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AECOM Signalling Design Engineer in Swindon, United Kingdom

Company Description

Work with Us. Change the World.

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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.

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Job Description

Our rail business is now growing considerably and we are searching for a Signalling Designer to join us here at AECOM in the Swindon office.

With a strong understanding of the technical and business aspects of the rail-signalling industry, the Signalling Designer will participate in multi-disciplinary project teams, providing technical support to the discipline in terms of production and mentoring where required.

As a Signalling Designer, you will be part of an engineering team contributing to the production of signalling designs to time, budget, safety and specification as well as supporting the Signalling CRE / Design Manager with additional duties, as required, such as progress/programme reporting, production of guidance notes etc.

Freedom to Grow At AECOM, our people are at the heart of who we are and what we do. We are passionate about creating the right environment and opportunities that support the growth for our people and clients.

To support our people in their delivery, we are able to offer flexible working based out of one of our 7 UK locations (Swindon, London, Croydon, Birmingham, Manchester, York, Glasgow) to balance a candidate’s personal needs, the need to collaborate and provide leadership on projects, whilst providing an opportunity to work on projects UK Wide.

We invite all candidates to have a discussion on their needs at the interview.

Role Description

  • Produce deliverables in accordance with client and governance requirements for signalling and associated projects

  • Design of signalling projects to deliver to defined timescales and budget

  • Produce signalling designs and documentation at a consistent and acceptable level of quality

  • Mentor junior members of the signalling discipline as required

  • Maintain knowledge of current practices, processes, standards and emerging technologies in relation to the signalling discipline

We recognise a variety of experience and backgrounds may suit this role and that experience levels in specific technical areas may vary. If you feel you only meet some of the requirements below or have transferrable skills, we would still love to hear from you!

Your Benefits will Include Helping our employees achieve a healthy work-life balance is important to us. If you join AECOM, as well as receive a competitive salary, you’ll also have the opportunity to explore flexible working arrangements.

Core benefits include 25 days’ annual leave, a 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 of paid leave for training commitments.


  • Holder of 1.1.510 Signalling Designer licence

  • Experience of delivering signalling design as part of multi-disciplinary rail systems projects

  • Experienced in the use of Bentley MicroStation

  • Institution membership; IRSE, IET/ Institution registration; IEng, CEng

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: J10094496

Business Line: Transportation

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: Europe & India

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: Hybrid