working towards an appropriate Chartered status with membership of a professional institution.

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.

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. 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 Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 249826BR

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.