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Principal Civil Engineer - Rail

Location: Swindon
Company: AECOM
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United Kingdom - Wiltshire, Swindon

Job Summary

AECOM is a leading global multi-disciplinary business providing services of every kind to the built environment. We operate across all disciplines and work on some of the most iconic and prestigious projects currently in progress across the globe. Our significant and award winning reputation is both founded and built upon our commitment to our Clients and the strength and breadth of our expertise in servicing our Clients requirements and fully understanding their needs. We work collaboratively and supportively with some of the most prominent Client organisations both domestically in the UK and globally and have built a significant reputation in demonstrating significant expertise and value to the project process from inception through to completion and beyond.

We are looking to recruit a Principal Engineer to join our Rail Civils team in Swindon. The role would ideally suit a self-motivated individual looking to advance their career in a dynamic and diverse organisation - career progression opportunities are widely available and fully encouraged. You will work on a variety of exciting projects and enjoy working in a vibrant team, modern environment and in a high quality location.

The successful candidate will be expected to have detailed civil and structural design experience, preferably within the rail sector. Ideally the experience will encompass all stages of the design process form feasibility to construction.

Essentially a technical role we would expect the successful candidate to act as the Technical Lead for a team or small number of teams in addition, acting as the Contractor's Responsible Engineer on projects.

Job Duties:

- Act as a technical lead for the team and ensuring that the technical outputs are delivered to the highest standards in accordance with the AECOM quality management system;

- Act in the role of Contractor's Responsible Engineer;

- Provide direction and technical advice to junior project team members, taking a proactive role in developing team members to their full potential, developing team spirit and collaborative behaviors;

- Manage personal/team budgets and resources to achieve financial targets.

- Keep up to date with industry best practice and where appropriate apply best practice within the team environment.

- Provide assistance to senior management in the preparation of technical and financial proposals.

Minimum Requirements

- Master's degree qualification (or equivalent experience) in Civil Engineering or similar;

- Design experience in a range of rail civil engineering projects;

- Suitable experience of design software.

Preferred Qualifications

- The ideal candidate would be a Chartered Civil Engineer.

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 be able to explore flexible working arrangements through our FREEDOM TO GROW

- way of working. 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.

Job Category Engineering - Transportation - Rail

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 241578BR

Clearance Required No

Virtual: No

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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