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AECOM Senior Civil Engineer - Rail 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.

We are looking to recruit a Senior Civil Engineer who has already experienced working in the rail sector and wants to build on their knowledge by leading the design on projects or perform a key role on larger multidisciplinary projects. Working in our Swindon office you will be involved in projects both locally in Wales and Western region as well as supporting projects run from our other offices throughout the UK and overseas. Our national and global network of offices will allow you to work for a range of clients including Network Rail, local authorities, contractors and private clients.

Our current workload includes the South Rail Systems Alliance which is a multidisciplinary framework and requires the team to design line side structures, assess and strengthen bridges and modify existing stations; we are also currently working at Old Oak Common on the enabling works for HS2 as well as smaller projects such as canopy and footbridge repairs.

The ideal candidate will be able to take on design responsibility from day one while supported by a strong team of CEMs and CREs and will be expected to mentor junior staff to reach their full potential. Ideally you will have previous CRE experience or the ability to take on the CRE role in future.

The successful candidate will be expected to have detailed civil and structural design experience, preferably within the rail sector. Ideally the experience will encompass all stages of the design process form feasibility to construction.

Essentially a technical role the successful candidate would also be expected to provide guidance and mentorship to junior subordinate staff.

Job Duties:

  • Preparation of technical outputs to the highest standards in accordance with the AECOM quality management system;

  • Provide assistance to senior management in the preparation of technical and financial proposals.

  • 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 minimal supervision.

Minimum Requirements

  • Design experience in rail structural and civil engineering projects;

  • Suitable experience of design software.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Masters or Bachelors Degree in Civil Engineering

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 - Transportation - Bridges

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 271023BR

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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