Principal Electrical Engineer - Military veterans preferred

2021-09-02
AECOM (www.aecom.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee


York
United Kingdom

United Kingdom - North Yorkshire, York

Job Summary

We are searching for a Principal Electrical Engineer with proven CRE / Lead Engineer experience to join us here at AECOM. The York office has an established track record of successfully delivering major rail projects. Our office has good transport links and accommodates a multidisciplinary transportation design centre. We are now looking to enhance and grow this team with individuals who have a sound technical background, who share our enthusiasm and determination, to support our expanding workload.

You will have proven design experience of delivering projects to client’s satisfaction at the appropriate standard, ensuring accuracy of drawings and calculations, ensuring designs are economic and appropriate and that the relevant codes and standards are complied with. You will have strong business development and client relationships skills and the ability to develop and manage the work of others.

Rail projects currently under production by staff in our offices include:

  • Northumberland Line

  • Darlington Station

  • South Rail Systems Alliance

  • Victoria 3 Enhancements

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.

  • Responsibility for the technical and commercial delivery of projects, with a specific remit to develop AECOM’s rail Electrification, Power (E&P) and MEP capabilities.

  • You will take responsibility for developing graduates and engineers in the E&P team through professional qualification with the relevant bodies and act as a mentor where necessary.

  • The role requires business development capability and you will act as a key contact for developing our relationship with key clients such as Network Rail.

  • An appetite for winning work is important for this role and developing AECOM’s capability to win “pure” Electrification, Power (E&P) and MEP work as oppose to work won by others within AECOM will also be a key performance indicator

  • Contribute to concept / detailed design.

  • Where required safely carry out site surveys

  • Attend design team meetings as appropriate.

  • Prepare technical reports.

  • Formulate the project specifications for construction.

  • Carry out risk assessments and provision of design information for Health and Safety file

  • Experienced in the use of Network Rail, London Underground, Railway Group Standards as well as the relevant British Standards and Eurocodes

  • Understanding of Health and Safety including CDM

  • Good standard of written English and communication

Minimum Requirements

  • Proven track record in railway Electrification, Power and M&E design and delivery

  • Experienced in the use of Network Rail, London Underground, Railway Group Standards as well as the relevant British Standards and Eurocodes.

  • Understanding of Health and Safety including CDM

  • Excellent track record of delivering various projects as a CRE/Lead Engineer role

Preferred Qualifications

  • BSc, BEng or MEng degree in Electrical Engineering

  • Chartered Engineer (or working towards) and member of a professional institution

  • Strong Electrical Engineering background with Rail industry experience.

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 be able to explore flexible working arrangements through our FREEDOM TO GROW

  • way of working. 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. 254166BR

Virtual: 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.