AECOM Open day St Albans – Transport Planning and Development Infrastructure in St Albans, United Kingdom

United Kingdom - Hertfordshire, St Albans

Job Summary

The Transport Planning, Development Planning, and Development Infrastructure team are actively looking to grow our St Albans and Bedford team. We are putting on open days across the region giving you an opportunity to meet with the Transport Planning, Development Planning, and Development Infrastructure hiring staff directly.

We have exciting opportunities to join accomplished teams and work on a range of ground-breaking and innovative projects for a wide variety of clients. We value a combination of analytical and communication skills, with a creative and enthusiastic approach to problem solving. We are seeking individuals with passion for the transportation or civil engineering market and an in-depth appreciation of their chosen area with good knowledge of wider transport issues.

At our St Albans open evening, you will find out about fantastic opportunities in St Albans and Bedford office, world leading innovative projects across multiple sectors in Transportation in the counties of Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire, and Buckinghamshire, and meeting the dynamic teams.

Date: Wednesday 6th March

Time: 16:30 to 19:30

Location: AECOM House, 63-77 Victoria St, St Albans AL1 3ER

To confirm attendance or to speak to Talent Acquisition staff, please submit your details and CV. There are 30 minutes interview slots available with the hiring teams, these are limited as such will be booked in advance.

We value a healthy work life balance, as such we have the option of flexible working hours. St Albans is one of our central hubs for the Transport Planning and Development Planning team, located 30 minutes north from London St Pancras / Kings Cross, and on the Thameslink railway line with direct routes to Croydon, Wimbledon, Luton, Brighton, and more. Bedford is 30 to 60 minutes from Milton Keynes, Luton, Northampton and Cambridge. We are also in the middle of the Oxford to Cambridge economic growth region.

Our Transport Planning, Development Planning and Development Infrastructure teams work with private and public sector clients. We have proactively managed some of the UK’s most high profile Transport Planning and infrastructure projects which are at the forefront of the Transport Planning industry. Our current UK public sector clients include the Department of Transport, Transport for London, Highways England as well as a host of local authorities and London boroughs within England.

We operate a number of Frameworks from the team so have a really diverse range of projects to choose from. These span innovative use and application of mobile phone data through to close partnership working and research with Universities and academia. Our development planning team work throughout the development life cycle; providing services from site feasibility through to completion. We undertake Transport Assessments, Travel Plans, Preliminary and Detailed Designs and Safety Audits.

Minimum Requirements

Ideally our Consultants, Modellers, and Engineers will have some these key requirements:

  • Analytical background, such as mathematics, economics, geography, or engineering;

  • Ability to manage own time to meet project deadlines;

  • Excellent presentation skills;

  • Capability to set out specific tasks and supervise others in the completion of these tasks;

  • Strong technical and report writing skills;

  • Ability to explain technical concepts to others;

  • Capability to set out and produce quality client reports; and

  • Appreciation of project risk issues and application of these to day-to-day tasks.

  • Dependent on the project and team:

  • Transport Planning and Development Planning

  • Proven analytical, data manipulation or statistical skills using appropriate software;

  • Knowledge and experience in transport demand and supply modelling, forecasting and experience in appraisal and evaluation of transport proposals;

  • Strong transport planning market knowledge;

  • Knowledge and experience in transport modelling and forecasting and experience in appraisal and evaluation of transport proposals;

  • Knowledge and experience in computer programming languages (e.g. VBA, SQL, Python);

  • Experience in using one or more relevant transport modelling packages e.g. ARCADY, PICADY, LINSIG, etc.

  • Good knowledge of transport modelling related software packages e.g. SATURN, PARAMICS, CUBE, EMME, VISUM, VISSIM, TUBA as wells as knowledge and experience of GIS software;

  • Development Infrastructure / Development Engineering

  • Experience in the preparation and/or review of highways and drainage design;

  • Experience in the building of 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;

In addition to the above, Principals and Directors will ideally hold these key requirements:

  • Demonstrable experience in managing teams and developing them to meet their potential;

  • Experience of successfully delivering technically challenging transport planning projects;

  • Experience in mentor and developing other members of staff;

  • Strong stakeholder management skills, including managing their expectations

Preferred Qualifications

  • Membership or working towards membership of a chartered professional institution such as CIHT, TPS, CILT or ICE

  • Full UK drivers licence.

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 - Transportation

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 205157BR

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.