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AECOM Senior Engineer - Water in Birmingham, United Kingdom

Company Description

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 Description

Are you a Civil Engineer with strong analytical skills and experience in technical delivery of water engineering projects?

If yes, we have exciting career roles for Civil Engineers from Engineer to Senior level in our established Water team, with a flexible base across the Midlands or North of England.

What can we offer?

You will have the opportunity to work with some of the UK water industry’s largest organisations, managing the delivery of design projects, with a focus on providing innovative and sustainable solutions delivered on collaborative platforms.

Our Water team has delivered some of the most high-profile projects across the UK, so your projects and clients will be varied and interesting. Examples of our current projects and clients include:

  • Severn Trent Water – AECOM has been appointed to deliver design services for major schemes in AMP7. Our portfolio of projects is building rapidly and includes some of the most strategically important schemes for Severn Trent.

  • Thames Water – AECOM has positions across all scales of delivery including major projects such as Thames Tideway Tunnel, Deephams STW upgrade and ‘Capital Delivery’ infra and non-infra schemes across the Thames region.

  • Wessex Water – AECOM has been appointed on several AMP7 frameworks, including the Capital Delivery framework.We offer ongoing opportunities for professional development.

Join us and grow your career whilst contributing to AECOM’s delivery excellence from day one.

You will:

  • Work closely with our Water and other supply discipline teams nationwide.Be expected to deliver a high calibre of technical quality, contribute to bids, and interface with clients and collaborators in design and planning.

  • Seek innovation and trial new methods, being inquisitive by nature.

  • See delivery through from conception to handover. Some of these projects will be large-scale and prestigious CV-builders.

  • Visit on site to carry out site surveys and support liaisons with clients, government authorities, contractors and suppliers.

  • Be tasked with delivering to agreed budget, programme and quality along with supporting the preparation of project budget & programme.


We are looking for you to:

  • Have water and wastewater infrastructure and / or treatment project experience across feasibility, outline, detailed design, construction support extremely desirable.

  • Be able to understand, and work within, defined procedures and design standards.

  • Be experienced using a 3D Design tool and other proprietary software products.

  • Be capable to take full responsibility for producing, checking and approving engineering reports and designs.

  • Provide mentoring, guidance and technical advice to support and supervise junior staff

  • Have the ability to perform work in accordance with agreed upon budget and schedule with moderate supervision.

Desirable Skills & Experience:

  • Be experienced working in a digital delivery environment using BIM and 3D design tools

  • Be experienced working for contractors in a design and build environment

  • Hold contractual awareness, e.g. NEC4

  • Have working understanding of programme planning software e.g. Microsoft Project or Primavera P6

  • Hold industry recognised Health and Safety qualifications.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Have an HNC, degree or equivalent experience in civil engineering

  • Work toward a relevant professional chartership; for example, ICE.

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 be able to explore flexible working arrangements through our FREEDOM TO GROW

  • way of working. 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.

Additional Information

With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

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

Join us and let’s get started.

ReqID: J10038302

Business Line: Water

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: Europe & India

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: Hybrid