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Senior Traffic Consultant


Manchester, 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. 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 Transportation team have a vacancy for a Senior Traffic Consultant with experience across a broad range of traffic planning, engineering and management disciplines in the Traffic and Local Roads team in our Manchester and Liverpool offices.
The Traffic and Local Roads team provides concept and preliminary design, network modelling, detailed design, project delivery and construction management services on a wide range of projects for local authorities and contractors plus supports other AECOM business lines where their projects have a specialised traffic and highways interface.

The successful candidate will be joining a growing team that is actively involved in the delivery of projects and services to a range of both local and national clients including:
Transport for Greater Manchester
Manchester City Council
Liverpool City Council
Highways England
Warrington Council
Cheshire West and Chester Council
Trafford Council
Stockport Council

Key Responsibilities
Undertake Health & Safety duties including ensuring a safe and healthy working environment for the project team members and fulfilling all responsibilities for health and safety in design.
Following successful accreditation on the AECOM project management system act as a Project Manager or Deputy Project Manager including monitoring financial performance. Comprehensive training on AECOM’s project management system will be provided.
Ensure technical content and quality of output produced is in line with the project brief.
Take an active role in the preparation of feasibility, preliminary and detailed designs for traffic engineering schemes.
Take an active role in the preparation of detailed technical reports providing specialist technical contributions as required.
Keep up to date with current best practice, techniques and innovation.
Support Senior Management of Traffic and Local Roads team.
Manage career progression of line reports.
Support preparation of detailed client briefs and fee proposals and contribute to major bids.
Develop new and existing client relationships.

Minimum Requirements
You will have:
a successful track record in the delivery of traffic engineering projects.
excellent technical and communication skills
An ability to demonstrate experience and expertise in some or all of the following areas:
Traffic engineering/management design,
Cycling and walking design,
Traffic signal design,
Bus priority and BRT,
Road safety audits, analysis and design,
Traffic signing and wayfinding.
Parking, road safety and public transport design.
Traffic Regulation Orders and parking,
Traffic modelling software (e.g. VISSIM, TRANSYT and LinSig etc)

Experience of team management including:
technical development and mentoring of junior staff,
line management and mentoring staff in the performance of their duties.

Preferred Qualifications
a relevant degree or HND and will be a Chartered Engineer or will be working towards an appropriate Chartered status with membership of a professional institution.

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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