Lead OLE Engineer - Military veterans preferred

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

/yr

  full-time   employee


Manchester
United Kingdom

United Kingdom - , Manchester

Job Summary

As a highly valued member of the OLE delivery team and Engineer, you will work closely with the team in a lively and enthusiastic environment carrying out design on a wide variety of design commissions ranging from pre-feasibility through to detail design.

A sound knowledge of UK basic design ranges, basic through to construction design along with excellent report writing and drawing presentation skills would be preferred. The ideal candidate would either be, or working towards becoming a Chartered or Incorporated Engineer with the IMechE or IET. To support the technical aspects of your work, AECOM focusses heavily on technical support through our on line academy, in house training programmes, dedicated software support websites and individual seminars.

Our current portfolio of work includes diverse commissions such as Euston Station and approaches remodelling, HS2, Carstairs Junction remodelling and S&C Renewals for the whole of the Southern half of the UK. Our growth plans are ambitious, including the development of Global Design Centres to support these major commissions as well as prospective work in Singapore, California and Canada.

Innovation, empowerment, and personal growth lie at the heart of the OLE team, which we would expect the successful candidate to take full advantage of and contribute to.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Prepare fee proposal and agree with Director for submission to client, including resources and programme

  • Manage the workload and technical and commercial management of a small team

  • 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

  • Assess staff requirements at each stage of the project Identify data and information required for project and appoint appropriate sub-consultants

  • Manage the preparation of client reports, bringing together the contributions from other specialist areas of the business

  • Deliver projects within timescale, budget constraints and quality expectations

  • Manage the tender process for the appointment of contractors

  • Respond to design queries during construction phase and attend site meetings

  • Communicate project’s critical issues in a timely manner to Directors and clients

Minimum Requirements

  • We are looking for an approved Network Rail OLE designer. You will hold a minimum of an HND Electrical or Mechanical Engineering (minimum) or equivalent with a BEng or BSc in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering or its equivalent.

  • You will need experience in all forms of OLE design from pre-feasibility to detail design and construction support.

  • Experience in high speed rail design would be advantageous

Preferred Qualifications

  • You will ideally be a Chartered / Incorporated Engineer with either the IMechE or IET

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 - Power

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 212927BR

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.