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AECOM Principal Highways Engineer in Newcastle Upon Tyne, United Kingdom

United Kingdom - Tyne and Wear, UK - Newcastle

Job Summary

Our Newcastle based Highways team currently has vacancies for extensively experienced Principal Highway Engineers. We expect the candidates to be Chartered Civil Engineers or Incorporated Civil Engineers through a recognized Institution (ICE or IHT). The successful candidates will take responsibility in all aspects of highway design to work on local, national and international schemes from our Newcastle Office. For this Principal grade we require people who have gained team management skills who will provide the necessary highways technical experience and mentoring to other team members. The successful candidates will join AECOM’s established highways business which continues to expand following several major project wins. The successful candidate will have demonstrable highways experience, show both technical and leadership qualities and have experience of major/ minor highways design. For those appointed at a Principal level we expect those people to work closely with our clients and take responsibility for delivering quality products to strict financial and programme targets.

The highways business in the North East represents over 40 years of accumulated skills, experience and established culture in the delivery of all types of highway schemes; from major motorway improvements such as the A1 Dishforth to Barton Improvement scheme to major highways such as Morpeth Northern Bypass, New Tyne Crossing, Smart Motorway Projects and challenging junction improvements on the strategic highway network. Our modern offices on Newcastle Quayside have good transport links and the teams have an established reputation for quality and delivery. We are looking to enhance and enlarge these teams with people who have a sound technical background and share our enthusiasm and determination.

Currently engaged on a number of interesting and challenging projects both locally and nationally there are a number of opportunities for the candidates to be involved in the range of work secured and anticipated. Recent and current projects in the UK include HS2, SMP J21a-J26, and A1 J47, A63 Castle Street, A1 Doncaster to Darrington and M1 / M62 Lofthouse. Our services offered to our clients include the full range and scope of highways work from inception to completion across all the key discipline areas. We work on schemes from feasibility stage through the development phase and planning and DCO process, preliminary design, detailed design and site supervision.

We have considerable experience of working with contractors on Design and Build schemes such as the A1 Leeming to Barton, SMP and the Morpeth Northern Bypass as well as working directly for clients, who come from the private and public sector.

Minimum Requirements

  • Demonstrable highways experience, both technical and leadership qualities and have experience of major/ minor highways design.

  • Excellent team management skills who have the capability to provide the necessary highways technical experience and mentoring to other team members.

Preferred Qualifications

We expect the candidates to be Chartered Civil Engineers or Incorporated Civil Engineers through a recognized Institution (ICE or IHT).

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 United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 246037BR

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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