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AECOM Highways Engineer in Birmingham, United Kingdom

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.

As a Highways Engineer, you will be a self-motivated individual able to work collaboratively as part of a multi-disciplinary team. The successful candidate will have gained some technical highways experience and appreciation of working collaboratively within a multi-disciplinary team. You will be involved in all aspects of highway design to work on local, national and international schemes. The role will suit engineers with several years’ experience looking to take the next step to progress their career.

We expect the candidates to be working towards achieving Professional Qualifications such as Chartered Civil Engineer or Incorporated Civil Engineer through a recognized Institution.

Job Responsibilities :

  • Produce technical design information including models, drawings and specifications across a range of specialisms in the field of highways such as alignment design, drainage design, pavement design, road signs, road markings and vehicle restraint.

  • Construct project information models in a Common Data Environment

  • Undertake project activities in line with company policy, including technical and quality assurance aspects.

  • Provide guidance to junior engineers and apprentices

  • Be proactive and contribute to a safer work environment including understanding the CDM duties of a designer and preparing designer’s risk assessments.

Minimum Requirements

For this role, we are seeking experienced individuals with the following attributes:

  • Knowledge of design standards including the Design Manual for Roads and Bridges

  • Demonstrable understanding of Health and Safety including CDM

  • Good oral and written communication skills.

  • Experience of 3d design modelling

  • Experience of Bentley OpenRoads / WinDes and ProjectWise would be an advantage

Preferred Qualifications

  • You will be a degree qualified civil engineer with experience in highway design. You will be working towards a Professional Qualification such as Chartered or Incorporated Civil Engineer through a recognized Institution

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. 257818BR

Additional Locations UK - Chesterfield

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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