Senior Highways and Traffic Engineer - Military veterans preferred

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

/yr

  full-time   employee


Manchester
United Kingdom

United Kingdom - Greater Manchester, Manchester

Job Summary

Our Transportation team has a vacancy for a Senior Highway & Traffic Engineer with experience in the delivery of traffic engineering, local transport, urban design/streetscape and local authority/municipal highway schemes in the Traffic and Local Roads team in our Manchester or Liverpool offices.

You will be joining a highly successful and growing team at a time when our workload is increasing and our clients are giving us significant opportunity to be involved in strategically important schemes across the North West and North Wales.

The Traffic and Local Roads team provides concept and preliminary design, network modelling, detailed design, project delivery and construction management services on a wide range of projects for local authorities and contractors plus supports other AECOM business lines where their projects have a specialised traffic and highways interface.

Our team is actively involved in the delivery of projects and services to a range of both local and national clients including:

  • Liverpool City Council

  • Merseytravel

  • Knowsley Council

  • Transport for Greater Manchester

  • Manchester City Council

  • Warrington Council

  • Cheshire West and Chester Council

  • Stockport Council

  • Rochdale Council

  • and many others

Job Duties:

  • Undertake Health & Safety duties including ensuring a safe and healthy working environment for the project team members and fulfilling all responsibilities for health and safety in design

  • Following successful accreditation on the AECOM project management system act as a Project Manager or Deputy Project Manager including monitoring financial performance

  • Comprehensive training on AECOM’s project management system will be provided

  • Ensure technical content and quality of output produced is in line with the project brief

  • Take an active role in the preparation detailed design and project delivery of traffic engineering, local transport, urban design/streetscape and local authority/municipal highway schemes

  • Take an active role in the preparation of detailed technical reports providing specialist technical contributions as required

  • Keep up to date with current best practice, techniques and innovation

  • Support Senior Management of Traffic and Local Roads team

  • Manage career progression of line reports

  • Support preparation of detailed client briefs and fee proposals and contribute to major bids

  • Develop new and existing client relationships

Specific Skills Required

  • a successful track record in the delivery of traffic engineering projects

  • excellent technical and communication skills

  • an ability to demonstrate experience and expertise in some or all of the following areas:

  • Traffic engineering/management design

  • Cycling and walking design

  • Traffic signal design

  • Bus priority and BRT

  • Road safety audits, analysis and design

  • Traffic signing and wayfinding

  • Parking, road safety and public transport design

  • Traffic Regulation Orders and parking

  • Traffic modelling software (e.g. VISSIM, TRANSYT and LinSig etc)

  • Experience of team management including:

  • technical development and mentoring of junior staff

  • line management and mentoring staff in the performance of their duties

  • Whilst not essential any of the following skills would be desirable

  • Detailed design and scheme delivery experience

  • Urban Design/Streetscape

  • Project Management qualifications (e.g. PRINCE2)

  • CSCS Card holder

Minimum Requirements

  • You will have excellent technical and communication skills along with experience of undertaking a range of traffic engineering design projects

  • Demonstrate experience of traffic engineering/management design at concept, feasibility and preliminary level

  • Ability to demonstrate experience or understanding in the following areas

  • Understanding of Health and Safety including PSDP responsibilities

  • Working on a variety of projects as project manager or task manager leader

  • Urban street, traffic signal, cycling, walking, road safety, public transport, ITS and parking design

  • Application and use of DMRB, Manual for Streets and the Traffic Signs Regulations and Traffic Signs Manuals

  • Dealing directly with clients

  • Contributing to bids and proposals

  • Mentoring junior staff

Preferred Qualifications

  • A relevant degree or HND and will be a Chartered Engineer or will be working towards an appropriate Chartered status with membership of a professional institution.

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

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is

pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions

inclusion, diversity and overall

employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our

core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only

delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

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. 215872BR

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.