AECOM Senior Highways Engineer in Glasgow, United Kingdom

United Kingdom - Glasgow, Glasgow

Job Summary

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 Glasgow based Strategic Highways team currently has vacancies for Senior Highway Engineers. You will take responsibility in all aspects of highway design to work on local, national and international schemes from our city centre office.

You will join AECOM’s established highways business which continues to expand following several major project wins. 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 Glasgow office has an established track record of successfully delivering road schemes and works closely with other disciplines from Bridges, Geotechnical, Environment, Transport Planning and Development Sectors.

The team workload ranges from feasibility studies to scheme designs, working with a variety of clients both from the public and private sector including design & build partnerships with contractors

Current projects being undertaken by our Scottish Strategic Highways team include:

  • A720 Sheriffhall Roundabout;

  • A9 Berriedale Braes;

  • A303 Stonehenge;

  • M42 Junction 6;

  • Aberdeen to Inverness Railway Improvements;

  • Scotland Excel Framework.

Whilst the above highlights some of our local projects there are also significant opportunities for the right candidate to contribute to a wider UK & Ireland portfolio of projects including our recent wins for Highways England and HS2.

Job responsibilities include:

  • Production of technical design information including, drawings and specifications

  • Ensuring compliance with all relevant technical standards

  • Delivery of all specified project outcomes on time, within budget and to the quality required

  • Writing and overseeing the preparation of contract documents and technical reports as required

  • Coaching, mentoring and developing junior staff

  • Managing and developing both internal and external client relationships

  • Identification and management of project risks

  • Managing the workload and the technical management and oversight of design team members

  • Preparation of designer’s risk assessments

  • Technical management of medium sized projects or tasks

  • Undertake checks of designs completed by others

  • Work collaboratively with colleagues and clients, using tools for information sharing such as Business Collaborator and ProjectWise

  • Writing and overseeing the preparation of contract documents and technical reports

  • Flexibility and adaptability to operate within a rapidly changing environment

Work Life

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.

Flexible Working

Life is different for each of us. But here at AECOM we believe your work / life balance is important. We are support equal opportunities and therefore offer flexible working within our roles.

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Minimum Requirements

For this role, we are seeking experienced Highways Engineers with the following attributes:

  • Chartered Engineer(or working towards chartership) with experience of Highway Design in directly relevant fields

  • Knowledge of standard engineering practices, techniques and procedures

  • Understanding of design principles and ability to practically apply them

  • Full lifecycle experience across a range of projects

  • Significant technical design experience across a range of disciplines to DMRB and MCHW

  • Demonstrable understanding of Health and Safety including CDM

  • Client focused being able to anticipate future customer needs

  • Full clean driving licence

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

In addition you will have proven design experience, delivering to quality, time and budget. You 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 delivering high quality projects assisting the Project Manager in the design development of schemes.

Preferred Qualifications

  • MEng degree in Civil Engineering desirable

  • Chartered Engineer and member of a professional institution.

  • Highways Design experience

  • Design and Build Experience

  • Site Supervision experience

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.

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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 - Transportation

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 184223BR

Clearance Required 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.