AECOM Principal Permanent Way Engineer in Swindon, United Kingdom
United Kingdom - Wiltshire, Swindon
AECOM is seeking to hire a Principal Permanent Way Engineer to work within our Swindon based Permanent Way team. The role will require experience of S&C design and will include acting as the lead designer or as the Contractor’s Responsible Engineer (CRE).
The primary focus of this role is to undertake track design and provide consulting services for railway infrastructure projects with specific experience in the design (concept and detail) of Switches and Crossings.
The role will also be required to enhance the team’s portfolio of skills and expertise, supporting the track team leader in running projects, and mentor junior team members. Input into bids will also be required.
Specific tasks to be performed are inclusive of the following:
Production of track designs and provision of technical support throughout to support all stages of the design process (Feasibility through to Construction).
Independently deliver / manage the production of design deliverables in accordance with client requirements (i.e. Form A, Form B and For Construction submissions) with supporting appendices as required. In achieving this you will be responsible for:
Technical quality of deliverables – undertaking checks of design deliverables completed by members of the team in accordance with company procedures. ,
Timely delivery in accordance with design programmes.
Manage personal / team budgets and resourcing to achieve financial targets.
Keep up to date with industry best practice and where appropriate apply best practice within the team environment.
Specific Skills Required:
Demonstrable experience in the application of track design principles
Demonstrable competence in the design (concept and detail) of S&C, especially within the Network Rail Infrastructure environment
Competent user of Bentley™ RailTrack Design package and Microstation CAD package.
Competent user of ClearRoute 2™ software for kinematic gauging
Knowledge of track 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.
Performs specific and limited portions of a broader assignment of an experienced engineer.
Gathers and correlates basic engineering data using established and well-defined procedures.
Works on detailed or routine engineering assignments involving calculations and relatively simple tests.
Proposes approach to solve new problems encountered.
Identifies discrepancies in results.
Provides guidance to entry level engineers.
Performs work in accordance with agreed upon budget and schedule with little supervision.
Demonstrable experience and understanding of railway track throughout the engineering process from project inception to delivery, specifically on Network Rail Infrastructure.
Computer literate and conversant with MS Office suite and relevant engineering software packages (Bentley™ RailTrack™, Microstation™, ClearRoute2, SD Calculator).
Good communication skills and the ability to work within a small team 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
Chartered or Incorporated Engineer (CEng / IEng) or demonstrable evidence of progression to professional accreditation.
Recognised engineering qualification or preferably a degree in Engineering.
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 - Rail
Business Line Transportation
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Country United Kingdom
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 241587BR
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.