Principal Road Safety Engineer (Streets) - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

United Kingdom

United Kingdom - Greater London, Croydon

Job Summary

AECOM are currently expanding the Traffic Team in Croydon following several major project wins across the UK and Europe. We currently have a vacancy for a Principal Road Safety Engineer in our Croydon team. This is a key position within the team, and you will play an instrumental part in developing the safety offering within the Roads sector. The team has an established track record of successfully delivering traffic engineering projects. We are involved in multi-disciplinary transportation design and planning capability.

Our team provides road safety expertise to support scheme development for a wide range of traffic engineering projects and also supports other AECOM business lines where their projects have a traffic interface. This involves us in a number of high profile projects with a variety of clients in the UK, Europe, Middle East and other global locations. The team also comprises of traffic modelling, preliminary and detailed design expertise.

Our clients are from the private and public sector and include various London Boroughs and Local Authorities in the southeast. We also have a proven track record of successfully delivering projects for Transport for London and several international clients.

Job Duties:

  • Collision Analysis studies and Road Safety Audits

  • Direct dealing with clients, consultants and suppliers

  • Preparation of detailed client briefs or fee proposals for Manager approval and contribute to major bids

  • Sharing knowledge and supporting team managers in mentoring junior staff

  • Undertaking Health & Safety duties; ensuring a safe and healthy working environment and fulfilling all responsibilities for health and safety in design

Minimum Requirements

  • Eligible to undertake Road Safety Audits (Streets) as Team Leader

  • Proven track record in the delivery of road safety audits and road safety engineering projects

  • Thorough and knowledgeable in urban and rural road safety issues, solutions and products

  • Work on your own initiative and mentor junior team members to gain Team Leader status and to sustain and obtain SoRSA accreditation

  • High standard of written English to prepare professional reports, tenders and project plans

  • Support project and business development activities including project management duties and programming

  • Demonstrate understanding of Health and Safety including CDM responsibilities

  • Availability to travel in and around M25 and occasional unsociable working hours


  • A member of SoRSA

  • Knowledgeable in the use of KeyAccident software (desirable)

  • Experience in related Road Safety fields such as Research, Traffic Calming, Local Safety Scheme, Home Zone and Safer Routes to School design would be a particular advantage

Preferred Qualifications

  • University degree or HND qualification relevant to road safety (Engineering, Mathematics or other spatial or numerical subject)

  • Chartered or working towards such status with a relevant 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 / Roads + Highways

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 223527BR

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.