AECOM Principal Traffic Engineer in Truro, United Kingdom

Business Line Transportation

Position Title Principal Traffic Engineer

United Kingdom - Cornwall


Job Summary

Our Traffic and Local Roads team have a vacancies for Senior or Principal Traffic/ Highway Engineer in our Scorrier office near Truro.

The role would suit a self-motivated individual looking to advance their career in a dynamic team. In addition to delivering work within the south west the role will occasionally involve working with other AECOM teams in the UK and Ireland. We are therefore seeking candidates who are able to work flexibly across other AECOM offices as projects dictate to support the wider business. 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.

Further, the role offers opportunities to work in AECOMs wider UK European, Middle East, India and Africa regions.

The successful candidate will be joining a growing team that is actively involved in the delivery of projects and services to a range of both local and national clients including:

  • CORMAC/Cornwall Council

  • Plymouth City Council

  • Cardiff Council

  • Highways England

  • Transport for London

Key Responsibilities

  • Undertake Health & Safety duties including ensuring a safe and healthy working environment for the project team members and fulfilling all responsibilities for, safety, health and environment in design.

  • Act as a Project Manager following comprehensive training on AECOM’s project management system, and successful accreditation, including monitoring financial performance.

  • Ensure technical content and quality of output produced is in line with the project brief.

  • Lead the preparation concept, preliminary or detailed design of traffic/highway engineering, local transport, urban design/streetscape and local authority municipal engineering schemes.

  • Lead the preparation of detailed technical reports and specifications, providing specialist technical contributions as required and verify work by others.

  • Support Senior Management of Local Roads team.

  • Manage career progression of line reports.

  • Prepare detailed client briefs and fee proposals and contribute to major bids.

  • Develop new and existing client relationships.

Minimum Requirements

You will have:

  • A proven track record in the management and delivery of a portfolio of traffic engineering, local transport, urban design/streetscape and local authority/municipal highway schemes.

  • Excellent technical and communication skills.

  • The ability to demonstrate high level of experience and expertise in the following areas:

  • Preliminary design (detailed/3D design desirable)

  • Experience of applying relevant design standards and local authority approval processes

  • Leading single and multi-disciplinary projects as project manager/ task leader.

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

  • Specialist traffic engineering knowledge (e.g. active travel or traffic signals design)

  • Urban Design/Streetscape.

  • Project Management qualifications (e.g. PRINCE2)

  • Highways asset management and maintenance.

  • CSCS Card holder.

  • Specialist 3D Design/GIS/Microsimulation software

  • BIM

Preferred Qualifications

A relevant degree or HND and will be a Chartered Engineer or will be working towards an appropriate Chartered status with membership of a professional institution.

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.


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Job Category Engineering - Civil

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 160218BR