AECOM Highway Technician in Chesterfield, United Kingdom

Requisition/Vacancy No. 157026BR

Position Title Highway Technician

Job Category Engineering - Civil

Business Line Transportation

Country United Kingdom

State/Province/Region GBR - Derbyshire

City Chesterfield

Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at

About the Business Line


We provide professional services in areas such as aviation, transit, freight rail, highways and bridges, planning, and ports and marine. Our global network of top-tier specialists delivers comprehensive services over the full life cycle of a project to benefit clients in government and private industries.

Job Summary

Our Strategic Highways team has a vacancy for a Highways Technician in Chesterfield, to work on major trunk roads and motorways both in the UK and internationally.

The successful candidate will join AECOM’s established Midlands business which continues to expand following several major project wins.

The Chesterfield based highways team represents over 40 years of accumulated skills, experience and established culture in the delivery of all types of highway schemes; including major motorway improvements such as the M1 widening near Nottingham, Smart Motorway projects on the M1, M3 and M6, major trunk routes including the A50 between Stoke and Derby, and prestigious projects such as the Mersey Gateway.

Our modern offices in Chesterfield have good transport links and the team has an established reputation for high quality delivery. We are looking to enhance and enlarge the team with people who have a sound technical background and share our enthusiasm and determination.

Within the role you will be responsible for:

Production of Cad drawing work in support of team leaders for the detailed design of major and minor roads.

Operating under the Company Quality Policy and procedures.

A collaborative approach to design involving a number of different disciplines;

Keeping up to date with developments in Cad and Road design related topics.

Minimum Requirements

Applicants will need the following essential competencies:

Engineering/Cad Qualification (BTEC/HND/HNC/AVCE/ City and Guilds or similar)

Good written skills and a working knowledge of general office software (Microsoft Office).

Good working knowledge of AutoCAD software.

Preferred Qualifications

Applicants will preferably have the following desirable competencies:

Extensive experience of AutoCad, and other civil engineering related software.

Experience of BIM or Common Data Environment.

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.