AECOM OLE Head of Discipline in Bristol, United Kingdom
United Kingdom - Wiltshire, Swindon
If you thrive on pressure and want to be the technical lead for one of the largest, most dynamic and successful OLE design teams in Europe then this role could be for you. We are looking for a highly organised, motivated, resourceful individual who has a flexible can-do attitude to lead OLE team in providing design services on key projects and frameworks while supporting the wider AECOM business.
This post has prime responsibility for the following;
Management of all OLE staff in AECOM Europe
Manage the creation and maintenance of OLE design standards, tools and processes
Ensure cascades of technical changes to the OLE teams
Agree Training and mentoring new and established staff
Facilitating the identification and development of design efficiencies
Facilitating the development of new capabilities for new markets
Facilitating the identification of IT systems to solve specific design problems
Raising technical profile of OLE within and outside the company
As OLE Lead you will direct the activities of the design team across Europe in a complex and time-pressured environment utilising collaborative approaches to develop the best solutions for clients and stakeholders. Sound leadership and management skills are required.
The post will also include bid and project support activity at a senior level including tender preparation and cost estimates; developing and management of business opportunities.
A sound knowledge of UK basic design ranges, Network Rail, BS EN and TSI standards along with excellent report writing and drawing presentation skills is essential. To promote Continuous Professional Development, AECOM focusses heavily on technical support through our online academy, in-house training programmes, dedicated software support websites and individual seminars. As OLE lead the post holder will create the strategy for the development of the discipline to develop over 3-year horizon including growth, recruitment, skills, competence and digital targets and milestones.
Our current portfolio of work includes diverse commissions such as Euston Station and approaches remodelling, HS2 and S&C Renewals for the whole of the Southern half of the UK. Our growth plans are ambitious, including the development of Global Design Centres to support these major commissions as well as prospective work in Singapore, California, Scandinavia and Canada.
Degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering or its equivalent preferred along with considerable experience in Overhead Line Electrification design. A sound knowledge of technical standards relating to electrification, and Network Rail business documents governing project and engineering control
Ability to solve problems
Demonstrate an appropriate professional image
A good communicator
Able to plan and organise effectively
Superior management ability
Strategic thinker – both for client and company
Mentoring skills – appropriate to IET/IMechE
Ability to work effectively as part of a team
Ability to operate effectively under pressure
- Degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering or its equivalent preferred along with considerable experience in Overhead Line Electrification design. A sound knowledge of technical standards relating to electrification, and Network Rail business documents governing project and engineering control.
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 be able to explore flexible working arrangements through our FREEDOM TO GROW
- way of working. 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
When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.
Job Category Engineering - Transportation - Rail
Business Line Transportation
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Country United Kingdom
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 243724BR
Additional Locations UK - Birmingham - Colmore Plaza, UK - Bristol - Portwall Place, UK - Croydon - Bedford Park, UK - Glasgow - 120 Bothwell Street, UK - Manchester - 1 New York Street, UK - Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK - York - 16 Toft Green
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.