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Graduate Traffic Engineers & Consultants - Birmingham

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Oct 26

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  • The candidate must have a degree in Civil Engineering, Geography, or a related field with a 2:1 or above, as well as additional qualifications in Transport Planning or Mathematics. They should be enthusiastic, hard-working, technically proficient, and have good computer and report writing skills. The ability to work both independently and in a team is crucial.
  • As a Graduate Traffic Engineer & Consultant at AECOM in Birmingham, you will use industry software and BIM modelling programs to work on a variety of projects including road design, cycle lane design, traffic management planning, traffic signal design, signage design, and traffic modelling. You will also have opportunities to work on major highways projects and receive diverse training.

Graduate Job



  • We have a number of exciting opportunities across the UK and Ireland (UK&I) for graduates to work within our Traffic Engineering & Consulting Teams. This team, one of the largest dedicated Traffic Engineering Teams in the UK&I, is focused on developing engineering measures to achieve a safe and efficient movement and interaction of pedestrians, cyclists and vehicles on our roads. We focus mainly on developing and appraising practical solutions which require consideration of traffic flows, road geometry, cycle facilities, traffic signs, pavement engineering, traffic signals and intelligent transport systems. We strive to achieve the optimum use of the available space which is often constrained, especially in urban areas. Our main aim is to create Streets that are more pleasant and safe to use by our local communities.


  • BEng in Civil Engineering, General Engineering, or BA/BSc Geography, with a 2:1 (or equivalent) or above
  • MEng in Civil Engineering, General Engineering, with a 2:1 (or equivalent) or above, or MA/MSc Geography would be an advantage
  • And/or MSc in Transport Planning
  • Masters in Mathematics
  • Enthusiastic, hard-working, technically proficient, with ambition and drive.
  • Basic computer skills on Word and Excel are essential
  • Good report writing skills are beneficial.
  • Enthusiastic, hard-working, with ambition and drive
  • Ability to structure & prioritise work effectively through close cooperation with the team as a whole
  • Ability to work in a team and independently without losing initiative & focus

Education requirements

2:1 or higher

Area of Responsibilities



  • Candidates will use industry leading computer software and BIM modelling programmes while working on a variety of different projects including:
  • Road & Street design
  • Cycle lane design
  • Bus Priority and BRT Design
  • Streetscape improvement projects
  • Traffic management planning and design
  • Traffic signal design
  • Traffic signage design
  • Traffic modelling (micro-simulation)
  • Our Traffic Engineering graduates will also have opportunities to work on major highways projects as both Traffic Engineering and Highway Graduates work together and will rotate between projects so as a broad range of training will be provided to all our Roads Graduates.


Work type

Full time

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