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AECOM Rail Engineering Manager in Swindon, United Kingdom

Company Description

Work with Us. Change the World.

At AECOM, we're delivering a better world. Whether improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water, or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive. We are the world's trusted infrastructure consulting firm, partnering with clients to solve the world’s most complex challenges and build legacies for future generations.

There has never been a better time to be at AECOM. With accelerating infrastructure investment worldwide, our services are in great demand. We invite you to bring your bold ideas and big dreams and become part of a global team of nearly 50,000 planners, designers, engineers, scientists, digital innovators, program and construction managers and other professionals delivering projects that create a positive and tangible impact around the world.

We're one global team driven by our common purpose to deliver a better world. Join us.

Job Description

Our W&W Rail Engineering Management Team is based in our AECOM Swindon office and has an established record for successfully delivering Rail Projects.

The team meets regularly to share best practice and peer learning is encouraged to improve our personal and team performance. Each team member has a development plan to provide a clear pathway to personal development and career progression. The team provides technical leadership of projects throughout the infrastructure lifecycle from feasibility, preliminary and detailed stage designs. The projects we deliver range from stations to train maintenance and servicing depots and power supply upgrades.

We also provide support for other parts of AECOM’s business on major multidisciplinary projects. Our clients are many and varied from both the private and public sector and include the major custodians of the UK’s rail network, numerous local authorities, and major Contractors.

  • Leads engineers from multiple disciplines to deliver integrated designs.

  • Responsible for appointment of competent discipline lead engineers for technical delivery.

  • Requires multi-disciplinary knowledge of rail engineering.

  • Plans and develops engineering tasks concerned with unique problems. This involves exploration of subject area, definition of scope and selection of problems for investigation and development of novel concepts and approaches.

  • Builds relationships with technical teams within the organisation and individuals inside and outside of the organisation.

  • Responsible for acting independently on technical matters.

  • Works under minimal supervision. Supervision received is administrative with assignments given in terms of broad general objectives and limits.

  • May have responsibility for people management

Current Projects:

  • AfA station schemes

  • South Rail Systems Alliance

  • Access for All Schemes

  • Multi-D Enhancements


  • Chartered or Incorporated Engineer CEng / IEng.

  • Recognised engineering qualification or preferably a degree in Engineering.

  • Multi-disciplinary knowledge of rail engineering.

  • Strong technical leadership of teams in the delivery of projects focused on delivering for the Client.

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

  • Completing quality control reviews of work developed by others.

Additional Information


AECOM is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from advisory, planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical and digital expertise, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $13.1 billion in fiscal year 2022. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at and @AECOM.

Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity

You will have 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.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

ReqID: J10098552

Business Line: Transportation

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: Europe & India

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: Hybrid