Senior Traffic Engineer - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

Newcastle Upon Tyne
United Kingdom

United Kingdom - North Yorkshire, Leeds

Job Summary

Our Transportation division in Leeds is currently seeking a Senior Traffic Engineer with demonstrable experience of successful scheme design, assessment and project delivery.

Our team is growing and you will have significant opportunity to develop your career in a fast moving environment. We are looking for a self-motivated and flexible individual looking to advance their career in a dynamic team. You will be involved in developing strong working relationships with local clients and help us grow our business throughout the region.

You will join a pro-active team that provides a full range of traffic engineering technical services and undertakes a wide range of projects for local government clients both in the region and for key clients nationally.

AECOM is passionate about bringing global knowledge and experience to bear at a local level. As a result a requirement of the role is to be flexible to support project delivery across the business and in different geographies as the need dictates.

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 will also be able to give back to communities with up to two paid CSR days each year.


Project delivery

  • Oversee preparation of feasibility, preliminary and detailed designs for traffic engineering schemes.

  • Ensure technical content and quality of output produced is in line with the project brief, checking the work of junior staff as appropriate.

  • Oversee the preparation of detailed technical reports, providing specialist technical contributions as required.

  • Following successful accreditation on the AECOM project management system, act as a Project Manager including monitoring financial performance. Comprehensive training on AECOM’s project management system will be provided.Contribution to work winning

  • Use existing or establish strong working relationships with local clients in the Yorkshire / NE region, acting as the key point of contact for meetings and client liaison for projects.

  • Develop strong relationships with internal teams within AECOM’s Transportation division.

  • Assist in the preparation of detailed proposals, client briefs and fee proposals for approval by senior colleagues and contribute to major bids as required.Staff development / mentoring

  • Assist in the development and career progression of junior members of staff.

  • Promote a health and safety focused culture by undertaking mandatory duties, ensuring a safe and healthy working environment for the project team members, and fulfilling all responsibilities for health and safety in design.

Minimum Requirements

  • Post-graduate experience in the Traffic Engineering discipline.

  • Excellent technical and communication skills.

  • Demonstrable experience in developing strong internal and external client relationships.

  • A successful track record in the management and delivery of a portfolio of traffic engineering and local highway projects.

  • Experience of client and stakeholder liaison; preparation of technical reports; and checking work/specifications of junior staff

  • Technical development and motivation of junior staff.

  • An ability to demonstrate experience and expertise in several of the following areas:

  • Traffic engineering/management design

  • Infrastructure for cyclists and pedestrians

  • Traffic signal design and commissioning

  • Bus priority and BRT

  • Traffic signing and wayfinding

Preferred Qualifications

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

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. 222732BR

Additional Locations UK - Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK - York - 16 Toft Green

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.