Senior Engineer (Trackbed) - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

United Kingdom

United Kingdom - Nottinghamshire, Nottingham

Job Summary

We are currently recruiting a Senior Engineer to join our Trackbed Consultancy team based in our Rail team in Nottingham. The team is part of a multi-disciplinary Asset Management group, and provides a range of services to the rail industry including site investigation, track stiffness assessments, consultancy services including design, trackbed performance modelling, specialist investigations at ‘problem’ sites, total route evaluations, research and innovation projects, and asset management.

Our team is the biggest provider of trackbed investigation services in the UK, and is currently in contract with Network Rail in the UK mobilising up to 30 shifts across the UK Rail Network each week. We have been managing and delivering large programmes for over 15 years and are established leaders in our field. Projects range from discreet renewal sites to large re-modelling schemes, with scopes of variable complexities. We are unique in that we mobilise in house teams to deliver the site investigations, providing opportunity for the candidate to be involved in the operational, management and technical aspects of delivery.

As a Senior Engineer you would be expected to:

  • Work on a variety of projects from delivery of a factual report within the confines of a framework to more specialist consultancy within your area of expertise

  • Have a sound knowledge base of railway engineering and contribute as a specialist in one or more areas of knowledge relating to Trackbed / Ground Engineering / Geotechnics / Railway Drainage, where expertise was typically developed through a combination of job-related training and on-the-job experience

  • Writing and overseeing the preparation of reports, ensuring compliance with all relevant technical standards and contract technical remits

  • Strong customer focus, with the acumen to cultivate and develop strong customer relations

  • Propose improvements to existing processes and delivering solutions where precedent may not exist

  • Work autonomously within established procedures and practices, with decisions guided by policy, procedures and business plan

  • Determine work priorities based on general direction from Managers

  • Provide leadership for the work group through knowledge in the area of specialisation

  • May lead one or more teams in the delivery of work efforts

  • Line Management duties

  • Contribution to tenders

  • Opportunity for the management or deputy management of projects

  • We positively encourage diversity within the team, and as such all flexible and part time working requests will be considered.

Minimum Requirements

  • Minimum 8 years experience within similar projects and 5 years experience within a consulting engineering environment;

  • Experience of working in the UK Rail Industry and have a working knowledge of Network Rail Standards and within the operational rail environment.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor degree in Civil Engineering or a Ground Engineering discipline (e.g. Geology)

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

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 205786BR

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.