AECOM Transport Engineer / Planner – Development Planning in Dublin, Ireland

Ireland - Dublin, Dublin

Job Summary

AECOM continues to expand their successful and established Development team in Ireland and have a need for a Consultant to join the Dublin office. Our established Development Transportation team currently has a vacancy for a civil engineer (or related degree) with approximately 2 years’ experience of civil engineering in a Transportation context.

The opportunity is based in AECOM’s Dublin office, which have an established track record of successfully delivering transport schemes both locally and across Ireland and the U.K. Our wide range of clients includes developers, retailers, land owners, house builders, blue chip companies and Universities. AECOM’s Transportation team in Ireland has consistently expanded in recent years. Our current portfolio of works comprises a diverse mix of local and national development transport and highways projects, providing our staff with a variety of exciting projects to deliver. A selection of recent projects include innovative and nationally significant projects like

  • Strategic Housing Developments;

  • Dublin Airport Masterplan

  • Strategic land use appraisals and strategic masterplanning advice for developers on key strategic development schemes like Google and LinkedIn

  • Numerous appraisals, transport assessments and travel plans for mixed-use, retail, commercial and residential developments

Job Responsibilities

The appropriate level of technical expertise is required so that the Job / Project Accountabilities listed below can be carried out to the necessary standard:

  • Work from a detailed project brief and deliver high quality work, whilst monitoring progress;

  • Deliver transport engineering support and advice on a wide range of projects;

  • Support the development of preliminary designs of new road, cycle and pedestrian schemes;

  • Identify data and information required for projects and select sub-consultants appropriately;

  • Assist the Project Manager in delivering project work within timescale, budget constraints and quality expectations;

  • Assist the Project Manager in monitoring financial status and progress of projects to ensure delivery on time, to budget and to Client’s satisfaction;

  • Determine computer modelling requirements and provide support to junior staff;

  • Establishing strong working relationships with other internal teams within AECOM

Minimum Requirements

  • Ability to deliver transport planning projects.

  • A good all round knowledge of all aspects of transport planning for developments from strategic appraisal through to transport assessments and traffic engineering.

  • Sound technical experience, including familiarity with relevant software e.g. LINSIG, ARCADY, PICADY and AutoCad, AutoTrack.

  • Experience of applying relevant design guidelines such as DMURS and TII in developing new road, cycle tracks and footpath designs;

  • Experience of working in a multidisciplinary design team, and have excellent communication skills with architects, clients and planning consultants;

  • Understanding of and experience of working in the Planning Regulatory framework, and knowledge of planning and transport policy as applied to development.

  • A solid track record of having worked on a variety of transportation planning projects;

  • A highly motivated individual with excellent communication skills and ideally a member of a relevant professional body;

  • Clean driving license.

  • Experience in civil / transportation engineering / planning;

  • Technical aptitude and experience in design and modelling software packages (e.g. AutoCAD, ARCADY, PICADY, LinSig or TRANSYT);

  • Experience in report writing, Transport Assessments, Mobility Plans, Feasibility Studies;

  • Good communicator and able to work closely with colleagues, whilst also supporting the Project Manager in communicating with private and public sector clients as well as multi-disciplinary teams;

  • Understanding of the DMURS and TII design guidelines;

  • Self-motivated individual looking to advance their career in a dynamic team.

Preferred Qualifications

  • A graduate in Civil Engineering or Transportation Planning, related subject or equivalent with experience of transport planning in directly related fields.

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

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

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Ireland

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 203016BR

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.