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Highways Engineer

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Company AECOM

Job Title: Highways Engineer

JobID: 23339-1218942

Location: Altrincham, GBR

Description: **Business Line** Transportation

**Position Title** Highways Engineer

United Kingdom - Cheshire


**Job Summary**

AECOM are one of the world’s leading consultancies. To be the best in the industry, we hire the best. Year after year our company is expanding in more ways than one, which means possibilities for you to thrive and grow.

At AECOM we want to support you and your career development with the opportunity to develop your skills and knowledge, and challenge you to reach your potential. We value your commitment to us and work hard to ensure you achieve your career goals. Opportunities aren’t limited to a wide spectrum of projects, and to travel in and out of the UK.


**Altrincham** based Strategic Highways team currently has a vacancy for a

**Highway Engineer** to support our growth which is underpinned by major highway project opportunities locally, nationally and internationally.

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

Significant schemes which have been delivered by our experienced highways business include the A6 to Manchester Airport Relief Road, Manchester Metrolink Extensions 3A and 3B, New Tyne Crossing and Qatar Contract 2.

We are currently engaged on a number of interesting and challenging projects both locally and nationally and there are opportunities for the candidates to be involved in a range of work. Our current projects in the UK include the £270m Smart Motorways Programme (SMP) Package 5 (M62 J10-12 & M6 J21a-26), Manchester Metrolink Trafford Park extension, A494/A55/A494 Deeside Corridor (KS2) and the Menai Crossing (KS2). The services offered to our clients include the full range and scope of highways work from inception to completion across all the key discipline areas. This includes feasibility, development and planning, DCO process, preliminary design, detailed design and site supervision.


+ Effectively undertake project and team activities in line with Company policy;

+ Deliver engineering designs to the required quality standards, budgets and project timescales;

+ Undertake Health & Safety duties, fulfilling all responsibilities for health and safety in design;

+ Undertake technical design of highway drainage systems in accordance with UK standards and best practice including DMRB and MCHW;

+ Contribute to the preparation of Designer’s Risk Assessments;

+ Use computer based techniques including WinDes for drainage design and Autocad for drawing production;

+ Use manual techniques for design where appropriate;

+ Construct 3D models of projects in a BIM environment;

+ Undertake design checks of designs completed by others;

+ Work collaboratively with colleagues and clients, using tools for information sharing such as Business Collaborator and ProjectWise;

+ Identify data and information required for project and advise team leader;

+ Supervise graduates and technicians;

+ Contribute to the preparation of fee proposals and client reports;

+ Work within financial and programme constraints, monitoring hours expended against the project budget;

+ Contribute and actively encourage knowledge sharing, innovation and creativity;

+ Complete all required health and safety training, including CSCS qualification;

+ Promote the marketing and cross-selling opportunities of the total AECOM service/ product.

Work Life

Staff morale is important to us, so as well as providing you with the opportunity to work on some iconic projects and supporting your career, we also think that the day to day stuff is important too.

Our state of the art offices are open plan for that real team feel. They are filled with all the tools and equipment to assist you to do your job to the best of your ability. We have onsite free hot drink facilities on each floor as well as weekly fresh fruit boxes delivered to each floor. Each of our offices has a social team to encourage a good work /life balance with your co-workers.

Flexible Working

Life is different for each of us. But here at AECOM we believe your work / life balance is important. We are support equal opportunities and therefore offer flexible working within our roles.


**Minimum Requirements**

For this role, we are seeking an experienced Highways Engineer with the following attributes:

+ A degree in Civil Engineering;

+ Previous post-graduation experience in highway design in UK;

+ Competent in 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;

+ Willing to undertake occasional periods of secondment to construction sites.

The individual will have proven design experience, delivering to quality, time and budget. They will have experience of working collaboratively as part of a team developing a range of major highway and infrastructure projects. The role will suit a self-motivated individual who is aspiring to take a lead role in delivering high quality projects assisting the Project Manager in the design development of schemes

**Preferred Qualifications**

Working towards Incorporated/Chartered Engineer status of respective professional institution;

Competent in use of 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.


_Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM._

**_Job Category_** _Engineering - Transportation_

**_Country_** _United Kingdom_

**_Position Status_** _Full-Time_

**_Requisition/Vacancy No._** _174798BR_

_Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status._


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