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OLE Engineer

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Company AECOM

Job Title: OLE Engineer

JobID: 23339-1224304

Location: Swindon, GBR

Description: **Business Line** Transportation

**Position Title** OLE Engineer

United Kingdom - Wiltshire


**Job Summary**

Aecom is currently recruiting for a OLE Engineer to join our well established OLE Design team; this role will be based in the Aecom Swindon office.

This is a full time permanent position offering a competitive salary and excellent employee benefits.


Undertake design, supervision and management of a wide range of overhead line electrification projects. Manage small to medium sized OLE and associated projects


Reports to Senior OLE engineer. The post is located in Swindon



* Carry out outline design, detailed design and supervision of a wide variety of OLE projects

* Prepare reports and similar documentation

* Direct the preparation of drawings for outline and detailed design

* Undertake site visits and site surveys

* Manage small to medium single discipline projects as a Lead Engineer

* Work effectively as a member of multi-disciplinary project teams

* Operate within quality standards and procedures


* Assist in the preparation of bids and tender submissions

* Display understanding of budgets and programmes and operate within them

* Maintain, prospect for and develop client relationships

* Work effectively to maximise efficiency and sold time

* Implement work programmes


* Manage own time effectively

* Report outcome of work promptly and effectively

* Delegate effectively and demonstrate accountability

* Manage personal performance within a team


* Assist in the development of professionally based client relationships

* Contribute to the development of professional standards

* Display creativity and problem solving ability in approach to projects and tasks

* Develop knowledge and skills through CPD


* Seek and accept appropriate levels of responsibility

* Display a positive attitude in performance of tasks

* Develop a presence in the organisation and the professional, business and social environments

* Demonstrate a continuing commitment to CPD

**Minimum Requirements**


+ Design experience in OLE including specification, site working and/or construction and maintenance.

+ Clear understanding of OLE design issues, experienced in allocation design, understanding of the requirements of basic and system design

+ It is unlikely that that those with fewer than 3 years’ experience in this area will have sufficient knowledge and skills to work at this level.


+ Technical – good understanding of the engineering issues associated with the discipline

+ Communication – ability to communicate effectively to a variety of audiences using appropriate resources, especially written and oral

+ Self-motivation – able to display enthusiasm and remain positive

+ Ability to operate effectively under pressure

+ Team work – ability to work effectively on own initiative or as part of a team

+ Computer literate – good working knowledge of Microsoft Office & CAD

+ Self-presentation – demonstrate an appropriate professional image

+ Assertiveness – ability to address issues confidently

+ Planning and organising – ability to plan and organise activities effectively

+ Decision making – ability to demonstrate effective and timely decision making

+ Time management – ability to deliver results within specified guidelines


Technical & Professional

* Develops body of knowledge and skills relevant to work and role requirements

* Actively seeks self-development opportunities and contributes to the wider body of knowledge in AECOM

* Applies body of knowledge and skills to role

* Ensures contribution is in line with business direction and professional excellence

Commercial & Business

* Understands the importance of clients to AECOM's business

* Acts to satisfy client and business expectations

* Understands the business environment in which the company operates

* Considers the wider financial and wider commercial implications of his/her actions

Operational & Interpersonal

* Communicates effectively, both verbally and in writing

* Structures and prioritises work effectively

* Identifies core of a problem, generates and implements practical solutions

* Develops strong working relations inside and outside the team to achieve common goals

* Takes personal responsibility for making things happen and achieving results

* Understands how his/her role contributes to AECOM’s success; actions demonstrate this understanding


All employees are responsible for: -

* Taking reasonable care of their own health and safety and of anyone else who could be affected by their acts or omissions.

* Correctly using the work items provided, including personal protective equipment in accordance with training and instruction.

* Giving full co-operation in all matters relating to health and safety.

* Compliance with the Company’s Drugs and Alcohol Policy.

* Observing the requirements of the Health and Safety Policy as contained in the Health and Safety Manual.

* Making appropriate use of any other documentation produced related to health & safety.

* Seeking advice from Rail H&S Manager and the Group H&S Advisor as appropriate.

* Taking a constructive and informed view on H&S training and continuing development

* Taking an active part in team briefings through sharing relevant health & safety information with others.

* Reporting on unforeseen risks that may emerge during the course of their work.

* Being aware that some common work situations can be made more hazardous through working alone.

**Preferred Qualifications**


* Chartered / Incorporated Engineer (preferred)

* MEng, BEng or BSc in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering or its equivalent (preferred)

* HND Electrical or Mechanical Engineering (minimum) or equivalent

* Member of IET or IMechE desirable

**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.

**Job Category** Engineering - Transportation

**Business Group** Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

**Country** United Kingdom

**Position Status** Full-Time

**Requisition/Vacancy No.** 176448BR

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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