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

Job Summary

AECOM continues to expand their successful and established Development team in Ireland, and we now require a Principal Civil Engineer to join the Belfast office. The team has an established track record of successfully delivering high profile development schemes with multi-disciplinary capabilities, offering opportunities to work on a wide range of exciting UK&Irish and International projects.

You will have a proven track record in supporting the delivery of innovative and cost-effective solutions to development engineering projects. In this role, you will be involved in a range of challenging, dynamic and high-profile projects. Typical duties will include overseeing the design and development of drainage and water supply networks for housing, industrial and commercial applications.

Reporting to a company Director and will be responsible for taking the lead on a variety of Civil Infrastructure projects. Your duties will include the preparation of and overseeing the production of technical reports, liaising with stakeholders, and checking and reviewing designs. We will encourage you to develop your career and take part in CPD initiatives to help you further develop your skills.

Committed to delivering projects to the highest standards, our Development team provide innovative and reliable services to a range of clients. We provide development engineering, traffic and transport planning support to private sector clients from concept through to implementation. Our wide range of clients includes developers, retailers, landowners, corporate entities, blue-chip companies and Universities.

Our current portfolio of works comprises a diverse mix of local and national development and civil infrastructure projects.

A selection of our current and recent projects includes:


Numerous development engineering projects for mixed-use, retail, commercial and residential developments


Public Sector Infrastructure Schemes including Detailed Design of Cycle, Pedestrian and Bus improvements


Master planning advice on infrastructure deficiencies, upgrades etc. for developers on key strategic development schemes

You should have a good knowledge of industry-standard software models including Microdrainage; AutoCAD 2D , Civil 3D and BIM; an understanding of Flood Risk Assessments; experience of overseeing development of detail designs including design drawings (where applicable 3D applications); report writing; site inspections; supervision of junior engineers and Technicians. The role will also include management of project-related correspondence and providing support on project information concerning costs and programme. You should be an excellent communicator and able to work closely with private and public sector clients as well as multi-disciplinary teams in a fast-paced environment. The role would ideally suit a self-motivated individual looking to advance their career in a dynamic team.

Minimum Requirements

Experience in the majority of the following is required:


Sustainable Urban Drainage Systems


Surface water and foul gravity collection networks


Foul pumping stations and rising mains


Watermain distribution pipelines


Attenuation and flow control elements


Pavement and highways geometric design


Package wastewater treatment systems


Familiar with Road and Pavement design, including working knowledge of DMRB.


Site suitability assessments and drainage planning requirements


Experience in the preparation of NEC Conditions of Contract


Prepare fee proposals including resources and programme


Input into civil engineering aspects of planning applications


Manage the preparation of technical and client reports, bringing together the contributions from other specialist areas of the business


Attend project and Client meetings on behalf of our business


Deliver projects within timescale, budget constraints and quality expectations


Familiarity with and adherence to Institution of Civil Engineers or Engineers Ireland’s Code of Ethics and working towards obtaining the title of Chartered Engineer of Engineers Ireland or Institution of Civil Engineer

Preferred Qualifications

Candidates should have the following experience and qualifications; Hold a degree in Civil Engineering. A Master’s Degree is preferred but not essential.

Relevant work experience including experience in the delivery and management of projects from a design delivery and financial management.

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

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 246710BR

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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