AECOM Senior Civil Design Technician in Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Requisition/Vacancy No. 149839BR

Position Title Senior Civil Design Technician

Job Category Engineering - Civil

Business Line Energy

Country United Kingdom

State/Province/Region GBR - Midlothian

City Edinburgh

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 address the complete spectrum of energy challenges, including clean and renewable energy, energy efficiency and carbon management, hydropower and dams, thermal, geothermal and wind power generation, and transmission and distribution.

Job Summary

As a Senior Civil Design Technician your role will encompass the following:

Produce drawings with the necessary level of detail as required for: Pre-feasibility, concept, costing, estimation and detailed design / construction.

Carry out earthwork design and analysis on Renewable Energy projects.

Work independently using an already established understanding of civil engineering and best practices and be able to provide meaningful input to the design process.

Work in conjunction with engineers of multiple disciplines as part of the iterative design process.

Reporting to the Design Manager you will also directly interface with other Energy team members, from graduates to Directors. There will also be opportunities to work with other AECOM Business Lines. This y Technical Skills:

• Highly Proficient in AutoCAD Civil3D

• Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite

• Experienced producing construction details / technical drawings.

Key Leadership/People Management Skills:

• Ability to work collaboratively and iteratively within a design team of varied experience.

• Provide and receive candid and constructive feedback with team members.

Minimum Requirements

Experience within eivil engineering industries, such as Land Development, Transport (roads), Construction, Water (Dams, Spoil, and Hydrology), Waste (landfill), Mining, and Surveying.

Proficient user of AutoCAD Civil 3D within a live project environment

Preferred Qualifications

HNC / HND BSc / BEng / MSc / MEng:

Engineering, CAD related courses. (Civil Preferred)

Candidates with no AutoCAD Civil 3D experience, but with extensive experience using 12D will be considered.

Experience of any of the following is also desirable but not essential:

Bentley Microstation,


Infraworks 360



3D studio Max

Navisworks Manage,

Auto Tacking Vehicle Swept path analyses.


3D Solid modelling: Structural / Piping / Piping Isometrics

Drafting: Structural steel / Structural concrete

Drafting: Electrical

Understanding of UK BIM standards and workflows

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.


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