Active Travel Engineer in AECOM at Bristol, England, United Kingdom

Full Time

Website AECOM

This listing is about AECOM in Bristol, England, United Kingdom
in 2022

About the job

Job Summary

Our team in Bristol provides concept, preliminary and detailed design and network modelling on a wide range of projects for local authorities and the private sector as well as supporting other AECOM business lines where their projects have a specialised traffic and highways interface. At AECOM we offer flexible working and is happy to look at a range of different working patterns including compressed weeks, part-time and occasional home working.

Our Roads team have a vacancy for an Active Travel Engineer in our Bristol office. Our large multi-discipline office is situated just a few minutes’ walk from Temple Meads Station and the vibrant city centre which boasts a fantastic range of shopping and eating and drinking establishments.

You will be joining an established team that will be involved in the winning and delivery of projects and services to a range of both local and national clients including:

  • Local Authority Clients in the South West Region including WECA, Bristol, Bath & North East Somerset, South Gloucestershire, Cardiff County Council and Cornwall Council
  • Transport for London
  • Midlands Highways Alliance
  • Wessex Water

You will have some experience of working as part of project teams developing feasibility, preliminary and detailed design for traffic engineering and urban realm schemes. The role would suit a self-motivated individual looking to advance their career in a dynamic team. 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.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Undertake design duties in the preparation of preliminary & detailed design and project delivery of traffic engineering, local transport, urban design/streetscape and local authority/municipal highway schemes;
  • Produce technical design information including drawings, reports and specifications;
  • Ensure the technical content and quality of all outputs are in line with the project brief, design regulations and standards;
  • Collaborate with the wider project team and other engineering disciplines;
  • Assisting in work delegation and co-ordination to graduates and technicians;
  • Produce deliverables to a high standard of quality against agreed timescales and within budget;
  • Undertake Health & Safety duties including ensuring a safe and healthy working environment for team members and fulfilling all responsibilities for safety, health, and the environment in the design;
  • Regularly communicate to the Principal Engineer/ Project Manager on project progress.
  • Performs specific and limited portions of a broader assignment of an experienced engineer.
  • Gathers and correlates basic engineering data using established and well-defined procedures.
  • Works on detailed or routine engineering assignments involving calculations and relatively simple tests.
  • Proposes approach to solve new problems encountered.
  • Identifies discrepancies in results.
  • Provides guidance to entry level engineers.
  • Performs work in accordance with agreed upon budget and schedule with moderate supervision.

Minimum Requirements

  • Demonstrate experience and knowledge of developing scoping, preliminary and detailed design to traffic/local roads problems which include Alignment, Drainage, Pavement, Road Restraint System, Road Signs & Markings.
  • Knowledge and experience in the following aspects: cycling design, traffic calming, drainage, junction design, and footway and carriageway improvement design;

Preferred Qualifications

  • B.Sc., BEng or MEng degree in Civil Engineering, or relevant Engineering discipline.

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.

Job Category Engineering – Civil

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 263599BR

Additional Locations UK – Cardiff, UK – Exeter

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.

Company: AECOM

Vacancy Type:  

Job Location: Bristol, England, United Kingdom

Application Deadline: N/A

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