Job Summary

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

Do you have a passion for developing traffic engineering solutions, with a particular focus on improving infrastructure for sustainable modes including buses, cyclists and pedestrians? Would you benefit from working with an established team of over 40 Active Travel Engineers with a clear emphasis on professional development and providing a high level of service to our clients?

Would you like to work on interesting and high-profile projects both in the York city region and beyond? Would you appreciate flexibility in your working pattern to help you to achieve a better work-life balance, now and in the future? If the answer to these questions is yes, then we would like to hear from you.

We have a vacancy for a Active Travel Engineer in the Streets team in our York office. Specific details of the role are provided below.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Preparation of feasibility, preliminary and detailed designs for traffic engineering schemes and associated reporting, supporting the presentation of deliverables to clients.

  • Ensure technical content and quality of output produced is in line with the project brief, checking the work of junior staff as appropriate and working within specified time and financial constraints.

  • Collaborate with colleagues both in the immediate team and wider business to ensure high quality deliverables.

  • Assist in the preparation of client fee proposals for approval by senior colleagues and contribute to major bids as required.

  • Seek opportunities to advance personal professional development and assist in the development and career progression of junior members of staff.

  • Ensure safe working practices, adopting a ‘safety first’ approach to all work.

Unfortunately, we are unable to accept applications for this position from candidates requiring Sponsorship.

Minimum Requirements

  • Experience in the Traffic Engineering discipline, for example the development of infrastructure solutions for cyclists and pedestrians; bus priority; and traffic signal design and modelling

Preferred Qualifications

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

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

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed. You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients. We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business. We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career. When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Engineering - Civil

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Strategic Business Unit Europe & India

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 271512BR

Additional Locations UK - Leeds, UK - Newcastle-upon-Tyne

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.