Senior OLE Engineer - United Kingdom

07 Dec 2018
10 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior OLE Engineer
Business Line Transportation
Position Title Senior OLE Engineer
United Kingdom - Wiltshire
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.
Undertake design, supervision and management of a wide range of overhead line electrification projects. Manage small to medium sized OLE and associated projects
Reports to Senior OLE engineer. The post is located in Swindon

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


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


Manage own time effectively

Report outcome of work promptly and effectively

Delegate effectively and demonstrate accountability

Manage personal performance within a team


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


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

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.


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

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

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

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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