AECOM Principal Consultant (Highways Operations & Maintenance) in Nottingham, United Kingdom
United Kingdom - Nottinghamshire, Nottingham
AECOM are currently seeking a Principal Consultant (highways operations and maintenance) to join our team of experts as their project portfolio continues to increase.
Our UK based Strategic Consultancy team undertakes a wide range of technical management consultancy projects. Our client range is diverse and includes national and private asset owners and operators, infrastructure construction organisations and environmental agencies.
We provide expertise in:
Transport Policy, Strategy and Safety:
Development of maintenance contracts, including associated process & procedures and performance metrics
Improvement of Incident Management
Guidance, standards and specification development
Development and implementation of Litter Strategy
Sustainability & Resilience:
Severe weather planning
Research & Innovation:
Traffic management research
Highway Asset Management:
Strategic, tactical and operational advice
Investment support/Value Management
Whole life costing
Asset management plans/lifecycle plans
Efficiency, lean and value management
Our staff are multi-disciplinary with technical expertise in science, engineering, statistics and commercial aspects. Research is business focussed, based on a comprehensive understanding of our clients' organisations, often with a strong commercial basis – we develop solutions that are deliverable.
The team work nationally and internationally and as such opportunities to travel will be available when current restrictions are lifted.
Saudi Arabia Ministry of Transport
There are opportunities to be involved in a range of projects from providing advice on winter maintenance to developing a sand strategy.
Lead a range of Highway Asset Management, Transport Policy, Strategy and Safety and Sustainability & Resilience projects
Source, review, collate and report information from a variety of sources
Create and facilitate workshops and presentations
Provide technical advice and support to high profile clients
Contribute at a strategic level to clients' requirements
Develop innovative bespoke solutions on a project-by-project basis
Demonstrate capability and judgment in the performance of tasks
Apply appropriate standards and technology in the performance of tasks
Extensive experience of working with government transport based clients (e.g. DfT, Highways England, Network Rail, London Underground, TfL, Transport Scotland, Office of Rail Regulation, Rail Safety and Standards Board, local authorities), or in a research establishment (including well respected universities).
Extensive demonstrable experience in:
Operations and maintenance of Highways and Bridges;
O&M process, procedure and performance requirements;
Asset management including highways inspection, assessment of maintenance and renewal programmes including financial modelling and risk analysis;
Maintenance contracts and specifications;
Experience of providing engineering / technical management consultancy/research advice to such clients
Ability to research and develop solutions, best practices, new technologies and exhibiting innovative solution thinking.
Knowledge of lean principles
Knowledge of the key issues and opportunities facing transportation in the UK
Experience of and ability to identify new opportunities and clients and contribute positively to the diversification of Strategic Consultancy's project and client portfolio
A willingness to travel abroad, as required to meet business needs
Degree / HND / HNC, ideally in a transport or civil engineering related discipline
Ideally Chartered in a relevant institution (e.g. ICE, MCIHT) but not essential for candidates that can demonstrate extensive practical experience
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 - Roads + Highways
Business Line Transportation
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Country United Kingdom
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 243888BR
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.