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Job Information

AECOM Principal Consultant (Highways Operations & Maintenance) in Nottingham, United Kingdom

United Kingdom - Nottinghamshire, Nottingham

Job Summary

AECOM are currently seeking a Principal Consultant (highways operations and maintenance) to join our team of experts as their project portfolio continues to increase.

Our UK based Strategic Consultancy team undertakes a wide range of technical management consultancy projects. Our client range is diverse and includes national and private asset owners and operators, infrastructure construction organisations and environmental agencies.

We provide expertise in:

Transport Policy, Strategy and Safety:

  • Change Management

  • Development of maintenance contracts, including associated process & procedures and performance metrics

  • Improvement of Incident Management

  • Guidance, standards and specification development

  • Development and implementation of Litter Strategy

Sustainability & Resilience:

  • Severe weather planning

  • Emergency Planning

Research & Innovation:

  • Technology trials

  • Traffic management research

Highway Asset Management:

  • Strategic, tactical and operational advice

  • Investment support/Value Management

  • Whole life costing

  • Asset management plans/lifecycle plans

  • Efficiency, lean and value management

Our staff are multi-disciplinary with technical expertise in science, engineering, statistics and commercial aspects. Research is business focussed, based on a comprehensive understanding of our clients' organisations, often with a strong commercial basis – we develop solutions that are deliverable.

The team work nationally and internationally and as such opportunities to travel will be available when current restrictions are lifted.

Current clients:

  • Dubai RTA

  • Highways England

  • Saudi Arabia Ministry of Transport

There are opportunities to be involved in a range of projects from providing advice on winter maintenance to developing a sand strategy.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Lead a range of Highway Asset Management, Transport Policy, Strategy and Safety and Sustainability & Resilience projects

  • Source, review, collate and report information from a variety of sources

  • Create and facilitate workshops and presentations

  • Provide technical advice and support to high profile clients

  • Contribute at a strategic level to clients' requirements

  • Develop innovative bespoke solutions on a project-by-project basis

  • Demonstrate capability and judgment in the performance of tasks

  • Apply appropriate standards and technology in the performance of tasks

Minimum Requirements

  • Extensive experience of working with government transport based clients (e.g. DfT, Highways England, Network Rail, London Underground, TfL, Transport Scotland, Office of Rail Regulation, Rail Safety and Standards Board, local authorities), or in a research establishment (including well respected universities).

  • Extensive demonstrable experience in:

  • Operations and maintenance of Highways and Bridges;

  • O&M process, procedure and performance requirements;

  • Asset management including highways inspection, assessment of maintenance and renewal programmes including financial modelling and risk analysis;

  • Maintenance contracts and specifications;

  • Experience of providing engineering / technical management consultancy/research advice to such clients

  • Ability to research and develop solutions, best practices, new technologies and exhibiting innovative solution thinking.

  • Knowledge of lean principles

  • Knowledge of the key issues and opportunities facing transportation in the UK

  • Experience of and ability to identify new opportunities and clients and contribute positively to the diversification of Strategic Consultancy's project and client portfolio

  • A willingness to travel abroad, as required to meet business needs

Preferred Qualifications

  • Degree / HND / HNC, ideally in a transport or civil engineering related discipline

  • Ideally Chartered in a relevant institution (e.g. ICE, MCIHT) but not essential for candidates that can demonstrate extensive practical experience

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 - Transportation - Roads + Highways

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 243888BR

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.