EMIA OLE Lead
AECOM
Swindon, United Kingdom
8d ago

Job Summary

To provide resource direction and consistency to the Overhead Line Electrification design teams located across the EMIA region as well as limited technical supervision for staff reporting to the post.

  • The post will also include tender and project support activity at a senior level including tender preparation and cost estimates;
  • developing and management of business opportunities.

    The post reports to the Head of Electrification & Power Engineering (Transportation Europe). The post is located in Swindon, although the postholder will be expected to undertake site visits and other locations within the UK and overseas for short periods when required.

    The post holder will work with the OLE Technical director who focus is primarily technical.

    This post has prime responsibility for the following :

    Management of all OLE staff in EMIA

    Manage the creation and maintenance of OLE design standards, tools and processes

    Ensure cascades of technical changes to the OLE teams

    Agree Training and mentoring new and established staff

    Facilitating the identification and development of design efficiencies

    Facilitating the development of new capabilities for new markets

    Facilitating the identification of IT systems to solve specific design problems

    Raising technical profile of OLE within and outside the company.

    Summary of Main Responsibilities :

    Operational :

    Manage delivery of OLE / OCs and ensure consistency throughout the teams in EMIA

    Carry out conceptual and detailed design on a wide variety of AC electrification projects

    Check reports and similar documentation to client requirements

    Set and manage project, technical, safety and quality targets / objectives

    Manage single discipline and multi-disciplinary projects if required

    Work flexibly and effectively both as an individual and as part of a team

    Commercial :

    Maintain cost effective standards for OLE designs

    Contribute to the development of continuous improvement plans

    Display awareness of the Company Business Plan

    Develop and maintain client relationships as appropriate

    Formulate / plan work programmes

    Prepare bids and tender submissions

    Managerial :

    Manage time and resources effectively

    Manage performance and team development

    Manage the appraisal of staff competency

    Develop and manage subordinate staff in line with the Unit Business Plan

    Ensure quality standards and procedures are attained / improved

    Manage subordinate staff as necessary.

    Professional :

    Ensure a commitment to continuing CPD for self and others

    Delegate responsibility effectively

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

    Show capacity to improve effectiveness

    Personal :

    Display initiative and have a positive attitude towards work

    A good team member

    Act as mentor to graduates and others within the EMIA design centres

    Participate constructively in the professional, business and social environment

    Exercise leadership and interpersonal skills in the management and motivation of others

    Minimum Requirements

    Minimum design and design management experience within railway electrification

    AC traction distribution design experience

    Specific Skills : Ability to solve problems

    Ability to solve problems

    Demonstrate an appropriate professional image

    A good communicator

    Able to plan and organise effectively

    Superior management ability

    Strategic thinker both for client and company

    Mentoring skills appropriate to IET / IMechE

    Ability to work effectively as part of a team

    Ability to operate effectively under pressure

    Preferred Qualifications

    Ideally a first degree in either Mechanical or Electrical Engineering

    Minimum of HNC in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering

    Member of the IET or the IMechE

    Chartered Engineer or Incorporated Engineer,

    Other Relevant Information :

    Must be prepared to comply with D & A Policy

    Must be prepared to undertake railway medical and PTS course if required

    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

    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.

    NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES : Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies.

    In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee.

    In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency.

    Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

    Job Category Engineering - Electrical / Electronic

    Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

    Position Status Full-Time

    Requisition / Vacancy No. 188317BR

    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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