AECOM Assistant Civil Engineer in Birmingham, United Kingdom

United Kingdom - West Midlands, Birmingham

Job Summary

As an Assistant Engineer you will;Be part of a large established, experienced and growing team, based in AECOM’s multidisciplinary Birmingham (Colemore sq) office. You will have the opportunity to progress your career through working on a diverse range of significant development infrastructure projects (across all stages of development), for a range of Clients. You will also have the opportunity to be part of a proactive learning environment within a wider national community of infrastructure engineers.

In summary you will:

  • Undertake design or elements of design, with appropriate training and supervision. This will be done through a combination of design software and first principles.

  • Continue to develop a wide range of infrastructure design and project management expertise, having a keen interest in your personal development.

  • Continue progress towards an appropriate professional qualification.

  • Take on new responsibilities commensurate with experience.

Job Duties:

  • Undertake civil infrastructure design with appropriate training and supervision.

  • Contribute to the technical, financial and management requirements of development related infrastructure projects (including planning, control and monitoring from feasibility through to detailed design phase and construction support).

  • Understand and play an active part in the project assurance process, including taking part in technical reviews.

  • Provide a client focused service which results in on-going satisfaction and repeat business.

  • Build effective relationships within teams, across the organisation.

  • Take a proactive approach to developing your own skills and those of others.

  • Provides guidance to entry level engineers

  • Support work-winning initiatives.

  • Work in accordance with agreed budget and schedule with appropriate supervision

  • Demonstrate initiative and propose approach to solve new problems encountered.

Specific Skills Required:

Without being prescriptive we are seeking a blend of skills from the following list, with the understanding experience levels in specific technical areas may vary at this stage of your career.

  • Excellent communication skills (oral and written).

  • Demonstrable proactive approach to continuing professional development.

  • Demonstrable awareness and understanding of BIM and coordinated 3D design as well as current technological advances in the design process.

  • A blend of early career experience in some or all of the following: design of highways, access roads and infrastructure of development projects including road geometry, public realm, earthworks, pavements, drainage and underground services;

  • An understanding of the corresponding relevant standards for example: MCHW, DMRB, MfS and local authority design guidance;

  • A knowledge of road design using 3D computer modelling packages, such as Civils 3D;

  • A knowledge of drainage design from first principles, including piped systems, SuDS based systems and familiarity with storage design and computer programs such as MicroDrainage;

  • Be able to co-ordinate with Statutory Utilities to identify service routes, constraints to development and any improvements that maybe required.

Minimum Requirements

  • Experience in UK development related infrastructure engineering; likely to be from a private/consultancy background;

  • Ideally to have experience in the preparation of contract drawings and specifications for Section 38 and 278 Agreements for highway works, 104 and 106 Agreements for sewers, SuDS design and utilities work.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Working towards a professional qualification.

  • Degree qualified with a relevant Masters degree preferred

Your benefits will include:

Helping our employees achieve a healthy work-life balance is important to us. If you join AECOM, as well as receiving a competitive salary, you’ll also have the opportunity to explore flexible working arrangements. Core benefits include 25 days’ annual leave, company pension scheme, private medical insurance, life assurance and one paid annual professional institution membership fee. You can also choose from a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle.

You’ll also be able to give back to communities with up to two paid CSR days each year. Through our charity,The AECOM Foundation, you can volunteer to support children in developing countries. And if you’re a member of the Reserve Forces you’ll receive an additional 15 days paid leave for training commitments.

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Engineering - Civil

Business Line Buildings & Places

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 200606BR

Clearance Required No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.