AECOM Senior Traffic / Highway Engineer in St Albans, United Kingdom

United Kingdom - Hertfordshire, St Albans

Job Summary

Our Streets team have a vacancy for a Senior Traffic / Highway Engineer in our St Albans office. At our St Albans there are a wide selection of eateries and shops as well as being conveniently located just 20 minutes from London St Pancras, a short walk from the station and a short hop off of the M1, M25 and A1(M), we are in a prime location.

The Streets team provides concept, preliminary and detailed design and network modelling services on a wide range of projects for local authorities and contractors plus supports other AECOM business lines where their projects have a specialised traffic and highways interface.

You will be joining a growing team that is actively involved in the delivery of projects and services to a range of both local and national clients including:

  • Transport for London

  • London Highway Alliance Contract (North-West and Central London)

  • Southwark Highways & Professional Services Contract

  • Midlands Highways Alliance

If you are a self-motivated individual looking to advance your career in a widely skilled team, then consider this role? In addition to delivering work within the local office the role will occasionally involve working with other AECOM teams in the UK and Ireland. We are therefore seeking someone who is able to work flexibly to support the wider business, as well as giving you the opportunity to work in AECOM's wider in European, Middle East, India and Africa regions.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Undertake Health & Safety duties including ensuring a safe and consistent working environment for team members and fulfilling all responsibilities for safety, health and environment in design

  • Act as a Task Manager, providing appropriate deliverables for the scheme project manager for large commissions and project leading your own small schemes and commissions

  • Handle the career progression of line reports including mentoring and agreeing individual training plans

  • Mentorship to the design and assessment of a range of traffic engineering and local transport schemes, including preparation of design drawings, reports and technical notes

  • Lead on and ensure the technical content and quality of all outputs are in line with the project brief, design regulations and standards, checking the work of others

  • Share knowledge to ensure the wider team are up to date with current standard methodology, techniques and innovation

  • Support Senior Management of Streets team including with recruitment

  • Input into detailed client briefs and fee proposals and contribute to major bids

Minimum Requirements

  • A successful track record in the delivery of a portfolio of traffic engineering and/or highway engineering schemes, with specific experience in the detailed design phase of a project

  • Experience of monitoring financial and programme performance

  • Multi-disciplinary project experience as task leader

  • Good technical and social skills

  • Ability to demonstrate understanding and application of relevant design standards and regulations

  • Good working knowledge of the CDM Regulations

Whilst not essential the following skills would be desirable:

  • Appreciation of traffic modelling

  • Drainage design

  • 3D Design (MX or Civils 3D)

  • Urban Design/Streetscape

  • Project Management qualifications (e.g. PRINCE2)

  • Highways asset management and maintenance

  • CSCS Card holder

Preferred Qualifications

  • A relevant MSc, degree or HND and membership of a professional institution and working towards an appropriate Chartered / Incorporated status

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. 204396BR

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.