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Principal Engineer


Swindon, 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
You will be joining our Civil and Structural Engineering team at our AECOM Rail Centre of Excellence in Swindon where we work on a wide variety of projects ranging from smaller improvement works to projects of national importance like high speed rail. We are looking for ambitious experienced engineers who are keen to further develop their careers at one of the world’s leading design consultancies.

As a Principal Engineer you will be responsible for managing project success and leading teams involved with the design of railway infrastructure such as bridges, culverts, retaining walls and stations. In addition to the core civil's work we also support multi-discipline designs from other departments within Rail.

Minimum Requirements
BEng (Hons)/MEng (Hons) Civil Engineering or similar relevant
Professionally Qualified Chartered (CEng) Engineer
Seven years industry experience
The ability to develop and manage the work of others
Good understanding of civil/structural engineering principles
Great team skills and people management
Strong business development and client relationship skills
Demonstrate good written and verbal communication skills
Sound understanding of Eurocodes and British Standards
Excellent analytical and problem solving skills

Preferred Qualifications
Experience within the Rail Industry and understanding of Network Rail Codes and Standards
Already fulfilling the role of Civil Engineering CRE and signing off designs

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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