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2 months ago
Location: Manchester
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Highways & Transport
Category: Design / Development Jobs
United Kingdom - Lancashire, Manchester

Job Summary

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.

The role is to lead the OLE team in Manchester which will include work load planning, work winning and project work. The project work will include acting as the Responsible Manager for OLE jobs and also having Engineering Management capabilities to oversee multi – disciplinary projects.

As the OLE Manager NWC, responsibilities will include leading team briefings, applying technical initiatives to improve quality, standards cascades and undertaking Performance Reviews for individuals.

The role will require experience of OLE design and will include acting as the Contractors Engineering Manager (CEM) for the delivery of multi-disciplinary schemes nationwide as well as in the capacity of a Contractors Responsible Engineer (CRE).

Acting as the CEM, the individual will co-ordinate 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.

Keeping up to date with industry best practice and where appropriate apply best practice within the team environment.

Previous experience in leading teams and undertaking performance reviews with staff

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.

Minimum Requirements

Demonstrable experience and understanding of railway OLE 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

Preferred Qualifications

Previous Contractor’s Engineering Management experience in rail projects

Chartered or Incorporated Engineer (CEng / IEng)

Recognised engineering qualification or preferably a degree in Engineering

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 - Transportation - Rail

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 245939BR

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.

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