AECOM Site Assistant Technician in Nottingham, United Kingdom

Requisition/Vacancy No. 147288BR

Position Title Site Assistant Technician

Job Category Engineering - Transportation

Business Line Transportation

Country United Kingdom

State/Province/Region GBR - Nottinghamshire

City Nottingham

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

Primary Job Responsibilities

We’re looking for organised, motivated, resourceful individuals who have a flexible can-do attitude to assist providing support to the Operations team, our own Engineering Geologists and the wider AECOM business.

As a Site Assistant Technician, you will be trained in our established working practices and the primary expectations for this role are as follows:

Provide assistance to Field Operatives and Site Engineers.

Undertake a wide range of fieldwork activities including Geotechnical trial pitting, drilling, concrete coring, in-situ testing and sampling.

Generally support all Ground Investigation fieldwork activities and provide basic factual data.

Take pride in maintaining company equipment and vehicles to a high standard.

Minimum Requirements

Training and Experience


Full UK Driving licence.

Possess good communication skills, a desire to learn, take responsibility for quality of deliverables and be able to work effectively as part of a team.

An interest in Engineering.

Basic computer literacy and ideally familiar with Email, Microsoft Word and Excel packages.

Preferred Qualifications


PTS, CSCS or any other H&S qualifications.

Experience in working in a Railway and/or Highway environment

Experience in the use of machinery or abrasive tools.

Mechanically minded.

Education / Qualifications

GCSEs (or equivalent) in Maths, English & Science

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.