Assistant Permanent Way Engineer in Swindon, Wiltshire, United Kingdom

Assistant Permanent Way Engineer

Business Line Transportation

Position Title Assistant Permanent Way Engineer

United Kingdom - Wiltshire

Swindon

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking to hire a Assistant Permanent Way Engineer to work within our Swindon based Permanent Way team. The role will require experience of S&C design and will include acting as the lead designer or as the Contractor’s Responsible Engineer (CRE).

The primary focus of this role is to undertake track design and provide consulting services for railway infrastructure projects with specific experience in the design (concept and detail) of Switches and Crossings.

The role will also be required to enhance the team’s portfolio of skills and expertise, supporting the track team leader in running projects, and mentor junior team members. Input into bids will also be required.

Specific tasks to be performed are inclusive of the following:

  • Production of track designs and provision of technical support throughout to support all stages of the design process (Feasibility through to Construction).

  • Independently deliver / manage the production of design deliverables in accordance with client requirements (i.e. Form A, Form B and For Construction submissions) with supporting appendices as required. In achieving this you will be responsible for:

  • Technical quality of deliverables – undertaking checks of design deliverables completed by members of the team in accordance with company procedures. ,

  • 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.

Specific Skills Required:

  • Demonstrable experience in the application of track design principles

  • Demonstrable competence in the design (concept and detail) of S&C, especially within the Network Rail Infrastructure environment

  • Competent user of Bentley™ RailTrack Design package and Microstation CAD package.

  • Competent user of ClearRoute 2™ software for kinematic gauging

  • Knowledge of track 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.

Minimum Requirements

  • Demonstrable experience and understanding of railway track throughout the engineering process from project inception to delivery, specifically on Network Rail Infrastructure.

  • Computer literate and conversant with MS Office suite and relevant engineering software packages (Bentley™ RailTrack™, Microstation™, ClearRoute2, SD Calculator).

  • Good communication skills and the ability to work within a small team 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

Preferred Qualifications

  • Chartered or Incorporated Engineer (CEng / IEng) or demonstrable evidence of progression to professional accreditation.

  • Recognised engineering qualification or preferably a degree in Engineering

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.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Engineering - Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 192046BR

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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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