Principal Traffic Engineer - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee


Ireland - Dublin, Dublin

Job Summary

Our Transportation Team currently has a vacancy for a Principal Engineer in our Dublin office following several major project wins.

You will be recently Chartered or working to achieve this status and will have proven design and project management experience delivering to quality, time and budget. Additionally, you will have experience of working as part of a multi-disciplinary project team developing designs for multi modal or mode specific traffic engineering schemes, urban realm and public transport improvements for urban areas.

The role would suit a self-motivated individual looking to advance their career in a dynamic team that works closely with our in-house urban designers to create Complete Streets and enhance people's lives through good design.

Office Overview:

The Dublin office has an established track record of successfully delivering transportation projects throughout Ireland and abroad. The office is located in Dun Laoghaire, close to the DART Station and all the amenities of this beautiful coastal town. Our modern office, with views over Dublin Bay, is set up for flexible working which is encouraged and you will be provided with a lap-top and software to help you work around your life requirements.

The team provides concept, feasibility, preliminary and detailed design as well as associated scheme assessment services on a wide range of traffic engineering projects and also supports other AECOM business lines where their projects have a highway interface. Our Streets Team is involved in a number of high profile projects with a variety of clients across the Irish Public Sector, including TII, NTA, and many local authorities throughout Ireland.


Our current portfolio of works comprises a diverse mix of local, national and international project. A selection of our current and recent projects include:

  • Bus Connects projects in Dublin for the National Transport Authority

  • Fitzwilliam Cycle Route (first such protected cycle scheme in Dublin) for Dublin City Council

  • Urban road and cycle schemes for Kildare, South Dublin and Fingal County Council

  • Traffic calming schemes in Meath County Council

  • Public realm schemes for Wicklow County Council

  • Glanmire Local Infrastructure Housing Activation Fund for Cork County Council

  • Bus Rapid Transit project in Dubai

Job Responsibilities:

The appropriate level of technical expertise is required in order that the job/ project accountabilities listed below can be carried out to the necessary standards

  • Receive a project brief and carry out the briefing of the junior team members and lead on analysing data, development of design drawings and report production

  • 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

  • Act as a Project Manager (once accredited) as necessary including monitoring financial performance

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

  • Manage sub-consultants to produce deliverables against agreed timescales and in line with the budget

  • Attend Project Progress meetings

  • Prepare detailed client briefs or fee proposals for Manager Approval and contribute to bids

  • Support team manager in mentoring junior staff

Minimum Requirements

  • BSc, BEng or MEng degree in Civil Engineering or other relevant subject

  • 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, preliminary and detailed design 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 Design Manual for Urban Roads and Street, the Traffic Signs Regulations and Traffic Signs Manuals

  • Proficient user of AutoCAD

  • Dealing directly with clients

  • Contributing to bids and proposals

  • Mentoring junior staff

Preferred Qualifications

You will be a Chartered Engineer or will be working towards an appropriate Professional status with membership of a professional institution over the next 12 months

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 Ireland

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 232808BR

Additional Locations IE - Cork - Montrose House, IE - Dublin - Adelphi Plaza

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.