Serves as lead engineer on mid- to large size projects.
Provides specialized technical input to studies and design for staff's specific area of expertise.
Approves and signs off on work.
Provides technical expertise for studies and design efforts.
Presents complex technical solutions to clients.
Performs quality control reviews of work developed by others.
Participates in development of technical proposals.
Provides estimates for the engineering budget and schedule to meet requirements on large projects.
AECOM is seeking to hire a Principal Permanent Way Engineer to work in our Stratford office. The role will require experience of S&C design and will include acting as the Contractors Engineering Manager for the delivery of multi-disciplinary schemes.
The primary focus of this role is to undertake the technical leadership of the Grip 4 to 5 development of multi-disciplinary schemes, working closely with the respective discipline Contractor’s Responsible Engineers as well as with all key stakeholders associated with the project. The emphasis will be on the delivery of projects to appropriate quality standards, whilst achieving excellence in technical quality and ensuring that an integrated multi-discipline engineering efficiency is achieved
Specific tasks to be performed are inclusive of the following:
Multi- design co-ordination including signalling, overhead line, third rail, civils and power.
Technical quality of deliverables – undertaking checks of design deliverables completed by members of the team in accordance with company procedures.
Acting in the capacity of a Contractor’s Responsible Engineer.
Timely delivery in accordance with design programmes.
Manage personal / team budgets and resourcing to achieve financial targets.
Keep up to date with industry best practice and where appropriate apply best practice within the team environment.
Demonstrable experience in the performing the role of the Engineering Manager is high profile projects
Ensure the design teams understand, apply in design and are advocates for a Common Safety Method (CSM) approach on our projects.
Ensure the design teams understand and apply a Safe By Design approach.
Knowledge of maintenance practices and construction methodologies and the ability to consider/define requirements within design development.
Knowledge of system interfaces which impact on track design principles and demonstrable experience if the successful management of interfaces within design experience.
Excellent communication skills, ability to develop and deliver presentations, preparation of technical reports and knowledge about project management.
Demonstrable experience and understanding of railway track throughout the engineering process from project inception to delivery, specifically on Network Rail Infrastructure.
Good communication skills and the ability to work within teams as part of an Alliance arrangement whilst having a dedicated approach to working within and meeting strict project deadlines
Good communication skills when dealing with clients, developers, consultants, elected representatives and the public
Client focused approach to service delivery
Previous Contractor’s Engineering Management experience in rail projects
Chartered or Incorporated Engineer (CEng / IEng)
Experience in the rail industry
Recognised engineering qualification or preferably a degree in Engineering
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.
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.Apply for this job