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AECOM Designated Project Engineer in York, 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. AECOM is recruiting ambitious and motivated engineers to join our Engineering Management discipline. As a leader in railway design delivering renewals, railway enhancements and new build railway, we work across all design stages from feasibility to detailed design and through our excellent links with chosen contractors, are able to offer our employees experience across the lifecycle of railway projects. We are part of the South Rail Systems Alliance which provides a strong pipeline of renewal and enhancement projects and the opportunity to work closely with our construction colleagues in Colas. We are on the Design Services Framework which provides a wide variety of works from the restoration of once closed railways to the remodelling of stations and structures. We provide consultancy services to industry leaders including TfL (engineering and consultancy framework) and the DfT (StarTwo). We are designing new infrastructure in the UK on HS2 as well as the transportation solution for the new city of NEOM in Saudi Arabia. Our work is diverse and as an Engineering Manager within AECOM, you will have the opportunity to work across all of these areas and build your knowledge with the support of our team.

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 opportunity to work on projects UK Wide. We invite all candidates to have a disucssion on their needs at interview.

About our Team

We are organised into 5 regional teams but work as a single unit to deliver projects in any geography. As part of the engineering management discipline you will be accountable for the technical delivery of projects; setting the direction by which a project will progress and managing the technical interfaces between engineering disciplines and stakeholders to deliver the best value outcome for the client against the requirements set.

You will be part of our continuous improvement strategy, sharing knowledge with other engineering management colleagues within the team to maintain high standards and efficient delivery across all our projects.

Role Description

As a Designated Project Engineer, you will be accountable for assurance of Network Rail projects across the engineering lifecycle of a project.. the candidate will be required to assure the application of network rail standards and procedures to facilitate project delivery in a way which is cost effective, safe and environmentally responsible. The candidate will be required to Liaise with stakeholders and others as appropriate to achieve project delivery.

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

Minimum Requirements

  • Senior technical resource may serve as technical advisor for team

  • Provides specialized technical input to studies and design for staff's specific area of expertise.

  • Develops study and design procedures to facilitate high quality cost effective work by others.

  • Participates in interdisciplinary review of project deliverables.

  • Develops construction cost estimates and estimates of technical efforts for projects.

  • Uses expertise in all steps of completing discipline component of PS&E package.

  • Performs quality control review of design calculations or drawings.

  • Prepares technical specification sections.

  • Provides input to the development of engineering budget and schedule to meet requirements.

Preferred Qualifications

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 - Civil

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 266117BR

Additional Locations UK - Birmingham - Colmore Plaza, UK - Glasgow - 120 Bothwell Street, UK - Manchester - 1 New York Street, 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.