AECOM Roads Team - Traffic Engineer in Dublin, Ireland

Ireland - Dublin, Dublin

Job Summary

AECOM's Transportation Team currently has a vacancy for a Traffic Engineer within our Streets Team in our Dun Laoghaire office following several major project wins.

The successful candidate will be working towards achieving Chartered status and will have a good grounding in traffic engineering design and project management experience, particularly in the urban environment. They will have experience of working as part of multi-disciplinary project team developing designs for multi modal or mode specific traffic engineering schemes, urban realm and public transport improvements for urban areas. The role would suit a self-motivated individual looking to advance their career in a dynamic team that works closely with our in-house urban designers to create Complete Streets and enhance peoples lives through good design.

Office Overview:

The Dublin office has an established track record of successfully delivering transportation projects throughout Ireland and abroad. The office is located in Dun Laoghaire, close to the DART Station and all the amenities of this beautiful coastal town. Our modern office, with views over Dublin Bay, is set up for flexible working with the successful candidate provided with a lap-top and software that facilitates flexible working which we encourage….you work around your life requirements.

The team provides concept, feasibility, preliminary and detailed design as well as associated scheme assessment services on a wide range of traffic engineering projects and also supports other AECOM business lines where their projects have a highway interface. Our Streets Team is involved in a number of high profile projects with a variety of clients across the Irish Public Sector, including TII, NTA, and many local authorities throughout Ireland.


Our current portfolio of works comprises a diverse mix of local, national and international project. A selection of our current and recent projects include:

Enhancing Motorway Operation Services (eMOS) Project, M50 (Implementation of Variable Speed Limits on the M50).

Fitzwilliam Square Protected Cycleway (first such protected cycle way in Dublin).

Various Bus Connects Projects in Dublin.

Glanmire LIHAF project Cork.

Dublin to Galway Greenway.

Dubai BRT.

Job Duties:

  • Undertake traffic engineering studies from feasibility to preliminary design

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

  • 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.

  • Sharing knowledge and supporting team

  • Familiar with relevant Health and Safety regulations and to promote a culture of awareness within the team.

  • Following successful accreditation on the AECOM project management system act as a Project Manager including monitoring financial performance. Comprehensive training on AECOM’s project management system will be provided.

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

  • Assist with the preparation preliminary or detailed design and project delivery of traffic engineering, local transport, urban design/streetscape and local authority/municipal highway schemes

  • Assist with the preparation of detailed technical reports providing specialist technical contributions as required.

  • Attend Project Progress meetings as and when required.

Specific Skills Required:

  • Good Knowledge of AUTOCAD and Microsoft office suite of programs.

  • Appreciation of traffic modelling and ability to interrogate outputs.

  • Experience of applying Design Manual for Urban Roads and Streets and the principles of DMRB, the Traffic Signs Manual and MX Design.

  • Full Driving license is not essential but would be beneficial.

Minimum Requirements

  • Demonstrate experience and knowledge of developing feasibility and preliminary design schemes.

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

  • Proficient user of AutoCAD;

  • Knowledge of local and national design standards

Preferred Qualifications

  • BSc, BEng or MEng degree in Civil Engineering or other relevant subject.

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.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: 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 - Civil

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Ireland

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 197259BR

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.