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AECOM Principal Highways and Traffic Engineer in Manchester, 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.

Our Manchester Roads team, part of the Transportation Business Line, has a full time, Principal Traffic and Highway Engineer vacancy for candidates with experience of leading traffic and municipal engineering schemes.

The team is highly successful and is growing to cater for an increased workload, this role will suit individuals who have a sound technical background and share our enthusiasm and determination to support clients such as Transport for Greater Manchester and the Greater Manchester Councils.

This is a significant opportunity to be involved in strategically important schemes in Manchester, across the UK and beyond. The Roads team provides traffic modelling, all stages of design as well as infrastructure delivery services on a wide range of projects.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Safely manage, lead and be accountable for a team of engineers, providing the necessary technical experience and mentoring.

  • Monitor and manage team skills, career progression and ensure alignment with best practice and innovation.

  • Take responsibility and lead on all aspects of scheme delivery, overseeing the preparation of technical content for feasibility, preliminary & detailed design deliverables for infrastructure schemes.

  • Act as project manager and monitor, organise, execute and coordinate a range of technical assignments in line with client project briefs.

  • Prepare detailed fee proposals and contribute to major bids to secure opportunities with new and existing clients.

  • Develop client relationships through project delivery excellence.

  • Support and senior management of the wider Roads team.

Minimum Requirements

An ability to demonstrate expertise in some or all of the following areas: cycling and walking, traffic signals, bus priority and BRT, road safety audits/analysis/engineering, traffic signing and wayfinding, traffic regulation orders and parking, traffic modelling software and detailed infrastructure design.

Preferred Qualifications

Ideally Civil Engineering degree or higher

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 Transportation Operations Management / Traffic Monitoring

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 256675BR

Additional Locations UK - Altrincham

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.