AECOM Principal Highway Design Engineer in Chesterfield, United Kingdom
United Kingdom - Derbyshire, Chesterfield
AECOM are one of the world’s leading consultancies. To be the best in the industry, we hire the best. Year after year our company is expanding in more ways than one, which means possibilities for you to thrive and grow.
At AECOM we want to support you and your career development with the opportunity to develop your skills and knowledge, and challenge you to reach your potential. We value your commitment to us and work hard to ensure you achieve your career goals. Opportunities aren’t limited to a wide spectrum of projects, and to travel in and out of the UK.
Our Chesterfield based Strategic Highways team currently has vacancies for Principal Highway Engineers to work on some major upcoming projects.
Chesterfield, the gateway to the Peak district, is famous for its crooked spire, its 800 year old market and its proximity to Chatsworth House. Its a great place to live and work.
We are currently engaged on various interesting and challenging projects, including several with Highways England. We would like to hear from individuals who have demonstrable highways experience, a sound technical background and business development capabilities that share our enthusiasm and determination to develop our business.
The services that we offer to clients include the full range and scope of highways work from inception to completion across all the key discipline areas. We have considerable experience of working with contractors on Design and Build schemes as well as working directly for clients, from both the private and public sector.
Job responsibilities include:
Coordination of workload and managing design teams
Acting as lead engineer on mid-to large size projects
Coaching, mentoring and developing junior staff
Delivery of all specified project outcomes on time, within budget and to the quality required
Approving and signing off work
Technical and financial Management of medium sized projects or tasks
Writing and overseeing the preparation of contract documents and technical reports as required
Communication to the immediate team, the wider organisation and external parties
Managing and developing both internal and external client relationships and identification and management of project risks
Presenting complex technical solutions to clients
Performing quality control reviews of work developed by others
Participating in development of technical proposals
Providing estimates for the engineering budget and schedule and overseeing technical resources to meet requirements on large projects
Staff morale is important to us, so as well as providing you with the opportunity to work on some iconic projects and supporting your career, we also think that the day to day stuff is important too.
Our state of the art offices are open plan for that real team feel. They are filled with all the tools and equipment to assist you to do your job to the best of your ability. We have onsite free hot drink facilities on each floor as well as weekly fresh fruit boxes delivered to each floor. Each of our offices has a social team to encourage a good work /life balance with your co-workers.
Life is different for each of us. But here at AECOM we believe your work / life balance is important. We support equal opportunities and therefore offer flexible working within our roles.
We are seeking experienced individuals with the following attributes:
Highly motivated Chartered Engineer with excellent communication skills
Full lifecycle experience across a range of projects
Significant technical design experience across a range of disciplines
Demonstrable understanding of Health and Safety including CDM
Proven team management experience gained within a similar environment
Knowledge of standard engineering practices, techniques and procedures
Knowledge of the design and how it ultimately interfaces with the client
Understands design principles and ability to practically apply them
Understands and contributes to the market sector plan
Proactively seeks to contribute to the AECOM relationship with the client
Builds positive long term relationships with clients
Full driving licence
The successful candidate will have proven design and project management experience, delivering to quality, time and budget. They will have experience of working collaboratively as part of a team developing a range of major highway and infrastructure projects. The role will suit a self-motivated individual who is aspiring to take a lead role in project delivery and manage dynamic teams delivering high quality projects.
- BSc, BEng or MEng in Civil 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
AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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. 188804BR
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.