AECOM Senior Traffic Engineer in Edinburgh, United Kingdom

United Kingdom - Glasgow, Edinburgh

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking to hire a Senior or Principal Traffic Engineer who will be responsible for the delivery of traffic engineering, local transport, urban design/streetscape schemes in our Traffic and Local Roads team. We would consider the role on either a full or part-time basis and are happy to look at a range of different working patterns.

You should be proficient in industry standard software engineering tools such as Autocad and Civls3D. Knowledge of add-on software packages such as Autotrack and KeySign would be advantageous. We will expect you to fully manage projects and junior staff, taking projects through from feasibility/ preliminary design to detailed design.

The core responsibilities will be:

  • Assist in the preparation of fee proposals and contribute to major bids

  • Undertake traffic engineering studies and designs for junction improvements, Road Construction Consents, and Section 56 applications

  • Ensure technical content and quality of output produced is in line with the project brief and national design guidance

  • Client management

  • Stakeholder engagement

  • Manage sub-consultants to produce deliverables against agreed timescales and in line with budget

  • Share knowledge and support the team to continue to develop as a leading group in project delivery of transportation projects

  • Knowledge of Health and Safety regulations and to promote a culture of awareness within the team and our clients

Person Specification:

  • Safeguard - To operate ethically and with integrity, while prioritising safety and security in all that you do

  • Be decisive - Know how to prioritize, advocate focus and accountability

  • Be impactful - Use clear and frequent communications, drive execution and results.

  • Be client-focused - Be collaborative, innovative and strategic.

  • Be the role model - Lead by example, demand excellence, maintain safety and integrity as top priorities

Minimum Requirements

  • Demonstrate experience and knowledge of developing feasibility, preliminary and detailed design schemes

  • Knowledge and experience in some of the following design aspects: cycling, walking, bus priority, traffic calming, parking and junction design

  • Knowledge of local and national design standards

  • Response to client and stakeholder queries

  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD

  • Proficient user of MS Excel and Word

Preferred Qualifications

HND, Degree, Masters or equivalent qualification in an analytical subject such as Engineering, Mathematics or Geography

IEng/ CEng

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.


Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

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. 182615BR

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.