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Job Information

AECOM Senior Engineer - Technology in Manchester, United Kingdom

United Kingdom - Manchester, Manchester

Job Summary

AECOM is a collaborative force of world-class innovators and visionaries on a journey to transform our world for the better. It’s a whole system approach to address challenging problems with innovative thinking and breakthrough technologies offers to employees relentless opportunities to nurture talent and maximize their potentials, enabling them to build a lasting career.

In the quarter four we will be looking to recruit a Senior ITS Consultant Engineer to work in the Technology Services team. This position will be based primarily in the Manchester – New York Street office.

The Technology Services team works closely with clients and partners, largely in the Transportation Sector, although this role will undoubtedly support other market sectors and regions due to the specialist nature of the role.

Our current portfolio of work is focused on Cooperative ITS, CAV, smart traffic management, sustainable technology solutions etc. to improve the future transport of passengers and goods. There will be a requirement to travel UK&I wide as well as opportunities to support business development and delivery outside of the UK&I.

Job Responsibilities:

As a Senior Engineer, you will be expected to contribute to the design, development and technical delivery of projects and achieve enduring results. Duties and responsibilities include:

  • Undertake a variety of project work relating to ITS projects under the direction of Project Manager(s).

  • Planning, design and implementation of ITS assets on Highways England network e.g. VMS, MIDAS, CCTV.

  • Planning, design and implementation of Urban and Inter-Urban projects.

  • Knowledge of HA ITS systems including Regional Control Centres.

  • Power and communication design for ITS assets.

  • Develop user requirements through discussion with Clients, other stakeholders and the Project Team.

  • Undertake site visits to collect relevant data and supervise installation and testing of equipment.

  • Prepare Design/documents / drawings in accordance with the requirements of our Quality Assurance System, Relevant Standards and Codes of Practice under the direction of a Project Manager.

  • Assemble and ensure all calculations, drawings, correspondence and other project documents are in good order.

  • Maintain the Project Management Plan and obtain the instructions of the Project Director and Project Manager concerning policy on quality records and retention.

  • Liaise with, engineers and designers to understand their design requirements and provide technical advice to manufacturing and construction technicians.

  • Ensure all works are compliant with industry and health and safety standards and protocols.

  • Work on multi discipline commissions; supporting in the preparation of detailed ITS design for major highway / urban commissions.

  • Lead the preparation / review / checking of highly technical reports.

  • Conduct site visits and surveys when required

  • Present working information for use in all stages of the project, tender, manufacture/construction and installation

  • Produce installation and manufacturing documentation

  • Maintain accurate records.

  • Collaborate with different teams across AECOM and project partners to support the development and delivery of bids and projects.

Minimum Requirements

  • Highly motivated individual with excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Ability to work on their own with minimum supervision

  • Knowledge of engineering principles and ability to create and read technical drawings

  • The ability to transfer, display and manipulate your work using Microsoft Office and other programmes

  • Attention to detail to create accurate and detailed drawings and check other colleagues' work for accuracy and quality

  • Communication skills and relationship building to work with clients and other engineers to understand and interpret their designs

  • Detailed knowledge and experience of Highways England standards, procedures and Project Control Framework (PCF).

  • Teamwork - essential to be able to work in a team.

  • Organisation and time management to complete work to project deadlines

  • A flexible approach to decision making.

  • Mathematical skills to complete calculations and estimates

  • Problem solving, creativity and innovation in order to come up with solutions to design problems

  • Knowledge of health and safety requirements in order to design in line with industry standards.

  • Previous experience of working on ITS or in a similar field.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Enthusiastic, hard-working and ability to learn new technologies and techniques with ambition and drive.

  • Excellent planning and organisational skills.

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Qualified ideally with a degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering or similar related subject

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 - Electrical / Electronic

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 252151BR

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.