Principal Engineer- Systems - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

United Kingdom

United Kingdom - Glasgow, Glasgow

Job Summary

We are currently searching for a Principal Systems engineer to come and join us here at Aecom in the Glasgow office and focus on the Rail projects from a systems engineering perspective.

Aecom holds extensive knowledge in planning, designing and managing transportation systems — as well as restoring and replacing aging infrastructure — to help our public and private clients find smarter, more advanced ways to move people across cities, countries and continents.

Ideally, you will be a Chartered Engineer (or have started the registration process) with proven system safety planning and assessment experience and will work as part of the Rail Assurance and Advisory team.

Job responsibilities include:

  • Developing System Safety plans

  • Development of system definitions

  • Deliver hazard identification and hazard analysis requirements using appropriate hazard analysis types and techniques

  • Development of safety measures and option selections

  • Development and delivery of safety documents as required to support customer requirements

  • Evaluate the interrelationship of system safety requirements and aspects of system design and development requirements

  • Develop statements of work and work packages with clients

  • Senior technical resource may serve as technical advisor for team

  • Provides specialized technical input to studies and design for staff's specific area of expertise.

  • Develops study and design procedures to facilitate high quality cost effective work by others.

  • Participates in interdisciplinary review of project deliverables.

  • Develops construction cost estimates and estimates of technical efforts for projects.

  • Uses expertise in all steps of completing discipline component of PS&E package.

  • Performs quality control review of design calculations or drawings.

  • Prepares technical specification sections.

  • Provides input to the development of engineering budget and schedule to meet requirements .

Minimum Requirements

  • Engineering degree or equivalent

  • Have a working knowledge of and able to develop Risk Assessments

  • Able to undertake HAZIDs/ HAZOPs and develop Safety Cases

  • Hazard Record/Log management

  • Knowledge of UK Health and Safety Legislation and Regulations

  • Possess excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Strive for technical excellence

  • Preferred Qualifications/Requirements

Preferred Qualifications

  • Chartered Engineer and member of a professional institution

  • Railway Systems experience

  • CSM-REA and TSI experience

  • Knowledge of EN50126/8/9

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 / Rail

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 234506BR

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.