Our Transportation Team, based in our new modern offices in Cardiff, currently has a vacancy for a Highways Engineer who will take responsibility in all aspects of highway design to work on local, national and international schemes.
We are looking to enhance and enlarge the team in Cardiff with people who have a sound technical background and share our enthusiasm and determination. The office is currently engaged on a number of interesting and challenging projects in Wales, as well as supporting projects in other regional offices.
Our services offered to our clients include the full range and scope of major highways from inception to completion across all the key discipline areas. Our client list includes Welsh Government, South Wales Trunk Road Agency, Cardiff Council, Vale of Glamorgan Council, and other national clients.
+ Work under the direction of Principal/ Senior Engineers
+ Assist in the provision of technical inputs, across a range of specialisms in the field of highway engineering
+ Reporting to Principal and Senior Engineers, you will undertake a variety of tasks providing as an individual or through team effort, a range of design and written deliverables
+ Show technical competence and through experience, gather and take on board the the skills of others in computer based applications and tasks including use of software such as MX, WinDES, and the Microsoft Office Suite of programmes including MSProject
+ Undertake Project activities in line with Company Policy, including technical and commercial aspects, as appropriate to the grade
+ Take an assistant role on projects within particular skill area – e.g. drainage, pavements, geometric layouts etc.
+ Plan, lead and undertake site visits, as required
+ Plan and attend meetings – internal and external, as required
+ Liaison with sub-consultants and external parties, as required.
+ Participate as a team member on a number of levels, including; office disciplines and projects
+ Be proactive and contribute to a safer work environment
+ We would consider the role on either a full or part-time basis and are happy to look at a range of different working patterns
+ 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.
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.
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.
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
You will have proven design experience, delivering to quality, time and budget. You will have experience of working collaboratively as part of a team developing a range of major highway and infrastructure projects. If you are 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, then this is a role that will give you that experience.
+ 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
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
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.