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Traffic Engineer

Newcastle Upon Tyne

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Our Transportation division has a vacancy for a Traffic Engineer to sit within the Roads team in Newcastle, providing ample opportunity for career develop within a fast moving environment.

We're seeking a creative and flexible individual with demonstrable experience of successful scheme design, assessment and project delivery to be involved in developing strong working relationships with local clients that can help us grow our business throughout the region.

You will join a pro-active team that provides a full range of traffic engineering technical services and undertakes a wide range of projects for local government clients both in the region and for key clients nationally.

Key responsibilities

Project delivery:

  • Oversee the preparation of feasibility, preliminary and detailed designs for traffic engineering schemes.

  • Ensure technical content and quality of output produced is in line with the project brief, checking the work of junior staff as appropriate.

  • Oversee the preparation of technical reports providing specialist technical contributions as required.

  • Work within time and financial constraints.

Contribution to work winning:

  • Through design team meetings, use existing or establish strong working relationships with local clients in the North East region, acting as the key point of contact for meetings and client liaison for projects.

  • Develop strong working relationships with other internal teams within AECOM’s Transportation division.

  • Assist in the preparation of detailed proposals, client briefs and fee proposals for approval by senior colleagues and contribute to major bids as required.

Staff development / mentoring:

  • Assist in the development and career progression of junior members of staff.

  • Promote a health and safety focused culture by undertaking mandatory duties, ensuring a safe and healthy working environment for the project team members, and fulfilling all responsibilities for health and safety in design.

Minimum Requirements

We would like to hear from candidates who are able to offer experience and proficiency in two or more of the key areas:

  • Experience in the Traffic Engineering discipline

  • Excellent technical and communication skills

  • Demonstrable experience in developing strong internal and external client relationships

  • Evidence of performing key role in a portfolio of traffic engineering and local highway projects for Local Authority clients

  • Traffic engineering/management design

  • Infrastructure for cyclists and pedestrians

  • Traffic signal design and commissioning

  • Bus priority and BRT

  • 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.)

  • Preliminary and detailed design including 3D design and local roads/highway design

  • Applying relevant design standards including good working knowledge of DMRB

  • Experience of client and stakeholder liaison; preparation of technical reports; and checking work/specifications of junior staff

  • Technical development and motivation of junior staff

Whilst not essential any of the following skills would be desirable:

  • Experience working on Urban Design/Streetscape Design projects

  • CSCS Card holder.

Preferred Qualifications

  • A relevant Engineering degree and be a Chartered Engineer or working towards an appropriate Chartered status with membership of a professional institution

Your benefits will include:

Helping our employees achieve a healthy work-life balance is important to us. If you join AECOM, as well as receiving a competitive salary, you’ll also have the opportunity to explore flexible working arrangements. Core benefits include 25 days’ annual leave, company pension scheme, private medical insurance, life assurance and one paid annual professional institution membership fee. You can also choose from a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle.

You’ll also be able to give back to communities with up to two paid CSR days each year. Through our charity, The AECOM Foundation, you can volunteer to support children in developing countries. And if you’re a member of the Reserve Forces you’ll receive an additional 15 days paid leave for training commitments.

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is

pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions

inclusion, diversity and overall

employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our

core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only

delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

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