Active Travel Engineer

Job Description

  • Job Title Engineering


Job Description

Job Summary

At AECOM, we're delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it's improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We're one global team - 47,000 strong - driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

Our team in the South provides concept, preliminary and detailed design and network modelling on a wide range of projects for local authorities and the private sector as well as supporting other AECOM business lines where their projects have a specialised traffic and highways interface. At AECOM we offer flexible working and is happy to look at a range of different working patterns including compressed weeks and occasional home working.

You will be joining an established team that will be involved in the winning and delivery of projects and services to a range of both local and national clients including:
  • Local Authority Clients in the South West Region including WECA, Bristol, Bath & North East Somerset, South Gloucestershire, Cardiff County Council and Cornwall Council
  • Transport for London
  • Midlands Highways Alliance
  • Wessex Water
You will have some experience of working as part of project teams developing feasibility, preliminary and detailed design for traffic engineering and urban realm schemes. The role would suit a self-motivated individual looking to advance their career in a dynamic 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.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Undertake design duties in the preparation of preliminary & detailed design and project delivery of traffic engineering, local transport, urban design/streetscape and local authority/municipal highway schemes;
  • Produce technical design information including drawings, reports and specifications;
  • Ensure the technical content and quality of all outputs are in line with the project brief, design regulations and standards;
  • Collaborate with the wider project team and other engineering disciplines;
  • Assisting in work delegation and co-ordination to graduates and technicians;
  • Produce deliverables to a high standard of quality against agreed timescales and within budget;
  • Undertake Health & Safety duties including ensuring a safe and healthy working environment for team members and fulfilling all responsibilities for safety, health, and the environment in the design
  • Regularly communicate to the Principal Engineer/ Project Manager on project progress.
Unfortunately we are unable to accept applications for this position from candidates requiring Sponsorship.

Minimum Requirements
  • Demonstrate experience and knowledge of developing scoping, preliminary and detailed design to traffic/local roads problems which include Alignment, Drainage, Pavement, Road Restraint System, Road Signs & Markings.
  • Knowledge and experience in the following aspects: cycling design, traffic calming, drainage, junction design, and footway and carriageway improvement design;
  • Knowledge of local and national design standards including, but not limited to; TSRGD, Manual for Streets, DMRB, Streetscape guidance and Traffic Signs Manual;
  • Ability to demonstrate understanding and application of relevant design standards and regulations.
  • Understanding of Health and Safety requirements including CDM responsibilities
  • Excellent technical and communication skills and ability to work well within a team
  • Knowledge of AutoCAD and MS Office applications.
Preferred Qualifications
  • B.Sc., BEng or MEng degree in Civil Engineering, or relevant Engineering discipline.
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

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you're working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion - a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts - planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers - leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let's get started.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person's potential, and we'll help you reach yours.

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. 261549BR

Additional Locations UK - Chelmsford, UK - St. Albans

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.

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