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AECOM Principal Signalling Designer in York, United Kingdom

United Kingdom - North Yorkshire, York

Job Summary

We are seeking an experienced Principal Signalling Engineer to join our rail services team to provide a high quality signal engineering consultancy service to the rail industry. Equipped with a demonstrated comprehensive understanding of the technical and business aspects of the rail-signalling industry, you will participate in multi-disciplinary project teams, establish and maintain client relationships, build working relationships, and carry out your role reliably and accurately; including design, review, and verification in accordance with signalling principles.

Your key responsibilities will be:

  • Developing relationships with local and national clients

  • Attend/speak at local and national conferences

  • Prepare proposals in accordance with client and governance requirements for signalling and associated projects

  • Design and lead the delivery of signalling projects to deliver defined profit margins

  • Develop client relationships with new or existing clients in the market to support the signalling and other rail systems teams

  • Bid preparation, strategy, and client engagement across the rail systems team

  • Compliance with AECOM Safety, Health & Environment (SH&E) policies

  • Lead the signalling team in the delivery of projects, you will pro-actively support the signalling team in its strategic direction

  • Mentor signalling graduates

Minimum Requirements

  • Signalling experience in design, construction, and the maintenance of signalling systems in the transit or freight sectors

  • Must be a member of the IRSE or eligible for membership

  • Previous proven experience 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. You will have the ability to communicate at all levels and the demonstrated ability to lead teams effectively.

  • Demonstrated ability to build and maintain client relationships at the project and local market level; you will have the experience and knowledge to win work

  • Understanding and experience 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, 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

Preferred Qualifications

  • Degree in Engineering or HNC minimum or equivalent

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 be able to explore flexible working arrangements through our FREEDOM TO GROW

  • way of working. 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 - Rail

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 240930BR

Clearance Required No

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.