AECOM Principal Development Engineer in Leeds, United Kingdom

United Kingdom - West Yorkshire, Leeds

Job Summary

We have a vacancy within our Development Team in our Leeds office for a consultant with experience of highway scheme design associated with the Development sector. AECOM are currently expanding their Development Engineering team in our Leeds office following several major project wins. We are open to considering candidates between Consultant and Principal Engineer level. 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.

Our current portfolio of works comprises a diverse mix of local and national development related projects.

Internal and external training opportunities will be provided, as well as support and assistance to progress towards a professional qualification.

Job Responsibilities

  • Receive project brief and carry out briefing of the junior team members and lead on analysing data, development of design drawings and report production.

  • Undertake Health & Safety duties including ensuring a safe and healthy working environment for the project team members and fulfilling all responsibilities for health and safety in design.

  • Act as a Project Manager (once accredited) as necessary including monitoring financial performance.

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

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

  • Attend Project Progress meetings.

  • Prepare detailed client briefs or fee proposals for Manager approval and contribute to major bids. Support team manager in mentoring junior staff.

Minimum Requirements

  • A solid understanding of highway design principles together with experience in applying relevant technical guidance to produce design drawings to a high standard;

  • A good all round knowledge of all aspects of Road Construction Consent Orders and traffic engineering.

  • Proficient user of AutoCAD and familiar with other software such as WINdes and MX;

  • The ability to communicate technical concepts and provide a level of supervision to more junior staff

  • Ability to work independently, to seek clarity of instructions, check own work before submitting for approval, agree and meet timescales for items of work;

  • Good written and spoken communication skills, the ability to think laterally to solve problems and to work as part of a team;

Preferred Qualifications

  • HND/HNC or equivalent plus a minimum of 5 years' experience

  • BSC/ MSc in Civil Engineering plus minimum of two years experience

  • Chartered CEng, MICE or equivalent

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.

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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. 179012BR

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.