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Highways Engineer


Croydon, United Kingdom

AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion.

About the Business Line Transportation
We provide professional services in areas such as aviation, transit, freight rail, highways and bridges, planning, and ports and marine. Our global network of top-tier specialists delivers comprehensive services over the full life cycle of a project to benefit clients in government and private industries.

Job Summary
Our Strategic Highways team currently has a vacancy for a Highways Engineer to join our team in Croydon to support our growth which is underpinned by major highway project opportunities locally, nationally and internationally.

The successful candidates will take responsibility in all aspects of highway design to work on local, national and international.
They will join AECOM’s established highways business which continues to expand following several major project wins.

Our current client list includes Highways England, Transport for London, Welsh Government, Local Authorities in the South East and various contractors.

Job responsibilities include:
Work under the direction of Principal/ Senior Engineers to ensure that the Job/ Project Accountabilities listed below can be carried out to the expected standards.
Assist in the provision of technical inputs, across a range of specialisms in the field of highway engineering
Reporting to Principal and Senior Engineers, you will undertake a variety of tasks providing as an individual or through team effort, a range of design and written deliverables.
Show technical competence and through experience, gather and take on board the the skills of others in computer based applications and tasks including use of software such as MX, WinDES, and the Microsoft Office Suite of programmes including MSProject.
Undertake Project activities in line with Company Policy, including technical and commercial aspects, as appropriate to the grade.
Take an assistant role on projects within particular skill area – e.g. drainage, pavements, geometric layouts etc.
Plan, lead and undertake site visits, as required.
Plan and attend meetings – internal and external, as required.
Liaison with sub-consultants and external parties, as required.
Participate as a team member on a number of levels, including; office disciplines and projects .
Be proactive and contribute to a safer work environment

Minimum Requirements
To be successful in this role we would like to hear from candidates who are able to offer experience and proficiency in two or more of the key areas;
Project management or asset management, alignment design, drainage design, pavement design and refurbishment, signs and road markings, safety barrier or asset inspection.
Experience of preparing for and attending meetings with clients and/or statutory consultees.
Experience of working with HE processes (i.e. Project Control Framework and Collaborative Delivery Framework) desirable.
Experience of working in the Design and Build sector particularly preparing tenders for contractors.
A highly motivated individual with excellent communication skills.
Full awareness of Current Health and Safety Legislation and how it is applied to the design process.
Willing to consider local and national secondments and short term overseas assignments

Preferred Qualifications
Working towards Incorporated/Chartered Engineer status of respective professional institution;
Competent in use of WinDes software;3d Civils
Site Supervision experience;
A full clean driving licence.
CSCS card holder.

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