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AECOM Associate Director OLE in Swindon, United Kingdom

Job Summary

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

The role is to lead the OLE team in Manchester which will include work load planning, work winning and project work. The project work will include acting as the Responsible Manager for OLE jobs and also having Engineering Management capabilities to oversee multi – disciplinary projects. As the OLE Manager NWC, responsibilities will include leading team briefings, applying technical initiatives to improve quality, standards cascades and undertaking Performance Reviews for individuals.

The role will require experience of OLE design and will include acting as the Contractors Engineering Manager (CEM) for the delivery of multi-disciplinary schemes nationwide as well as in the capacity of a Contractors Responsible Engineer (CRE).

Acting as the CEM, the individual will co-ordinate multi-disciplinary schemes, working closely with the respective discipline Contractor’s Responsible Engineers as well as with all key stakeholders associated with the project. The emphasis will be on the delivery of projects to appropriate quality standards, whilst achieving excellence in technical quality and ensuring that an integrated multi-discipline engineering efficiency is achieved

Specific tasks to be performed are inclusive of the following:

  • Multi- design co-ordination including signalling, overhead line, third rail, civils and power.

  • Technical quality of deliverables – undertaking checks of design deliverables completed by members of the team in accordance with company procedures.

  • Acting in the capacity of a Contractor’s Responsible Engineer.

  • Timely delivery in accordance with design programmes.

  • Manage personal / team budgets and resourcing to achieve financial targets.

  • Keeping up to date with industry best practice and where appropriate apply best practice within the team environment.

Specific Skills Required:

  • Previous experience in leading teams and undertaking performance reviews with staff

  • Demonstrable experience in the performing the role of the Engineering Manager is high profile projects

  • Ensure the design teams understand, apply in design and are advocates for a Common Safety Method (CSM) approach on our projects.

  • Ensure the design teams understand and apply a Safe By Design approach.

  • Knowledge of maintenance practices and construction methodologies and the ability to consider/define requirements within design development.

  • Knowledge of system interfaces which impact on track design principles and demonstrable experience if the successful management of interfaces within design experience.

  • Excellent communication skills, ability to develop and deliver presentations, preparation of technical reports and knowledge about project management.

Minimum Requirements

  • Demonstrable experience and understanding of railway OLE throughout the engineering process from project inception to delivery, specifically on Network Rail Infrastructure.

  • Good communication skills and the ability to work within teams as part of an Alliance arrangement whilst having a dedicated approach to working within and meeting strict project deadlines

  • Good communication skills when dealing with clients, developers, consultants, elected representatives and the public

  • Client focused approach to service delivery

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous Contractor’s Engineering Management experience in rail projects

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

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

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. 270704BR

Additional Locations UK - Birmingham - Colmore Plaza, UK - Croydon - Bedford Park, UK - Glasgow - 120 Bothwell Street, UK - London - Aldgate Tower, UK - Nottingham Regan Way, UK - Swindon, UK - York - 16 Toft Green

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.

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