Senior OLE Engineer - United Kingdom

Recruiter
AECOM
Location
Swindon
Posted
07 Dec 2018
Closes
10 Dec 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Senior OLE Engineer
Business Line Transportation
Position Title Senior OLE Engineer
United Kingdom - Wiltshire
Swindon
Job Summary
Aecom is currently recruiting for a OLE Engineer to join our well established OLE Design team; this role will be based in the Aecom Swindon office.
This is a full time permanent position offering a competitive salary and excellent employee benefits.
PURPOSE:
Undertake design, supervision and management of a wide range of overhead line electrification projects. Manage small to medium sized OLE and associated projects
CONTEXT:
Reports to Senior OLE engineer. The post is located in Swindon
SUMMARY OF MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:
Operational


Carry out outline design, detailed design and supervision of a wide variety of OLE projects


Prepare reports and similar documentation


Direct the preparation of drawings for outline and detailed design


Undertake site visits and site surveys


Manage small to medium single discipline projects as a Lead Engineer


Work effectively as a member of multi-disciplinary project teams


Operate within quality standards and procedures


Commercial


Assist in the preparation of bids and tender submissions


Display understanding of budgets and programmes and operate within them


Maintain, prospect for and develop client relationships


Work effectively to maximise efficiency and sold time


Implement work programmes


Managerial


Manage own time effectively


Report outcome of work promptly and effectively


Delegate effectively and demonstrate accountability


Manage personal performance within a team


Professional


Assist in the development of professionally based client relationships


Contribute to the development of professional standards


Display creativity and problem solving ability in approach to projects and tasks


Develop knowledge and skills through CPD


Personal


Seek and accept appropriate levels of responsibility


Display a positive attitude in performance of tasks


Develop a presence in the organisation and the professional, business and social environments


Demonstrate a continuing commitment to CPD


Minimum Requirements
Experience:


Design experience in OLE including specification, site working and/or construction and maintenance.


Clear understanding of OLE design issues, experienced in allocation design, understanding of the requirements of basic and system design


It is unlikely that that those with fewer than 3 years’ experience in this area will have sufficient knowledge and skills to work at this level.


Skills:


Technical – good understanding of the engineering issues associated with the discipline


Communication – ability to communicate effectively to a variety of audiences using appropriate resources, especially written and oral


Self-motivation – able to display enthusiasm and remain positive


Ability to operate effectively under pressure


Team work – ability to work effectively on own initiative or as part of a team


Computer literate – good working knowledge of Microsoft Office & CAD


Self-presentation – demonstrate an appropriate professional image


Assertiveness – ability to address issues confidently


Planning and organising – ability to plan and organise activities effectively


Decision making – ability to demonstrate effective and timely decision making


Time management – ability to deliver results within specified guidelines


CAPABILITIES:
Technical & Professional


Develops body of knowledge and skills relevant to work and role requirements


Actively seeks self-development opportunities and contributes to the wider body of knowledge in AECOM


Applies body of knowledge and skills to role


Ensures contribution is in line with business direction and professional excellence


Commercial & Business


Understands the importance of clients to AECOM's business


Acts to satisfy client and business expectations


Understands the business environment in which the company operates


Considers the wider financial and wider commercial implications of his/her actions


Operational & Interpersonal


Communicates effectively, both verbally and in writing


Structures and prioritises work effectively


Identifies core of a problem, generates and implements practical solutions


Develops strong working relations inside and outside the team to achieve common goals


Takes personal responsibility for making things happen and achieving results


Understands how his/her role contributes to AECOM’s success; actions demonstrate this understanding


HEALTH AND SAFETY RESPONSIBILITIES:
All employees are responsible for: -


Taking reasonable care of their own health and safety and of anyone else who could be affected by their acts or omissions.


Correctly using the work items provided, including personal protective equipment in accordance with training and instruction.


Giving full co-operation in all matters relating to health and safety.


Compliance with the Company’s Drugs and Alcohol Policy.


Observing the requirements of the Health and Safety Policy as contained in the Health and Safety Manual.


Making appropriate use of any other documentation produced related to health & safety.


Seeking advice from Rail H&S Manager and the Group H&S Advisor as appropriate.


Taking a constructive and informed view on H&S training and continuing development


Taking an active part in team briefings through sharing relevant health & safety information with others.


Reporting on unforeseen risks that may emerge during the course of their work.


Being aware that some common work situations can be made more hazardous through working alone.


Preferred Qualifications
Education/Qualifications:


Chartered / Incorporated Engineer (preferred)


MEng, BEng or BSc in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering or its equivalent (preferred)


HND Electrical or Mechanical Engineering (minimum) or equivalent


Member of IET or IMechE desirable


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
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Country United Kingdom
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 182462BR
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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