AECOM Apprentice / Trainee Building Services Technician - Plymouth in Plymouth, United Kingdom

Requisition/Vacancy No. 151880BR

Position Title Apprentice / Trainee Building Services Technician - Plymouth

Job Category Engineering

Business Line Building Engineering

Country United Kingdom

State/Province/Region GBR - Devon

City Plymouth

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 www.aecom.com.

About the Business Line

Building Engineering

We deliver creative solutions for building projects for industry, government, commercial and leisure sectors. Our building engineering specialists have expertise in structural and building services engineering, fire engineering, acoustics, facades and seismic design. We embed sustainability principles in every design.

Job Summary

This is a permanent full-time Apprentice/Trainee role ideally suited to school leavers - if you are a graduate please apply to our Graduates UK & Ireland 2017 positions, and if you are a university student looking for a temporary placement please apply to our industrial placement or internship positions.

AECOM is one of the world’s largest professional engineering consultancies, bringing a comprehensive portfolio of building services and engineering skills to projects encompassing all types of building and use from World Class Sporting Venues through to Commercial Properties, Healthcare & Research, Hotels, Industrial & Manufacturing, and Infrastructure both in the UK and increasingly overseas.

Our Plymouth office has an excellent opportunity for an Apprentice / Trainee Building Services Technician to join their busy team within Building Engineering.

Building services engineers work closely with the design team to ensure the projects we create together sustainably perform to the brief and budget. Increasingly we work with our other internal business lines such as Architecture, Environment, Transportation, and our own Project Managers to provide a one stop solution to our clients. If you can bring passion and flair to our work, have a real interest in improving the built environment and want to now apply your engineering skills to the real world then we want to hear from you. Our Building Services Disciplines Include:

Mechanical Engineering - The quality of a building’s internal environment plays a significant role in determining its fitness for the purpose for which it was designed. The mechanical engineer by the application of modern control technology allied to energy efficient heating, ventilation and air-conditioning systems, allows occupants to vary conditions within the building although this all starts with working with the architect to ensure the buildings form is sufficiently thermally efficient to enable energy targets to be met or exceeded.

Electrical Engineering - We deliver expert thinking to drive efficient solutions for High and low voltage power supplies, utilities, standby generation, UPS, resilient systems, small power, fire alarms, security, lighting and power. We pay attention to critical systems and resilience levels.

Public Health Engineering - Energy efficient solutions are provided for hot and cold water systems, sprinklers, drainage systems, water treatment, dry risers and irrigation.

Job Responsibilities include:

  • Take part in all the production aspects of the projects in the office.

  • Produce draft design drawings for projects.

  • Produce CAD drawings.

  • Carry out design calculations for checking and approval.

  • Compile tender packages including drawings and specifications.

  • Ensure Safety Health and Environment procedures are implemented

Minimum Requirements

No experience is necessary but the position is ideally suited to school leavers at either GCSE or A-Level standard (or equivalent) who can demonstrate:

  • Minimum of 3 GCSE’s at grade ‘C’ or above, including Mathematics & English, and either; Completed first year of BTEC National Diploma or AS or 'A' levels (minimum 80 UCAS points) - preferably STEM subjects

  • Demonstrate an interest in and a desire to pursue a career in Building Engineering

  • Commitment to continued education and improvement through on-the-job learning and training opportunities.

  • Creative, practical, adaptable and enthusiastic

  • Ability to demonstrate attention to detail

  • Ability to think in a methodical way to design, plan and organize parts of projects

  • English language proficient, holding excellent communication skills to present information in speech, drawings and reports

Preferred Qualifications

  • Qualifications in STEM subjects would be advantageous.

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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