AECOM Principal Highways Engineer in Cardiff, United Kingdom
United Kingdom - South Glamorgan, Cardiff
AECOM are one of the world’s leading consultancies. To be the best in the industry, we hire the best. Year after year our company is expanding in more ways than one, which means possibilities for you to thrive and grow.
At AECOM we want to support you and your career development with the opportunity to develop your skills and knowledge, and challenge you to reach your potential. We value your commitment to us and work hard to ensure you achieve your career goals. Opportunities aren’t limited to a wide spectrum of projects, and to travel in and out of the UK.
Our Strategic Highways Team, based in our new modern offices in
Cardiff , currently has a vacancy for a
Principal Highways Engineer with significant experience of the design and maintenance of major highways to work on local, national and international projects. The successful candidate will join our established transportation and highways business which continues to expand to meet current and future workload.
The successful candidate will be a chartered civil engineer (MICE) and have proven design and management experience in multidisciplinary teams. The candidate will have experience of working as part of project teams developing a range of engineering solutions from initial concept through to detailed design for implementation.
Job Responsibilities include:
An appropriate level of technical expertise is required in order that the Job/Project Accountabilities listed below can be carried out to the expected standards.
Provide technical input and leadership in the field of highway engineering.
Demonstrate a broad technical understanding across a range of highways disciplines including drainage, geotechnics, pavements and structures, and the ability to seek specialist advice when required.
Demonstrate excellent communication skills including the ability to prepare detailed technical reports.
Undertake the role of Project Manager as necessary.
Undertake a variety of tasks as an individual or through management of a team.
Undertake project activities in line with Company Policy, including technical and commercial aspects.
Assess staff requirements at each stage of the project.
Prepare resource plans, delivery programmes and fee proposal.
Undertake Health and Safety duties including ensuring a safe and healthy working environment for design team and fulfilling all responsibilities for health and safety in design.
Plan and attend meetings – internal and external, as required.
Liaison with sub-consultants and external parties, as required.
Build and maintain excellent Client relationships.
Undertake business development activities and secure opportunities with new and existing Clients.
Staff morale is important to us, so as well as providing you with the opportunity to work on some iconic projects and supporting your career, we also think that the day to day stuff is important too.
Our state of the art offices are open plan for that real team feel. They are filled with all the tools and equipment to assist you to do your job to the best of your ability. We have onsite free hot drink facilities on each floor as well as weekly fresh fruit boxes delivered to each floor. Each of our offices has a social team to encourage a good work /life balance with your co-workers.
Life is different for each of us. But here at AECOM we believe your work / life balance is important. We are support equal opportunities and therefore offer flexible working within our roles.
Significant experience of highway technical design on major projects.
Experience of preparing report documents.
Experience of managing multidisciplinary teams.
Site experience during construction.
BSc, BEng, or higher degree in Civil Engineering
Chartered status and membership of a relevant professional institution (MICE)
Understanding of Health and Safety responsibilities including CDM.
Ability to work collaboratively with Contractors.
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
AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Job Category Engineering - Civil
Business Line Transportation
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Country United Kingdom
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 187439BR
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.