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Job Information

AECOM Highways Drainage Professional in Manchester, United Kingdom

United Kingdom - West Midlands, Birmingham

Job Summary

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.

At AECOM , we believe infrastructure creates an 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.

We take on the most complex challenges and pioneer innovative, iconic solutions that push the limits of what’s possible – the world’s longest cable-stayed bridge, record-breaking sports events, the largest greenfield port development megaproject, life-sustaining, and disaster recovery programs, and the tallest tower in the Western Hemisphere.

Our highways team is regarded across the industry as leaders in technical innovation and specialist knowledge and is why we have fantastic relationships and vast pipelines of work on major highways projects for Clients including Highways England, Welsh Government and Local authorities through to trunk road maintenance schemes across the United Kingdom and Ireland.

Our Highways team is expanding our specialism an experienced Highways Drainage and our looking to build on our reputation and add additional Highways drainage experience to the team to work on major trunk roads and motorways both in the UK and internationally. We are looking to enhance and enlarge the team with people who have a sound technical background and share our enthusiasm and determination. They will preferably have experience of working collaboratively as part of a team developing a range of highway projects. The role will suit a self-motivated individual who is aspiring to take a key design role in delivering high quality projects assisting the Highways Lead in the design development of schemes.

Just a snapshot of some of our recent projects include:

  • Highways England Road Investment Strategy programme for East and Midlands, including A46 Coventry Junctions, A46 Binley and A46 Walsgrave Improvement

  • A229 Bluebell Hill Improvement

  • A428 Black Cat to Caxton Gibbet Improvement,

  • Didcot Garden Town schemes

  • South East Aylesbury Link Road,

  • OD East Capital Delivery Programme determination.

  • 2 major Smart Motorway Projects as D&B, the M62 J10 -12 and the M6 J21a to 26.

  • M60 J13 Improvement & J18 Simister Island Technical Assurance

  • A64 Hopgrove

  • HS2

  • SMP J21a-J26,

  • A1 J47, A63 Castle Street,

  • A1 Doncaster to Darrington

  • M1 / M62 Lofthouse

  • A720 Sheriffhall Roundabout.

  • East Airdrie Link Road.

  • A303 Stonehenge.

  • Newry Southern Relief Road; and

  • Dublin Bus Connects.

  • A6 Randalstown to Castledawson Dualling and Derry to Dungiven

  • York Street Interchange

Minimum Requirements

The appropriate level of technical expertise is required to carry out the following responsibilities to the expected standards:

  • Deliver engineering designs to the required quality standards, budgets and project timescales

  • Undertake Health & Safety duties, fulfilling all responsibilities for health and safety in design including safety in design and CDM

  • Undertake technical design of highway drainage systems in accordance with UK standards and best practice including DMRB and MCHW

  • Proficiency with modelling software including WinDes, and able to use manual techniques for design where appropriate

  • Construct 3D models of projects in a BIM environment

  • Undertake design checks of drainage designs completed by others

  • Work collaboratively with colleagues and clients, using tools for information sharing such as Business Collaborator and ProjectWise

  • Identify data and information required for project and advise team leader;

  • Supervise and mentor junior team members

  • Contribute to the preparation of technical reports

  • Work within financial and programme constraints, monitoring hours expended against the project budget

  • Contribute and actively encourage knowledge sharing, innovation and creativity

  • Complete all required health and safety training, including CSCS qualification where required

Preferred Qualifications

For this role, we are seeking an experienced highways drainage engineer with the following attributes:

  • A degree in Civil Engineering;

  • Experience (post-graduation) in highway drainage design in UK;

  • Competent in use of WinDes;

  • A demonstrable understanding of Health and Safety including CDM;

  • A comprehensive knowledge of the Design Manual for Roads and Bridges;

  • Willing to undertake occasional periods of secondment to construction sites.

  • Experience of other aspects of highways design would be an advantage.

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 - Transportation - Roads + Highways

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 256952BR

Additional Locations UK - Cardiff, UK - Chesterfield, UK - Croydon - Bedford Park, UK - Glasgow - 120 Bothwell Street, UK - Leeds, UK - Manchester - 1 New York Street, UK - Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK - Nottingham Regan Way

Clearance Required No

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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