AECOM Senior Development Infrastructure Engineer in Manchester, United Kingdom

United Kingdom - Greater Manchester, Manchester

Job Summary

We are currently expanding our Development Engineering team in the Manchester office and we have a vacancy for a Senior Development Infrastructure Engineer. We are supporting multiple clients in designing highways and drainage infrastructure for a range of schemes for private and public sector clients.

The Development Engineering team, within the Strategic, Planning, and Advisory business line, is expanding to meet the demands of our wide portfolio of clients – from both within the UK and overseas. This role has been created to meet existing demands and also reflects our significant growth aspirations in the region. We are seeking an experienced individual with a proven track record in transport planning and transport modelling, as well as working closely with our extensive client base.

Our Manchester city centre office is part of our North West Transport Planning team, which currently comprises of 60 staff. The team are fully integrated into AECOM’s wider North West multi-disciplinary business of over 700 staff. The Transport Planning team are part of the Strategy, Planning & Advisory (SP&A) sector offering a range of planning, modelling and appraisal services across all transport modes to local, regional and national government as well as the private sector.

As a Senior Development Infrastructure Engineer, you will:

  • Develop technical drawings to support S38, S278 and S104 submissions

  • Undertake Drainage Impact Assessments and Flood Risk Assessments for new development

  • Manage and undertake the gathering and review of planning data

  • Explain technical concepts to others including more junior colleagues and clients

  • Prepare or supervise the preparation of presentations and present information to internal and external groups

  • Manage small (or elements of larger) projects, managing the production of analysis and associated outputs, ensuring outputs are delivered on time and to an excellent standard

  • Provide updates to project managers/directors in terms of the progress of tasks in line with programmes

  • Provide direction and technical advice to junior project team members, taking a proactive role in developing team members to their full potential

Minimum Requirements

  • Suitable experience in the preparation and/or review of highways and drainage design

  • Suitable experience in the building and/or review of hydraulic models using Micro Drainage

  • Suitable experience in AutoCAD, Civils 3D and/or MX/PDS software

  • Experience in traffic signage and road marking for highways schemes

  • Fluent in the use of Excel or similar packages to analyse data

  • Ability to handle the project management of smaller tasks and projects, including cost control, project schedules and liaising with and presenting to clients

  • Experience or a desire to mentor and supervise more junior colleagues

  • Knowledge and experience of S278 and S38 schemes including detailed highway design

  • Knowledge and experience of S104 schemes including detailed drainage design and hydraulic modelling

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree qualification in engineering, geography, or similar, from an accredited college or university

  • Masters degree in a relevant subject

  • Experience with Civils 3D software

  • Experience in using GIS software such as MapInfo or ArcGIS

  • Experience of liaising with clients and stakeholder engagement

  • Familiarity with aspects of the Design Manual for Roads and Bridges and experience in applying guidance


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. 189709BR

Clearance Required 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.