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AECOM Associate Mechanical Engineer in Birmingham, United Kingdom

Job Summary

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

We have an excellent opportunity for a highly motivated individual to play an important role within our growing M&E team. Increasing demands for our services have created an opportunity in Croydon, St Albans or Birmingham to be involved in the delivery of major capital schemes and refurbishments within the water, industrial, and energy market sectors.

In particular we are looking for an experienced Mechanical Design Engineer capable of working independently where required, and also able to lead design or project teams. The successful candidate will help lead and develop our MEICA team in the South East. Key responsibilities of the role include:

  • Lead and develop MEICA teams spread across several AECOM offices in the South East.

  • Coordinate and collaborate with our UK&I team on a regular basis.

  • Supervise staff undertaking feasibility studies, reference designs, detailed designs and preparing reports and technical specifications.

  • Ensure appropriate level of resources in place to deliver projects to plan, including identifying recruitment needs and taking part in interviews/decision making on hires.

  • Deal will diverse Client organisations including Water Companies, Contractors and Government Agencies at all levels.

  • Support business development and growth opportunities, including preparing or contributing to tender proposals, marketing material and client relationship development.

  • Ensure compliance and best practice with all company procedures, particularly those associated with quality, risk, financial management and AECOM core values.

  • Promote and ensure compliance with regard to both worker & workplace and project health & safety and ensure that staff are competent to carry out their duties safely.

  • In conjunction with the Business Unit Lead and MEICA Technical Head, lead initiatives which are directed towards maximising staff development, morale, and performance.LI-RM1

Minimum Requirements

  • Experience in producing technical specifications and managing all stages of multi-disciplinary projects from proposals and initial studies through to full design and construction management is required.

  • Detailed knowledge of the following within the municipal water/drainage industry;

  • Pumps and pumping systems

  • Pipework systems

  • Ventilation systems

  • Hydraulic systems

  • Experience of medium to large water and wastewater treatment work projects.

  • Experience of working within multidisciplinary teams, and able to lead junior staff from a range of professional backgrounds.

  • Experience of developing specifications.

  • Experience of delivering detail design work within a team including CAD staff.

  • Experience of delivering projects in BIM.

  • Experience of delivering designs utilising external design offices (nationally and internationally).

  • Excellent communication skills and able to represent AECOM in Client facing roles at all levels.

  • Accustomed to working at the highest levels of HSSE compliance at all design stages.

  • Experience in HAZOP, HAZID, DSEAR and SWIFT processes

  • Experience in design works related to deep shafts and tunnels

  • Experience delivering projects for a range of end clients including water companies and National Grid.

Preferred Qualifications

  • BSc, BEng or MEng in Mechanical Engineering.

  • Chartered Member of IMechE or equivalent

What We Offer

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Engineering - Mechanical

Business Line Water

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 269746BR

Additional Locations UK - Birmingham - Colmore Plaza

Virtual: 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.