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Traffic Technician


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 Traffic Technician with the opportunity to gain experience across a broad range of traffic planning, engineering and management disciplines in the Traffic and Local Roads team. You will have the opportunity to work flexibly across 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. We also support other AECOM business lines where their projects have a specialised traffic and highways component.

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

Further, the role offers opportunities to work in AECOMs wider UK European, Middle East, India and Africa regions.

Key Responsibilities
Undertake Health & Safety duties including ensuring a safe and healthy working environment for yourself and other project team members and fulfilling all responsibilities for health and safety in design.
Self monitoring against financial targets, managing time and deliverables against agreed programmes.
Ensure technical content and quality of output produced is in line with your task brief.
Provide technical support in preparation of CaD drawings, document, reports and other outputs as required.
Provide site survey and visit roles, compiling and recording required scheme information.
Keep up to date with current best practice, techniques and innovation.
Support Management and colleagues wirhin Traffic and Local Roads team.
Manage own career progression alongside your line manager.
Contribute to bids and proposals.
Represent the team and AECOM to a high professional standard when undertaking your day to day duties and interfacing with clients and other organisations.

Minimum Requirements
a knowledge of some or all of the following technical 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.)

Whilst not essential any of the following skills would be desirable
Driving licence
CSCS Card holder.
Prior experience in engineering or traffic disciplines.

Preferred Qualifications
You will hold or be working towards an Engineering/ Cad Qualification (BTEC/ HND/ HNC /AVCE/ City and Guilds or similar).

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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