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Highway Engineer


Glasgow, 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 Glasgow based Strategic Highways team currently has vacancies for Highway Engineers.

The successful candidates will take responsibility in all aspects of highway design to work on local, national and international schemes from our city centre office.

The team workload ranges from feasibility studies to scheme designs, working with a variety of clients both from the public and private sector including design & build partnerships with contractors

Current and recent projects undertaken by our Scottish Strategic Highways team include:
Forth Replacement Crossing;
A720 Sheriffhall Roundabout;
A9 Berriedale Braes;
Aberdeen to Inverness Railway Improvements;
Scotland Excel Framework;
Stockholm Bypass.

Job responsibilities include:
Work under the direction of Principal / Senior Engineers to perform tasks in accordance with agreed budget and schedule with little supervision, possessing the ability to solve any problems encountered along with identifying discrepancies in results
Assist in the provision of technical inputs, across a range of specialisms in the field of highway engineering
Show technical competence and through experience, gather and take on board 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 MS Project.
Undertake project activities in line with company policy, including technical and commercial aspects.
Take an assistant role on projects
Provide guidance to entry level engineers
Contribute to the development of technical proposals
Plan, lead and undertake site visits as required.
Plan and attend meetings – internal and external.
Liaise with sub-consultants and external parties.
Participate as a team member on a number of levels, including; office disciplines and projects.
Be proactive and contribute to a safer work environment along with personal, professional development

Minimum Requirements
For this role, we are seeking experienced Highways Engineers with the following attributes:
Degree in Civil Engineering
Previous post-graduation experience in highway design gained within the UK
Competent in the use of MS Office software
A demonstrable understanding of Health and Safety including CDM
A comprehensive knowledge of the Design Manual for Roads and Bridges

Preferred Qualifications
Working towards Incorporated/Chartered Engineer status of respective professional institution
Competent in use of MX, InRoads or WinDes software
Site supervision experience
A full clean driving licence
CSCS card holder

What We Offer
AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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