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12 months ago
Location: Birmingham
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Highways & Transport
Category: General Engineering Jobs
Business Line Transportation

Position Title Principal Consultant (Intelligent Transport Systems)

United Kingdom - West Midlands


Job Summary

Our successful technology team is growing and we are seeking a Principal Consultant in the field of Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) to join the Technology team in our Birmingham office. This post would suit a proactive, enthusiastic and self-motivated individual looking to advance their career in a dynamic and forward thinking field, applying the latest developments in technology to solving transport challenges. A keen desire to apply technology in the transport domain will be key to being a success in this post. We would also consider candidates with a general IT background with experience of Telecoms, Systems and Networks from outside of transport related roles. 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.

AECOM’s Technology team has an established track record of successfully delivering major ITS schemes to clients across the UK and internationally. The Birmingham team works a variety of projects, providing strategic advice and concept, preliminary and detailed design services for a wide range of traffic and public transport schemes. The team also supports other AECOM business lines where their projects include a technology element.

We are looking to grow the technology team with individuals who have an enthusiasm for technology and are able to work in projects that deliver effective and innovative solutions for our clients.

The chosen candidate will be expected to:


Project Manage AECOM commissions developing Intelligent Transport Solutions for clients.


Review current and emerging technologies with a view to deploying them to solve real world problems for clients.


Undertake problem analysis and prepare solution options.


Undertake feasibility and detailed design tasks.


Check that the quality of technical deliverables is in line with the client’s brief and AECOM’s quality procedures.


Attend meetings and engage with clients at various locations across the UK.


Support the drafting of tender documents for clients and participate in tender evaluation.


Support in writing fee proposal and bids.

Minimum Requirements

The candidate should have:


An Engineering degree (or equivalent) in Electrical Electronic and Systems, Computing or in a related science or technical discipline.


Experience of working in technology related projects, providing an understanding of ICT, networking, telecommunications or similar that can be applied to transport.


Have previous experience in Project Management of Technology projects.


Good technical and communication (verbal and writing) skills.


A commitment to Health and Safety in an office environment and on project sites.


A willingness to occasionally work away from home for short periods in the UK and overseas.


Experience in supporting and developing junior members of ITS team.

Preferred Qualifications

The candidate is likely to be working towards an appropriate professional status with membership of a relevant professional institution. Support will be provided to help the candidate achieve this.


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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.

Job Category Engineering - Transportation

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 172495BR

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