Senior Highway Engineer - Military veterans preferred

2019-08-31
AECOM (www.aecom.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee


Cardiff
United Kingdom

United Kingdom - South Glamorgan, Cardiff

Job Summary

We are looking to enhance and enlarge the team in Cardiff with people who have a sound technical background and share our enthusiasm and determination. The office is currently engaged on a number of interesting and challenging projects in Wales, as well as supporting projects in other regional offices.

Our Strategic Highways Team, based in our new modern offices in Cardiff, currently has vacancies for Senior Highways Engineers with significant experience of the design and maintenance of major highways to work on local, national and international projects. You will join our established transportation and highways business which continues to expand to meet current and future workload.

Our services offered to our clients include the full range and scope of major highways from inception to completion across all the key discipline areas. Our client list includes Welsh Government, South Wales Trunk Road Agency, Cardiff Council, Vale of Glamorgan Council, and other national clients.

You will be Chartered Engineer(or have started the chartership process) with proven design and project management experience, delivering to quality, time and budget. Additionally you will have experience of working collaboratively as part of a team developing a range of major highway and infrastructure projects. If you are a self-motivated individual who is aspiring to take a lead role in project delivery and manage dynamic teams delivering high quality projects, then this role will interest you.

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.

Job responsibilities include:

  • Production of technical design information including, drawings and specifications

  • Ensuring compliance with all relevant technical standards

  • Identification and management of project risks

  • 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.

Minimum Requirements

You will have proven design experience, delivering to quality, time and budget. Your experience will include 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.

As well as the above we would like to hear from individuals with the following:

  • Civil Engineering degree or equivalent with experience of Highway Engineering in directly relevant fields

  • A 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 to DMRB and MCHW

  • Experience of Statutory Orders and Procedures

  • Demonstrable understanding of Health and Safety including CDM

  • Full clean driving licence

  • Possess excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Strive for technical excellence

Preferred Qualifications

  • BSc, BEng or MEng degree in Civil Engineering desirable

  • Chartered Engineer and member of a professional institution

  • Design and Build experience

  • Site Supervision experience

  • A full clean driving licence

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. 206134BR

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.