AECOM Principal Designer - Signalling in Swindon, United Kingdom
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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.To act as a Signalling Principal Designer / Engineer within one of our regional signalling teams.
The post holder will undertake, verify and/or lead the production of signalling design as part of a dedicated signalling design team, as well as provide guidance and leadership to staff within their and other teams.
With a comprehensive understanding of the technical and business aspects of the rail-signalling industry, the Signalling Principal Designer / Engineer will participate in multi-disciplinary project teams, providing strong technical support to the discipline in terms of production, verification and mentoring.
Support the Signalling Design Manager / Associate Director with additional duties as required such as, progress/programme reporting, tendering new works, production of guidance notes etc.
Engagement with other staff necessary to discharge these duties will be as follows:
Project and Quality Delivery: Project Manager, CRE
Staff Development: Professional Head of Discipline & Signalling Design Manager
Client Engagement: Signalling Design Manager, Work Winning team, Project Manager
Resource Management: Project Manager, Signalling Design Manager, CRE
Cross Business Line: Professional Head of Discipline & Signalling Design Manager
Project and Quality Delivery/Staff Development
Produce deliverables in accordance with client and governance requirements for signalling and associated projects
Design, verify and lead the delivery of signalling projects to deliver to defined timescales
Bid preparation to support tendering of new works
Mentor junior members of the signalling discipline
Maintain knowledge of current practices, processes, standards and emerging technologies in relation to the signalling discipline
Produce and verify signalling designs and documentation at a consistent and acceptable level of quality.
Partake in lessons learned reviews and contribute to a culture of continuous improvement.
Ensure that the technical processes and procedures for the delivery of discipline outputs are followed.
Ensure that all skills and technical competence supporting documentation is kept up to date, e.g. IRSE licence, IRSE log book, Authority to Work, Company CV, mandatory training etc.
Work closely with Design Manager / Associate Director to support them with all appropriate tasks.Health, Safety and Environmental
Taking reasonable care of own health and safety and of anyone else who could be affected by own acts or omissions.
Correctly using the work items provided, including personal protective equipment in accordance with training and instruction.
Giving full co-operation in all matters relating to health and safety.
Compliance with the Company’s Drugs and Alcohol Policy.
Observing the requirements of the Group Health and Safety Policy.
Promote health and safety best practice to Discipline teams though regular team briefs
Ensure that procedures and systems are in place so that all projects are undertaken in a safe manner and project designs are compliant with health and safety legislation.
Taking an active part in monthly HSQE meetings through sharing relevant health & safety information with others and identifying and prioritising HSQE issues that affect rail and the wider business.
Reporting on unforeseen risks that may emerge during the course of their work using the appropriate systems
Identify and manage risks throughout the design process and project lifecycle
Holder of 1.1.550v6 Signalling Principles Designer licence
Experience of delivering signalling design as part of multi-disciplinary rail systems projects
Commitment to professional development and retaining the highest standard of signalling design technical skills
The ability to be able to work in a number of differing consultancy environments and situations across the project lifecycle
Maintain good communication and cooperation with all project team members, with the ability to communicate at all levels and the demonstrated ability to have a senior role within a team
Understanding and experience of working within project budgets whilst maintaining the delivery of high-quality outputs
Commitment to delivery to internal and external clients, with the view towards timeliness, reliability, safety and accuracy of completed tasks
Experienced in the use of all MS Office packages
Demonstrated knowledge of UK signalling principles
Excellent knowledge of signalling systems of all generations
Understanding of CDM regulations
Holder of 1.1.160v6 Signalling Design VerifierInstitution membership
IRSE, IET etc Institution registration; IEng, CEng
Holder of PTSEngineering qualification; Degree, HND, HNC etc
Experienced in the use of Bentley MicroStationExperienced in the use of common data environments such ProjectWise
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.
With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility.
AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.
Join us and let’s get started.
Business Line: Transportation
Business Group: DCS
Strategic Business Unit: Europe & India
Career Area: Engineering